Archive for June, 2012

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Involving Students in Campus Life Essential for Sarah Thatcher

June 29, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Move-in week is two months away, but letters and packets are being sent to students’ families as GCU prepares for the “organized chaos” expected on campus in the first couple weeks of the semester.

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Simulated ‘Crisis’ Averted During Medical Conference at GCU Arena

June 26, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Seizures, foaming at the mouth, rapid heart rates, drug overdoses… you name it, simulation mannequins can replicate it. And all of it was on display Monday at GCU Arena.

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Mission Trip to India Was Powerful, Humbling for GCU Students

June 25, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Jacob Page, GCU’s director of global missions, calls the challenging three-week trip the “most impactful” one he has ever led, admitting that it took the group way outside its comfort zone.

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Ticket Surge Seen as Good Trade by Russ Pennell

June 22, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

As a perk and incentive, GCU men’s basketball coach Russ Pennell offered to put on a free basketball clinic for kids whose parents purchased a season-ticket pckage for the upcoming season.

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‘Lopes Pass Is Ticket to Sweetheart Deal for Basketball Fans

June 22, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s new season-ticket package for basketball isn’t free, but it’s pretty darn close. The cost averages out to 66 cents per general-admission seat and includes free food and beverages at the tailgate party on the Quad outside the Arena before each game.

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Blanchard Shares ‘Great Leaders Grow’ Focus With Phoenix Chamber Crowd

June 21, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The expert on servant leadership touched on principles from his most recent book, which he co-authored with Chick-fil-A executive Mark Miller, saying that “effective leadership starts in your heart.”

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Slideshow: GCU Soccer Hosts Camp for Neighborhood

June 21, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Coaches and members of the GCU women’s soccer team hosted neighborhood children for a soccer camp on June 16. Children with roots in 17 different countries were represented.

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Golfer Jesse Mueller Hopes to Build on Strong Showing at U.S. Open

June 19, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

The oldest son of GCU’s CEO, Brian Mueller, played well on the big stage of last weekend’s tournament in San Francisco, finishing with a flourish, and has his sights set on qualifying for the PGA Tour.

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Philosophy Instructor Accepts Position at Moody Bible Institute

June 12, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Sanjay Merchant said GCU has helped develop him as a teacher. “The diversity of the student body keeps you on your toes,” he said. “GCU has given opportunity to (students from) different walks of life. The students here don’t think uniformly, and I mean that in a good way.”

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Slideshow From Hospital Premiere of ‘Day in Life of Firefighter’

June 08, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital had the opportunity to watch the 13-minute documentary produced by GCU film students and featuring firefighters from Fire Station 9 in Phoenix.

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