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.

A female college student and female professor stand in front of photos  of Greek and Roman funerary art.

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.

Wingate alumnus Ben Davis

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.

A female college student and male professor look at a computer screen during a research project.

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.

Camper working on her skills

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 group of African American college students at a banquet.

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 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.

Going greener: Sustainability the Wright way for Wingate

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.

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.