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About the Bulldog Nation podcasts

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Here, you will find shows exploring the many aspects of Bulldog Nation. GW students, faculty, staff, alumni and community are thinkers, doers, and world-changers, seeking to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and inspired to make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of those around them. Our guests offer a landscape of diverse thought and engaging discussions covering a wide-range of topics impacting our world at home and around the globe.  

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Latest Bulldog Dialogue: Episode 19

On this episode of Bulldog Dialogue, we welcome Dr. Josh Parrott. Josh was named as the vice president and university chaplain for Christian Life and Service for Gardner-Webb University in February.

The Christian life of the University has been a priority for Gardner-Webb since it was founded in 1905, and that continues today.

Josh is a GWU alumnus and has 21 years of combined experience in the Church and in higher education. Today he shares his journey back to GWU and offers a glimpse of the services and programs offered by this essential office.

We’ll also explore some Gardner-Webb news and social happenings. Bulldog Dialogue is hosted by Gardner-Webb President Dr. William Downs.

Latest Dawg Tracks: Episode 11

Tim Craft has helmed Runnin’ Bulldogs Men’s Basketball for 11 years. On this episode of Dawg Tracks he reflects on his time in Boiling Springs, offers a day in the life of coaching, shares notes on where to find joy in life, weighs in on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and much more.

 This episode of Dawg Tracks is hosted by Phil Constantino. Constantino is Assistant Athletic Director for Broadcasting & Strategic Communication for ⁠@GWUSports⁠ and calls play-by-play for GWU athletics.

Latest Webbchat: Episode 17

Balsam Range, winner of 13 awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)—including Entertainer of the Year—will headline the second concert in Brinkley Amphitheater at Gardner-Webb University. Special guest, Fireside Collective, will open the event on Nov. 18.

Doors open at 4 p.m. and the program starts at 5 p.m. General admission tickets are available now.

Today on Webbchat Richard McDevitt and Noel T. Manning II spend time with Tim Surrett of Balsam Range. Surrett shares his influences, the genesis of the band, and why Bluegrass Music continues to resonate with audiences.

The Boiling Springs Tourism Development Authority is a sponsor for this event, and WNCW is a media sponsor. Tickets are available at Gardner-Webb.edu.

Latest Dean’s List: Episode 4

On episode 4 of the Dean’s List, we will spotlight the work students and staff are doing in the area of Residence Life at Gardner-Webb University. We’re joined today by five students (Holly Clark, Corey Dragun, James Fleckenstein, Micah Moulder and Maryevelyn Murray) who are resident advisors. We also welcome Director of Housing and Residence Education Shelbilyn Boelsche; she offers tips, reminders, and approaches to engaging and participating in the on-campus experience at GWU.

The Dean’s List is hosted by Lesley Villarose, vice president for Student Development and dean of students at GWU.