Archive for April, 2013

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College of Theology’s Beloved ‘Grandpa’ Retiring After 31 Years at GCU

April 30, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

He’s described by students and colleagues as a “Christian gentleman,” a “kind, caring soul” and even “Grandpa.” After 31 years, Dr. Clark Youngblood is retiring from Grand Canyon University.

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Spring Dance Concert Embodies Emotion Through Movement

April 29, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

“Twinge” spring dance concert puts the spotlight on talent, storytelling dexterity of GCU’s dance department.

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Slideshow: ‘Twinge’ Spring Dance Concert

April 29, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Ethington Theatre’s “Twinge” spring dance concert concluded this weekend with shows Friday and Saturday at Ethington Theatre. Campus photographer Darryl Webb captured the elegant display that demonstrated how we respond kinesthetically to emotion.

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Class of 2013: Math Teacher Patricia Greenough Lets Nothing Get In Her Way

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Patricia Greenough, 23, overcame personal learning disabilities to graduate with a master’s in special education from Grand Canyon University.

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Class of 2013: Christian Studies Major Jesi Smith Embodies School Pride

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jesi Smith’s relentlessly positive attitude and work ethic set the tone for Grand Canyon University’s cheer team for four years, and her coach says she will be missed.

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Class of 2013: Transfer Bina Neuwirth Finds a Home in Theatre Program

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Bina Neuwirth overcame stage fright and anxieties about life on a Christian campus to enjoy her three years at Grand Canyon University.

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Class of 2013: Business Grad Turns Online Job-Search Idea Into Fledgling Company

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University Ken Blanchard College of Business graduate Humberto Valle hopes his company, OppenUp, leads to business opportunities for job-seekers like him.

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Class of 2013: Doctoral Learner Develops LitAssist, a New Software Tool

April 26, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

As an online doctoral learner with a rich information technology background, Tim Anderson fit right in at Grand Canyon University. The Minnesota resident earned his doctorate in organizational leadership.

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Class of 2013: Online Student Overcomes Setbacks to Earn Master’s in Counseling

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Denise Devine, 51, is making the trek to Grand Canyon University from her Massachusetts hometown to accept her master’s degree in professional counseling. She earned a 4.0 GPA in her online program.

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Going for the Record: New Life Singers Enter Studio to Make Worship CD

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s New Life Singers vocal ensemble has a CD coming out later this summer.

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