Posthumous Honorary Degree Archive

Gardner-Webb Honors 273 Graduates at Summer Commencement

In Emotional Ceremony, University Grants First-Ever Posthumous Honorary Degree to the Family of Jeanna Brown Ayers BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – In their song “Closing Time,” the band Semisonic captures a paradoxical truth that cuts to the emotional heart of college commencement ceremonies: “Every new beginning […]

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    GWU to Grant First-Ever Posthumous Honorary Degree to the Family of Jeanna Brown Ayers BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University will award 273 degrees during the 2011 summer commencement exercises on Monday, Aug. 8.  The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. in the Lutz-Yelton […]
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  • Gardner-Webb University Summer Commencement Set for Aug. 8

    GWU to Grant First-Ever Posthumous Honorary Degree to the Family of Jeanna Brown Ayers BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University will award 273 degrees during the 2011 summer commencement exercises on Monday, Aug. 8.  The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. in the Lutz-Yelton […]

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