Dimensions Schedule

Dimensions will be held in Stewart Hall, Tucker Student Center, from 9:25 - 10:15 a.m., unless otherwise noted.


January 16 - Captain Marion Platt, III

Martin Luther King, Jr. Service
Captain Platt is the director of personnel for Evangeline Booth College, the Salvation Army's (US) Southern Territory School for Officer Training in Atlanta, GA.

January 23 - Casey Williams

Celebration Week
Casey is the pastor of North Trenholm Baptist Church in Columbia, SC. A native of Houston, Texas, he has preached at churches and youth events across the Southeast.

January 25 - Personal Testimonies

Celebration Week
Hear the testimonies of a current student as well as members of the faculty and staff.

January 30 - Eddie Stepp

Dr. Stepp is a professor in the department of religious studies and philosophy. He also serves as the director of the Accelerated Pastoral Ministries Program and the newly established Honors Experience (a one-week college immersion for academically gifted and talented students who are currently in the 9th-11th grade).

February 6 - Tammy Kennedy

Tammy is the founder and CEO of King’s Treasure Box Ministries that exists to make a difference in the lives of thousands of children and adults affected by child sexual abuse. She will share her personal story of a childhood nightmare that included being sexually trafficked in the suburbs of Atlanta, GA.

February 13 - Jess Craft and Melissa Hemrick

Jess is a mother and the wife of men’s basketball head coach Tim Craft. Melissa is a mother and the wife of assistant men’s basketball coach Paul Hemrick as well as the Guardian Ad Litem Supervisor for Cleveland County. Together they will share their heart for foster care.

February 20 – Skip Allen

Skip is the teaching pastor at Hope Community Church in Shelby – a body of believers that strives to “Give Hope, Create Community, and Be the Church.”

February 27 - Michael Wear

Michael is the founder of Public Square Strategies LLC, and a leading expert and strategist at the intersection of faith, politics, and American public life.

March 6 - SGA Candidates Speeches

Jake Kennedy, presiding

March 20 - Erskin Anavitarte

Erskin is unique artist who creatively blends gospel and hip-hop with modern contemporary worship.

March 27 - Paula Qualls

Holy Week Service
Dr. Qualls is a professor in the department of religious studies and philosophy at Gardner-Webb University. She also serves as the advisor to the Gardner-Webb University’s Release the Captives Club.

April 3 - Nicole Braddock Bromley

Nicole is the founder of OneVOICE and the founder and Executive Director of OneVOICE4freedom, a non-profit organization stopping child sex trafficking around the world. Nicole uses her own life story to break the silence on sexual abuse, and to bring hope and healing to others.

April 10 - Kevin Bates

Creation Care Emphasis
A native of Florida, Kevin is the pastor of Piney Mountain United Methodist Church and Davis Chapel United Methodist Church in Candler, NC.

April 17 - Daraja Choir

The Daraja Choir is a global children’s choir. Through a worshipful time of dance, song, and personal stories, the choir encourages others to go and serve with our God-given gifts.

April 24 - Student Leadership, Service, and Volunteerism Recognition

May 1 - Academic Awards Day


Additional Programs for Dimensions Credit

  • January 29 - "Would You Hide a Dreamer in Your Attic?"
    Dr. David Fink
    7:00 PM, Tucker Student Center
  • February 26 - "Reclaiming Hope"
    Michael Wear
    7:00 PM, Tucker Student Center
  • March 5 - "Martin Luther King, Jr.: An Interpretation"
    Ira Knight
    7:00 PM, Tucker Student Center