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Baptist women work together in social justice initiatives

After a five-year retirement, Thomasina needed to return to work. Yet, she lacked computer skills for today’s jobs. She soon got a fresh start at Women Mentoring Women, a six-week course designed to help equip unemployed and underemployed women. Building

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BWA to participate in UN conference in Rio

The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is the lead organizer of a “side event” that takes place during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 20-22. The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is the

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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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Gardner-Webb Students Dive Headfirst into the Local Foods Movement

Gardner-Webb students have lately grown increasingly interested in the local foods movement.  So this spring, Stephanie Richey, GWU’s community engagement coordinator and local foods aficionado, decided to capitalize. By Noel Manning “Gardner-Webb’s Office of Christian Life and Service Read more

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