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Wings - Adult Education

What makes you strong?

At Meredith, we know strength has little to do with age – and everything to do with determination. And while it’s never too late to achieve your goals, even the strongest woman can use a little help to reach her full potential.

That’s why we created Wings, an adult education program for women. You'll build on your knowledge, experience, and strengths as you choose from more than 80 majors, minors, and academic programs. And as a Wings student, you'll receive the direction and challenges you need to help you soar. So whether you’re seeking your first college degree or pursuing your next career, Wings at Meredith will make you even stronger.


Contact Information
Tom Manning
Director of Wings
130 Johnson Hall
thmanning@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8073



Wings First Degree

Wings First Degree

For women who want to begin their first undergraduate degree.

Degree Completion

Degree Completion

For women who want to transfer college credits and complete their degree at Meredith.

2nd Degree

2nd Degree

For women seeking a second degree or career change.

Re-Admission

Re-Admission

For previously enrolled Meredith students who want to finish their degree.

Non-Degree

Non-Degree

For women who want to take courses at Meredith, but are not ready to seek a degree.

Wings Director Support

Meredith is dedicated to the success of every student. The Wings director supports our students in many ways:

  • Provides support and coaching for Wings students
  • Provides academic advising for Wings first-year students
  • Helps students connect with staff and resources across campus
  • Facilitates connections with other Wings students and provides networking opportunities with alumnae through annual events such as Connections and Conversations Dinner and Spring Picnic
  • Provides guidance in scholarship search and application
  • Facilitates the “New Wings Students Brunch and Learn Series” each semester to help new students quickly acclimate to Meredith and connect with other new Wings students
  •  Advises the Wings student-led organization, “WINGS” (Women In New Goals Setting)
  • Serves as councilor for Meredith’s Pi Theta Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society devoted to the advancement of scholarship and recognition of nontraditional students.

Tom Manning, Director of Wings | (919) 760-8073

Questions?

Tom Manning Director of WINGS

Tom Manning, Director of Wings
130 Johnson Hall
thmanning@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8073

Wings - Adult Education Videos

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Wings Program Video

The Meredith College Wings program provides a powerful education for adult women.

Wings Program Video

The Meredith College Wings program provides a powerful education for adult women.

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Strong Story | Gemma Brodney

After serving in the Marine Corps and attending community college, Gemma Brodney, '17, transferred to Meredith College to complete her undergraduate degree. 

Strong Story | Gemma Brodney

After serving in the Marine Corps and attending community college, Gemma Brodney, '17, transferred to Meredith College to complete her undergraduate degree. 

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Ask a Meredith Student: Adult Education

Annie Poslusny, ’19, shares her experience in the Wings program. Whether you’re nervous about keeping up academically or wondering how you’ll fit studies into your already busy life, Annie’s story will speak to your desire to earn your degree as an adult student. 

Ask a Meredith Student: Adult Education

Annie Poslusny, ’19, shares her experience in the Wings program. Whether you’re nervous about keeping up academically or wondering how you’ll fit studies into your already busy life, Annie’s story will speak to your desire to earn your degree as an adult student. 

Sheila Thomas

Sheila Thomas

As a United States Marine Corps veteran Sheila Thomas, ’19, knows what it means to be strong. Through StrongPoints and a supportive Meredith community, she grew even stronger and more determined.

Parimala Prahalad

Parimala (Pari) Prahalad, ’20, a biology major, is looking forward to entering her next phase of education in the School of Dental Medicine at East Carolina University.

Vaune Blalock

Vaune Blalock

Wings student Vaune Blalock, ’20, came to Meredith with over 30 years of dance experience and a host of accolades, to which she has added a Bachelor of Arts with a major in dance from Meredith College.


* Engineering offered as a dual degree (Chemistry, Computer Science, or Mathematics) program with NC State University (Chemistry/Biological Engineering, Chemistry/Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, Chemistry/Environmental Engineering, Chemistry/Textile Engineering, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Mathematics/Biological Engineering, Mathematics/Biomedical Engineering, Mathematics/Civil Engineering, Mathematics/Computer Engineering, Mathematics/Electrical Engineering, Mathematics/Industrial Engineering, Mathematics/Mechanical Engineering)