Events for Homecoming 2014

Homecoming comes early this year, but that’s good since you probably just can’t wait.  We have plenty of activities planned, and here are the details:

Friday September 19:

3:30-5:00PM – Friends of Chemistry Career Event (Salem 210):  For the past 4 years we have gathered several alumni and other authoritative folks to tell our current students about life after Wake Forest.  This year we will focus on careers in the Chemistry side of government regulations.  If your a regulator or a regulatee, and you’d like to participate in this event, contact Al Rives (

6:00-8:30PM – Friends of Chemistry Alumni Dinner:  This is the 3rd year for this event.  We’ll take over a room at the Spring House Restaurant (450 N. Spring St in downtown Winston-Salem), and have a family style dinner.  Cost: $30/person, payable at the event in cash or check made out to the department.  Please RSVP for this event.

Saturday September 20:

9:00AM – General Meeting of the Friends of Chemistry (Salem 210):  Outgoing chair Keith McDowell (’66)  will recount the year’s activities and invite discussion about the ongoing activities of the group.  Incoming chair Roy Ware (’00) will be introduced.  A major highlight of the meeting will be the announcement of the recipient of the 1st DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS AWARD.  If you’d like to be part of this event, but won’t be able to be there in person, you can connect via WebEx from your home computer. Here’s the connecting information

– To start or join the online meeting
Go to
– Or to connect to the Audio portion call the number below and enter the access code.
Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4493
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208

                                            Access code:646 819 382

10:00-10:30AM – Deacon Demo Show VII  (Winston 126): A science demonstration show with a Wake Forest twist.  Appropriate for all ages and departmental affiliations.

10:30AM – noon – Science Alumni Reception (Winston Hall Lobby):  Meet and greet former classmates and faculty from the departments of Chemistry Biology and Physics.

It’s always fascinating to talk with the alumni coming back.  We hope you can be among them.

If there are questions or if you want to RSVP for the dinner, contact Al Rives (’76)  at