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The academic year kicked off today with a class of new students unlike any seen before at Wingate University. After years of steady growth in the overall number of students on Wingate’s three campuses, this year’s huge influx of new students means that the University’s total enrollment (undergraduate, graduate and professional) has risen to about […]
Master of Accounting graduates Issam Zeraidi and Roman Kanyuka have spent much of the past year investing – in the stock market and in their fellow business students. The return on those investments has been sizable. The University-sponsored investment club they founded less than a year ago – an equity long-only fund with a focus […]
Lines grew longer and temperatures rose Thursday as Wingate University welcomed a record number of freshmen to campus. Volunteer move-in crews took care of the heavy lifting so new students could focus on getting acclimated and getting acquainted. “I’m most looking forward to getting involved and making new friends,” said Rebecca Tucker as she unpacked […]
Dr. Grant Thompson is an astronomer by profession, but some astronomical phenomena still leave him star struck. On Aug. 21, he’s going to put away his telescope, spectrograph and computer and sit back and enjoy the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979. “I’m going to enjoy it personally,” Thompson, an assistant professor […]
Hey Bulldogs! We are less than a week away from your arrival to campus! Here are a few tips to help you prepare: Before you arrive Please check your student account to verify you have completed all the necessary steps for Route 1896. Steps not complete may result in waiting in lines before progressing to the next station. […]
Tennis season is months away, but Bulldog head coach Michael Cabana is already poised to score a win for a young boy battling leukemia. The Stallings resident and Wingate University alum will head to Winston-Salem soon to donate peripheral blood stem cells to help save the child’s life. “I’ve never even given blood. That’s the […]
The human race is still a long way from colonizing another planet. But when we do take over Mars, or even our moon, we’re going to need to eat. That means growing crops in conditions much different from Earth’s. Assistant Professor Grant Thompson, Wingate’s resident astronomer, and rising senior Isaac Aning have spent much of […]
Wingate’s Starbucks, opening soon in the Dickson-Palmer Center, is the most visible and likely the most highly anticipated change in the University’s dining options for the fall semester. But it’s not the only new palate-pleaser Bulldogs can expect. To accommodate the school’s record-breaking growth, the W.T. Harris Dining Hall has been retooled with an expanded […]
Courtney Bailey accomplished a lot academically during her four years at Wingate University. The spring 2017 grad majored in communications, minored in international studies, spent much of her time studying politics, and finished with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Now she is headed to France to teach English. In October, Bailey heads to Paris […]
Exploding hydrogen balloons, ice cream made with liquid nitrogen, and a tabletop fireworks display recently brought smiles to children in a Wingate University science lab. The chemistry demonstration, though not uncommon, was special for lab coordinator Stacy Hutchison, who planned the event for area families hosting children via the American Belarussian Relief Organization (ABRO). Two […]