Leaders of summer tours of campus include upcoming sophomore Hunter McShanag, senior Jessica Ament and junior Edith Torivio.
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Hot job for summer: leading campus tours

July 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

It helps to love where you go to school if you’re going to show off a campus during a red-hot Arizona summer. GCU’s student tour guides say they enjoy bringing the inspiration to go with the seasonal perspiration.

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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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Ben Verseman, GCU’s president of the campus chapter of Student Veterans of America, signs a book Thursday to confirm his signature on a USO military memorial flag that event organizers hope will break a mark in the Guinness Book of World Records. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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Student vets club president sets sights high

May 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s chapter of Student Veterans of America has grown to nearly 300 ground campus members and 3,000 online. New chapter president Ben Verseman says the SVA has proposed an expansion of the campus Veterans Center to keep pace with growth.

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Student Union’s new interior pairs academics, food

May 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The Grand Canyon University Student Union received an aesthetic upgrade earlier this year, swapping its outdated beach motif for a more modern, student-focused design. The new look features images of three-dimensional, over-sized utensils, images of famous faces and giant pull quotes about food.

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Scott Schraml's MOJO BOWL will have a permanent home at the Student Union, along with Qdoba Mexican Grill and other new food options. (Photo courtesy of Scott Schraml)
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New eateries coming to Student Union

May 06, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Grand Canyon University and food services provided Sodexo are working to bring local healthy food vendor MOJO Bowl and Qdoba Mexican Grill to the Student Union. A separate healthier food option and a gourmet by-the-slice pizza spot are also possibilities.

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More than 250 GCU students will call the North Rim Apartments (pictured) home this summer.
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Record number of students residing on campus this summer

May 01, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Pool parties, movie screenings, Bible studies and barbeques are just steps away from the front doors of the more than 250 GCU students who are living on campus this summer, a record number for the University. All are taking classes and/or working at the University, and living in the North Rim Apartments.

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Donations collected at GCU dorms last week will raise money for Goodwill of Central Arizona job training programs.
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Donations runneth over during GCU dorm move-out

April 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Goodwill of Central Arizona was on campus during move-out to collect dozens of bins of goods to raise funds for no-cost job training for underprivileged residents. For some students, fitting their belongings in their car was quite a challenge.

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Graduating seniors (standing, from left) Natalie Shuler, Adam Benavides, Ashley Brown and Samantha Erdmann have shown the way for (seated, from left) sophomores Andrea Hall, Devyn Garrett, Nicole Mayes and Anthony DiMaria in their respective fields of study. Photo by Darryl Webb, shot at sunset at campus
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GCU Today Magazine: COFAP rebuilt to last

April 22, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Dean Claude Pensis built the program the first time around, in 1982, and he did it again after it was restored, adding dance, digital film, instrumental music and graphic design.

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9:53 p.m., March 12, 2014 -- Nicholas Loudon
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GCU Today Magazine: 24 hours in the life of GCU

April 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Photo project captured a wide range of events and activities in a 24-hour period in mid-March.

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Slideshow: 24 Hours at GCU, March 12-13

April 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Campus photographer Darryl Webb, camera at the ready, caught these images in a 24-hour period that began late in the evening on March 12.

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