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Wingate University has lost one of its biggest supporters. Irwin “Ike” Belk, who funded generations of Belk Scholars at the University, died on Feb. 24, at the age of 95. For over 50 years Belk served as an executive with Belk Stores, the company his father, William Henry Belk, started in 1888 in Monroe, […]
Wingate University’s fingerprints will be all over the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association’s student conclave in Durham this month. Bulldogs proposed and are helping plan and organize the event. Wingate Department of Physical Therapy students Gillian McLean, Bryn Hager and Jennifer Baity have created an event they hope will have a lasting impact on future […]
Jimmy McKay may not be a household name. But if you’re into physical therapy, one of the fastest-growing fields in America, and into podcasts, another fast-growing phenomenon, you will likely soon hear about McKay and about Wingate University. The radio disc-jockey turned physical therapist who founded PT Pintcast will come to Wingate late next month. […]
Organizers of the inaugural Wingate University Community Health Fair, held late last month at the county’s Agricultural Center, knew that the event was a success even as they packed up that Saturday. But a community-impact report released this week shows just how much was accomplished at the free, four-hour event. The fair drew 320 guests […]
Valentine’s Day was extra special for several people on the Wingate campus last week, thanks to a couple of student entrepreneurs. It took just over a month for junior Ana Maria Patino and freshman Isabela Cardona to shepherd an idea for a treat-delivery service from concept to fruition. The two would-be cupids delivered breakfast baskets […]
For the second year in a row, Wingate University has received United Way’s Spirit of North Carolina award. Representatives from the University were presented with the honor Wednesday, Feb. 21, at United Way of North Carolina’s annual meeting in Pinehurst. “The Spirit of North Carolina Award recognizes the collaborative partnerships United Way builds with its […]
Proverbs 29:18 says, “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” That won’t happen if Wingate student Sarah Katz has her way. The junior communication major is all about helping others discover what they want their future to look like. It’s the first step, she says, toward seeing those dreams become reality. And step two? […]
Since graduating from Wingate University in 2004, John Huneycutt has carved out a good living making art. For years, that has meant primarily doing wedding photography – which, as done by Huneycutt and many others, borders on being considered traditional “art.” But Huneycutt has other irons in the fire. He has a side business building […]
In a time when American society is arguably more polarized than ever, is there a way to build authentic and hopeful spiritual community? Author of “A Bigger Table,” John Pavlovitz, believes there is, though he warns it’s going to be “messy.” An outspoken proponent of nurturing inclusive faith communities, Pavlovitz will bring his message to […]
To meet the nation’s increasing healthcare needs, the Institute of Medicine recommended in 2010 that 80 percent of nurses have at least a bachelor of science in their field by 2020. To help reach that goal, Wingate’s Department of Nursing will offer an RN-to-BSN completion program beginning in January on the University’s Hendersonville campus and […]