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Gardner-Webb University unites Christian ideals with liberal arts academics in a warm and welcoming campus environment. Nestled in the foothills of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, Gardner-Webb is dedicated to learning, service, and leadership, and actively partners with its students to serve God and humanity.

This is Gardner-Webb


Gardner-Webb Hosts Japanese Study Abroad Students

GWU Partners with Japanese University, Students in Multicultural Learning

GWU welcomed four Japanese engineering students during a visit to experience English, engineering and American culture. The study abroad visit was made possible through the University’s ESL program, facilitated by Dr. Lorene Pagcaliwagan.
Preparing Students Broadly and Deeply

Testing the Waters

GWU Student's Passion for Chemistry Ignites Through Immersive Research Experience

When Josh’s Gardner-Webb journey began, conducting original research in environmental chemistry was nowhere on his radar. That was before he took his first class with chemistry Professor Dr. Stefka Eddins.
Small Town, Small School

GWU Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

GWU Recognized “With Distinction” for Leadership in Interfaith/Community Service Projects

For the seventh consecutive year, GWU has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Willing Hearts, Ready Feet

GWU Students Participate in Life-Changing Mission Trip to Honduras

In March, Helms and Rymer joined GWU Associate Minister of Students Neal Payne and five other students to spend five days backpacking in the mountains of Honduras. As part of a partnership with Louder than Words Ministries, the goal of the trip was to bring the message of Christ to remote villages.
Challenging World Class Academics

Dr. Tom Meaders Recalls Involvement in Apollo 13 Rescue Mission

Dr. Thomas Meaders Served on Software Programming Team that Helped Bring Astronauts Home

He remembers the fateful day as if it were yesterday. It was April 1970, and he had arrived at work in Huntsville, Alabama. 
Student Centered

GWU’s Degree Completion Program: With You Every Step of the Way

DCP Program Guides Students on Path to Academic Success

One concern we hear from students is, “Do I have what it takes to succeed academically?” No matter what the concerns may be, GWU strives to ensure students has the resources necessary to thrive.


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