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Ethington season will be big on history and ‘Peanuts’

May 23, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The 2017-2018 Ethington Theatre season features two ballets, two musicals and three plays, all of which are sure to amuse and delight the theatre and dance fan. ”You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” “Anything Goes” and “The Good Doctor” are among the College of Fine Arts and Production shows and there’s something on the menu for every taste.

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Plugged-in IT Security team receives major award

May 23, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

As a result of several security controls and initiatives, GCU’s IT Security team has been ahead of ransomware attackers to keep GCU’s students and staff safe and secure. Those efforts were recently recognized at the national level when the team received a prestigious CSO50 Award.

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Former Phoenix police chief joins GCU as Director of Public Safety

May 19, 2017 / by / 2 Comments

Grand Canyon University has hired former City of Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner to become its Director of Public Safety. Yahner was part of the Phoenix Police Department since 1985 before retiring last year. “As a native of Phoenix, this is a great opportunity for me to continue to work in the city that I love,” Yahner said.

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New chaplain eager to assist GCU employees

May 17, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Jim Miller, the new corporate chaplain in the executive office building at 27th Avenue, will bring years of experience to the position plus a passion for helping. “Work doesn’t happen in a vacuum. I’m here to talk and pray with anyone,” he said.

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Renowned nun tells her incredible story in GCU talk

May 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe visited GCU on Friday to share her purpose with GCU employees: to heal, mend and love the ‘lost girls’ of Northern Uganda. “I am a dreamer. I dream of making lives a little better. I dream of healing their pain. I dream of mending their brokenness,” she said, bringing her warmth, humor and inspiration to a university where finding one’s purpose is what it’s all about.

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Asmus is on the money, and students will cash in

May 11, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

It doesn’t take long to see why Dr. Barry Asmus was ranked by USA Today as one of the five most requested speakers in the country. Starting with the fall semester, Colangelo College of Business students will get a first-hand look at his passion for economics and the joy he gets from teaching and sharing his faith.

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Students help elders refresh the fount of knowledge

May 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

One of the unique features of Grand Canyon University’s online program is the fact that students — many of them in their 40s and 50s — can get academic help from learning advocates (LEADs) less than half their age. A great example is the story of how Felicia Roberts, 20, aided 58-year-old Sheila Miller. “I get emotional talking about GCU and Felicia,” Miller said. “They are like family to me.”

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Summertime and the GCU livin’ is still busy

May 08, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Sure, the campus is quieter with most of the students gone for their summer break, but there still are plenty of visitors and activities — including a record number of doctoral residencies. Here’s a rundown of what’s coming up and what’s available.

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GCU team wins national intramural championship

May 04, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau A year after finishing second in the nation, Grand Canyon University recently won the women’s basketball championship in the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association tournament at Columbus, Ohio. GCU earned the title with a 48-31 victory in the final over Georgia State, the same team it earlier lost to by three points. That was GCU’s only loss in pool play, where it defeated North Carolina A&T, Baylor and Valdosta State. Hannah Frederick of GCU was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player, and teammates Sabrina Johnson and Mariah Kempf also made the all-tournament team. In the men’s tournament, GCU reached the quarterfinals before losing to Arkansas Tech in overtime. Like the women’s team, the men had finished second in the country in 2016.

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Speech and Debate has it together, with good reason

May 04, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

One of the most successful teams at GCU the last couple of years has been Speech and Debate, which has an interesting collection of personalities and an impression collection of results. How did they become such a tight-knit and talented group, and what makes them tick?

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