Wingate University Faculty

The faculty at Wingate considers personal attention, active learning and global perspectives to be the core of the learning experience. Eighty-seven percent of the Wingate faculty hold the highest degree in their field.

Leading in health science

Nearly one in five Wingate undergraduate students is preparing to be a pharmacist, physician assistant, physical therapist or nurse, and 71 percent of graduate students are enrolled in health sciences.


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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.

Student shows off the ceviche she made during a virtual cooking class with a Peruvian chef

To give students a taste of international travel during the pandemic, the Office of International Programs and Dr. Melanie Keel, education professor, offered a Virtual Peru course this semester. Students are learning about the Peruvian culture, cooking South American cuisine and discussing the pandemic with students from Peru.

Mandy Cohen

DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen's leadership during the pandemic has helped Wingate manage cases. As the university prepares for a socially-distanced Commencement, graduates will get a word of encouragement from Cohen. 

Steve Poston with soccer national-championship trophy

After a career as a coach, teacher, recruiting and administrator, Steve Poston is retiring after leading a Wingate athletics department that has been far and away the best in the South Atlantic Conference during his two decades in charge. In January, Poston will step down after 50 years as a full-time employee at Wingate.

Dube to lead Master of Public Health program

Dr. Shanta Dube will bring 20 years of experience in public health research, practice and academic instruction to Wingate as director of the university's new online Master of Public Health program, which expects to enroll its first class this fall, pending approval by the SACSCOC. 

Campus Community Spotlight

Our people set us apart from our peer institutions and help make the traditions and values that are unique to Wingate University. Through interviews with faculty, staff and students, you'll start to understand the phrase "The Wingate Way." To view more videos, click here.

Dr. Treavor Riley talks about mentorships and community partnerships. To view the full episode, click here.

Wingate University has named a new provost to lead the academic enterprise of the institution. Read more here.

Wingate student Kiera Young talks about her Charlotte Fashion Week debut.