Archive for November, 2016

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Lopeville rising: New ‘town’ has grown on residents

November 30, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

GCU is a fast-growing university, but it has maintained its small-town feel as it keeps adding new amenities and attractions. Students say that everything they need is right here on campus, but their affinity is about more than mere conveniences. What they love most, they say, is the culture.

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GCU Magazine takes in-depth look at campus life

November 30, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

What is it about this place, a campus that has grown overnight into the equivalent of a little town? What do students like best about the GCU culture, and why do so many of them continue to live on campus during their entire stay at the University? The December issue of GCU Magazine provides the answers to those and other questions in an in-depth look at “Lopeville,” as some students like to call it. The coverage looks at the culture as it pertains to the campus, students’ involvement in the community, men’s basketball, the new engineering building and GCU.TV. To view the digital version of the magazine, click here.

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Slideshow: Men’s basketball vs. SIU Edwardsville

November 29, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The Grand Canyon University men’s basketball team lost to SIU Edwardsville 76-64 Monday night at GCU Arena.  

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GCU spreads drug and alcohol awareness

November 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Students and staff at Grand Canyon University launched a campaign Monday to prevent drug abuse and create awareness. “At GCU we are fairly straight-edge and we are trying to keep students away from drugs for as long as possible,” Sean Thomason, student senator. “The hope of the campus is to produce and send off leaders into the world. That means having people who are educated on the destructive behaviors of such substances.”

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Beal gets real in Chapel about life’s circumstances

November 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Tim Beal of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship used the 11th chapter of Matthew to drive home his Chapel message Monday morning: Life is going to be filled with all sorts of circumstances, many of them challenging, but they should never take our focus away from Jesus.

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Two GCU students in finals for $100,000 award

November 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University students Michael Garcia and Vaugn Devera are finalists for a $100,000 investment at the BioAccel Solutions Challenge. The Dec. 1 award is given to those whose entrepreneurism and innovation could improve community health and well-being. Garcia and Devera created HandleTech, a copper-infused liquid or spray that can act as an antimicrobial on commonly touched objects around health care facilities, hospitals, schools and beyond.

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Slideshow: Women’s basketball vs. Idaho

November 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The GCU women’s basketball defeated Idaho 64-60 Saturday afternoon at GCU Arena.  

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Slideshow: Men’s basketball vs. Coppin State

November 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The GCU men’s basketball team routed Coppin State 70-37 in its home opener Friday night. The Lopes unveiled their new gray alternate uniforms.      

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Justice Courts officials say ‘thank you’ with trophy

November 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

During a season of gratitude, Maricopa County Justice Courts officials gave Grand Canyon University an award Tuesday thanking the University for “invaluable and enthusiastic support.”

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CCOB has more top-3 placers than ever in fall DECA

November 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Colangelo College of Business had more students than ever competing in the Collegiate DECA Fall Leadership Conference, and they did well, as usual: 16 of the 24 finished in the top three of their category.

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