Kathryn Hamrick



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The Web Magazine focuses on alumni news and campus events from Gardner-Webb College; now Gardner-Webb University. This issue provides a schedule for homecoming as well as a short segment about the Special Olympics of '88. Gardner-Webb alumnus Bruce Bowers is featured for his accomplishments in journalism, the Parents' Association's work in setting up student funding is praised, and the new Honors program is announced. The Webb mentions several speakers who came to Gardner-Webb, including Wilma Dykeman, Rev. E. Leon Smith, and Kent Plemmons. Alumnus Ron Rash is also recognized in this issue for being a successful writer; Rash's work was featured in "some of America's most prestigious literary magazines". A few pages provide updates on the faculty/staff of GWC, followed by information concerning the numerous financial gifts GWC had received, and sports updates.

Publication Date

Spring 1988


Gardner-Webb University


Boiling Springs, NC


The Web Magazine, Gardner-Webb College, Boiling Springs, NC, Alumni News, Homecoming, Special Olympics, Bruce Bowers, Parents' Association, Parents' Day, Concerto Competition, Wilma Dykeman, Honors Program, Bearden Lecture, Ron Rash, Counselor Education, Faculty, Staff, Earl Scruggs, Gifts, Kent Plemmons, Travel, Sports

The Web Magazine 1988, Spring