Archive for October, 2015

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GCU honors principals who spread the love of STEM

October 30, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

GCU is honoring principals who spread the love of STEM to students at their schools. These are educators who have create aerospace, robotics and earth science clubs, science fairs, renewable energy workshops, rocket science experiments, or on the high school level have added physics, engineering and advanced math to their curriculum.

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Guckenberger hits the heights with Chapel talk

October 27, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Beth Guckenberger of Back2Back Ministries used her Chapel talk Monday morning to elevate the discussion about what it takes to follow Jesus. It’s not going to be easy, Guckenberger warned, but we must keep climbing the mountain, just as Moses did.

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Antelope Intros: Topher Warrington and Jailen Mason

October 23, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s Antelope Intros feature a guy who kept an admirable promise he made to his grandfather when he was 8 years old and a woman who has an unusual passion for a particular genre of movies and books. They share one passion in common: They really care about people.

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Show your soccer spirit with a Lopes scarf

October 23, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

It’s not exactly scarf weather around here, but scarves will be most appropriate — for waving more than wearing — when the GCU men’s and women’s soccer teams play Friday night and Sunday afternoon. The scarves were made available Friday at the Lope Shop on campus.

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Lip Sync rocks GCU Arena with talent, hilarity

October 23, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University’s student body hosted its annual talent show, Lip Sync, Thursday in the Arena. Audience members voted on their favorite act, The Toolbox, which received a coveted trophy and lots of applause. Check out our photos of air guitar, dancing and clowning around that had the crowd’s attention all evening.  

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Entrepreneurs show students how to answer the ‘role’ call

October 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Top entrepreneurs from around the Valley frequently speak to Colangelo College of Business students and offer tips about how to best do business. But Wednesday’s presentation in the CCOB Dean’s Speaker Series changed the script a little — it demonstrated what a bad company culture looks like and how it can be fixed.

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Canyon Counselors club members join walk to help mentally ill

October 21, 2015 / by / 1 Comment

GCU students from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Canyon Counselors club walked to help the mentally ill on Oct. 17.

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Career Services Student Worker of the Month: Brooke Beckwith

October 21, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Marette Hahn GCU Career Services If you’ve ever wanted an example of someone who goes above and beyond, Brooke Beckwith exemplifies the go-getter attitude. Beckwith is a sophomore honors student from California who is majoring in business management and has a Spanish minor. A student worker in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, she’s known for working hard and going the extra mile. It all starts with getting up early, at 6 a.m., to start each day off right with classes that start at 7 a.m. Beckwith continues like the Energizer Bunny each day, staying motivated because she loves her job and the responsibilities that come with it. She plays an integral part in GCU’s Health Sciences, Engineering and Technology Day, known as “HSET Day.” The faculty and staff love her and rely on Beckwith greatly, especially to be the eyes and ears of the new engineering building. Her responsibilities as an administrative assistant include answering phones, directing guests, scheduling and special projects. Beckwith also gets the opportunity to apply what she’s learning in her Spanish classes in her job, and she makes trips to Guatemala each summer. When she’s not studying, working or traveling the world she enjoys Java Jam, concerts and Ethington Theatre productions on campus. Hiring manager […]

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Colangelo Scholars come to aid of resuscitation study

October 21, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

When a local nonprofit needed help putting together facts and figures about the importance of immediate resuscitation when someone goes into cardiac arrest at assisted-living facilities and the like, it came to the right place: GCU’s Colangelo College of Business. Four Colangelo Scholars helped Dr. Elissa Torres come up with valuable information that produced $200,000 in grants with more on the way.

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Last word on praying: God listens and responds

October 20, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Monday’s Chapel talk was all about prayer, and Todd Clark of Christ’s Church of the Valley used his easygoing tone to tackle a topic that too many people make more difficult than it really is. The minute we start praying, Clark said, God is listening. But it’s even more important to listen to Him.

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