Welcome Wingate University Alumni!
Wingate University is a better place because of you! And we hope that you are a better person because of your experience at Wingate. The Office of Alumni Relations’ mission is to find exciting ways to connect Wingate alumni, students, and friends, rooted firmly in the attitude of ‘once a Bulldog, always a Bulldog.’ We strive to create the moments that keep the spirit of the blue and gold present in your world.
2020 Alumni Award Nominations
Do you know an alumnus/a deserving of recognition? With our annual awards, Wingate University recognizes excellence in leadership and the important contributions of our graduates, both to their profession and to their communities. The 2020 Alumni Award winners will be honored over Homecoming weekend, October 2-3.
- Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award
- Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna Award
- Alumni Excellence in Service Award
- Champion of Diversity Award
This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna who has a minimum of 15 years work experience and demonstrates the highest level of professional achievement in his or her particular field. The winner of the Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award also upholds, to the highest degree, the University’s values of Faith, Knowledge, and Service. The recipient should be recognized as truly distinguished and maintain the highest level of respect from his/her colleagues and peers.
This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna who has less than 15 years of work experience and demonstrates the highest level of professional achievement in his or her particular field. The winner of the Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna Award also upholds, to the highest degree, the University’s values of Faith, Knowledge, and Service. The recipient should be recognized as truly distinguished and maintain the highest level of respect from his/her colleagues and peers.
This award honors an alumnus/alumna who diligently works to uphold the University’s value of service. Recipients of this award have a track record of service to their campus community and beyond, demonstrating an understanding of the importance of service to humanity. The winner of the Excellence in Service Award should be recognized by his/her peers as a community leader with a steadfast commitment to serving others.
This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna who has demonstrated leadership in promoting diversity and awareness for under-represented populations in their community and/or profession. This award winner recognizes the benefits of diversity in strengthening the fabric of his/her community and creating opportunities which foster cultural growth. This individual should embody the idea of a philanthropist and a connector for the populations which he/she serves.
Wingate Today Magazine highlights the people, places, and events that make our University special. From our outstanding alumni, to our ambitious students, to our accomplished faculty and staff, there is never a shortage of newsworthy events. Read our latest edition of Wingate Today here.
Career Services provides Wingate alumni with the knowledge, tools, resources, and opportunities for connection as they work, build their lives, and make important decisions about what comes next. Alumni can access these services, free of charge, by connecting with our Office of Career Development.
Inspire others in the alumni community by sharing your narrative! Wingate University strives to transform the lives of those it serves, and we’d love to feature your unique story. Whether it is your path to success, your list of professional accolades, your involvement in community service, Wingate’s role in your personal faith journey, or anything in between, we’d love to hear about it. Don’t forget to include pictures; they are worth a thousand words! Click on the button below to email Brittany Bumgarner. Please include "Alumni Story" in the subject line.
Give of your time as a panel speaker, as a career professional at student events, or as a mentor. Our students can learn so much from our alumni who have ‘been there, done that’ and applied their Wingate experience to life outside the Gate.
Offer an opportunity for one of our educated, ethical, and well-rounded students by posting an internship or job opportunity through our portal. As an alum, you know the type of skills, commitment, and character a Wingate student/graduate has to offer in a competitive workforce because you are a product of the same educational environment.
Be an advocate for your alma mater by signing up to be an Ambassador. Tell our campus community, including future Bulldogs, why you love the Blue and Gold and why you choose to continue supporting Wingate through your time, talent, and/or treasures.