All who wander are not lost

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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The time is now to join the Wingate family and become part of the Class of '23. Wherever your interests lead, we'll help you follow your dream. Say Yes to Wingate and start your journey.

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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.

Sidney Fletcher in a science lab in the 1970s

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.

Matthew Davis holds an iClicker remote in front of his computer.

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.

A female Wingate University professor hugs her Bulldog.

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.

Liz Graham and Jerry McGee stand next to the Jimmy Miller Classroom at Wingate University. Miller was Graham's father.

Education majors and the professors who stand before them should get an extra dose of inspiration as they read the plaque next to the door of Room 113 in Wingate’s Hayes Classroom Building. Jerry McGee, University president emeritus, recently dedicated the room in memory of his 11th-grade history teacher.

Wingate ranked in top 25 in the South

Wingate University has been named one of the top 25 regional universities in the South and in the top third out of 1,062 colleges and universities nationally.

The Opera Singer: Tony Griffey's road to opera stardom and the Grammys began at Wingate

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.

Alumni Spotlight

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.

The Comedy Writer: Kristen Bartlett proves she's ready for prime time with SNL gig

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.

The Opera Singer: Tony Griffey's road to opera stardom and the Grammys began at Wingate

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.