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Osborn Middle School visits GCU’s Medical Career Camp

June 01, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau A group of about 30 Osborn Middle School students and rising ninth graders got a tour of the cutting-edge facilities in GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, Tuesday. Not only were most impressed with the event, but after the visit, which included hands-on nursing in the simulation lab, many of the excited students said the trip had convinced them that they want to pursue a career in health care and that GCU might be the best way to get them there.        

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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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College of Nursing commits to opioid education

May 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU is part of a national movement against abuse of opioids, the highly addictive medications that relieve pain. The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions will implement “A Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention into its pharmacology course, a requirement for all nurse practitioners starting this month.

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Commencement Day 3: Afternoon session

April 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau More smiles, cheers and proclamations of congratulations were on display during the afternoon session of the final day of spring commencement at Grand Canyon University.  

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Commencement Day 3: Morning session

April 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The morning session of the final day of spring commencement at Grand Canyon University featured doctoral and master’s candidates from the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions.  

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Monday was a big day for nurses who were graduating from GCU's online program. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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Commencement Day 3: GCU is right prescription

April 25, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

Commencement on Monday was all about nurses who managed to get their degrees online while working — full-time, in most cases. Their stories are inspirational and varied, captured in this GCU Today story.

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Diana Dilcher awaits the commencement ceremony Saturday. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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Commencement Day 2: Lifetime achievement award

April 23, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

The commencement ceremony stopped for a few seconds Saturday afternoon so that 73-year-old Diana Dilcher could be properly acknowledged for getting her degree in communications. But if the crowd that was applauding knew the whole story, they would have given her a standing ovation.

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Commencement Day 1: Afternoon session

April 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Friday afternoon commencement at Grand Canyon University was for traditional students in the College of Fine Arts and Production, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, and College of Theology.  

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The reactions of graduates is always one of the best parts of commencement. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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Commencement Day 1: There’s a lot to shout about

April 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

There were significant messages amid the tears of joy as spring commencement began Friday morning at Grand Canyon University. Speakers emphasized the importance of change, both in how you bring it about and how you deal with its inevitable challenges. “When we find our purpose, will we have the courage to pursue it?” student speaker Brittany Holen asked her fellow graduates.

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GCU’s club scene keeps hitting new heights

April 20, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The list of clubs and student groups at GCU is as interesting at it is varied — the Havocs cheering section has become nationally known, of course, but the Outdoors Club is just one of the many organizations that have grown in size and stature in similarly dramatic fashion. GCU Today Magazine took an in-depth look at why the club scene is so vibrant and which clubs stand out.

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