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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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August AmeriCorps*VISTA Spotlight: Ria Matheson

The Winston-Salem Community Action Coalition consists of 18 AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) members sponsored by the Office of Civic & Community Engagement (OCCE) at Wake Forest University.  Members are placed in full-time, capacity-building roles with community organizations throughout Winston-Salem in the areas of educational equity, economic empowerment, and health and food justice. […]

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Six WFU seniors honored as Civic Scholars

In its third year, the Civic Scholars program recognizes, connects and develops civically-minded students whose work in the community is both deep and broad. Unable to be recognized in person at the Office of Civic and Community Engagement’s (OCCE) annual Service Awards ceremony, this year’s class of 2021 scholars is celebrated virtually. Throughout their time […]

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Wake Forest Faculty reflect on Mellon ACE Fellowship

As the 2020-21 academic year comes to a close, Wake Forest faculty are in the process of completing their time as Mellon Academic Community Engaged (ACE) Fellows. Funding for the fellowship was made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation after Wake Forest was awarded $850,000 to expand its community-based partnerships through engaged teaching and […]

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Social Justice Book Club provides space for Wake Forest community to learn and grow

A year ago – as the entire Wake Forest Community was told it would not return to campus for the remainder of the semester – students, faculty and staff were faced with the realities of a global pandemic. As issues surrounding the Coronavirus filled newsfeeds and telecasts, they saw first-hand how it highlighted systemic injustices […]

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WFU students hope decorative desks will inspire learning

If children feel comfortable when they’re sitting at their desks working, whether in the classroom or at home, chances are they’ll be more productive. And Wake Forest students hope the desks they’re decorating from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, will be just the spark some local elementary school students need. It’s all part of […]

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