Virtual Engagement

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Our motto, Pro Humanitate, prompts us to think critically and work creatively in service to one another. At no point has that mission been more relevant than now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we navigate the changes in our daily lives, the OCCE is still here to connect Winston-Salem and Wake Forest and provide resources and support to our community. 

With that in mind, the Office of Civic & Community Engagement has developed several virtual opportunities for community engagement. This page will serve as the home for information and programs, along with our weekly newsletter

A Letter From Executive Director, Dr. Marianne Magjuka

Find the OCCE on YouTube

Create a video for Wake Reads or Kids Cooking, so it can be shared on our YouTube Channel.

Upload Your Video

Virtual Programming with the OCCE

The Office of Civic & Community Engagement is working to bring programs and dialogues to Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff, as well as our community,  in a virtual setting to keep everyone engaged from afar.

Programs will be updated here and shared through our weekly newsletter.

If you have any questions on how to get involved, please contact the OCCE.

OCCE Virtual Summer

Have your summer plans changed because of COVID-19? Are you looking to gain professional experience? The OCCE has you covered!

Have A Virtual Summer!

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Wake Reads

Join storytime, or create your own video for Wake Reads by selecting an age-appropriate children’s book and sending in your submission!

Join Story Time >>

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Virtual Tutoring

WSFCS K-12 students are matched with WFU undergraduate and graduate students for a weekly, one-hour virtual tutoring session.

Learn More >>

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Social Justice Book Club

Join the OCCE for the Social Justice Book Club! The virtual community meets biweekly on Zoom to discuss its current read.

Read with the OCCE>>

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BBBS Virtual Mentor

Be a Virtual Big with this collaborative effort between Big Brothers Big Sisters and the OCCE, and get matched with children on the Littles waiting list!

Become A Virtual Big >>

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Community Lunch Hour

Join us each Thursday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST on Google Hangouts as we discuss varying topics surrounding and impacting our community.

Join us for lunch >>



In partnership with STEM@Wake and campus STEM organizations, the OCCE is happy to provide ideas for at-home science projects for children.

Let’s Make Something >>

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Kids Cooking

The Kids Cooking Coalition has gone virtual and is bringing its curriculum to your kitchen! Learn culinary skills while cooking up tasty recipes!

Let’s Get Cooking >>


Where do I Begin?

Are you trying to find ways to get involved, but don’t know where to start? If you have any questions, we’re happy to answer them!

Contact the OCCE >>