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In celebration of Black History Month during February, Gardner-Webb University will introduce you to alumni who are making a difference in the world around them. Through their jobs and creative passions, these alumni are inspiring others to achieve their dreams.
After graduating from Gardner-Webb University in 2019 with a degree in exercise science, Tia Howell felt empowered to open her own business, Lift with Tia, in Gastonia, N.C. She incorporated everything she learned from the health and wellness topics in her major to the career readiness lessons provided by the GWU Center for Personal and Professional Development.
Boiling Springs, NC
COVID-19, Black History Month, alumni
Office of University Communications, "Alumna Opens Successful Fitness Training Business During Pandemic" (2021). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 2154.