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    Garland Allen

    Professor Emeritus of History Dr. Garland Allen (1922-2014) was born in Tuckerman, Ark., as the middle child to Roy and Evelyn Rich Allen. His parents only had the opportunity to receive an eighth-grade formal education. Roy Allen was a self-taught farmer and veterinarian by profession. He researched and studied through numerous books of animal science […]

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    Sheryl “Sheri” Ann Dawson Adams

    Professor Emerita of Theology and Church History Dr. Sheryl “Sheri” Ann Dawson Adams was born July 2, 1947, in Baton Rouge, La., but grew up in her father’s hometown of Jackson, La. It was a small town, where she and her three brothers would play outside, and Sheri spent many hours with her friends riding […]

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    James Blaine Davis

    First President, 1928-1930 On Sept. 3, 1928, Boiling Springs Junior College opened for its first session. Prior to this time, it existed only as a high school. Rev. James Blaine Davis, a graduate of Mars Hill College, Wake Forest College, the University of North Carolina and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, had been elected as President. […]

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    Branch out: Go Worldwide at Gardner-Webb

    From Boiling Springs to Berlin College is about learning and experiencing new things. It’s also for branching out and leaving your comfort zone. But what exactly is a comfort zone? Your comfort zone is what’s familiar or feels safe to you. We totally get it, why would you want to leave somewhere you feel secure? […]

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    Putting Your Faith into Action

    From the classroom to the World Race To say that my life was changed would be an understatement. Shelby Robinson ’17 Going to school at Gardner-Webb has always been about more than going to class, getting a degree, and entering your profession. That’s important, but it’s also about growing in your faith through life-changing experiences.  […]

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