Archive for August, 2012

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Enrollment Counselor to Finally Meet African Teen She Has Sponsored

August 31, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Jen Tagler’s monthly financial support has helped with the girl’s education and her participation in community programs in Uganda. “It’s truly an investment in a child, a family and a community,” she says of her commitment over the past 10 years.

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Slideshow: Students Gotta Have Their ‘Favorites From Home’

August 30, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Photographer Darryl Webb saw last week’s Move-In as the perfect time to shoot students with the things they can’t do without while living on campus.

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Encore! GCU Athletics Ready to Defend Learfield Cup

August 29, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Women’s soccer is first out of the gate as GCU looks to defend its Learfield title, which had been won by Grand Valley State University (Mich.) the previous eight years. The other Antelope fall sports teams also open this weekend, with men’s soccer and women’s volleyball playing at home.

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Slideshow: Root Beer Kegger

August 28, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Students got to party on the Quad and learned something at the same time about the dangers of alcohol during Monday night’s annual Root Beer Kegger put on by Student Life.

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Thousand Foot Krutch Opens Thunderground With a Sonic Crunch

August 27, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

With songs featuring fist-in-the-air choruses and hyperkinetic front man Trevor McNevan pumping up the crowd as the best showmen do, Thousand Foot Krutch is as good as it gets for college rock fans.

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Day 2 Move-In Blog: Cheers to Thatcher, Volunteers for Efforts

August 24, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Purple wigs, hundreds of volunteers, and lots and lots of students. The excitement that is Move-In continued Friday as new students began moving into GCU’s newest residence halls — Sedona and Camelback. GCU Today was on the scene with a live blog that was updated throughout the day with stories, anecdotes, photos and introductions to some of our new students.

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Welcome, New Students! Live Blog From Move-In Day 1

August 23, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The excitement that is Move-In descended on campus Thursday as new students began moving into their residence halls. GCU Today is on the scene with a live blog that will be updated throughout the day with stories, anecdotes, photos and introductions to some of our new students.

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Resident Director Profiles: Get to Know GCU’s Dorm Bosses

August 23, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU Today conducted Q&As with the RDs to get a sense of what motivates them to serve students, to learn what they do for fun, and to understand what makes GCU dorm life unique.

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Thousand Foot Krutch to Kick Off New Concert Series on Campus

August 22, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The Thunderground concept came from interest in developing a Christian-flavored nightclub that would generate buzz among students and with the music industry in Nashville, where GCU has developed relationships to bring major Christian acts to campus.

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New Executive Chef Brings Simple, Fresh Approach to GCU Food Services

August 21, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

GCU has a brand-new dining experience awaiting students, faculty and staff in the renovated Student Union. It also has a new executive chef in Bob Spaziani, who got his degree in hotel-restaurant management from the University of New Haven (Conn.) and continued his education at the Culinary Institute of America, becoming an executive chef in 1995.

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