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Thursday, February 10 2022

Dimensions: Juan Cherry

Event Location: Tucker Student Center, Stewart Hall Event Time: 9:25 AM - 10:00 AM

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Program

For over two decades, the University has designated the Tuesday program following the MLK holiday as a celebration of the Civil Rights leader. This year’s tribute also honors King’s legacy by introducing iBelong, a new mentoring initiative for minority males offered by the University’s Student Success Division. Guest speaker Juan Cherry is an alumnus and one of the mentors for the program.

Cherry’s message, “Is There Not A Cause?” reflects on King’s devotion to his dream for equality. “Dr. King was thrust into the forefront as a leader of the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 at the age of 26,” Cherry explained. “He found his cause. It was his life’s work. We must each find our cause.”

Cherry received his master’s in school counseling from Gardner-Webb and is a counselor at Shelby (N.C.) High School. He also serves as pastor of New Creation Christian Center, and he is the founder of Wired for Success Communications and Consulting.

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About Dimensions

As a full-time undergraduate student at GWU you’ll be required to attend 10 Dimensions programs a semester for four semesters (or until two credit hours have been fulfilled). Part-time students must earn a half-credit hour (one semester) for every 15 hours of credits earned until two credit hours have been fulfilled.

Dimensions is held on Tuesdays at 9:25am in Stewart Hall, Tucker Student Center unless otherwise noted.

Students enrolled in Dimensions swipe their ID cards upon entering the program. Current students enrolled in Tuesday Dimensions can check their attendance through the WebbConnect portal. Any questions or discrepancies should be discussed with Teresa Davis at (704) 406-4277, [email protected], or in Tucker Student Center 231.

Mask/face coverings will be required. Should you arrive at Dimensions without a face covering, we have a supply of masks that will be available at the table with the card scanners at the entrance to Stewart Hall.

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