Summer Commencement Exercises Set for Aug. 1 at Gardner-Webb

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Ceremony Planned to Celebrate Conferring of Hundreds of Degrees

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University will award more than 250 degrees during the 2015 summer commencement exercises on Saturday, Aug. 1.  The ceremony is set to begin at 10 a.m. in the Paul Porter Arena of the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center, located on the campus of Gardner-Webb University.

The event will commemorate the achievements of students in traditional undergraduate, degree completion, and graduate programs of study. Approximately 265 students will be honored during the proceedings. Various students will participate in the commencement exercises by offering the invocation, delivering speeches, and reading scripture. Scholastic awards will also be presented.

The ceremony will be available for viewing online via live stream.  Simply visit the Gardner-Webb University web page at and click on the live stream link available on Aug. 1.  In addition, the University encourages attendees to use  #WebbGrad2015 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).