Wingate University hosts Scholars Day

Scholars Day at Wingate University
Contact: Kim Williams
Communications Writer

Wingate, NC – Wingate University’s Scholars Day will be this Saturday, March 16, 2013 with approximately 200 admitted students and their families on campus. Concurrent information sessions for parents and students will run from 10 a.m. - noon in the Batte Center followed by an activities fair in the Quad.

“This event provides prospective students the opportunity to visit on a Saturday,” said Gabe Hollingsworth, director of undergraduate admissions at the University. “Since all majors and most offices will be represented, it is also the perfect time for a student to make the decision to attend Wingate.”

About Wingate University
Wingate University, ranked as the 6th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves nearly 2,700 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews 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 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 six years. For more information, go to