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2020-21 Office of Civic & Community Engagement Annual Report

Take a look back at the 2020-21 academic year with the Wake Forest University Office of Civic & Community Engagement (OCCE) Annual Report. Read the 2020-21 OCCE Annual Report

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Wake Forest University Joins Campuses Nationwide in Effort to be “Voter Friendly”

Today, Wake Forest University was named as one of over 231 campuses in 37 states and the District of Columbia to be designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus.” The initiative, led by national nonpartisan organizations Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project (CVP) and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, held participating institutions accountable […]

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Led by Deacs Decide, WFU students to begin marching to the polls today

With the Presidential Election three weeks away, Deacs Decide fellows hope their hard work over the past month translates into heavy voter turnout. They are Wake Forest University students who engage their peers in the election process by helping them with everything from registering to completing absentee ballots, said Deb Marke, assistant director of advocacy […]

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Deacs Decide Co-Chairs Featured on Old Gold & Black Podcast

In the second episode of its Deacs & Democracy podcast, the Old Gold & Black featured the Office of Civic & Community Engagement Executive Director, Marianne Magjuka, and Assistant Director of Advocacy and Social Justice Education, Deb Marke for a conversation about Deacs Decide and the upcoming election. Both Magjuka and Marke serve as co-chairs […]

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Wake Forest University Receives Silver Seal For Excellence In Student Voter Engagement

At the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony held to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates, Wake Forest University received a silver seal for achieving a student rate between 30% and 39%. A full list of seal awardees can be viewed here.  “Wake Forest is thrilled to receive this recognition, […]

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Applications Open for Deacs Decide 2020 Fellowship

The Deacs Decide Fellowship program is open and accepting applications, providing Wake Forest students the opportunity to engage directly in the 2020 Presidential Election. Fellows will have the unique opportunity to directly engage with nonpartisan civic engagement register students to vote, create and distribute educational materials such as nonpartisan candidate guides, develop programming to help […]

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