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.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016
Wed, 19 Oct 2016
We all know it's good manners to say thank you when someone gives you a gift. Likewise, Campbell University makes every effort to thank those who make gifts and donations to support our mission and our students. Thursday, October 20 marks our third annual "Thank A Giver" (TAG) Day. Continue »
Tue, 11 Oct 2016
October is the month of Halloween, Columbus Day, National Chocolate Day, and, my personal favorite, International Coffee Day. But October is also Health Literacy Month, which raises awareness of the importance of recognizing, understanding, and making decisions about one’s own personal health. At Campbell University, we are doing our part to raise those numbers Continue »