GWU Events to Offer Career Experiences to Students

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Business School to Host Executive Panel, Internship Fair on April 8

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University will host multiple professional development events for students on Wednesday, April 8, including opportunities to learn from business leaders and secure internships.

The Godbold School of Business Broyhill School of Management will host Executive Day at 10 a.m. in Blanton Auditorium in Hamrick Hall. A panel of business executives will share their experiences and answer students’ questions.

“The mission of our executive lecture series is to inspire our students to strive for academic excellence, build strong character, and reach their highest potential,” Dr. Anthony Negbenebor, dean of the GWU Godbold School of Business, explained.

The business school’s human resource management class will also host a career and internship fair from 1-3 p.m. in Faith and Stewart halls in the Tucker Student Center. More than 20 organizations will share information about reality-based learning opportunities.

“The career fair is geared toward business students,” shared Mischia Taylor, instructor of business, “but all students are welcome to attend.”

For more information on the career and internship fair, contact Taylor at For additional details on Executive Day, contact Natetsa Lawrence, administrative assistant to the dean of the Godbold School of Business, at 704-406-2260.

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 704-406-4253 or email with your request.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University offers a comprehensive academic experience that introduces students to the diverse would of ideas and to the people who think them, preparing them for career success and for engaged, responsible citizenship in their professional, civic, and spiritual communities.