GCU nursing students Ryan Gardner and Karen Greenthal discussed diabetes with residents of a Scottsdale senior community during a health fair on Monday. (Photo courtesy of Barbara Kehn)
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Nursing students cap summer course with health fairs

July 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Senior citizens in Scottsdale and Phoenix ate chicken quinoa lettuce wraps and dark chocolate, played brain games, learned ways to avoid or manage diabetes and hypertension and participate in other health-related activities during three health fairs organized and presented on Monday by GCU nursing students. The health fairs concluded the students’ summerlong community health course, in which they built relationships and provided care each week to residents of three communities.

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Jim Mostofo (top left) with some of the Colombian students and the professor he shadowed, Juan Gomez.
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A teacher gets a great lesson in Colombia

July 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Jim Mostofo, an assistant professor in the College of Education, went to Medellin, Colombia, in April and had the experience of a lifetime.

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Dr. Perry Baker will serve as assistant dean for the College of Science, Engineering and Technology.
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Baker brings biology background to new role

July 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University hired Dr. Perry Baker, the former dean of Arizona Christian University, to serve as assistant dean at the newly restructured College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

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student in GCU's doctor of nursing practice program, trains new nurses at Phoenix Children's Hospital. 
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Research-to-practice translation is aim of degree

July 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s doctor of nursing practice, which was launched in the spring, begins a new session of courses this month with 90 nursing-leader students who are learning to translate their research into innovative health-care solutions.

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Randy Gibb has been named dean for Grand Canyon University's College of Business.
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Randy Gibb named dean of College of Business

July 01, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The College of Business has a new dean, and Randy Gibb brings with him extensive experience in leadership and innovation after a 26-year career in the Air Force.

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Dr. Jason Hiles, dean of GCU's College of Theology (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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Theology announces M.Div. degree program

July 01, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

“Essential degree” for those called to a ministry career has been a long time coming to GCU. The 90-credit-hour program will take most students three to four years to complete.

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Hikers get fully hydrated, thanks to GCU nursing students

June 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University nursing students helped hikers on Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak on Saturday by handing out thousands of bottles of water to promote summer hydration awareness.   

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Maria Quimba, assistant dean in GCU's College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, became a nurse at age 20.
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Quimba feted twice for visionary leadership

June 23, 2014 / by / 3 Comments

Assistant Dean Maria Quimba of GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions received awards from two organizations last week in Phoenix for her innovative leadership of faculty, staff and students and forward-thinking programs that promote nursing in the 21st century.

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Dr. Ken Blanchard
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Ken Blanchard, GCU to end partnership

June 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Transition to a new name for the College of Business set to begin in the fall of 2014.

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Dr. Mark Wooden (left, College of Science, Engineering and Technology) and Dr. Sherman Elliott (College of Humanities and Social Sciences) stand with the new Humanities building in the background. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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College of Arts and Sciences split into two colleges

June 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s College of Arts and Sciences will split off into separate colleges by the fall as the University unveils its College of Humanities and Social Sciences and its College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

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