Archive for July, 2010

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Two Doctoral Students Met, Married at GCU

July 23, 2010 / by / 2 Comments

Little more than two years ago, she was a ninth-grade English teacher in suburban Philadelphia, shopping for a doctoral degree program. Today, she’s a 10th-grade English teacher in suburban Phoenix, enrolled in that program at GCU. The biggest difference for Jo Markette? That would be Nick Markette, her husband, whom she met in 2008 in the first cohort group of students pursuing doctoral degrees in organizational leadership.

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GCU Students Making a Difference at Boys & Girls Clubs

July 22, 2010 / by / 3 Comments

Andre Bell says working with kids is a little like the poetry he writes. It’s all about understanding his audience.

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Take a Live Virtual Tour of the GCU Library

July 19, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Join GCU for a live tour of the GCU Library! The GCU Librarians will teach you how to effectively search and utilize the various databases, about the various forms of resources available to you, and answer your questions! Register for a session now by clicking a date below: Wed, Jul 28, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Aug 11, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Aug 25, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Sep 1, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Sep 8, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Sep 15, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Sep 22, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Sep 29, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Oct 6, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Oct 13, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Oct 20, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Wed, Oct 27, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Once registered you will receive an email confirming your registration with information you need to join the Webinar. System Requirements PC-based attendees Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 Macintosh®-based […]

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Snowboarder Brings Positive Message to Campus

July 08, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU National Tribal Liaison Manager Sandra Hicks poses with professional snowboarder Lonnie Kauk. It seems crazy that a Californian would visit Phoenix in the dead of summer to talk to Native American basketball players about snowboarding. Or does it? In a sense, that unlikely scenario was a perfect fit for the optimistic, anything-is-possible message of 28-year-old Lonnie Kauk on Wednesday evening, July 7, at Antelope Gym on the GCU campus. The occasion was NABI Night, an event held in conjunction with the annual Native American Basketball Invitational in Phoenix. Kauk (pronounced COWK) is a professional snowboarder who looks the part with his stringy hair, backward cap and loose-fitting clothes. But those judging him by his gear and laid-back vibe are in for a surprise. “I put my heart and my Native spirit into all of this,” says Kauk, who is from Yosemite Valley, Calif., and is of Ahwahneechee descent. “I found something I love to do, and I’m very passionate about it. “If you’ve got Native blood and it’s pumping through you, you’ve got to be proud of that. That can take you places.” For Kauk, some of those places are spectacular and can be seen in snowboarding films featuring […]

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Career Services: A Partner in Student Success

July 08, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

By Nate Perry GCU Administrative Assistant Are you looking for a job?  Looking for a new way to network and promote yourself?  Confused about choosing a major? Career Services has the tools and resources to help you succeed.  From free business cards to career opportunities, its mission is to help you get connected and stay connected for a lifetime. Students can take advantage of opportunities to sharpen their job skills and earn some extra money through student-worker positions on campus.  Workers are hired on a short-term, temporary basis, usually by semester, and they work no more than 20 hours a week.  If you’re interested in a job opportunity or in learning more about the student-worker program, call Career Services or stop in at the Student Union office. To help with finding a job and networking, all GCU ground students are eligible to receive free business cards from Career Services.  Business cards help you connect with potential employers and associates.  Career Services also offers tips on networking etiquette and on how to effectively use your business cards. The staff leaders of Career Services are Jacqueline Smith and Dr. Mary Askew.  Between the two of them, they have more than 35 years […]

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GCU’s Anthony Mann Reps Arizona at Kentucky Conference

July 06, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

ASGCU President Anthony Mann attended the Student Congress Conference at the Henry Clay Center for Statesmenship. Here he shares his experience and ambitious future.

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GCU 2010-11 Instruction Schedule for Campus Students

July 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The following schedule is for the 2010-11 Academic Year for all GCU students attending on campus.

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