Come One and All: GWU Reunions Weekend, June 23-24, 2018

GWU’s Office of Alumni Relations is excited to host the 2nd annual Reunions Weekend, June 23-24, 2018. We will reunite and celebrate alumni from the classes of 1968 through 1988.

Come Home to Gardner-Webb

Our weekend begins on Saturday, June 23, with lunch and a campus tour. In the afternoon you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy other activities. If you are interested in playing Bocce ball on the Quad, strolling around Lake Hollifield, golfing at the nearby River Bend Country Club, exploring Uptown Shelby or simply catching up with your classmates, the Alumni Relations staff will be happy to assist you with your afternoon plans.

Gala Dinner & Entertainment on Saturday Night

We will host the weekend’s marquee event on Saturday evening at the Don Gibson Theatre, located on Uptown Shelby’s historic South Washington Street. With food, fellowship and entertainment, our evening at the Don Gibson Theatre promises to be a festive, memorable time for all.

A prime example of the 20th-century Art Deco style, the building opened in 1939 as the State Theatre. Renamed in 2009 for Shelby native and internationally acclaimed country musician-songwriter Don Gibson, the theatre now hosts headline music performances and special events. Two of Gibson’s most notable compositions were Sweet Dreams, sung by Patsy Cline, and I Can’t Stop Loving You, sung by Ray Charles.

Looking for a Few Good Women & Men

We are recruiting Class Ambassadors to represent their respective classes, assist in the promotion of Reunions Weekend and help build our itinerary for the weekend. We will recognize all Class Ambassadors at the Saturday dinner. Please contact Leah Clevenger if you are interested in serving in this unique role: 704-406-2251 or

Cost and Registration

We will mail your invitation packet in March with details about the cost of attending and how to register.

We will also post details and updates on this page…so please check back every few weeks to learn the latest.

We are excited to see you and other alumni for our Reunions Weekend in June!