2010


Graduate smiles for the camera

Commencement was held inside for the first time since 1991, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of 1,600 graduates and their families. American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault urged the graduates to lead lives of Pro Humanitate. Read more »

President Nathan HatchHatch addresses graduates: In his remarks to the graduates, President Nathan O. Hatch talked about the “virtue and vice” of ambition. “How do you relate the drive for achievement, to make a name for yourself, with the commitment to live for the common good — Wake Forest’s motto Pro Humanitate? Read more »

Meet the class of 2010


Senior orations

The Fear We Do Not Understand” (Monica Giannone)
The Road Less Traveled” (Kate Miners)
We are Wake Forest” (Zahir Rahman)

See also: Senior video


What’s on your ‘bucket list’?

Visit the Old Campus and Pilot Mountain; eat one last time at Bell Brothers and Cook Out; thank professors and friends; and finally understand Tribble Hall’s awkward split levels: those are just a few of the things on graduates’ “bucket lists.”
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Seniors leave a lasting legacy

Several seniors are leaving behind projects that will continue to have an impact on campus and beyond after they graduate — from a new scholarship program, to a GPS system for the campus shuttle, to a new book that explains cancer to children.
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Senior Showcase highlights research projects

Courtney Vris, Anna Nicodemus and Mallory Durr were selected by their faculty mentors to present their senior projects at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s first Senior Showcase.
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Fourteen seniors named Wake Forest Fellows

Fourteen seniors will remain at Wake Forest following graduation as Wake Forest Fellows, working for the next year in the President’s Office, Information Systems, University Advancement and in other offices.
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Senior’s project helps Dominican children attend school

Senior Laura George’s new program, Look Smart, provides school supplies and uniforms to children in the Dominican Republic and recently was recognized as a semifinalist in Dell computer’s Social Innovation Competition.
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Senior wins Community Impact Award

In recognition of her volunteerism over the last four years, senior Amy Bachman was one of 27 college students from across North Carolina to be awarded the Community Impact Student Award and a certificate of appreciation from Governor Beverly Perdue.
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