Gardner-Webb University to Hold 2019 Summer Commencement on Aug. 3

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Ceremony Celebrates Conferring of Nearly 200 Degrees

A photo of a GWU graduate in a cap and gown waving to the crowd at the commencement ceremonyBOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University will award nearly 200 degrees during the 2019 Summer Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 3. The ceremony is set to begin at 10 a.m. in the Paul Porter Arena of the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center, located on the GWU campus.

The celebration will commemorate the achievements of students in traditional undergraduate, GOAL-The Degree Completion Program, and graduate programs of study. Various students will participate in the commencement exercises by offering the invocation and reading scripture. Scholastic awards will also be presented.

The 2019 Summer Commencement ceremony will be available for viewing via Facebook Live at The University encourages attendees to use the hashtag #GWUGrad19 to share their social media posts including photos, tweets, and Facebook status updates.

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 704-406-2155 or email with your request.

Located in the North Carolina foothills, Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university. Gardner-Webb emphasizes a strong student-centered experience and rigorous academics to prepare students to become effective leaders within the global community. Ignite your future at