Welcome to Bishop Nation!

Thank you for visiting our North Carolina Wesleyan College Alumni page. The purpose of this page is to connect or reconnect all of our past, present and future alumni in one central place. After all, we are all a part of the Bishop Family!

The Bishop 531 Challenge

As we come to the end of our fiscal year, May 31st, we need your support. The College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. To continue making an impact on students through unique learning opportunities, Wesleyan needs alumni support to grow as well.

Alumni participation is vital to the College’s success.

Every gift matters! Even the smallest gifts add up to make a lasting impact on current and future Bishops!

Accept the BISHOP CHALLENGE before 5/31.

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Alumni & Friends Spring Gatherings – May 23rd

Be a part of North Carolina Wesleyan’s Alumni Gathering as we come together to celebrate our alma mater. REGISTER TODAY to attend one of three area events. The cost is FREE and the fun you’ll have is priceless. Join us to mingle with old friends, share your favorite Wesleyan stories and make new connections with fellow Bishops.

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019

6 PM – 8 PM

Events held simultaneously in:

  • Greenville – Social at Carolina Ale House
    704 S.E. Greenville Blvd., Greenville NC 27858
  • Wilmington – Social at Wrightsville Beach Brewery
    6201 Oleander Dr., Wilmington NC 28403
  • Triangle Area – Social at Carolina Ale House Brier Creek
    7981 Skyland Ridge PKWY, Raleigh NC 27617

Register to choose a location nearest you!

Show Your Bishop Pride!


Stop by campus or click here to stock up on your NCWC alumni gear!  If you update your alumni information you will receive a 20% off alumni discount code!

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North Carolina Wesleyan College is in the process of applying for a collegiate insignia license plate.  This requires application to the NC Legislature with a minimum of 300 paid applications by January 15, 2019.

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If you are interested in purchasing a NCWC plate, click here for process details and application.  Email your completed form to and pay online at  When submitting your online payment you must designate “Other Fund” and note “License Plate” or print and mail application and check or money order made payable to NCWC to:  NC Wesleyan College, attn:  Director of Alumni Relations, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

The Office of Alumni Relations is excited to welcome you to the ranks of over 15,000 proud North Carolina Wesleyan College alumni! You may have graduated, but you will always be a part of the North Carolina Wesleyan College family. We are always available to serve you and we look forward to working with you! There are many benefits that Wesleyan alumni are entitled to as shown here. We hope you take advantage of each of these Wesleyan College alumni benefits!

  • Taylor Recreation Center
    As alumni, you can use the facilities at the Taylor Recreation Center.  Check out the Taylor Center online or call 252.985.5257 for more information on discounted use of the Taylor Recreation Center facilities.
  • The Dunn Center for the Performing Arts
    Wesleyan alumni are eligible to purchase tickets to any show that is sponsored by the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts at a discounted price (maximum two tickets at discounted rate). Individual ticket prices range from $16.00 to $32.00.  This only applies to our Season Series and does not include rental shows to the building. Visit the Dunn Center at or call 252.985.5197 to learn more about these great offers and which shows are eligible for the alumni discount.
  • Career Services
    The North Carolina Wesleyan College Internship and Career Services Center is available to you for life. If you visit the Career Services Center on the NCWC website, you will find a special area for alumni where you can upload your resume, search for opportunities and track your job search. As an employer, you may also use the website and Career Services to hire Wesleyan interns and graduates.
  • Alumni Events
    The Office of Alumni Relations sponsors a number of special alumni events throughout the year, including Homecoming, a golf outing, lectures on campus, art shows, and alumni gatherings across North Carolina and the east coast.
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
    North Carolina Wesleyan College Alumni Association partners exclusively with Liberty Mutual to help alums save $782 on auto and home insurance.* Call 800.699.4283 or visit to get a free quote.  *Average combined annual savings based on countrywide survey of new customers from 1/1/15 to 1/29/16 who reported their prior insurers’ premiums when they switched to Liberty Mutual.  Savings comparison does not apply in MA. Coverage underwritten by Liberty Mutual Insurance.  Equal Housing Insurer.

Welcome back, we are glad you are here!  The Office of Alumni Relations would love to help you stay connected with your fellow Battling Bishops, stay up-to-date on upcoming events and celebrate the accomplishments of our NCWC community.  Please take a moment to update your information by submitting the Alumni Contact Form.

If you haven’t already, please follow the NCWC Alumni Page on Facebook.  If you post any pictures to Facebook or Instagram to celebrate an accomplishment, reminisce your good of’ college days or reconnect with your Bishop family, please tag NCWC using #ncwcalumni.




