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Classes Cancelled — 17 Feb. 2015

February 17th, 2015 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements
4:45 p.m.: Evening classes at the Ballantyne campus have been cancel (Tuesday, Feb. 17).

Classes are being canceled this evening due to the potential for black ice issues at the time classes dismiss tonight.
Classes canceled today (Tuesday, Feb. 17) at Wingate University’s 
Wingate and Hendersonville campuses. A decision about evening classes at Wingate University Ballantyne will be made by 2:00 p.m. today.
More information:
  • University offices are closed.
  • Ethel K. Smith Library
  • W.T. Harris Dining Hall on the Wingate campus will open at 7 a.m.
  • Dickson-Palmer Center will be open today.
  • Shakespeare Competition is postponed.  A makeup date has not be set.
  • Weather Channel forecast for Wingate
  • NC Department of Transportation road conditions
Additional information for residential students
  • W.T. Harris Dining Hall will open at 9:00 a.m. (new time)
  • Sidewalks and outside stairwells may be ice covered.  Crews are working to clear the ice, please be careful.
  • Dickson-Palmer Center is open today.

Inclement Weather Notice — 16 Feb. 2015

February 16th, 2015 by Amee Odom in Announcements

Due to inclement weather, the Ethel K. Smith Library on the Wingate Campus will close tonight at 9:00 p.m.


Library to Reopen on Friday, 2/14/2014

February 13th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

Along with the Wingate and Ballantyne campuses, the Ethel K. Smith Library will reopen its doors at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 14th.


Library Closed: 2/13/2014

February 13th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

Due to inclement weather classes on the Wingate Campus have been canceled and with this the Ethel K. Smith Library is closed. The W.T. Harris Dining Hall will be open from 9 a.m. through dinnertime. The Ballantyne Campus is closed for staff. A decision about evening classes in Ballantyne will be made by 10 a.m.


Library Closed: 2/12/2014

February 12th, 2014 by Amee Odom in Announcements
With a winter storm forcast to arrive at mid-morning today, classes have been cancelled at Wingate University (Wingate and Ballantyne) on Wednesday, February  12th.  Along with classes, the Ethel . Smith Library is closed.  The Library’s databases and online catalog, however, will be available. 
Operating normal hours today:
  • The Wingate  Campus dining hall
  • The Office of Residence Life

Weather Notice: 2/11/2014

February 11th, 2014 by Amee Odom in Announcements
Due to inclement weather conditions, the Ethel K. Smith Library will close at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11.  Regarding pending winter weather, the Library will close if Wingate University classes are cancelled. Please stay tuned to social media outlets for updates.

 

 


Inclement Weather Notice: 1/29/2014

January 29th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

Wingate University (main campus and Ballantyne) will open on a delayed basis at 12:00 noon  on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014. Classes and campus operations begin at 12:00 noon.  Classes scheduled to begin before then  are cancelled.  The main campus dining hall will operate normal hours.

Faculty, staff and commuting students should use their best judgment in determining when it is safe to travel to campus.

The University will continue to monitor conditions and make adjustments as conditions warrant.

10:40 Update

Campus Closed Today

Classes cancelled at Wingate University (main campus and Ballantyne) for Wednesday, January  29th, 2014.  Road conditions have not improved as much as hoped.  The Wingate Campus dining hall and the Office of Residence Life will be operating under normal hours today.

Women’s and Men’s Basketball Games vs. Coker College (Cuddy Arena) have been rescheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, January 30th, 2014.


Inclement Weather Announcement: 1/28/2014

January 28th, 2014 by Amee Odom in Announcements

Due to the pending inclement weather, the Ethel K. Smith  Library will close at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.  Unless an subsequent announcement to the contrary, the facility will re-open at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.


Winter Weather Advisory — 1/25/2013

January 25th, 2013 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Union County in effect from 12:00 noon until 11:00 p.m. today. There is a possibility we could see snow and sleet this afternoon and evening with light accumulation (less than one half inch). The forecast also calls for freezing rain, which could produce an accumulation of a tenth of an inch of ice.

If you are planning to travel this afternoon, evening, tonight and early tomorrow morning, please be aware of changing weather and road conditions.

Based on the progression of this storm and the mixture of freezing rain and sleet, the University will close at 3PM today.  All classes will end at 2:50PM and University Offices will close.  The Office of Residence Life and Campus Safety will remain available for students by calling 704.233.8999.

Traveling later today, this evening, tonight and early tomorrow morning could be hazardous.  Please be aware of changing weather and road conditions as you make your travel decisions.

Please be cautious when walking around campus as sidewalks and steps could become icy and slippery.   The dining hall will remain open for dinner on Friday and brunch on Saturday morning regardless of weather conditions.  There is a possibility that other dining facilities will close to support the Dining Hall.  Notices will be posted on the door of those specific facilities affected.

Should the campus experience any power outages, students are instructed to remain in their rooms / apartments for safety.  Campus Safety and the Residence Life staff continue to be on full alert and will be available to assist with any needs.

Please continue to monitor your email and local weather reports for up to date information about this weather advisory.  Should you need assistance, please call Campus Safety at 704.233.8999. If weather conditions change and operations will be altered, you will be notified via the following outlets:

  • Wingate University e-mail
  • Wingate University website
  • Social Media – Official Wingate University Twitter and Facebook accounts
  • Local news stations: (Time Warner Cable channels are listed)
  • WSOC — Cable channel 4
  • WBTV — Cable channel 2
  • WCNC — Cable channel 6
  • News 14 — Cable channel 14
  • Fox Charlotte — Cable channel 11

Please continue to monitor your email and local weather reports for up to date information about this weather advisory. Should you need assistance, please call Campus Safety at 704.233.8999.

University Employees should use the Inclement Weather hotline at 704.845.4242 for the latest updates and speak with their direct supervisor for instructions regarding campus operations.


Important Weather Message

January 17th, 2013 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Union County in effect from 6:00 p.m.,Thursday, January 17th  until 6:00 a.m.  Friday, January 18th.  There is a possibility, given our location, that we could see snow showers this evening with light accumulation.  Additionally, there could be wind gust up to 30 MPH.

If you are planning to travel this evening, tonight and tomorrow morning, please be aware of changing weather and road conditions.  We encourage you to use your discretion when making travel plans.

The University plans to operate on a normal schedule for Friday, January 18th.  If weather conditions change and operations will be altered, you will be notified via the following outlets:

  • Wingate University email
  • Wingate.edu website
  • Social Media – Official Wingate University Twitter and Facebook accounts
  • Local news stations: (Time Warner Cable channels are listed)
    WSOC — Cable channel 4
    WBTV — Cable channel 2
    WCNC — Cable channel 6
    News 14 — Cable channel 14
    Fox Charlotte — Cable channel 11

Please continue to monitor your email and local weather reports for up to date information about this weather advisory.  Should you need assistance or have questions, please call Campus Safety at 704.233.8999.

University Employees should use the Inclement Weather hotline at 704.845.4242 for the latest updates and instructions regarding campus operations.