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  • Wingate is the Last Stop on the Wingate University Singers and Chamber Choir Tour
    The Wingate University Singers and Chamber Choir will travel to five North Carolina cities this month before concluding their annual Winter Tour on the campus in Wingate. The vocal ensembles begin the tour in Raleigh on Feb. 21. Other performances are scheduled in Winston-Salem, Wilmington, Wilson and Gastonia. The final concert will be Thursday, Feb. […]
  • English Professor Inspires Students to Find Life-Changing “Spots in Time”
    From her office in the Burris Building, Dr. Sylvia Little-Sweat has an impressive view of two of Wingate University’s most notable landmarks: Stegall Administration Building and The Old Well Spring. The English professor also has a bird’s-eye view of much of the University’s history. She’s been on campus as a student or instructor for the […]
  • WU Grad Named President of Global Marketing Firm
    Tyson Webber loves many aspects of his job, but one of the best perks is going to huge events: the Olympics, the Final Four, the Super Bowl. “You don’t always get to see the event,” he says. “Though you’re working, the passion that goes along with those events is remarkable. Getting to do a number […]


9th Annual Friends of the Ethel K. Smith Library Author Luncheon with Elissa Schappell

February 21st, 2010 by Alison Simpson in Announcements, Friends of the Library

Please join the Friends of the Ethel K. Smith Library on Tuesday, March 16, for the 9th Annual Spring Author Luncheon. This year we welcome author Elissa Schappell. Ms. Schappell joined Vanity Fair in 1994. She is the editor of – Hot Type – Vanity Fair’s book page. She has been a senior editor at The Paris Review, co-founded Tin House Magazine, for which she is now editor-at-large, and frequently contributes to The New York Times Book Review. The author of Use Me (Harper Perennial, 2001), which was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, she is also co-editor, with Jenny Offill, of the anthologies The Friend Who Got Away (Doubleday, 2005) and Money Changes Everything (Doubleday, 2007).

The luncheon will begin at 11:30 in the La Verne Dining Hall on the campus of Wingate University. For reservations and/or more information, please contact Luanne Barbee, 704-233-8093 or

(photo credit: Emily Tobey)

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