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Apr
28

Finance major third in worldwide business challenge

Wingate senior finance major Leif-Henning Klüver may never view a financial statement the same way again. The Germany native and Bulldog freestyle swimmer finished third in an international business-simulation competition that he said broadened his perspective of what it means to operate a company. “For me, it was really helpful to understand all the different […]

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Apr
26

Symposium highlights work of nearly 100 students

Although their presentations haven’t garnered quite the acclaim of TED Talks, nearly 100 Wingate students brought their own “ideas worth spreading” to the University’s 11th annual Creative & Investigative Partnerships Symposium April 19 and 20. Poster sessions drew crowds to the Ethel K. Smith Library, and audiences packed classrooms to hear oral presentations on topics […]

By Luanne Williams | News . Uncategorized . Wingate . Wingate News
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Apr
25

Business students excel on standardized tests

Commencement is still more than three weeks away, but many of Wingate University’s senior business majors got a boost of confidence recently after receiving their scores on a standardized test. According to Dr. Harold Harlow Jr., an associate professor who teaches strategy and policy capstone courses at both the bachelor’s and master’s levels, 55 undergraduates […]

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Apr
20

New book details WU’s transformation

“Wingate was born of necessity, and for much of its life has been engaged in an ongoing struggle for relevance, identity, and financial stability.” So begins the first chapter of Wingate Unbound, a 92-page hardbound book detailing the history of Wingate University, with an emphasis on the past quarter century, which has been spent discovering […]

By Chuck Gordon | Ballantyne . Hendersonville . News . Wingate . Wingate News
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Apr
20

Student develops a tie that bonds

Elma Nfor has decided it’s time to live up to his reputation as the “tie guy.” A soccer player and Wingate junior who lived in Cameroon until he was 8 years old, Nfor is often the best-dressed among his group of friends and would like to see male students all over campus wearing neck ties […]

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Apr
19

Living the Bulldog legacy

When Wingate junior Blair Beaman is home for the weekend yakking about plans for W’International, students’ toilet-papering the Quad for Homecoming or an article in the Weekly Triangle, she rarely has to explain what she’s talking about. Instead of confused looks, she gets knowing smiles from her mom, aunt, uncle and three cousins, all of […]

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Apr
11

WU helps Monroe man walk again

Thanks to an experimental device and a free clinic at Wingate University, a Monroe man is learning to walk again despite prolonged numbness in his feet. Just a few years ago, Timothy Kelley spent his days off hitting blistering forehands and putting away volleys. The Monroe resident and a few buddies would rent a tennis […]

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Apr
07

WU family generous during One Day, One Dog

Candice Kane wasn’t sure whether it was wise to shoot for 600 total gifts during Wingate University’s 2017 One Day, One Dog Day of Giving campaign. After all, last year’s event piggybacked off the excitement of President Rhett Brown’s inauguration, which was held the day before. Kane, Wingate’s director of annual giving, needn’t have worried. […]

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Apr
06

Serving central to One Day, One Dog

Overnight storms that turned a patch of plowed ground into muddy mire and afternoon winds that threatened to strip the leaves off of seedlings didn’t deter Wingate University students and faculty who gathered Thursday to plant a community garden. One of four service projects organized as part of the University’s One Day, One Dog celebration, […]

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Apr
06

Gen. Amos challenges students to serve others

On a day dedicated to giving and serving, Wingate University welcomed to campus a man who gave of himself and served his nation for over four decades. Gen. James Amos, keynote speaker during Wingate’s One Day, One Dog celebrations on Thursday, ended his 42-year military career in 2014 as the 35th commandant of the United […]

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