Workers are putting the finishing touches on the GCU Arena expansion.
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Done! Arena is ready for its unveiling

August 13, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

The expansion of GCU Arena was finished ahead of schedule and under budget, and the consensus is that it turned out great. The early finish enables the University to hold the Switchfoot concert there at the end of Welcome Week.

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University officials plan to build four six-story residence halls on the northwest corner of campus where the Quatros complex was razed. Construction begins by October. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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Four more res halls, other buildings slated for 2015

August 01, 2014 / by / 3 Comments

The new residence halls opening this fall at Grand Canyon University are just the beginning of a major phase of new dorm construction. On Thursday, GCU President and CEO Brian Mueller announced plans to build four six-story residence halls at the northwest corner of campus.

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The new upper deck is in place at GCU Arena.
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GCU Arena expansion is sitting pretty

June 26, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

Expansion of GCU Arena continues to be on schedule, and it appears that it won’t be long before the final details can be wrapped up.

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The old Fleming Library building is now the home of GCU's provost and other administrators.
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New student residences, parking garage on schedule

June 03, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Over the next two months, expect to hear the grinding and churning of heavy machinery as two new residence halls, a second parking garage, retail food sites, and more classroom spaces open to as many as 11,000 Grand Canyon University students.

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The new upper deck at GCU Arena has taken shape. Photo by Darryl Webb
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With upper deck in place, Arena on schedule

May 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The concrete for the new upper deck at GCU Arena has been poured, which means much of the heavy lifting has been done.

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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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Renovation on GCU Arena is on schedule with workers doing 10-hour shifts six days a week.
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Next up for Arena: de crane, de crane

April 09, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Crews of 70 have been working double shifts of 10 hours each, for six days a week, in the early stages of the project.

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The south end of the Arena will undergo a radical transformation, as seen in this rendering.
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All hands on (upper) deck in Arena project

March 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s basketball home will grow from a capacity of 4,328 to about 7,000 — and in only a few months’ time, thanks to an aggressive renovation schedule.

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Construction is on schedule for the new Papago Apartments. Soon, crews will begin clearing space for a new residence hall just north of Saguro Hall.
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Another residence hall added to busy construction schedule

February 27, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

The Papago Apartments are only part of GCU’s latest plans to accommodate nearly 11,000 campus students in the fall. A new traditional residence hall, parking garage, classroom space and other amenities also are under construction.

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GCU's new campus apartment complex is slated to include nearly 1,000 private beds, most of which are set in four-bed, two-bath setups.
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Papago name a keeper for new campus residences

February 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The new residence hall on the east side of Grand Canyon University’s campus will be named Papago Apartments. The 940-bed complex is designed to give students more privacy and independence.

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