Wingate University presents an evening with Ron Rash

Ron Rash (photo by Mark Haskett
Kim Williams Communications Writer

Wingate, N.C. – Friends of the Ethel K. Smith Library at Wingate University will present an evening fundraising event featuring Ron Rash, a prize-winning author, on Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at Rolling Hills Country Club in Monroe, N.C. An Author Talk discussing his recent book The Cove and book signing are included as well as a dinner buffet and silent auction.

In addition to The Cove, Rash has written three other novels, three collections of poetry and two collections of short stories. Reservations are required. Tickets are $50 per person. A limited number of advance copies of The Cove are available. Contact Christy Inge at or 704-233-8091.

About Wingate University
Wingate University, ranked as the 8th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves more than 2,500 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 34 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.

In addition to a robust intramural athletics program, Wingate student athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. The University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past five years. For more information, go to