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An award-winning author with ties to Gardner-Webb University and Boiling Springs, N.C., is being honored for demonstrating exceptional creative ability in the arts. Poet, novelist, and Gardner-Webb University alumnus Ron Rash has been named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2017. Guggenheim Fellowships are grants awarded to selected individuals with the purpose of providing Fellows with blocks of time in which they can work with as much creative freedom as possible.
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Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb University Alumnus Named Recipient of Prestigious Grant" (2017). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 641.