Archive for August, 2013

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Slideshow: Dodgeball Tournament at Antelope Gym

August 30, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Campus photographer Darryl Webb had his camera working — and managed to avoid getting hit.

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Looking Good: Big Season Ahead for GCU’s Ethington Theatre in 2013-14

August 28, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Assistant Dean Bill Symington of the College of Fine Arts and Production appears to have outdone himself with his scenic design for “Twelfth Night,” the Ethington Theatre Series opener. But that’s not all there is to look forward to.

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Slideshow From Last Weekend’s Ignite and Color Party

August 27, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Campus photographer Darryl Webb captured some of the best moments from Welcome Weekend at two events.

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Photos From Residence Life’s Recess Event on Aug. 26

August 27, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The nerd-themed event had numerous Steve Urkel look-alikes, as well as MoJo frozen yogurt, inflatable jousting matches, inflatable obstacle courses and Frisbee football.

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GCU frosh, and his puppet, start a parade from Redmond, Ore.

August 23, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

When Isaac Bryant decided Grand Canyon University was the right place to continue his education, he not only brought along some of his friends from Redmond, Ore., but a furry companion, too.

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Move-In Day 2: ‘Together, there is no limit to what we can do’

August 23, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

An uplifting, 45-minute convocation in GCU Arena late Friday afternoon included a short set by the Chapel band and remarks from GCU administrators Brian Mueller and Tim Griffin and student-body president Suji Shin.

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Slideshow: Day 2 of Move-In Brings More Revelry

August 23, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The revelry and festivity of Move-In at Grand Canyon University continued Friday as 1,300 more new students moved into five residence halls on campus with the help of 1,600 of their closest friends (that’s the number of volunteers who make this happen). A total of 4,000 new students, including a record freshman class of 3,000, have joined GCU this year — bringing total enrollment to a record 8,500.

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Slideshow: The Smiles (and ‘Lopes Up) From Move-In

August 22, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Campus photographer Darryl Webb was on the scene for the first day of GCU’s friendly fall ritual.

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Move-In Day 1 at GCU: Are we ready? Then let’s get after it!

August 22, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

With more than 1,600 volunteers at the ready, Move-In began Thursday for the largest freshman class in GCU history. Chaparral and Canyon halls were the first to receive students, and our blog has all the details on how the day went.

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All hands on deck as record number of students ‘Move-In’ to residence halls

August 21, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University expects to host a record number of freshmen during Move-In events Thursday and Friday. Nearly 8,500 students are expected on the Phoenix ground campus this fall.

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