There are many ways you can give back to your alma mater and have a positive impact on the future of NC Wesleyan College:

  • Refer a prospective student
  • Represent NCWC at college fairs in your area
  • Hire NCWC alumni
  • Offer an internship to current students through your company/employer
  • Serve on the Alumni Board, as a class agent, or other alumni committees
  • Make an annual fund gift to NCWC
  • Select North Carolina Wesleyan College as your designated charity through AmazonSmile
  • Consider endowing a scholarship at NCWC
  • Remember NCWC in your estate plans
  • Attend Alumni Wesleyan Weekend
  • Contribute information such as job promotions, wedding and birth announcements or other items for class notes in the Bishop Beat
  • Attend and/or host an alumni event in your area
  • Let the Alumni Office know when you change your address, telephone number and e-mail address
  • Attend cultural, educational, and athletic events on campus
  • Support athletic teams when they are playing in your area
  • Come speak to a class or group of students about your NCWC experience
  • Click here to join the Battling Bishops Club
  • Become an NCWC Mentor

Contact the Alumni Office at 252.985.5141 or

Looking for your transcripts? Click HERE for more information.

Utilize the NCWC Lifetime Career Services

As an Alumni looking to further your CAREER you can:

  • Create an online profile.
  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to North Carolina Wesleyan College
  • Build and upload a resume so it can be searched by employers
  • Receive emails about programs, services and job-related topics
  • Gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, videos, podcasts, and articles from over 125 authors

As an Alumni looking to MENTOR fellow Battling Bishops you can:

  • Join our Mentoring Network.  To setup a profile click HERE
  • Find profiles of people who work in your fields of interest and contact

As an Alumni looking to HIRE a fellow Bishop you can:

Sign up today at:


Utilize the NCWC Professional Development Courses

There is no time like the present to learn new skills. We offer over 80 professional development courses for a low course fee of $20.  Courses are offered by NC Wesleyan College with our partner Ed4Online. Coursework is 100% online and self-paced.  Once you complete a course, you will get a Certificate of Completion from NC Wesleyan College. Email to request the alumni discount code.

Sign up for your course here:

Wesleyan alumni are eligible to purchase tickets to any show that is sponsored by The Dunn Center for the Performing Arts. Alumni are entitled to up to two tickets at a discounted rate. Individual ticket are prices are from $16 to $32.  This only applies to our Season Series and does not include rental shows to the building. Visit The Dunn Center at or call 252.985.5197 to learn more about these great offers and which shows are eligible for the alumni discount.

Meet our Office of Advancement Staff!

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Vice President of Advancement
Eddie Coats ’87

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Grant Writer
Linda Jones

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Coordinator of Parent Relations and Student Information
Celia Dickerson

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Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship
Tammy Robinson

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Director of External Affairs/Annual Giving
Mark Hinson

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Project Manager & Special Assistant
Donna Wheeler

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Assistant Athletic Director/Community Relations/Director of Athletic Alumni Advancement
Charlie Long

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Receive the Bishop Beat
Make sure we always have your current e-mail address, and you will receive the Bishop Beat, our monthly Alumni e-newsletter. The e-newsletter is filled with timely news and useful links to keep you connected to your teams, organizations, faculty, and friends at Wesleyan! Click here to view the latest Bishop Beat.

If you feel that we do not have a current email address for you and you would like to receive Bishop Beat in your inbox please email and we will add you to the list!

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North Carolina Wesleyan College Alumni

Congratulations Margaret!Congrats to Margaret on her Golden LEAF Scholarship for North Carolina Community Colleges transfer students ($3,000/ year for up to 3 years to attend a NC 4-year college). Margaret graduated Nash Community College and will attend North Carolina Wesleyan College in the fall. She plans to be a teacher!

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5 days ago

North Carolina Wesleyan College Alumni

Go Bishops! Congratulationsl!!Team Wesleyan for the win again! Five of the Top six and seven of the top ten finishers in the College Heat at this year’s Tackle the Tar were all Wesleyan runners. #TackletheTar2019 ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

North Carolina Wesleyan College Alumni

The weather is going to be great! Come out and support your fellow Bishops!The Fourth Annual Tackle the Tar Race, sponsored by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club #6122, is taking place tomorrow at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. Funds raised from this event go to fund scholarships at local colleges, including NC Wesleyan. Team Wesleyan will be there in full force defending our first-place title from last year against Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College. Come out and support this great cause! ... See MoreSee Less

The weather is going to be great! Come out and support your fellow Bishops!

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Enjoy our May Bishop Beat newsletter.

2 weeks ago

North Carolina Wesleyan College Alumni

Happy Mother’s Day!Happy #MothersDay to all of our Bishop moms out there!
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