Spring 2017 Schedule of Events


Relay for Life

February 17, 2017, 7:00 PM
Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center
IMPACT Center Tenet: Service Learning

Join us for a new edition of this annual event, as we recognize the impact that cancer has on our campus and throughout the community.  

Click here for more information on how you can get involved.

Kara Weber

February 27, 2017, 7:00 PM
Tucker Student Center
IMPACT Center Tenet: Social Entrepreneurship

Founding Partner of Brilliant Ventures, Mrs. Weber is a creative leader in providing capital for women and empowering them in the business world through social innovation and ethical funding.

Read more about Ms. Weber and her presentation to the campus.


Collage for the Moment: Panel Discussion on Diversity and Community

March 6, 2017, 7:00 PM
Tucker Student Center
IMPACT Center Tenet: Ethical Reflection

University and local leaders come together to answer questions, interact, and encourage students to confront issues in order to build greater community.  This panel will challenge students to greater reflection and self-awareness.


Shane Claiborne: "The Simple Practice of Jesus"

April 10, 2017
Tucker Student Center
IMPACT Center Tenet: Creation Care

Shane Claiborne is founder of The Simple Way.  He will share how Christians can make a major social and economic impact by adopting the basic, fundamental example of Jesus.

Earth Week

April 17-21, 2017
IMPACT Center Tenet: Creation Care

We follow up on last year's event by emphasizing the renewal of Gardner-Webb's commitment to become a leader in creation care and sustainability.

Dr. Tom LeGrand, Director of the IMPACT Center, will speak in Dimensions on April 18, and our Earth Fair will take place on the quad (weather permitting) on April 20 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM.