Wingate University hosts nationally-known Christian writer

Rachel Held Evans
Contact: Kim Williams
Communications Writer 704-233-8320

Wingate, N.C. –The Office of Student Ministries at Wingate University will be hosting guest speaker, Rachel Held Evans, on Wednesday, March 26 at 8 p.m. in McGee Theatre at The Batte Center on campus. Evans is a nationally-known Christian blogger, writer and speaker, who has been featured in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and online at She is author of two books, Evolving in Monkey Town and New York Times bestseller, A Year of Biblical Womanhood.

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Wingate University
Wingate University, ranked as the 8th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves more than 3,000 students on three campuses in Wingate, Charlotte and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy, physical therapy and education. With a 14 to 1 student/teacher ratio, Wingate students gain the tools and support needed to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary career and life.

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In addition to a robust intramural athletics program, Wingate student athletes compete in 22 NCAA Division II sports. The University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past seven years. For more information, go to