Muslim Life

Director of Programming for Muslim Life

Naijla Faizi, a 2014 graduate from Wake Forest with a B.A. in Religious Studies. She can be reached by email at faiznr0@nullwfu.edu and by phone at 336-758-2936. Her office is located in Benson 319.

 

Programming

Programming for Muslim Life at Wake Forest University provides structured opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and community members Muslim and non-Muslim to engage with Islam.

 

Religious holidays: Eid ul-Adha & Eid ul-Fitr

When religious holidays fall during the school year an on-campus prayer service will be arranged. Eid celebrations are also organized alongside the Muslim Students Association for Muslim students.

 

Weekly Jum’ah, Friday Prayer Service

Each week from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  and 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Jum’ah, Friday prayer service, will be held in the Muslim Students Association lounge located in the Basement of Collins Residence Hall (A002).

 

 

Bi-Monthly Halaqa, Discussion Circles

Twice a month month a Halaqa or discussion circle will take place in the MSA lounge from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The topics will cover a variety of questions about Islam. Suggestions are welcome.  Halal dinner prior to the Halaqa will be served at 6:00 p.m.

 

Weekly Judaism & Islam 101

From 12:00pm to 1:00pm each week in Benson 409 topics within Islam and Judaism will be covered to help educate faculty, staff, students, and community members about the similarities and differences of the two faiths. The Director of Jewish Life, Gail Bretan and the Director of Muslim Life, Naijla Faizi will lead these sessions.

Please register at: http://pdc.wfu.edu/event/11178/

 

Educational Events

There will be events over the course of the school year engaging topics within Islam. These events range from movie screenings, to panel discussions, guest speakers, etc. Please check back for updated events.

Email Naijla Faizi  to subscribe to the Muslim Life Newsletter, or click here for most recent newsletter.

 

Student Organization

 

Muslim Students Association – contact Dalia Namak

 

 

Alumni Organization

Muslim Alumni Association – contact Mustafa Abdulla