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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
Over the next few months, the Dickson-Palmer Student Center (DPC) will be transformed from a jack-of-all-trades ‘70s-era building into an attractive hangout space, anchored by a specially designed Starbucks. “I don’t think you’ll find a Starbucks this cool anywhere in Charlotte,” says Cameron Jackson, Wingate University’s vice president for project management and sustainability. “It will have […]
Instead of the dog days of summer, join Wingate’s big dog day in the spring. All Wingate University students, alumni, employees and friends are invited to “give, serve, celebrate” April 6 during the annual “One Day, One Dog.” It’s a full day of activities that promotes the unity and spirit of Bulldog Nation. Most academic […]
A poster with a pair of college students on bikes and beautiful green grass first drew Darren Pierre’s attention to Wingate University. A Burlington native and 2004 Wingate graduate who struggled to reconcile the difficulties of his own life with the idyllic images he saw around him, Pierre will be back on campus next week […]
The Advanced Women’s Ensemble, one of five choirs at Wingate University, will perform Anne Frank: A Living Voice on Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. The concert, to be held in the Hannah Covington McGee Theatre in the Batte Center on the campus in Wingate, is free and open to the public. The ensemble will […]