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Soccer and superheroes: Run to Fight Night soars

September 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

While the men’s soccer team had a goal — to defeat Oral Roberts University — some families who attended Friday night’s game had a second goal: to offer support to families battling cancer. The Children’s Cancer Network was at the game to kick off its eighth annual Run to Fight Children’s Cancer.

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Employees can get fit through new challenge

September 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Starting today, GCU employees can sign up for the five-week Fitness B-4 The Feast Wellness Challenge, which begins Monday, Oct. 9 and ends Nov. 10. This is a new twist on old Fitness Challenge favorites (remember last spring’s Get Fit on Route 66 Fitness Challenge?) and similarly syncs fitness devices. But it utilizes a new website, Wellable, and adds a bunch of ways to win more than 20 prizes. Sign up as an individual or as a team.

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Students can get to know ASGCU this week

September 18, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The Associated Students of GCU is devoted to hearing the student body’s wants, concerns and needs. To create a friendly and grounded culture on campus, ASGCU aims to increase awareness this week with a series of events.

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GCU celebrates 230th birthday of U.S. Constitution

September 18, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU salutes the U.S. Constitution by honoring the 230th anniversary of its signing with a celebration and lessons incorporated into classes across the University. “It gives us an opportunity to focus on the principles and ideals of our Constitution in every setting,” said Dr. Sherman Elliott, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Putting campus info in the palm of your hand

September 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The GCU INsider has important information, such as the Chapel schedule, and some just-for-fun items, such as how many palm trees are on the Promenade.

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New labs, curriculum get students in a learning flow

September 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s third-year engineering students returned this year to cutting edge new labs and a spiffed up curriculum that allows them to easily apply a broad array of concepts. Students are conducting experiments with such high-tech lab equipment as the Reynolds Apparatus in the new transport phenomena lab and torsion and testers in the new biomaterials labs.

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Movement Day aims to get the givers moving as one

September 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Church and civic leaders from all over Arizona will gather Saturday at GCU Arena for the first Movement Day Arizona, designed to get things done for the abused and underprivileged. Executive Director Billy Thrall said GCU is the perfect site for the conference because of its heart for the community.

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The rush is on for GCBC’s Stampede

September 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s newest creation — the Stampede energy drink — is racing off the shelves at Grand Canyon Beverage Company, run by students and alumni. “It’s been crazy,” GCBC General Manager Brennan Williams said.

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GCU students rush to join hurricane relief efforts

September 12, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

When Dr. Tim Griffin, GCU Pastor and Dean of Students, put out a call for hurricane relief volunteers, students provided an overwhelming and heart-stirring response. A total of 629 signed up for a mission trip to aid ravaged Houston. “It’s a huge blessing,” said Global Outreach Manager Blake Small.

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GCU statement regarding DACA announcement

September 06, 2017 / by / 5 Comments

Grand Canyon University supports initiatives that provide legal clarity for DACA students. There are 300-400 DACA students currently on our campus and we will continue to support and embrace them as they pursue their education and build a better future for themselves and their families.

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