University News

First group of Wayfind Scholars with Rhett Brown and Andrew Houlihan

Wingate University and Union County Public Schools have teamed up for an innovative program that will set middle- and high-school students on a path to college. Students selected for the Wayfind Scholars program will receive full-tuition scholarships from Wingate if they complete the program.

Kerrin Sheldon and his wife, Elaine McMillion Sheldon, at the Emmys

After cutting his teeth making three-minute videos, Kerrin Sheldon '08 has found his feet in the world of longer-form documentary filmmaking. Sheldon and his wife won an Emmy and were nominated for an Oscar last year for their film "Heroin(e)."

Wingate President Rhett Brown at the grand opening of the bypass

Years in the planning, the Monroe Expressway finally opened last fall, shaving 15 minutes off a trip from Wingate to Charlotte. The roadway opens up easier access to a variety of internship, retail and entertainment opportunities for Wingate students.