Dimensions Schedule

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


August 27 – Fall Academic Convocation

William Downs, presiding
(Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center)

August 29 – President’s Address

William Downs, president of Gardner-Webb University, will address the student body.

September 3 – Kaleb White

Kaleb is the Director of Fuse, the Student Ministry at NewSpring Church, in Anderson, SC. He loves Church and how God uses people to make the world a better place. Visit Kaleb's White's website.

September 10 – Hubert Davis

Former Tar Heel guard and 12-year NBA veteran Hubert Davis is a member of the UNC Basketball coaching staff. Prior to joining the UNC staff in 2012, Coach Davis worked for seven years with ESPN as a highly-regarded college basketball analyst and co-host of the College GameDay program.

September 12 - Constitution Convocation, Student Government Association Introductions

September 17 – Missions Emphasis and Introduction to Campus Ministries United (CMU)

Share in the experience of GWU students and faculty/staff leaders who participated in mission trips sponsored by the Office of Christian Life and Service during the 2018-19 academic year and learn about upcoming mission trips.

September 24 – Jeff Raker

Jeff Raker has been coaching leaders for over 25 years. With a passion for helping people discover & develop their purpose in life, Jeff uses the Sherpa Process to help people take the lid off of their lives in order to lead at a new level. Visit the LevelUp website.

October 1 – David Chadwick

Dr. David Chadwick graduated from UNC Chapel Hill where he played basketball and was a member of a NCAA Final Four Basketball Team. David is the Senior Pastor of Moments of Hope Church in Charlotte.

October 8 – Frank Shelton

Frank is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University who worked 17 years in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill in various capacities. Currently, he is an evangelist and encourager, sharing humor, celebrity impressions, and powerful parables that exalt Christ and encourage Christians. Visit Frank Shelton's website.

October 15 – Chris Dew

AOD Emphasis

Chris Dew was trapped in drug abuse to escape the pain of a speech impediment. Then God set him free. The speech impediment with which he had struggled his whole life began to give way to a boldness to share the truth about Jesus. Visit Chris Dew's website.

October 29 – Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor serves as the Director of UK-USA Ministries and Tees Valley Youth for Christ. He also serves as the lead pastor of The Vine Church Teesside. Prior to living and serving in England, Mike was a youth pastor in the United States for 31 years.

November 5 – Mark Wakefield

Mark Wakefield grew up as the son of missionary parents, living most of his childhood in central Mexico. Since 1999, Mark has served the Lord in Western Guatemala and in 2000, he founded Zona Juvenil Ministries (Youth Zone), an organization focused on providing support, education, and motivation for unchurched and unbelieving young people.

November 12 – Holly Myers

Holly is the founder of Unbound Ministry and serves the Kingdom in many capacities born from a burden of her own life experiences. Holly was led down a long path of pain and destruction through her struggles with self-image, food addiction, and understanding who she was in Christ.

November 19 – Terry Casino

Dr. Terry Casino is professor of missiology in the School of Divinity at Gardner-Webb University.

November 26 – Jackie Leach

University Thanksgiving Service

Jackie Leach serves as the director of diversity and intercultural initiatives at Gardner-Webb University.

December 3 – Jennifer Buckner

University Advent Service

Jennifer Buckner is associate professor of English and English Department Chair at Gardner-Webb University.


Additional Programs for Dimensions Credit

  • September 9
    Becoming the Person You Want to Marry: A Relationship Talk with Clayton and Sharie King
    7 p.m. | Tucker Student Center

  • September 30
    Love Your Neighbor: Leaving a Legacy for Those That Have Sacrificed and Invested in You - Chris Singleton
    7 p.m. | LYCC

  • October 1
    Without Limits Disability Employment Awareness Month Panel Discussion
    7 p.m. | Tucker Student Center

  • November 4
    Poverty Simulation
    3 p.m. | Tucker Student Center