Archive for July, 2013

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‘Zombies’ Invade Campus for Inaugural Digital Film Production Camp

July 26, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

The zombie pop-culture phenomenon has risen from the dead in recent years with the popularity of films, books, video games and TV shows featuring undead or apocalyptic themes. The GCU camp attracted nearly 70 middle school and high school students.

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GCU Statement: Investment-Based Education Model Has Value For GCU Students, Families

July 19, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

Grand Canyon University President and CEO Brian Mueller issued the following statement in response to most recent discussion concerning GCU as a Division I member and its status as an investment-based education model.

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GCU Statement Regarding CBS Report, Pac-12 Concerns

July 18, 2013 / by / 4 Comments

In light of the recent CBSSports.com report in which Pac-12 CEO’s have questioned the admittance of for-profit schools to NCAA Division I athletics, Grand Canyon University President and CEO Brian Mueller has issued the following statement:

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Brother’s Death in Yarnell Fire Shakes Staffer’s Family, Strengthens Faith

July 17, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

GCU enrollment counselor Carmen Whitted lost her younger brother in the Yarnell Hill firefighting tragedy. Clayton Whitted, a 28-year-old devout Christian, was among the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in the line of duty.

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Antelope Intros: Ted Coe, Kaitlyn Nelson and Bill Packer

July 10, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we bring you an assistant dean who once had the softest diaper in an Ivory Snow commercial, another member of the Nelson family who is one minute older than her twin brother (also a GCU employee), and a database administrator who builds bicycle frames and likes to sail to Catalina Island.

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University’s New Dean of College of Theology Brings a Heart for Art

July 03, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Jason Hiles has a degree in fine arts from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and his doctoral dissertation focused on the use of visual images in the church.

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United Way Fire Relief Effort to Benefit Town, Firefighter Families

July 02, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

GCU employees are encouraged to donate to a relief fund established by the United Way of Yavapai County that will benefit individuals and families impacted by the devastating Yarnell Hill Fire, which claimed the lives of 19 firefighters from the Granite Mountain Hotshots.

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GCU Officially Becomes Member of Western Athletic Conference

July 01, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University and five other universities officially became members of the Western Athletic Conference today — just another step in the Antelopes’ transition to NCAA Division I athletics.

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