Hendersonville

Feb
03

Donated skeleton a welcome addition at WU Hendersonville

Atlanta radiologist Clay Haskins retired to western North Carolina seven months ago, but his longtime office companion will stay in medicine, taking a new role at the Henderson County Health Sciences Center. “Bernard,” a fully intact, articulated human skeleton, has been donated to Wingate University’s Harris Department of Physician Assistant Studies. Temporarily tucked away for […]

By Luanne Williams | Hendersonville . News . Physician Assistant
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Jan
11

Wingate provides pathway to many of the nation’s ‘Best Jobs’

  U.S. News & World Report has published its “Best Jobs” list for 2017. And Wingate University provides a pathway to nine of the top 10 jobs and nearly half of the “Best 50” jobs. Physician Assistant is No. 3 on the list, and Wingate University offers a master’s degree in physician assistant studies on […]

By Sharon Foote | Ballantyne . Hendersonville . News . Wingate . Wingate News
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Jan
03

Wingate helps ring in the new year

Wingate University played a big role in Henderson County’s first-ever community-wide New Year’s Eve celebration. The University co-sponsored the free event on Dec. 31, which featured a giant apple being raised to the Henderson County Historic Courthouse balcony. Wingate University Regional Dean Kurt Wargo and his wife, Nichole, were chosen as the official New Year’s […]

By Sharon Foote | Hendersonville . News . Wingate . Wingate News
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Dec
17

Degrees awarded to 209 students at Fall Commencement

Today’s Fall Commencement marked several firsts for Wingate University. It was the first time the University held a midyear ceremony to award diplomas to students from all programs who completed their coursework in December. And the first students to attend Wingate’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program were among those receiving degrees. The University decided […]

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Dec
02

Fall Commencement starts a new Wingate tradition

Wingate University will hold its first-ever Fall Commencement on Dec. 17, 2016. More than 200 students will be awarded degrees during the ceremony at Austin Auditorium. The graduates come from each of Wingate’s three campuses. The keynote speaker will be President Emeritus Jerry McGee, who retired in 2015 after leading Wingate University for 23 years. Wingate decided to […]

By Sharon Foote | Ballantyne . Hendersonville . News . Wingate . Wingate News
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Nov
28

Health Sciences Center grand opening tomorrow

Wingate University officials will help hold the ceremonial scissors at tomorrow’s ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Health Sciences Center in Hendersonville. The ceremonies begin at 11 a.m., followed by an open house on all floors of the building from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The grand opening and tours are open to the public and […]

By Sharon Foote | Hendersonville . News . Wingate . Wingate News
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Nov
21

Costanza Knight donates art to WU and Health Sciences Center

Artist and printmaker Costanza Knight is donating eight paintings to Wingate University to be displayed in the Health Sciences Center. The eight paintings portray well-known Henderson County vistas and valleys. The monotypes were printed on a press the artist acquired through a Regional Artist Project grant funded by the Arts Council of Henderson County. Dr. […]

By Sharon Foote | Hendersonville . News . Wingate News
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Nov
01

Pharmacy School open house Nov. 11 in Hendersonville

If you’re interested in going to pharmacy school and seeing the new Health Sciences Center in Hendersonville, mark your calendar. A free open house will be held next week at the Wingate University School of Pharmacy in Hendersonville. The fall open house will be held: – Friday, Nov. 11 – 5:30-7 p.m. – 805 Sixth Avenue West, […]

By Sharon Foote | Hendersonville . News . Wingate News
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Oct
26

Wingate’s ‘Care Bear’ benefits The Free Clinics

Thanks to a last-minute decision by a philanthropist, a bear statue painted by Wingate University students will benefit The Free Clinics of Hendersonville immediately and for years to come. Since 2003, the town of Hendersonville has found sponsors each spring who will paint a fiberglass bear statue. Each October, the colorful bears are auctioned off […]

By Sharon Foote | Hendersonville . News . Wingate . Wingate News
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Oct
11

Students urged to be safe returning after Hurricane Matthew

Fall break for most Wingate University students ended Oct. 11 with classes resuming on Oct. 12. For returning students who must travel through flooded or damaged areas as a result of Hurricane Matthew, Wingate University urges you to be cautious on streets and highways. Continued flooding is expected this week in central and eastern portions […]

By Sharon Foote | Ballantyne . Hendersonville . News . Wingate . Wingate News
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