Archive for January, 2017

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Candidates share plans, platforms at ASGCU debate

January 31, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Candidates running for president and vice president of ASGCU fielded questions and debated issues Monday at a Student Union forum. The two teams vying for the roles discussed campaign platforms, addressed student advocacy and involvement and responded to queries from students and ASGCU committee members. Voting continues until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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Diversity should be treasured, Tautolo tells Chapel

January 31, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Emma Tautolo of Athletes in Action told her Chapel listeners Monday that today’s talk about diversity isn’t anything new — it’s all right there in the Bible. “I don’t think we’re always taught or trained to read the Bible through a lens to see and understand all the implications that are rooted in race and culture and power and ethnicity,” she said, “but they’re there.”

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‘Lunch and Learn’ explores true love in Christianity

January 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s latest gathering in the Integration of Faith, Learning and Work “Lunch and Learn” speaker series focused on the idea that love is all encompassing and, at times, difficult. Biblical definitions and interpretations of love include goodwill and forgiveness to those who have done you harm.

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CCOB ‘leads the way’ in teaching Conscious Capitalism

January 27, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The Colangelo College of Business is beta-testing a Conscious Capitalism addition to the marketing simulation program being used in the Marketing Management class of its MBA program. “GCU is absolutely leading the way in bringing these concepts to graduate and undergraduate business school students,” said Scott McIntosh, founder of the Phoenix chapter of Conscious Capitalism.

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Antelope Intros: McKenna Crimmins and Kimberly Swinton

January 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a University counselor and alumna who has an interesting description of her own personality. The other is an enrollment support representative with a passion for family, friends and the Arizona sunshine.

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Students set to vote on new ASGCU officers

January 26, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Election season is still in full force as the Associated Students of Grand Canyon University prepare to name their new president and vice president. As part of the election season, students can learn more about the candidates’ platforms in a debate at 6 p.m. Monday at the Student Union.

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New eatery cleans your plate with healthy options

January 26, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Got a food allergy? Simple Servings, the new eatery in the Student Union, could be ideal for you. It offers food choices completely free of the leading allergens. “Those with food allergies no longer have to customize their meals,” said Zach Casavant, marketing and communications director for GCU Dining.

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CSET volunteers tackle Habit for Humanity project

January 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos courtesy of Mark Wireman Faculty and staff from the College of Science, Engineering and Technology volunteered their time Saturday to paint a house, move 15 tons of rock, remove two stubborn bushes, plant a tree and four new bushes, and lay down weed repellent. “The lead person from Habitat for Humanity told us repeatedly that he was impressed with the amount of work that we accomplished, and he stated that they usually would have 30 people complete the work that we did with much less (13 people),” Dr. Mark Wireman, a CSET assistant professor, said. “I am proud of the work we did and to see everyone pitch in with their best effort. Thank you, all!” Wireman said he intends to make this an annual CSET event.      

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GCU event is like speed dating for STEM programs

January 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s second STEM Innovation Breakfast was a tremendous success, both for presenters who offered a range of opportunities and K-12 educators wishing to bolster STEM programs. “Schools are recognizing that they need to change the way they teach to meet the changing demands of the workforce,” said Amanda Hughens, GCU’s K-12 STEM outreach manager.

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Chapel message works toward new view of career

January 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Oye Waddell’s talk at Chapel on Monday morning contained some thoughts that are very important for students trying to choose a major or a career. Waddell urged them to realize that God owns everything, including our careers, and we need to keep that in mind as we decide what would please Him most.

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