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Speech and Debate posts ‘most impressive’ finishes

February 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Speech and Debate Team had one of the smallest entries with only four members but earned third place overall in the Bronco Bash “Swing” tournament at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska. At the same time, the University hosted the Arizona District Congress Tournament National Qualifier on Saturday. On March 17-19, GCU will hold the Christian College Forensics Invitational tournament.

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Speech and Debate Team ranked in top 20

February 22, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Speech and Debate Team earned a top 20 spot in the National Parliamentary Debate Association rankings released this week. Though moving into the No. 17 spot officially, the score doesn’t include the team’s stellar success earlier this month in two California tournaments, and the current number is probably in the top 15, said team director Barry Regan.

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Lunch and Learn explores identity challenges

February 17, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The fifth installment of Grand Canyon University’s “Lunch and Learn” speaker series discussed personal and biblical identities that each of us must seek out and find. GCU Speech and Debate coach Barry Regan along with COFAP assistant professor Sheila Schumacher shared stories and discussed the need to forge an identity both as a person and through Jesus.

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Mental Health Week sets relationship boundaries

February 15, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

While it’s romantic to think that love is all about that first crush and the rush of your pulse, a healthy relationship is more about self love and learning to set strong boundaries. “First of all, you have to learn about yourself and knowing your emotions,” said Dr. Elizabeth Valenti, a psychology instructor in GCU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her session on “Tools for a Healthy Relationship” is part of Mental Health Week.

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Speech and Debate Team earns its best weekend yet

February 14, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The Speech and Debate team keeps notching ever-more impressive victories, and over the weekend, completed “what is arguably the most successful weekend in our team’s history,” said team director Barry Regan, College of Humanities and Social Sciences instructor. “I am extremely proud to say that our competitors exceeded even our highest expectations with this all-around team win.”

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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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Mischief afoot in Shakespeare/Harry Potter comedy

February 10, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

“Two Gentlemen of Verona,” which opens Friday night in Ethington Theatre, is a creatively re-imagined romp through Shakespeare’s Milan and Verona and the wizarding world in the popular Harry Potter series. Elves and dementors share the stage with classic characters, and love is in the air as best friends vie for the same woman’s hand.

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GCU’s Mental Health Week is all about love

February 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s first annual Mental Health Week, which kicks off Monday, is timed to coincide with Valentine’s Day and is about helping students love themselves as well as their fellow Lopes. Four days of short but powerful workshops will include lessons on how to unwind, practice mindfulness and have healthy relationships on campus.

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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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‘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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