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ASGCU embraces students’ rights with constitution

September 21, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Students and student government members gathered Tuesday night as the Associated Students of GCU made one final review before passing the University’s first-ever constitution. Senate vice chair Colson Franse described the moment as a “monumental point for the student body.”

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He’s a student and pastry chef, all rolled into one

September 21, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

A visit to the Canyon 49 Grill, the new restaurant at the Grand Canyon University Hotel, means a chance to sample some of Jabari Corbin’s special desserts. Corbin has graduated from culinary arts school, has worked at some of the top restaurants in the Valley, and has designs on managing an entire restaurant, not just a kitchen. But there’s one other very important part of the story: He’s a GCU student.

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Panelists in the Ministry Forum on Monday included (from left) Dr. Toby Jennings, Dr. Mark Kreitzer, Andre Mooney and Dr. Shawn Bawulski.
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A social justice discussion that unites, not divides

September 20, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The College of Theology’s first Ministry Forum of the new academic year, on social justice, was thought-provoking without the rancor that too often accompanies that topic. The four panelists all raised good points in the discussion, which examined how God’s justice can be applied to the social order.

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Brian Kruckenberg of New City Church addresses Chapel on Monday morning.
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Easy does it? Not in Kruckenberg’s Chapel talk

September 20, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Most Chapel talks challenge listeners to venture outside their comfort zone, but some undoubtedly will find Brian Kruckenberg’s message particularly challenging. Kruckenberg said we must seek to know God and then be willing to do what He wants us to do. “If you don’t feel the tension of walking the Christian life,” the New City Church pastor said, “maybe you’re not walking it.”

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One talk show, five different perspectives

September 19, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Four GCU students took part in AIM, an Albuquerque, N.M., television talk show that examined Christian topics and issues from the perspective of the younger demographic. Senior Tyler Franks was the catalyst for the 12 shows the students produced.

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‘Lunch and Learn’ breaks bread on materialism

September 19, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The first “Lunch and Learn” of the Integration of Faith, Learning and Work speaker series featured a discussion about what it means to not live by bread alone. Dr. Moronke Oke of the Colangelo College of Business stressed the importance of putting purpose, principles and people at the top of our pyramid, and Joshua Danaher of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences talked about being authentic in our daily thoughts and actions.

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Women’s basketball players smile for the cameras

September 16, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU women’s basketball players show team smiles during media day.

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It was a bounty of fresh food, $8 for all you can fit in a bag, at GCU's farmer's market Thursday.
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Farmers market a fresh addition to GCU life

September 16, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Apples, bananas and carrots, oh my! And pears and peaches and plums, kale and spinach and oranges and figs. Tables were heaped with fresh produce Thursday during GCU’s second farmers market of the year.

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Run to Fight Children's Cancer organized a night of fun for children with cancer that featured Thunder and Havocs with Heart.
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Slideshow: Thunder, Havocs share their hearts at PCH

September 15, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Children at Phoenix Children’s Hospital got a break from routine when Thunder and Havocs with Heart paid an energetic, fun-filled visit.

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‘Lunch and Learns’ demonstrate faith in faculty

September 14, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Integration of Faith, Learning and Work is an important part of the classroom experience at GCU, and this year the faculty is having more input than ever into the program. The goal, of course, is to benefit students, and Dr. Jason Hiles, dean of the College of Theology, is confident that will be the result of his decision to form a faculty task force to help him plan and execute the program. Members of the task force already are seeing the benefits.

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