Dr. Brent Garrison, author of "The Inspired Leader: 101 Biblical Reflections for Becoming a Person of Influence," delivered some important leadership ideas to Colangelo College of Business master's students Tuesday.
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‘CEO coach’ gives students leadership game plan

May 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

There was another interesting talk Tuesday in the Colangelo College of Business Dean’s Speaker Series — Dr. Brent Garrison, vice president of education for The CEO Forum. Garrison coaches CEOs, and he coached students on how to fill that role well if they get the opportunity.

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‘Hackers with halos’ prepare for cyberspace war

May 17, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU has introduced cybersecurity degrees to teach students to be “hackers with halos,” graduates armed with tools necessary to join the fight against cybercriminals. It’s part of GCU’s initiative to roll out a rapidly multiplying list of online and ground STEM degrees as it continues its mission to produce well-trained, highly competitive graduates in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.

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COE student earns highest Girl Scout award

May 16, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

Kaylynn Vavrick, a freshman at GCU has earned the highest award through the Girl Scouts. Gold Award recipients spend between one and two years on a project that ultimately reaches beyond the Girl Scout organization. Vavrick was able to give back to her local community and through her service found her ultimate passion.

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Antelope Intros: James Cooney and Hannah Kleven

May 13, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s Antelope Intros feature two new employees who love to sample the great food in the Valley at various venues and are all about helping people. One of them turned a Disneyland trip into something special — and especially busy.

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An era ends: GCU’s cadavers roll into new labs

May 12, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

For years, cadavers were located inside the Colangelo College of Business, and not always to the olfactory satisfaction of some of the denizens of that building. But last week 12 cadavers were moved to their new home in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, where they joined six other cadavers. They were placed in two labs in Building 57, but two more will be constructed this summer.

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Lots of variety in Ethington’s 2016-17 season

May 11, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

From author Agatha Christie to musician Leonard Bernstein and from a snowy inn in England to the wild streets of New York, the 2016-17 Ethington Theatre season surely will astound you. It opens with the drama of “The Mousetrap” and closes with “West Side Story,” a beloved and renowned romantic musical. One thing is certain: You will need to get your tickets early.

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Colangelo Scholarship winners

May 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The four winners of the Colangelo Scholarships — named in honor of Jerry Colangelo, namesake of GCU’s Colangelo College of Business — received the good news this week in four separate ceremonies at their respective schools. They are Denice Ledezma of Westwood High School in Mesa, Tierney Gallagher of Mountain Pointe High in Phoenix, Areina Wilson of Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory and Manuel Aguilar of Franklin Police & Fire High in Phoenix.              

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Determination pays off with Colangelo Scholarships

May 10, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

The Colangelo Scholarships are being handed out this week, and the emotional scene was played out the last two mornings at three Phoenix-area high schools. It’s always a heart-warming scene to see dreams come true, but when you dig into the stories of these students and their families, you come upon a spirit of determination that will play well at the University.

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College of Ed staff makes Mother’s Day special

May 10, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Nearly a dozen GCU College of Education staff members made Mother’s Day extra special by volunteering with Save the Family, a nonprofit that gives a “hand up” to homeless and domestic violence victims. COE members created cards and goodie bags for children and families. “We all had a blast and made such a huge difference in these kids’ and their mothers’ lives,” said Arielle Alvarez, teacher placement specialist.    

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GCU helped Mendoza find his true purpose

May 10, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

When Juan Mendoza arrived on campus, he came with the original purpose of earning a degree to enter the health care system. In the process, however, he was able to develop faith in the Lord and began to recognize all the great things the Lord had done for him.

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