Faith, Knowledge, Service: our knowledge informs our faith, which leads us to serve. On One Day, One Dog, Bulldogs gather locally and across the country (world, even) to give, serve and celebrate what it means to be part of the Wingate family.
Wingate's fourth Fulbright winner in the last four years is also a keen observer with loads of curiosity and charisma.
From Australia to Zimbabwe—Wingate University welcomes international students from over 45 countries each year. And with a range of overseas opportunities, including our renowned W’International Program, we encourage and nurture our students to be world citizens.
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According to the Cooperative Institutional Research Program, 96 percent of first-year students entering Wingate in 2017 said the University's good academic reputation was important or very important in their decision to attend Wingate.
Rising Wingate University junior Matthew Warren is using his love of economics to research North Carolina's "education deserts."
Gabriela Cabrera is a regular Renaissance woman. Set to complete degrees in communications and religious studies at Wingate next spring, Cabrera eventually plans to get her doctorate in criminology. She's spending her summer studying female slaves in Greek and Roman funerary art.
After spending his childhood in Africa, 2015 alum Ben Davis is preparing to play a large role in helping faith-based nonprofit SIL International promote literacy on the continent. Davis, who earned a political science degree at Wingate, will leave in September for Washington, D.C., where he will act as a liaison between SIL and several large organizations.
If rising senior LeAnn Domitrovits and School of Sport Sciences professor John Acquaviva have their way, Wingate University athletes could go into future seasons with an edge over their opponents: solid nutritional knowledge they can use to enhance their performance.
Now in its 25th year, Wingate International Soccer Academy has become a prestigious destination for future Ronaldos and Messis from near and far. The academy runs several of the dozens of camps that bring more than 3,000 kids to the Wingate campus each summer.
A half century after the end of the Civil Rights Movement, African-Americans are more than twice as likely to have a college degree as in 1968, but still half as likely as whites to have crossed the commencement stage. A student-led mentoring program at Wingate is working to address that gap.
Sidney Fletcher taught science with passion and wit for over 40 years at Wingate University, starting in 1958. Fletcher, who died on June 10, could still be seen riding his bike around campus even as an octogenarian.
Thanks to a Board of Visitors grant, professors will soon have another tool to help their students engage in classes. The $10,200 grant will fund iClicker bases for 85 classrooms and 20 demo clickers.
Ghada Bedwan's drive and determination have her on track to achieve a big goal: becoming a doctor. Bedwan will take her Wingate degree to medical school this fall.
Catherine Wright is headed to the Green Mountain State to help Wingate go greener. The energetic ecotheologian has partnered with students and administrators to help drive the University's sustainability initiatives.
Our alumni are making us proud everywhere from Main Street to Malaysia. Wingate graduates are on mission in the Dominican Republic, making music and movies on the West Coast and making themselves available as mentors to our students. They're also giving back to the tune of more than 1,000 gifts during this year's annual campaign.
Kristen Bartlett wanted to be a comedy writer since she was 12 years old. She brought her blue-collar background and strong work ethic to Wingate from the North Carolina mountains, found her tribe in the English Department, and interned at CBS. After years of sketch and improv classes in New York, Bartlett caught her big break with SNL.
A gentle giant from a family of factory workers in High Point, Anthony Griffey came alive when he stepped on stage at Wingate University in the late 1980s. He went on to earn degrees from Eastman and Juilliard and has shared his golden voice with audiences all over the world. This fall, he'll play Mr. Strutt in an operatic performance of Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie at New York's Metropolitan Opera.
Fabio Azeredo, a starting forward on the Bulldog soccer team, carried his ukulele around with him on campus and won a talent contest with a freestyle rap. Now back in his native land, he uses entertainment to educate others and prompt them to think.
Brandon Crumpton's company, Key Signature, has claimed a big chunk of the entertainment-booking business in Charlotte and the surrounding region. A 2003 grad, he took on the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and said the event pushed his business ahead five years.