Alumni

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.

Homecoming 2017

2018 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 2018 Alumni Award winners will be honored at the Blue Carpet Gala on Friday, October 19 during Homecoming.

Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna 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.

Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna Award

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.

Alumni Excellence in Service Award

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.

Champion of Diversity Award

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.

The deadline for submitting nominations is midnight on June 29, 2018. Please contact Brittany Bumgarner at 704-233-8303 or email her with questions.

Click here for a list of past nominees. 

 

Nomination Form

Get Involved

Mentor A Student

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. 

Guide our future alumni

Post An Internship Or Job

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. 

Post an internship or job

Become An Ambassador

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. 

Become an ambassador