Archive for May, 2013

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NBA Finds Synergy From an Unlikely Source: Grand Canyon Title Team

May 28, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Garrick Barr and Scott Mossman, assistant coaches for the Antelopes’ 1988 NAIA championship team, have been foundational to the success of a Web-based scouting system used by professional and college teams worldwide.

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Baseball’s Resurgence Under Stankiewicz Built on Pitching, Defense

May 24, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

How did the Antelope baseball program get back to being this good, this fast? Two words: Andy Stankiewicz. And the two words he brought with him: “pitching” and “defense.”

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Antelope Intros: Marette Hahn, Vic Harrel and Kylee Perry

May 24, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we bring you a seemingly timid enrollment counselor who’s actually an adrenaline junkie, a retired Air Force veteran who has worked in more countries than states, and a volleyball enthusiast who also has a newfound green thumb.

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CWS Notes: GCU Well-Armed for Trip to College World Series

May 23, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Resilient pitchers, playoff beards and 3:30 a.m.road trips — it’s all part of the playoff atmosphere as the Antelopes get set to compete in the NCAA Division II College World Series.

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Staffers Humbled by Annual Visit to State Veteran Home

May 22, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

University staffers made their annual Memorial Day visit to a Phoenix assisted-care center to let dozens of veterans know they have not been forgotten for their service to the country.

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Wagner Is Unlikeliest of Heroes for CWS-Bound GCU Baseball Team

May 22, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Charles Wagner went from being a little-used backup infielder hitting .067 to Most Valuable Player of the West Regional. As Coach Andy Stankiewicz says, “It doesn’t get any better than that.”

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Summer Classes Serve a Number of Purposes for GCU Students

May 15, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

As the University grows, so does summer school, and this year’s enrollment increased 67 percent over the summer of 2012. Financial incentives for taking summer classes are significant.

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GCU Named Business of the Year, ‘Economic Driver’ by Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

May 15, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

The University has been named the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Business of the Year for large companies in the Valley, in addition to earning an “Economic Driver” award.

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Antelope Intros: Heather Banks and Jessie Sanchez

May 14, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we feature an enrollment counselor who once trained for the 1996 Olympics, a former paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division who loves karaoke, and a makeup artist who is passionate about sports and loves the Lakers (don’t judge!).

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GCU Staffer Cycling More Than 2,700 Miles in Transcontinental Odyssey

May 10, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

Brian McGuire is cycling from California to Georgia in the Pacific Atlantic Cycling Tour Elite Transcontinental, an event that will challenge him and other cyclists to pedal across the country in 17 days.

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