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Accent is on discovery in Honors College trip

May 23, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

This spring, 17 students in the Honors College had the chance to explore England, Ireland and Scotland in 12 days. After riding in a huge bus through narrow streets, spending time with locals and experiencing new cultures, students left with two things – the urge to travel again and new friends for the semester to come. GCU Today has the story.

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Internship in McCain’s office gets their vote

May 18, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The GCU students who are interns for John McCain love their jobs, but they love even more their opportunities to interact with the Arizona senator.

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GCU men, women both finish 2nd in nation in intramural basketball

May 13, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s trip to Columbus, Ohio, for the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association basketball tournament was well worth it. The GCU men’s and women’s teams both won second place in the event at Ohio State.

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An era ends: GCU’s cadavers roll into new labs

May 12, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

For years, cadavers were located inside the Colangelo College of Business, and not always to the olfactory satisfaction of some of the denizens of that building. But last week 12 cadavers were moved to their new home in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, where they joined six other cadavers. They were placed in two labs in Building 57, but two more will be constructed this summer.

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Lots of variety in Ethington’s 2016-17 season

May 11, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

From author Agatha Christie to musician Leonard Bernstein and from a snowy inn in England to the wild streets of New York, the 2016-17 Ethington Theatre season surely will astound you. It opens with the drama of “The Mousetrap” and closes with “West Side Story,” a beloved and renowned romantic musical. One thing is certain: You will need to get your tickets early.

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Brittany Holen became one of the leaders of the women's golf team after making it as a walk-on in her junior year, and she also was president of the Sports Business Club.
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Holen shows that she’s headed in a positive direction

May 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Brittany Holen had passion and determination to play golf when she arrived to campus in 2012. A member of the Honors College, Delta Mu Delta and a leader in the women’s golf team — Holen accomplished that and more. It was no surprise she was named one of nine Outstanding Senior award recipients for the graduating class of 2016.

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GCU 2015-16: Golf course is just one of the big hits

April 25, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

The opening of the Grand Canyon University Hotel and Grand Canyon University Championship Golf Course were big stories in 2015-16, but they were just part of the continued community revitalization. And the rapid growth on campus continued, too. GCU Today Magazine picked the top 10 stories of the academic year just completed.

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Commencement Day 1: There’s a lot to shout about

April 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

There were significant messages amid the tears of joy as spring commencement began Friday morning at Grand Canyon University. Speakers emphasized the importance of change, both in how you bring it about and how you deal with its inevitable challenges. “When we find our purpose, will we have the courage to pursue it?” student speaker Brittany Holen asked her fellow graduates.

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GCU’s club scene keeps hitting new heights

April 20, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The list of clubs and student groups at GCU is as interesting at it is varied — the Havocs cheering section has become nationally known, of course, but the Outdoors Club is just one of the many organizations that have grown in size and stature in similarly dramatic fashion. GCU Today Magazine took an in-depth look at why the club scene is so vibrant and which clubs stand out.

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GCU Today Magazine praises Havocs, student clubs

April 19, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

  Three cheers (at least) for the Havocs! You can read all about them and other student groups in the May edition of GCU Today Magazine, which has been distributed around campus and is available online here. It features an inside look at the stunning growth of clubs and student groups on campus the last few years — starting with the national recognition of the Havocs and what makes them special. (Hint: Their spirit extends beyond games.) But there’s much more, including the impact of the Canyon Kids program, the top 10 GCU stories of 2015-16, Grandy Glaze’s gratitude for his one year on the GCU basketball team, what it’s like to be a student intern for Sen. John McCain, and the importance of the new cybersecurity curriculum.

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