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Grand Opening & Dedication of Campbell University Convocation Center


The 106,000 sq. ft. John W. Pope, Jr. Convocation Center features administrative offices, locker rooms and strength conditioning facilities for the men's and women's Fighting Camels basketball teams, volleyball team and wrestling team. The facility also includes lab and classroom space for the Exercise Science program, video production areas and the Campbell Sports Hall of Fame. Student athletes will be able to take advantage of the 7,232 sq. ft. McCall Practice Gym.

One of the highlights of the new building is the Gilbert Craig Gore Arena. The 15,360 sq. ft. arena offers seating for 3,782 for athletic events with additional seats for special concerts, graduation activities and other community and regional events. There are four concession stands and designated seating for season-ticket holders.

The structure also includes the R.P. Holding, Sr. Student Fitness Center. The 5,944 sq. ft. center offers state-of-the-art equipment and exercise stations, including an indoor rock-climbing wall, and fully equipped men's and women's locker room.

The John W Pope, Jr. Convocation Center was designed by Little Diversified Architectural Consulting of Durham, NC and constructed by T.A. Loving Company Construction Services of Goldsboro, NC.

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