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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.
Wingate's inaugural MLK Awards were handed out Thursday at an event featuring Judge Tyyawdi Hands as keynote speaker.
Website ranks Wingate tops in North Carolina and No. 49 in the nation for provision of financial aid.
Wingate will honor a faculty member, staff member and a student who exemplify the values of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the University's Jan. 16 MLK Celebration. The event, free and open to the public, will feature a speech by N.C. District Judge Tyyawdi Hands as well as music from the United in One Gospel Choir and the Elizabeth Baptist Church Youth Praise Team.
In the fall semester, a team of Wingate students served as the de facto marketing agency for Union Diversified Industries, a Monroe nonprofit that provides work opportunities for special-needs adults. UDI was overjoyed with the results.
"Don’t let your circumstances limit your success; find a way to serve; invest in yourself; and stay true to your values." These core pieces of advice were handed out to graduates by Commencement speaker Phyllis Wingate, Atrium Health's northern division president. Wingate awarded more than 200 degrees during its third December graduation, held Saturday morning in Cuddy Arena.
After spending time on the pro tour, Michela Verpelli found a home at Wingate. She made the most of her time here, becoming an All-American and making straight A's to boot.
Isabella Walle is in her element leading Chalk it Up to Love East, which provides teachers in less-affluent public schools with paper, glue, scissors and many other staple items.
Even as a communications professor, Chuck Yarbrough was always the guy who could help you get your computer going again. He reinvented himself as an IT guy in the '90s, and now he's on the front lines keeping the nation safe from cyberattacks.
Even after being reclassified as a doctoral-level institution, Wingate continues to rank among the best in the nation in giving students opportunities to study internationally.
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 student Kiera Young talks about her Charlotte Fashion Week debut.
Florida State’s Mike Martin, the winningest Division I coach in college baseball history, attended Wingate Junior College before earning his bachelor’s degree at FSU. He won Wingate University’s 2004 Distinguished Alumnus Award.