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, 18 Aug 2015
This past year was one of the strongest ever in the Department of Institutional Advancement. Continue »
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
The 2014-15 academic year at Campbell University was historical not only in terms of enrollment, growth, and leadership transitions; Campbell also received a record number of gifts from alumni and friends. Continue »
Tue, 03 Feb 2015
I believe Dr. J.A. Campbell would be proud and amazed at how far Campbell University has come since 1887. Continue »