Gardner-Webb University to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises on May 12

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Two Ceremonies Planned to Celebrate Conferring of Hundreds of Degrees

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University will award over 700 degrees during the 2014 spring commencement exercises on Monday, May 12.  Ceremonies are planned for 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Paul Porter Arena of the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center, located on the campus of Gardner-Webb University.

Of the two ceremonies planned, the first at 10 a.m. will honor students who have successfully completed graduate programs while the second ceremony at 3 p.m. will focus on the achievements of students in the traditional undergraduate and Degree Completion programs of study.  Various students will participate in the morning and afternoon ceremonies by offering the invocation, delivering commencement speeches, and reading scripture.  Selected graduates will be honored with the Senior Scholastic Achievement Award and the Most Outstanding Male/Female Graduate awards.

Both ceremonies will be available for viewing online via live stream.  Simply visit the Gardner-Webb University web page at www.gardner-webb.edu and click on the live stream link available on May 12.  In addition, the University encourages attendees to use  #WebbGrad2014 for social media posts including photos, tweets, and Facebook status updates.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University’s purpose is to advance the Kingdom of God through Christian higher education by preparing graduates for professional and personal success, instilling in them a deep commitment to service and leadership, and equipping them for well-rounded lives of lasting impact, Pro Deo et Humanitate (For God and Humanity).