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Motto Ad astra per aspera
(Latin for "To the stars through difficulties")
Established 1887
Type Private university
President Jerry M. Wallace
Students 10,471 (total), 6,982 (main campus)
Location Buies Creek, North Carolina, United States
Campus Rural, 850 acre main campus
Sports NCAA Division I, A-Sun Conference
Nickname Fighting Camels
Mascot Gaylord the Camel
Affiliations Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
Website www.campbell.edu

Campbell University is a university in Buies Creek, North Carolina, US. Campbell is a coeducational, church-related (Baptist) university, and has an approximately equal number of male and female students. The school, which is affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, consciously promotes the awareness and application of Christian principles. It is a university of the liberal arts and sciences; offering both theory and vocational education. It also hosts several professional schools. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Buies Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Sign in a rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China An artists rendering of an aerial view of the Maryland countryside: Jane Frank (Jane Schenthal Frank, 1918-1986), Aerial Series: Ploughed Fields, Maryland, 1974, acrylic and mixed materials on apertured double canvas, 52... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The Atlantic Sun Conference is a college athletic conference which operates primarily on the east coast of the United States. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... The Campbell University Fighting Camels is the nickname of the 18 teams that compete at the Division I level of the NCAA. // Old Campbell athletic logo The Fighting Camels are full members of the Atlantic Sun Conference. ... Image File history File links C_Camel_No_Fill. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP, a... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Buies Creek is a census-designated place located in Harnett County, North Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      Baptist is a term describing individuals belonging... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ...

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History

Campbell University was founded as a community school on January 5, 1887 called Buies Creek Academy. It was founded by North Carolina preacher James Archibald Campbell, who believed that no student should be denied admission because of lack of funds. It started with 21 students. January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... James Archibald Campbell (January 13, 1862 - March 18, 1934) founded Campbell University (originally Buies Creek Academy) in Buies Creek, North Carolina in 1887. ...


In 1926, the school attained junior college status and changed its name from Buies Creek Academy to Campbell Junior College. In 1961, Campbell became a senior college. The name was changed to Campbell University on June 6, 1979. 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... For the Indian grade 11 and 12 schools, see Junior College A junior college is a two-year post-secondary school whose main purpose is to provide a method of obtaining academic, vocational and professional education. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ...


Graduate programs were begun in 1977 with the Master of Education degree. The Master of Business Administration degree was added in 1978 and the Master of Science in Government was established in 1982. Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... The Master of Education (M.Ed or M.A.E.) is a degree conferred by American institutions for educators moving on in their field. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a masters degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. ... -1...


The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law was founded in 1976, and the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business was begun in 1983. The Schools of Pharmacy and Education were established in 1985. The Divinity School was established in 1995. The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law is an American law school founded in 1976 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Campbell University Divinity School, founded in 1995 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, is one of six schools that comprise Campbell University. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...


Campus

Kivett Hall in Spring
Kivett Hall in Spring

Located in the Sandhills of southeastern North Carolina, the University is nestled in the small unincorporated village of Buies Creek near the Cape Fear River. The Buies Creek census-designated place population was only 2,215 in the 2000 census and the surrounding area remains rural. However, Buies Creek is approximately 33 miles south of Raleigh, the state capital and North Carolina's second-largest city, and approximately 33 miles north of Fayetteville, North Carolina's sixth-largest city. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A hiking trail snakes through Weymouth Woods in the sandhills region of North Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Buies Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. ... The Cape Fear River, shown highlighted, with its tributaries The Cape Fear River is a 202 mi (325 km) long river in east central North Carolina in the United States. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... In 2000, censuses were conducted in United States: The 22nd federal United States 2000 Census Costa Rica: The 9th Costa Rican Census of population. ... Nickname: Motto: You Can See the Whole State from Here Map of Wake County, North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Wake County i Founded 1792 Government  - Mayor Charles Meeker (D) Area  - City  134. ... Cross Creek Linear Park Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County, North Carolina. ...


The center of campus is Academic Circle, which fronts Leslie Campbell Avenue to the south. Academic Circle is a grass throughfare, laced with sidewalks and magnolia trees that is surrounded on the south by dormitories Layton Hall (1923), Kitchen Hall (1955), and Baldwin Hall (1958) and along the north by the Frederick L. Taylor Hall of Religion (1973) (School of Divinity), D. Rich Memorial Building (1923), Kivett Hall (1903) (School of Law), Wiggins Hall (1993) (School of Law), and Britt Hall (1947) (Campus bookstore).


North of Academic Circle the buildings flank the newly developed Fellowship Commons, a series of brick sidewalks and gathering places that connect the campus from the west on T.T. Lanier Street to the east on Main Street. In this part of campus are Marshbanks Dining Hall (1934), Leslie H. Campbell Hall of Science (1961), J.P. Riddle Pharmacy Center (1991), New Pharmacy Building (2007), Pearson Hall (1915), Carrie Rich Memorial Library (1925), Carter Gymnasium (1952) and James A. Campbell Administration Building (1961). Carter Gymnasium is a 947-seat multi-purpose arena in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ...


