Dr. Perry Baker will serve as assistant dean for the College of Science, Engineering and Technology.
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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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student in GCU's doctor of nursing practice program, trains new nurses at Phoenix Children's Hospital. 
(Photo courtesy of PCH)
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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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Dr. Jason Hiles, dean of GCU's College of Theology (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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Theology announces M.Div. degree program

July 01, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

“Essential degree” for those called to a ministry career has been a long time coming to GCU. The 90-credit-hour program will take most students three to four years to complete.

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A team of budding scientists at Montebello School  in Phoenix brought home gold and bronze medals from the recent  MESA National Design Competition. From left: Suny Mendez, William Fazille, Montebello teacher and team coach Kelby Milgrim, Carlos Soto and Joselin Cruz. (Photos courtesy of Alhambra Elementary School District)
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GCU-aided school trip brings national awards

June 26, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A team of students from Montebello School in Phoenix brought home gold and bronze medals from last weekend’s national Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement competition in Portland, where they demonstrated a prosthetic arm they had designed, built and tested. The students’ trip was funded by GCU.

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Maria Quimba, assistant dean in GCU's College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, became a nurse at age 20.
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Quimba feted twice for visionary leadership

June 23, 2014 / by / 3 Comments

Assistant Dean Maria Quimba of GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions received awards from two organizations last week in Phoenix for her innovative leadership of faculty, staff and students and forward-thinking programs that promote nursing in the 21st century.

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Dr. Ken Blanchard
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Ken Blanchard, GCU to end partnership

June 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Transition to a new name for the College of Business set to begin in the fall of 2014.

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Dr. Mark Wooden (left, College of Science, Engineering and Technology) and Dr. Sherman Elliott (College of Humanities and Social Sciences) stand with the new Humanities building in the background. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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College of Arts and Sciences split into two colleges

June 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s College of Arts and Sciences will split off into separate colleges by the fall as the University unveils its College of Humanities and Social Sciences and its College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

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History program overhaul to prepare students for jobs

June 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s new College of Humanities and Social Sciences will offer three bachelor’s degrees in history, including an emphasis on public history, to prepare students for jobs as historians and preservationists.

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Maribel Martinez, a junior at Alhambra High, and Juan Villegas, a tutor in GCU's Learning Lounge, have both benefitted from the University's free afternschool tutoring program.
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Learning Lounge staying busy in summer

June 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

About 60 students from four metro Phoenix high schools are attending free summer school classes on GCU’s campus in June and July. Many are making good use of the University’s tutoring program at the Learning Lounge.

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From the first day of classes to the first year of instruction and beyond, GCU-trained teachers are supported by the College of Education.
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Public education at crossroad, GCU paper warns

June 09, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

Without better training, pay and promotion for K-12 teachers, public education in the state will continue its downward spiral, according to a paper presented at the summer conference of the Arizona School Administrators.

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