Archive for July, 2011

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Orientation Central: Meet Sarah Ashley, Student Activities Coordinator

July 29, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Meet Sarah Ashley! You know all those events you plan on attending on campus…well, there’s a really good chance Sarah had something to do with it! Whether it’s Java Jam or just a random girls’ hang out in the office, Sarah is the party-planning, event-loving gal you’ll want to know to stay involved. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=http://youtu.be/XJl7cSIm1vk

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Orientation Central: Meet John-Paul Reiger, Student Development Director

July 29, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Meet John-Paul Reiger one of the friendly faces on campus whose entire job is to make sure you’re successful and having fun. His door is always open. Be sure to get to know John-Paul. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=http://youtu.be/kQcgvDuCTuw

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Orientation Central: Meet Anthony Mann, ASGCU President

July 27, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Who’s your representative to the university administration, why it’s Anthony Mann! He and his leadership team with the Associated Students of Grand Canyon University help to voice the wants and needs of the students and keep campus life hopping by organizing events and intramurals. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=http://youtu.be/okHXrY7O3rM

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Orientation Central: Meet Prescott Hall 2nd Floor Guys

July 26, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

In college you learn a whole new vocabulary. Maybe even a whole new language. Learn the language these fun leaders are speaking in Prescott Hall 2nd Floor! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=http://youtu.be/5w13riwA05k

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GCU Delivers ‘Pray for Japan’ Funds to Food for the Hungry

July 22, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

Grand Canyon University Campus Pastor Tim Griffin and Community Outreach Manager Jose Moreno visited the Phoenix office of Food for the Hungry to present a check for $8,000 – funds raised by the “Pray for Japan” campaign.

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Rec Center Hosts Tryouts for Suns Dance Team

July 18, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

GCU was thrown into the NBA spotlight over the weekend as more than 150 dancers descended on the Student Recreation Center, each of them hoping to become a Phoenix Suns Dancer for the 2011-12 season. Because of its partnership with the Suns, GCU was approached about hosting the auditions in the new Arena, but the facility is more than a month from completion. The Rec Center was offered instead, and Kip Helt, the Suns’ vice president of game entertainment, couldn’t have been happier with the outcome.

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Orientation Central: Meet Henry Griffin, Public Safety

July 18, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Orientation Central introduces you to the faces and places around GCU you’ll want to know before school starts in the fall. Meet Henry Griffin, the head of Public Safety. He is here to keep everyone safe and keep your stuff safe too.

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Trip to Rwanda Spoke Universal Language of Music

July 15, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

A group of students from GCU, led by Campus Music Minister Gabe Salazar, heard the song in the hearts of African children on a recent 16-day trip to Rwanda that “had a significant impact on all of us,” Salazar says.

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Two for the Road: 5,000 Miles Down, 5,000 to Go

July 15, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Traveling the country in a van for GCU isn’t a bad way to spend the summer, as Spencer Fehrenbacher and Trevor Roberts are discovering while hitting some of the biggest festivals in Christian music. They’re at the halfway point, and this weekend they’ll be in Rapid City, S.D.

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New Baseball Coach Brings Science, Sport Together

July 14, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

There’s more to baseball than what meets the batter’s eye, and young students of the game had an opportunity during the week of the All-Star Game to learn from the GCU staff at the Arizona Science Center and on campus.

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