For those who graduated before 1966, we celebrate you as members of the Order of 1896.

Wingate University Class of 1957Wingate University’s Order of 1896 honors alumni who graduated in 1966 or before. Each year at Homecoming, we welcome these honored alums with a special event.

Join us Thursday, November 4 at 6pm in LaVerne Banquet Hall for dinner. Following dinner, we will induct the newest members of this elite group. Each honoree is recognized with a pin signifying their membership. Previous inductees are invited to participate each year.


Inductees and members of the Order of 1896 – Free
Spouses and guests – $20

Register for homecoming activities today. If you have questions about this event, please email Mr. Ted Johnson or call him at 704-233-8105.