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According to the Cooperative Institutional Research Program, 96 percent of first-year students entering Wingate in 2017 said the University's good academic reputation was important or very important in their decision to attend Wingate.

Unionville Principal Sharyn VonCannon

There's no big secret to Sharyn VonCannon's success as principal at Unionville Elementary. According to her teachers, she gets in the trenches and leads by example. VonCannon, who got her doctorate from Wingate University and is an adjunct instructor here, was named Union County Principal of the Year last week. 

A college student looks at a computer screen in a classroom as others are seated in desks around him.

Looking to learn a little something while having fun at Homecoming? Classes Without Quizzes may be just the answer. Four Wingate faculty members will take time to present half-hour lectures on current topics that Saturday afternoon (Oct. 26). As promised, there will be no quizzes. And you'll get out of class before tailgating begins.

A female teacher helps a young boy learn to read.

Helping more local students graduate from high school starts with ensuring that they become good readers by third grade. Wingate education students and local teachers armed themselves with new approaches to literacy during the Wingates United Summer Reading Academy.

Campus Community Spotlight

Our people set us apart from our peer institutions and help make the traditions and values that are unique to Wingate University. Through interviews with faculty, staff and students, you'll start to understand the phrase "The Wingate Way." To view more videos, click here.

Coach Caddigan talks about her role as the BSU advisor. For the full episode of the Wingate Way with Michelle Caddigan, click here.

When Wingate’s Dr. Brandy Clemmer read Hendley’s book and heard him speak in the fall of 2013, as part of a University-wide reading experience, she was moved.

Florida State’s Mike Martin, the winningest Division I coach in college baseball history, attended Wingate Junior College before earning his bachelor’s degree at FSU. He won Wingate University’s 2004 Distinguished Alumnus Award.