Beyond Fellowship Commons lies the north campus which contains several residence halls along with the Taylor Bott Rogers Fine Arts Center (1984) and the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business (1999). East of Main Street are more of Campbell's athletic facilities including, Taylor Field (baseball), Johnson Memorial Natatorium (swimming), and the construction site of the John W. Pope, Jr. Convocation Center as well as the Buies Creek post office. Taylor Field is a baseball stadium in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ... The John W. Pope, Jr. ... Buies Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. ... Small-town post office and town hall in Lockhart, Alabama A post office is a facility (in most countries, a government one) where the public can purchase postage stamps for mailing correspondence or merchandise, and also drop off or pick up packages or other special-delivery items. ...


South of Leslie Campbell Avenue are more residence halls, including the new student apartments in Barker Hall (2005). South of U.S. Highway 421 are athletic fields and the site of the future Campbell Football Stadium. U.S. Highway 421 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... Campbell Football Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Buies Creek, North Carolina currently under construction. ...


Future plans call for further renovations to Academic Circle including the new Butler Chapel and bell tower.[1]


Academics

Campbell offers over 100 tracks and concentrations; master’s programs in business, education, pharmaceutical science, clinical research and divinity; and professional programs in law and pharmacy. The University also makes study abroad and other special programs available. The Campbell University Divinity School, founded in 1995 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, is one of six schools that comprise Campbell University. ... The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law is an American law school founded in 1976 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ...

The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law is an American law school founded in 1976 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ... The Campbell University Divinity School, founded in 1995 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, is one of six schools that comprise Campbell University. ...

Student organizations

  • The Campbell Times is the student newspaper at the University, and is published weekly during the academic year and has a circulation of 2,000[2]
  • WCCE is a FM radio station broadcasting on frequency 90.1 owned by the University. WCCE's 3,000 watt signal covers all of Harnett County, North Carolina, as well as some neighbouring areas. The station employs a Christian music format mixed with other religious programming.

A student newspaper is a newspaper run by students of a university, high school, or middle school. ... The abbreviations FM, Fm, and fm may refer to: Electrical engineering Frequency modulation (FM) and its most common applications: FM broadcasting, used primarily to broadcast music and speech at VHF frequencies FM synthesis, a sound-generation technique popularized by early digital synthesizers Science Femtometre (fm), an SI measure of length... Harnett County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...

Presidents

In over one hundred years of service, Campbell University has been served by only four presidents:

James Archibald Campbell (January 13, 1862 - March 18, 1934) founded Campbell University (originally Buies Creek Academy) in Buies Creek, North Carolina in 1887. ... Leslie Hartwell Campbell (April 3, 1892 - November 25, 1970) was the 2nd president of Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ... Norman Adrian Wiggins was the 3rd president of Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ...

Athletics

Campbell's athletic teams are nicknamed the Fighting Camels and compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Conference for most sports. The University fields 18 varisty men's and women's sports. The Campbell University Fighting Camels is the nickname of the 18 teams that compete at the Division I level of the NCAA. // Old Campbell athletic logo The Fighting Camels are full members of the Atlantic Sun Conference. ... The Campbell University Fighting Camels is the nickname of the 18 teams that compete at the Division I level of the NCAA. // Old Campbell athletic logo The Fighting Camels are full members of the Atlantic Sun Conference. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The Atlantic Sun Conference is a college athletic conference which operates primarily on the east coast of the United States. ...

Campbell Football Helmet
  • Women's sports
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Golf
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball

On April 7, 2006 a press conference was held to announce the return of football to Campbell University in 2008. Image File history File linksMetadata Campbell_Helmet. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Campbell_Helmet. ... College baseball is baseball as played on the intercollegiate level at institutions of higher education, predominantly in the United States. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. Game between Illinois State Redbirds & Ball State Cardinals, February 17, 2007 in an ESPN Bracketbuster contest. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. Game between Illinois State Redbirds & Ball State Cardinals, February 17, 2007 in an ESPN Bracketbuster contest. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ...


Notable alumni

Paul Green, 1941 For the musician depicted in the documentary Rock School, see Paul Green (musician) and for the Australian rugby league player, see Paul Green (rugby league). ... The Pulitzer Prize for Drama was first awarded in 1918. ... Gaylord Jackson Perry (born September 15, 1938 in Williamston, North Carolina) is a All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher and member of the United States Baseball Hall of Fame. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... 1960 Topps baseball card #324 James Evan Perry, Jr. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

See also

Schools

The Campbell University Divinity School, founded in 1995 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, is one of six schools that comprise Campbell University. ... The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law is an American law school founded in 1976 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ...

Athletics

Old Campbell athletic logo

Image File history File links Campbell. ... Image File history File links Campbell. ... The Campbell University Fighting Camels is the nickname of the 18 teams that compete at the Division I level of the NCAA. // Old Campbell athletic logo The Fighting Camels are full members of the Atlantic Sun Conference. ... The Atlantic Sun Conference is a college athletic conference which operates primarily on the east coast of the United States. ...

Sports facilities

Campbell Football Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Buies Creek, North Carolina currently under construction. ... Carter Gymnasium is a 947-seat multi-purpose arena in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ... The John W. Pope, Jr. ... Taylor Field is a baseball stadium in Buies Creek, North Carolina. ...

Notes

  1. ^ Butler Chapel plans
  2. ^ Park Library 2002 Circulation Statistics for NC Newspapers (accessed 13 March 2007)

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