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Students at Wingate take classes at the Charles A. Cannon College of Arts & Sciences and play sports or cheer on the Bulldogs at the Charles A. Cannon Athletic Complex. Many have spent at least a semester living in the dorm named for his wife, Ruth Coltrane Cannon. And everyone passes under the shadow […]
Christopher Saba of Charlotte wowed the audience Saturday, taking first place in the high-school division of the inaugural Wingate University Piano Competition with his rendition of a Beethoven sonata and a Chopin ballad. Saba earned a scholarship to the University, as did second-place winner Santiago Matute from Fort Mill, South Carolina. A student of Randy […]
One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. In an online survey of U.S. college students published last year, more than half of male athletes admitted to raping their partners. Startling statistics, sex scandals at high-profile universities and recent changes […]
Many counties in North Carolina are far behind the national average in the number of optometrists per capita. Wingate University is planning to help fill the void. Wingate University has announced its intention to pursue the first school of optometry in the region. Wingate made the decision after a thorough study and significant consultation with […]
“Trusted for 50 years, Ready for 50 more,” is the tagline for the American Academy of PAs as the organization celebrates the golden anniversary of the physician assistant profession. Having graduated its first class in 2010, Wingate’s Harris Department of Physician Assistant Studies doesn’t have a lengthy history, but it’s ready to share its present […]
Far-right parties have experienced a resurgence in the West in recent years. Last week in Germany, the Alternative für Deutchsland (AfD) party delivered what analysts are calling a “seismic shock” to German politics, taking more than 90 seats in Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag, and drawing a bead on re-elected but embattled Chancellor Angela Merkel. The […]
A spirit of caring and empowerment makes Wingate University a special place to work. For the third year in a row, Wingate University has been recognized as a great place for employees to ply their trade. This year, Wingate has made the top five among large companies in the Charlotte Observer’s list of Top Workplaces. […]
Porter Byrum’s bequest of more than $35 million to Wingate University – announced Monday as part of a larger gift that included donations to Wake Forest and Queens – will make college more affordable and accessible for generations of students. Wingate University President Rhett Brown, who is also a Wingate alum, has no trouble imagining […]
A plot of tilled soil inside a white lattice fence on a slope behind the University’s Goodman Service Center may not look very impressive during these first weeks of fall, but Wingate’s Community Garden changed lives this year, according to senior Taylor Tarte. “We got 520 pounds of produce,” says Tarte, a biology major from […]
Wingate alumnus Clifford Blanquicet Jr. is turning heads in the world of Charlotte real estate. Named one of three “Brokers to Watch” by the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors last year, he earned the group’s Deal Makers Silver Award for producing more than $5 million in sales in 2016. This month, the Charlotte Agenda […]