Wingate University http://wfae.org en Wingate University President Will Retire In May 2015 http://wfae.org/post/wingate-university-president-will-retire-may-2015 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wingate University President Jerry McGee is stepping down in May 2015.&nbsp;</span></p><p>McGee has served as president of the Union County school for more than 22 years and oversaw major changes during his time as University president – including its transition from a college to a university.</p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:17:34 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 49497 at http://wfae.org Wingate University President Will Retire In May 2015 Comedian Paula Poundstone Makes The Audience The Show http://wfae.org/post/comedian-paula-poundstone-makes-audience-show <p>Comedian Paula Poundstone doesn’t just entertain audiences with her stand-up comedy, she includes them. Her routines are often off the cuff and spend a good deal of time interacting with the crowd. She can regularly be heard on NPR’s Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me, tonight she will be at Wingate University, and she joined us this morning.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:37:04 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 48792 at http://wfae.org Comedian Paula Poundstone Makes The Audience The Show Wingate MBA Programs Move To Ballantyne http://wfae.org/post/wingate-mba-programs-move-ballantyne <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wingate University will move its MBA and graduate education programs to </span>Ballantyne<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in August. The school has outgrown its current business-oriented campus in Matthews and is eager to tap the pool of potential students in </span>Ballantyne<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Corporate Park, says Wingate vice president of graduate and professional programs Robert </span>Supernaw<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:00:09 +0000 Julie Rose 28753 at http://wfae.org Wingate MBA Programs Move To Ballantyne Is It Win-GATE Or Win-Get? Wingate University Settles On... http://wfae.org/post/it-win-gate-or-win-get-wingate-university-settles <p></p><p>Back in the mid-1800s, settlers arrived in an area of what was then called Ames Turnout to build a church. Eventually, a school was established. A community grew and Ames Turnout became a town. That town was named after a Baptist minister Washington Manley Wingate. Or maybe it was Wingate, we'll get to that shortly.</p><p>Here's how Mayor Bill Braswell describes his town, population 3,500:</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 04:28:47 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 17629 at http://wfae.org Is It Win-GATE Or Win-Get? Wingate University Settles On... Congressman Kissell Will Debate Hudson Monday http://wfae.org/post/congressman-kissell-will-debate-hudson-monday <p>Democratic congressman Larry Kissell and Republican candidate Richard Hudson will debate on Monday at Wingate University in partnership with AARP North Carolina. The focus of the debate is Medicare and Social Security and it's the first for North Carolina's eighth congressional district seat. &nbsp;</p><p>“District eight, without a doubt, is one of the hottest seats that’s up for elections this year,”&nbsp;Doug Dickerson, &nbsp;director of AARP North Carolina, says.</p><p>Dickerson wants&nbsp;Kissell and Hudson to talk specifics on key issues to senior citizens.</p> Sat, 22 Sep 2012 20:24:59 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 6912 at http://wfae.org