CNN News Anchor Fredricka Whitfield to visit Wingate University

Wingate University will host CNN News Anchor Fredricka Whitfield at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 for a free lecture entitled, “From the Newsroom.” The lecture will be held in the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center.

Whitfield is the weekend news anchor for CNN in Atlanta and anchor of
the CNN weekend edition of CNN Newsroom. She has reported on the
Persian Gulf region during the years of Afghanistan and Iraq wars, the
2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing and the 2009 presidential

Seating is on a first-come first-severed basis. For more information
call 704-233-8316 or visit The event is
sponsored by the Price Lectureship.

About Wingate University

Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private comprehensive
University with more than 2,300 students on campuses in Wingate and
Matthews, North Carolina. The University offers 32 undergraduate
majors, 36 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional
programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, physician
assistant studies, sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy
and education. Wingate students gain the tools and support they need
to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary
career and life. The campus community offers in-class learning,
out-of-class experiences, strong mentors, a competitive yet caring
environment and rewarding community service opportunities for a
complete educational experience.

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