At Gardner-Webb University, the Honors Program is about far more than grades. It’s open-minded servant leadership. It’s courageous and creative academic inquiry. It’s a community of those who strive for the highest standards of social, spiritual, civic, and intellectual achievements.
Our comprehensive Honors Program nurtures academically qualified students in all majors. The program emphasizes Honors classes, leadership through co-curricular and academic activities and accomplishments, preparation for graduate school, and special activities.
As part of the Honors Program, you will receive recognition during commencement exercises if you complete a minimum of 27 semester hours of Honors courses and receive the recommendation of the Honors faculty prior to graduating.
The mission of the Gardner-Webb University Honors Program is to nurture academically qualified students in all majors by providing a program of enriched learning experiences in courses taught by an Honors faculty and to instill community pride in its members by encouraging students to become active in service-based projects.
The Honors Program seeks to provide academically qualified students of all majors with enriched learning opportunities and classes taught by Honors faculty in an engaging manner.
The Honors Program holds its students to high standards, encourages them to become leaders academically and socially, and urges them to actively engage in service to the community and the University. It strives to see students grow academically, culturally, spiritually, and socially.
To achieve this purpose, the GWU Honors Program seeks to provide and encourage opportunities for:
At Gardner-Webb, an Honors student can come from any background, study any major, and achieve remarkable things. But, there’s a certain type of person that thrives as part of this program:
To join the Gardner-Webb University Honors Program, applicants must:
Associate Dean of University HonorsProfessor of Biology
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