Coronavirus information for the Wingate community

4.8.2020: 85 positive cases reported in Union County.

Union County has developed an interactive map and dashboard with additional COVID-19 data.

To access from a desktop computer, click here. To access from a cell phone, click here.

Other cases in North Carolina

By the Numbers - Updated 4.8.20

 

Students who have self-quarantined*:

0

 

Faculty/staff who have self-quarantined*:

0

 

Tested positive in the Wingate/Hendersonville Campus Community:

0

*These numbers refer to students or faculty/staff who have alerted the Wingate Health Center.
Self-quarantining does not mean a person has tested positive for COVID-19.

A Message from President Rhett Brown

The following was emailed to faculty, staff and students on April 6, 2020

Academic Calendar 

  • The University will continue to follow the WU Spring Semester 2020 Academic Calendar for the rest of the semester.  

  • This means that Easter Friday (April 10) and the Monday after Easter (April 13) are University holidays for our students, faculty and staff.

  • The Undergraduate Final Exam Schedule will be Wednesday, April 29, through Saturday, May 2, and Monday, May 4, through Tuesday, May 5.

    • Faculty have been notified that classes should not be held during the designated times for finals.

    • Read more in this letter from Nancy Randall, Vice Provost for Student Engagement.

Refund Information 

  • The University continues to review the complex financial impacts for residential students. Additional information will be shared before April 24.  

Housing Update

  • The Express Checkout period officially ended this past Sunday. Thank you to all the students and families who signed up to check out from their spaces.

  • If you still have belongings in your room and do NOT want the University to pack and store your belongings, please fill out this form. A member of the Residence Life staff will contact you directly to assess your needs.

  • If you would like the University to pack and store your belongings, please fill out this form if you have not already done so.

Reference Consultations with Librarians

Join us for reference, research help, and general chit-chat on April 8 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Zoom link: https://wingate.zoom.us/j/777804708

2020 Excellence in Teaching Awards

  • The deadline to submit nominations is extended to midnight tonight.

  • The Debra M. O’Neal Award for Excellence in Teaching is presented to a Wingate University faculty member who has served with distinction in the classroom and who has been a member of the faculty for eight years or less. The Honoree is selected by letters of nomination from students, faculty, administration, and/or alumni. The recipient is announced during commencement week.

    • Past recipients currently on faculty: Brian Odom, Carrie Hoefferle, Mark Roncace, Kenney Potter, Christi DeWaele, Jessie Wright Martin, Dan McLaughlin, Joseph Ellis, Acchia Albury, Steven Hyland, Krista Wilson, Jacob Wobig and Brandy Clemmer.

  • The Charles and Hazel Corts Award for Excellence in Teaching is presented to a Wingate University faculty member who is selected by students, faculty, administration, and alumni as deserving of special recognition for meritorious teaching. Students, alumni, faculty and administration are invited to submit letters of nomination for the Charles and Hazel Corts Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient is announced during commencement week.

    • Past recipients currently on faculty: Donald Merrill, Martha Asti, Gregory Bell, Nancy Randall, Sylvia Little-Sweat, Barry Cuffe, John Sykes, Marilyn Hartness, Taura Napier, Brian Odom, Ed Mills, Chris Dahm, Aaron Culley, James Coon and Laora Brizendine.

  • To nominate, access the appropriate nomination form by selecting the name of the award below.

PawPrint

  • Students who want packages delivered to a home address should visit a local USPS to submit a change of address and email pawprint@wingate.edu with your new address.

Counseling

  • The Wingate Counseling Center presents Wellness At Home, a virtual support group for students to have a safe space to discuss and cope with the realities of Covid-19.

  • This group will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays and is open to all students. 

  • Please contact Katherine Smith for additional information.

Check-Out Process

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