College News and Fun Facts: Wake Forest University

Wake ‘N Shake. What do over 1,200 students do together in Reynolds Gym for 12 continuous hours in March? They dance, sing, play games, hear inspirational stories, and have an outrageous time, all to help find a cure for cancer. So get on your feet and get ready to dance! Source

Project Pumpkin. Project Pumpkin is an annual event sponsored by the Volunteer Service Corps around Halloween. It brings approximately 1,500 children from the Winston-Salem community onto campus and pairs them with Wake Forest undergraduates for trick-or-treating and carnival games. Source

  • Color: Old Gold and Black
  • Mascot: Demon Deacon
  • Admit Rate: 37% (Class of 2022). Read more