Event to honor the memory of Harry Sherwood

Event at Wingate University to honor the memory of Harry Sherwood

Wingate, N.C. -- Wingate University will honor the memory of Harry
Sherwood at the annual Alumni and Friends Award Dinner during
Homecoming on Friday evening, Oct. 29. The public event will begin
with a reception at 6 p.m. in LaVerne Dining Hall followed by dinner
at 7 p.m. Tickets for this special event are $25 per person.

Sherwood arrived in Wingate in 1962 to teach math and served Wingate
College, Wingate University and Union County with enthusiasm and
leadership during his lifetime. Guests will have an opportunity to
make a gift to the Harry Sherwood Endowed Scholarship to benefit
Wingate University students from Union County.

Reservations may be made by calling Judy Davis (704) 233-8114 or email

About Wingate University
Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private comprehensive
university with more than 2,300 students on campuses in Wingate and
Matthews, North Carolina. The University offers 32 undergraduate
majors, 36 minors and career concentrations, seven pre-professional
programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, physician
assistant studies, sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy
and education. Wingate students gain the tools and support they need
to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary
career and life. The campus community offers in-class learning,
out-of-class experiences, strong mentors, a competitive yet caring
environment and rewarding community service opportunities for a
complete educational experience.
Wingate student athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports, and
the University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic
Excellence Award for the past four years.
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Jennifer Gaskins
Director of Marketing & Communications