The arena housed by the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center is named in memory of Gilbert Craig Gore, late son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gore of Sunset Beach, NC. Mr. Ed Gore is a 1952 graduate of Campbell College.
The arena serves not only as a sports venue but also as a gathering place for community concerts and events. In addition to the Gilbert Craig Gore Arena, the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center features a Sports Hall of Fame Lobby, the Ed Gore Family Hospitality Suite, a student fitness center, classrooms for the Exercise Science Department, a practice court, wrestling practice room, offices and locker rooms for basketball, volleyball, and wrestling.
The concourse around the arena houses public amenities, a first-aid station, a sound room, and four full-service concessions.
Tue, 03 Feb 2015
Tue, 27 Jan 2015
As part of our inaugural Founders Week, we’re holding our first #CampbellDay on Wednesday, Feb. 4. We’re asking students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to join us on #CampbellDay in a collective effort to show pride for our university and to celebrate its founding and accomplishments. Continue »
Fri, 23 Jan 2015
As I sit down to draft my first blog entry of 2015, I can’t help but think that Campbell had a remarkable 2014! Thanks to dedicated alumni and friends, Campbell continues to fulfill its mission to prepare our students to lead purposeful and meaningful lives of Christian service. Continue »