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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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Students get to explore their future at Vanguard

September 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Students in the Honors College recently had the opportunity to visit Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment companies. During a five-hour “College to Corporate Workshop” at the 500,000-square-foot campus in Scottsdale, students got to network with Vanguard professionals and GCU alumni who have been hired by the company and learned about the company’s internal operations.

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Shot of hope: Nurse has heart for helping people

September 21, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Nurse Carma Erickson-Hurt, a GCU online faculty member, recently returned from the Houston area, where she gave more than 200 tetanus shots to those who needed it. But traveling to disaster areas is more than just giving shots, she said. It’s connecting with people.

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Colangelo gala serves up a feast of superlatives

September 21, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

“A Night to Honor a Legend,” a dinner to honor Jerry Colangelo on the eve of the opening of his new museum on campus, brought together more than 400 people to celebrate his influence on Grand Canyon University, the Valley and the sports world. “We’ve been incredibly blessed by his presence here,” GCU President Brian Mueller said.

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GCU ‘angels’ help family in car accident

September 20, 2017 / by / 5 Comments

When Jennifer Florez looked up after a rollover accident on Labor Day weekend, the first people she saw were two young women, dressed in GCU nursing scrubs, who her mom, Sandra — a GCU graduate — calls the family’s “angels.” But they don’t know the students’ names, and they want to thank them.

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Stewart’s Chapel message is one to be shared

September 19, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Warren Stewart Jr.’s Chapel talks command attention, and he urged listeners Monday to make their message equally clear when they share the Gospel with others. “God saved us to send us out,” he said.

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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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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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Top Christian band coming to Arena on Thursday

September 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Big Daddy Weave, a contemporary Christian band best known for its hit song “Redeemed,” will be in concert Thursday night in the Arena.

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