Gardner-Webb University to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises on May 6-7

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Three Ceremonies Planned to Celebrate Conferring of Hundreds of Degrees

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University will award more than 650 degrees during the 2016 spring commencement exercises to be held Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7.  Ceremonies are planned for 7 p.m. on Friday, as well as 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday in the Paul Porter Arena of the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center, located on the campus of Gardner-Webb University.

The ceremony on May 6 will celebrate the achievements of close to 270 students in GWU’s graduate programs. On May 7, the 10 a.m. ceremony will focus on the accomplishments of nearly 260 students in the traditional undergraduate program. The ceremony at 3 p.m. on Saturday will honor nearly 150 students who have successfully completed Degree Completion Program curriculum.

Various students will participate in the morning and afternoon ceremonies by offering the invocation and reading scripture. Selected graduates will be honored with academic achievement awards, and the Most Outstanding Male/Female Graduate awards will be presented. The University encourages attendees to use the hashtag “#WebbGrad2016” for social media posts including photos, tweets, and Facebook status updates.

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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).