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Bill Connell Memorial Golf Tournament

Stonebridge Golf Club
Friday, Oct. 13
9 a.m. Check-in, 10 a.m. Tee Time

Brought to you by the Bulldog Club, the 41st annual golf tournament is a great chance to reconnect with fondly-remembered classmates, teammates, and professors. Join us for a light breakfast, lunch and a day of fellowship on the rolling forest land of Stonebridge. Online registration recommended. Email questions to Bill Nash, Director of Athletic Foundation, at Bilnash@wingate.edu


 

LIFE AFTER LAB

Biology and Chemistry & Physics Departments Present Life after Lab: A Panel Discussion with Science Alumni

Levine 107
Friday, Oct. 13
3:30 p.m.

Hear about the life and career paths of some of our alumni and enjoy an informal meet-and-greet over refreshments. Registration is required. Join the discussion, join the fun!

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Life after Lab Alumni Event

 

Welcome back Mixer

Crowder Welcome Center
Friday, Oct. 13
4 - 6 p.m.

Join us for a Welcome Back Mixer hosted by Wingate University's new Alumni Board. Break out your Wingate colors and reconnect with fellow alumni as we kick off the start to the celebratory weekend. Help us spread the word and we hope to see you there!

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Students in the stands at a homecoming football game

 

Blue Carpet Gala award recipients pose with their plaques.

Alumni & Sports Hall of Fame Awards Dinner

LaVerne Banquet Hall
Friday, Oct. 13
5:45 p.m. Check-in/Reception, 6:30 p.m. Awards Dinner

Help us celebrate our extraordinary 2023 Alumni Award winners and Sports Hall of Fame inductees. We are thrilled to invite you back to campus to celebrate the past and present accomplishments of some incredibly deserving Bulldogs over a three-course dinner.

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Women's basketball alumni game

Cuddy Arena
Saturday, Oct. 14
9 a.m.

Come out and join former Wingate women's basketball players for a game and fun activities!

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Baseball players in the dugout prior to a game.

Baseball alumni cookout

Ron Christopher Baseball Stadium
Saturday, Oct. 14
10 a.m. 

Take part in Batting Practice at 10 a.m.  There will be hot dogs and hamburgers with chips and drinks to enjoy during inter-squad scrimmage. Email Blair Troutman with any questions.

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Class of 1973: Golden Alumni 50th Reunion Luncheon

LaVerne Banquet Hall
Saturday, Oct. 14
Noon

Wingate honors the class of 1973 as they celebrate their 50th reunion! Come connect and reminisce with former classmates and check out how much your alma mater has grown. Previous 50th reunion classes are also welcome to attend, so help us spread the word and we'll see you there.

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Pages from the 1973 Wingate yearbook.

 

homecoming tailgate

homecoming Tailgate

Irwin Belk Stadium
Saturday, Oct. 14
10 a.m.

Pull up and set up! Join alumni and friends in the tailgating lot outside of Irwin Belk Stadium for fun, food and games. Talk blue and gold while sporting your favorite Wingate gear. Whether it’s enjoying your own game of cornhole or grilling up your favorite selections - this year’s tailgate time is sure to cook up great memories! 
 


 

Homecoming Festival

Field next to Tailgating Lot at Irwin Belk Stadium
Saturday, Oct. 14
Noon - 3 p.m.

At the Homecoming Festival, there is fun for the whole family! Come enjoy live music, local food trucks, face painters, balloon artists, inflatables and more!

Latin American Student Association

Latinx Student/alumni tailgate

Field next to Tailgating Lot at Irwin Belk Stadium
Saturday, Oct. 14
Noon - 3 p.m.

Wear your blue and gold to celebrate your school spirit, reconnect with amigos, and make lasting memories on this homecoming weekend. Entry and catered food is free of charge, but please register early, spots are limited!

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Football vs limestone College

Irwin Belk Stadium
Saturday Oct. 14 at 3 p.m.

  • Reserved Blue Seats (Seats with back and armrests): $16
  • Adults: $12
  • Students (13 years old through college; non-WU students): $8
  • Child (Ages 5 through 12): $5
  • WU Faculty, Staff, & Students: Free with Wingate ID

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Women's Soccer vs. Lincoln memorial

WU Soccer Complex
Saturday, Oct. 14
1 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. lincoln memorial

WU Soccer Complex
Saturday, Oct. 14
3:30 p.m.

volleyball vs. lincoln memorial

Cuddy Arena
Saturday, Oct. 14
Noon


 

LaVerne Banquet Hall

Wingate University Black Alumni Association (WUBAA) post-game celebration

LaVerne Banquet Hall
Saturday Oct. 14 from 6:30 - 9 :30 p.m.

Join Wingate University’s Black Alumni Association after the game for appetizers, networking, drinks and music. Catch up with classmates, meet fellow alumni, and hit the dance floor while a DJ spins the latest hits. Admission is free but registration is required.

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Multicultural Sunday Choir Performance & Fellowship

McGee Theatre
Sunday, Oct. 15
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Homecoming is a time to renew our commitment to the values that we hold true at Wingate University. Among those values is faith. Sunday service will feature music performed by a student gospel choir. and songs by Wingate alumni. Join us for this new Wingate tradition and spiritual up-lift as we close out a weekend of homecoming festivities.

If you would like to perform, please reach out to Dr. Danté Webb at d.webb@wingate.edu. Admission is free and open to all. Refreshments will be provided. This event is brought to you by the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Wingate's Homecoming Committee, Wingate University's Black Alumni Association and Wingate's music department.

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Questions?


Sarah Colón
Director of Alumni Engagement
(704) 233-6141
s.colon@wingate.edu