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, 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 »
Thu, 11 Dec 2014
Campbell University wishes you and your family a season full of joy, grace, and truth. Continue »
Wed, 10 Dec 2014
The Christmas season is upon us and a New Year is almost here. The faculty, staff, and students of Campbell University are grateful to alumni and friends who invest in this institution 365 days a year, but the holiday season is a time when we are particularly grateful. We could not be a world-class institution without the extraordinary investments and generosity of those who choose to give back. Continue »