Archive for July, 2014

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Nursing students cap summer course with health fairs

July 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Senior citizens in Scottsdale and Phoenix ate chicken quinoa lettuce wraps and dark chocolate, played brain games, learned ways to avoid or manage diabetes and hypertension and participate in other health-related activities during three health fairs organized and presented on Monday by GCU nursing students. The health fairs concluded the students’ summerlong community health course, in which they built relationships and provided care each week to residents of three communities.

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Chapel: Mueller has vision for ‘new’ GCU

July 29, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In the final Chapel service of the summer, President/CEO Brian Mueller talked passionately about his plan to create a “new” GCU that would be distinctive among U.S. universities.

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Antelope Intros: Darlene Menjivar and Nick Rathbone

July 25, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The common thread in this week’s edition of Antelope Intros in GCU Today is dancing. One of our featured employees is serious about salsa (is that an oxymoron?), and the other just likes to twirl around the floor at various Valley clubs.

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Baptisms, water fun highlight Saddleback’s visit

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

More than 860 high students from southern California’s Saddleback Church arrived on campus Sunday for a weeklong summer camp. Camps attractions included a sub-50 degree “Chill Zone,” a private concert by Christian artist Phil Wickham and a water park dubbed “Winter Waterland,” to keep campers cool temperatures reaching up to 115 degrees.

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A teacher gets a great lesson in Colombia

July 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Jim Mostofo, an assistant professor in the College of Education, went to Medellin, Colombia, in April and had the experience of a lifetime.

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Antelope Intros: Alena Lancour and Jimmy Bouse

July 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s edition of Antelope Intros, GCU Today features a talent acquisition coordinator who creates jewelry from fimo, and an enrollment counselor who – to our great perturbation – is a Dodgers fan.

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Baker brings biology background to new role

July 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University hired Dr. Perry Baker, the former dean of Arizona Christian University, to serve as assistant dean at the newly restructured College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

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Hot job for summer: leading campus tours

July 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

It helps to love where you go to school if you’re going to show off a campus during a red-hot Arizona summer. GCU’s student tour guides say they enjoy bringing the inspiration to go with the seasonal perspiration.

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Research-to-practice translation is aim of degree

July 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s doctor of nursing practice, which was launched in the spring, begins a new session of courses this month with 90 nursing-leader students who are learning to translate their research into innovative health-care solutions.

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