Tag: Alumni


California Connection

California Connection


This spring, 17 faculty and members of the School’s leadership team traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area to meet with major companies and network with alumni. The excursion was part of the University’s Wake West initiative, which continues to expand with CareerTreks, internships, networking, and educational events in an effort to bring Wake Forest to the world.

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Teamwork to Last a Lifetime

Teamwork to Last a Lifetime


For Blake Jennings (BS ’11), teamwork is everything. That’s an ethic he absorbed during his time at Wake Forest University and it has become a cornerstone of Jennings’ professional life. “Teamwork is absolutely vital to success in organizations,” said Jennings, director of development at Greensboro-based Biscuitville Fresh Southern.

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Opening Doors and Unleashing Potential

Opening Doors and Unleashing Potential


For Grant Trivette (MSBA ’17), earning his Wake Forest Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree was like finding the key that unlocks the door to opportunity. Trivette had barely started his coursework in the inaugural MSBA class when he began receiving personalized advice on developing a resume, writing cover letters, and interviewing for the specific jobs in which he was interested.

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Brothers Share Wake MBA Experience

Brothers Share Wake MBA Experience


Brothers Diego Espinoza (MBA ’10) and Sergio Espinoza (MBA ’13) shared everything growing up: a crib, a room, even friends. In their 20s, their mother passed away unexpectedly, and the loss was compounded when the brothers were separated for the first time. Diego, the elder by a year and 10 months, left their home country of Costa Rica to finish his undergraduate studies in Kansas.

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Self-Discovery Spurs New Growth

Self-Discovery Spurs New Growth


What if your assumptions about yourself turned out to be too limiting? What if you had secret gifts inside even you didn’t know about? Mona Baset (MBA ’12) can tell you just what that’s like. Her Wake Forest University experience challenged what she thought she knew about herself — and revealed abilities that brought her new opportunities.

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