Archive for April, 2014

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Positive coaching has big-name support

April 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A Positive Coaching Alliance workshop for local high school coaches and athetes drew a surprise visitor — Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek.

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Job prospects brighten for GCU graduates

April 29, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

With news from a national association that nearly 9 percent more college graduates will be hired this year compared to 2013, GCU students are finding jobs inside and outside the University.

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‘Parking heroes’ rewarded for their service

April 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Parking Hero challenge ended Friday with the award of 10 prizes to 10 employees who parked at the 27th Avenue Office Center and shuttled back and forth to the main campus to free up spaces for students in the final three weeks of school. Cindy Seminoff was one of two iPad winners, and we couldn’t be happier for her. Her young son’s iPad recently was stolen, and his birthday is this week. (We wanted the Kindle Fire anyway.)

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Donations runneth over during GCU dorm move-out

April 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Goodwill of Central Arizona was on campus during move-out to collect dozens of bins of goods to raise funds for no-cost job training for underprivileged residents. For some students, fitting their belongings in their car was quite a challenge.

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Antelope Intros: Alan Boelter, Lorri Babcock and Chris Gay

April 25, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we feature a student conduct coordinator who is a foster parent, an accounts payable specialist who enjoys sidearm target shooting, and a regional admissions representative who once grappled with a sumo wrestler … and almost won.

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Rooney’s speech is height of inspiration

April 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The story of Air Force Maj. Dan Rooney (ret.) provided plenty of inspiration for the commencement crowd.

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Slideshow: April 24 commencement, Veterans Coliseum

April 24, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Photo highlights from commencement for traditional students at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.

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Class of 2014 paints the Coliseum purple

April 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The aging facility near downtown Phoenix came back to life for GCU’s commencement, and inspirational stories from speakers and the Class of 2014 were everywhere.

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KBCOB incubator cooks up entrepreneurs

April 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The goal of the Canyon Challenge is to turn out student entrepreneurs, and this year’s finalists appear to be up to the task.

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Success stories from the Class of 2014

April 24, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Short profiles of some of the notable graduates from GCU’s Class of 2014.

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