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Global economics leader coming to teach at GCU

February 16, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

World-renowned economist Dr. Barry Asmus spoke to Tim Kelley’s “Introduction to Economics” class at Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business on Wednesday morning. Asmus will teach an upper-level economics class at GCU beginning in fall 2017.

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TEDx finalists chosen for March 2 event at GCU

February 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

A wide array of professionals, executives, students and interesting stories comprise the 20 finalists chosen to give talks in the TEDx event March 2 at GCU Arena. Organizers hope to draw a crowd of at least 4,000.

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Business students get on-course golf experience

February 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Sports business students in the Colangelo College of Business get a lot of cool opportunities to learn from the best in the business, but last weekend wasn’t just par for the course. A dozen of them and recent graduates assisted with the operations and coverage of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament.

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‘Fostering Prosperity’ talk focuses on business ideals

February 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Randy Gibb, dean of the Colangelo College of Business, likes to do presentations to students from time to time on the importance of Conscious Capitalism, and he currently is addressing master’s students on “Fostering Prosperity.” His entertaining talk showed how much the world has changed for the better in the last 250 years thanks to personal and economic freedoms afforded citizens and marketplaces.

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Students bring business creativity to Marketplace

February 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

First Tuesday Marketplace, scheduled for the first Tuesday of every month, was created by the IDEA Club to put student entrepreneurship right out there in the open where their peers could see it. There was a lot to see this week — everything from high-tech innovations to clothing and collages.

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Barrow shares stories, wisdom with CCOB students

February 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Lance Barrow, coordinator producer of CBS Sports’ NFL and PGA Tour coverage, was on campus Friday afternoon for a talk to Colangelo College of Business students. He used his story of how he got started in the business to show them the importance of being aggressive in their pursuit of career opportunities.

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Developing local businesses with student leadership

February 01, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

In just six months, the New Business Development Center (formerly the Small Business Consulting Center) has given more than 2,512 hours of professional development to local entrepreneurs. But, just as important, it also has employed 67 student ambassadors who get great hands-on experience. “The students are making this happen,” said Eduardo Borquez, the NBDC manager.

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‘Sports’ Day in the Sun’ shares some bright ideas

February 01, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

“Sports’ Day in the Sun” brought influential sports people from around the Valley to GCU on Tuesday, and both panel discussions were provocative. Jerry Colangelo and GCU assistant women’s basketball coach Krystal Thomas both had important things to say to the students who filled the Antelope Reception Center.

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‘Lunch and Learn’ explores true love in Christianity

January 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s latest gathering in the Integration of Faith, Learning and Work “Lunch and Learn” speaker series focused on the idea that love is all encompassing and, at times, difficult. Biblical definitions and interpretations of love include goodwill and forgiveness to those who have done you harm.

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CCOB ‘leads the way’ in teaching Conscious Capitalism

January 27, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The Colangelo College of Business is beta-testing a Conscious Capitalism addition to the marketing simulation program being used in the Marketing Management class of its MBA program. “GCU is absolutely leading the way in bringing these concepts to graduate and undergraduate business school students,” said Scott McIntosh, founder of the Phoenix chapter of Conscious Capitalism.

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