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International Education Week will give Wingate University students a picture of what it’s like to study abroad. In fact, it will give them 50 pictures, all on display in the Dickson-Palmer Center’s Huntley Commons starting today as part of an inaugural photo contest. “This contest gives us a platform to showcase the variety of opportunities […]
Even as controversy continues over who controls the “roof of the world,” Wingate University students and the larger community can experience the culture of Tibet this fall when monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery take part in the University’s International Education Week, set to begin Monday. “When these monks last visited Wingate, in 2012, it […]
“No one has to do everything, but everyone can do something to help stop sexual assault and domestic violence.” The words from Johnson & Wales University volleyball coach Callie Phillips were a fitting end to a panel discussion held Thursday night in Austin Auditorium. Phillips, who graduated from Wingate in 2013 with a master’s in […]
This weekend’s Homecoming festivities feature a reunion that will make you want to sing. On Friday at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday at 2:30 p.m., Wingate Opera will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special performance in the Batte Center. In 2008, the program started with a spring performance of “Hansel and Gretel,” which […]
Wingate’s football team won’t be the only bulldogs competing on Saturday, Nov. 4, during Homecoming weekend. McGee Promenade will be the site of some serious sprinting, or at least some fierce frolicking, as area dogs, their owners and other canine-lovers gather for the Running of the Bullies. Sponsored by Wingate’s Bulldogs Into Going Green student […]
“I never thought about it that way.” That’s one sentence that Christi Sporl and Lacey Ritter never tire of hearing in their classrooms. And it’s one that the assistant professors in Wingate’s Sociology Department expect to hear even more often as they develop the University’s minor in medical sociology. Defined as “the systematic study of […]
Ninety-two of North Carolina’s 100 counties include areas designated as “medically underserved.” Meanwhile, some 10,000 pharmacists are licensed in the Tar Heel state. Wingate University School of Pharmacy (WUSOP) student Caleb Ramey says the numbers point to an obvious solution: change the law to allow pharmacists, who are already trained to perform many medical services, […]
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 […]