5 video recording tips from a pro

Now that you’re home practicing “social distancing” and following the “stay at home” order, most of you have already perfected your WebEx, Zoom and Skype calls. From time-to-time, you may also be asked to shoot additional videos of yourself to send to a professor, students or the University. You might be thinking, “What’s the best way to shoot video on my mobile phone?” Here are five video recording tips from a pro.

Ever in the Glades | Wake the Arts

“You can’t escape The Glades. They come for everyone in the end.” Ever in the Glades by Laura Schellhardt just wrapped this past weekend on the Tedford Stage. Below is our video edited by Mike Shaw featuring alumna Brittni Shambaugh Addison (‘10) who is back at Wake for the first time since graduating to direct […]

Categories: Social Media

Strength, Resolve and Legacy

I wanted to draw your attention to a video, story and photo story highlighting last weekend’s “Strength, Resolve and Legacy” events, commemorating the 50th anniversary of a legendary group of women moving into #WFU residence halls. Below are some links for sharing with your networks! Facebook Twitter Instagram Linkedin Youtube Congrats to everyone who worked on these events. Video: edited […]

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20th Annual MLK Day Celebration

Hello all and Happy New Year! Our first video of the year was our coverage of the 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Speaker, Ibram X. Kendi, professor of history and international relations, and founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. Great work by Wei Ying (’17 MFA). Here […]

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Deacon Yule Log

In case you missed it, we have an hour-long Deacon Yule Log video to warm your home this week and before the bowl game! Our Deacs have been sharing it in action from their homes!   A shorter version is posted to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, and was even featured on WFMY yesterday. Happy Holidays!

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“Through word and song and stillness may we all be called to live the ways of love in our world.” – Rev. Tim Auman “So, go. Extend grace. Be friendly and love intentionally, extravagantly and unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is within each one of us.” – Rev. Victoria […]

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What’s your favorite WFU Tradition?

Rolling the Quad? Lovefeast? Hit the Bricks? We could list a bunch of our favorite Wake Forest traditions, but we’d rather hear from you. Post to Instagram or Twitter using #WFUtraditions or just submit your photo and story below! We’ll share your memories and the traditions that bind us together on our homepage during Homecoming.

Categories: Social@WFU

Spectacles, So Dear

Well, look what we’ve got here. A pair of black & gold Snapchat Spectacles we affectionately call, “Spectacles, So Dear.” Student orgs who are hosting our Snapchat channel are welcome to check the Spectacles out, depending on timing and availability.

Categories: Snapchat Takeover

What if you could text the Demon Deacon?

Imagine you are a senior in high school and you’re anxiously awaiting decision letters to be mailed from Wake Forest. Also, imagine you have the Demon Deacon’s phone number. How would that text convo go? Here’s how we thought it might go.

Categories: Admissions

Snapchat Takeover: Wake N’ Shake

The Wake Forest community raised more than $330,000 to support cancer research during this year’s Wake ‘N Shake fundraiser event – a 12-hour dance marathon benefitting the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund. That made for a high-energy Snapchat takeover. Check it out! Community members came together to stand in support of those affected by cancer, […]

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