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Longtime Baptist Journalist Dies at 85

  John Roberts was Decorated Army Veteran, Longtime Baptist Courier Editor, and Gardner-Webb University Friend   Boiling Springs, N.C. – With heavy hearts, officials at Gardner-Webb University and those within the Baptist community are saluting the life of a man

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GWU Graduate Surprised by Military Sons During Ceremony

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Dolly Wilson is accustomed to a long-distance relationship with her two adult sons. Both men have served in the U.S. Air Force for a combined 23 years (and most recently overseas). Wilson had already made peace

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Crossroads Worldwide Comes to Gardner-Webb for 17th Year

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.— Crossroads Worldwide Summer Camp 2012 began its seventeenth consecutive year at Gardner-Webb University this week. For five weeks, the ministry will immerse more than 3,400 youth campers in a variety of worship experiences focused on this year’s

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Missionary Kid Explores Self Through Art

GWU Senior Elisa Beekman Reflects on the Fragments that Fuel Artistic Expression  A memory is a tricky thing. Though grounded in real experience, a memory is changed—fragmented, filtered, colored and shaped—by the very process of remembering. A memory is both old and

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Gardner-Webb Online MBA Program Ranked No. 9 in the World

Rankings Part of BusinessMBA.org’s “Top 50 Best MBA Programs” List  BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. — Gardner-Webb’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is ninth best in the world according to BusinessMBA.org’s list of the “Top 50 MBA Programs for 2012.” 

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GWU Alumna Answers Call to Missions with the Deaf Community

Christians who feel called to ministry will tell you that receiving a clear “calling” is a piercing, wonderful experience. A calling brings clarity, but it also demands a response, one that usually requires courage, sacrifice, and deep sense of purpose. 

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International Students Face Challenges in US Colleges

If you asked members of the audience what they most enjoyed about Gardner-Webb alumna Rita Gouveia’s commencement address during last December’s graduation, some would say it was her sincerity in congratulating her classmates on their accomplishments. Others might remark on

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Charlotte Mason Conference to Feature International Artist

Boiling Springs, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University will host ChildlightUSA’s annual Charlotte Mason Education Conference, June 6-9.  Approximately 150 educators from all over the United States and Canada will be attending the conference, titled “Offering Authentic Mason Education—Awakening to Read more [...]

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GWU Set to Launch Faith-based Physician Assistant Program

University officials have announced that Gardner-Webb will launch a physician assistant program beginning January 2014.  The program will help fill the healthcare industry’s need for primary care providers by training medical professionals for the primary care field. Written by communications

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Students Pursue Missions at Home and Abroad

Recently, six mission teams and 71 team members put Gardner-Webb’s core values of faith, service and leadership into action across the globe.  These are their stories—of hope, healing, and “Happy Hands.”   By Noel Manning Tegucigalpa, Honduras One team of

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