Alderson Broaddus Homecoming Events Slated for October 

Alderson Broaddus University is humming with anticipation ahead of AB’s annual Homecoming celebration October 9-13.  In a few short weeks, AB will be hosting a variety of events including the Dr. Robert V. Digman Lecture Series, the annual Alumni Awards Banquet, and much more for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of Alderson Broaddus.

Each year, AB invites members of the Battler community for a weekend of celebration featuring renowned alumni and honored friends of AB.

For a complete list of events and online registration information, visit our website

About Alderson Broaddus University

Alderson Broaddus (AB) University is an independent institution of higher learning, committed to serving the region as an academic, cultural, and religious resource, with programs based on a liberal arts foundation.

The mission of AB is to provide students with the highest quality education, striving to prepare students to succeed in their chosen disciplines and to fulfill their roles in a diverse society as well-rounded and responsible citizens.

Since its founding in 1871, AB has been a leader and innovator in higher education, with accolades in the health and natural sciences. The University stands out as one of the most innovative health education providers in Appalachia, pioneering the nation’s first baccalaureate Physician Assistant program of its kind in 1968, the first post-baccalaureate Physician Assistant Master’s degree program in 1990, and West Virginia’s first four-year Nursing program in 1945.

AB is located on a historic hilltop in Barbour County in Philippi, West Virginia. The University is rooted in historic and continuing relationships with the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. and the West Virginia Baptist Convention.

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