Archive for October, 2016

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Monsoon menu taking GCU by Haboob

October 31, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Coffee fans seeking a kick in their cups are lining up at Grand Canyon Beverage Company for the new monsoon menu, which features, among other sweet treats, the new, high-powered, extra sugary Haboob. Ordering it prompts a storm warning.

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Antelope Intros: Erica Gillette and Carolyn Cavalier

October 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a nursing field experience counselor who enjoys art and shares a story of how she got to meet a famous hip hop artist before he was not so famous. The other is a University counselor addicted to rock climbing and proud of her knowledge in sociolinguistics.

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Slideshow: Bach’s B-Minor Mass

October 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau  Grand Canyon University’s College of Fine Arts and Production presented one of the greatest choral pieces ever written in a live worship service Thursday. Bach’s B-Minor Mass featured the Canyon Choral Society and Canyon Symphony Orchestra.      

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Career fairs coming to GCU in November and beyond

October 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Several job fairs and individual companies are coming to GCU between now and the end of November as they look to hire recent or upcoming GCU graduates for full-time, part-time or internship positions.

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Students give green light to recycling campaign

October 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Associated Students of GCU are encouraging students to reduce waste by promoting and increasing recycling on campus. During the University’s first-ever Green Week Reduce Reuse Recycle campaign, students are handing out 250 recycling bins and inviting a local environmental organization to provide educational materials and games.

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Cubs fans at GCU never lost their passion for team

October 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

It’s not unusual to see Chicago Cubs jerseys, T-shirts and caps in Phoenix this week, and the GCU campus is no exception. For most of the team’s devoted fans, it’s their first opportunity to ever see their heroes play in the World Series, and several GCU employees shared what it means to them.

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In view: The new 27th Avenue offices are here

October 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s new state-of-the-art office building at 27th Avenue and Camelback Road, which will bring employees from Peoria and Tempe to the main campus, is set to open this weekend. It will house more than half of all the employees at the University and includes a new parking garage and easy access to the Canyon 49 Grill. In addition, a new park is being built on the property.

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Thrive Conference gives family businesses a boost

October 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

A few hundred entrepreneurs and small business owners gathered at GCU Arena on Wednesday for the Thrive Conference to share stories and advice about building or sustaining a business, work-life balance, faith and much more. The full-day event was sponsored by the Intentional Living Center and Family Life radio.

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Accident helped guitarist get in tune with God’s plan

October 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Mark Lee, a GCU alumnus who’s the guitarist for Third Day, one of the top Christian bands in the country, was on campus Monday to speak to Center for Worship Arts students, and, boy, did he have an important message for them. Not only could he counsel them on what it’s like to be a musician; he also had an incredible story to tell about the accident that God used to catapult him — literally — into his career.

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Slideshow: Paul’s Car Wash for charity a Thunder-ous success

October 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Andy Vanbemen Spirit Programs Photographer It was a sea of purple last week during the ninth annual Paul’s Car Wash benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ).  Thunder, GCU men’s basketball coach Dan Majerle, student athletes, the Thundering Heard Pep Band and the cheer and dance teams joined the sudsy fun. Washing cars to help others was a Thunder-ous success!      

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