Louis Ramey to perform at Wingate University

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Gaskins
Director of Marketing & Communications 704-233-8117

Wingate, N.C. – Comic Louis Ramey will perform at Wingate University on Friday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center on campus.

Ramey, a sharp witted humorist who thrives on performing standup, was voted APCA 2009 College Performer of the Year and has been on Comedy Central's World Comedy Tour. He has also performed on television shows such as The View, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and was a finalist in The Last Comic Standing.

Tickets for the event are $20 and may be purchased by phone at 704-233-8316 or online at To learn more about Ramey, visit

Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private four-year co-educational institution of 2,159 students offering active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, career discovery and community service.

Wingate offers more than 34 undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business, communication, education, fine arts, music and sport sciences. It also offers graduate degrees in business, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration. In addition, the school awards the Doctor of Pharmacy and the Doctor of Education degrees.

Bulldog student-athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. Wingate University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past three years.