Sarunas Marciulionis (center) and NBA executives Kim Bohuny (left) and Brooks Meek answer questions after the "The Other Dream Team" documentary was shown.
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‘The Other Dream Team’ transcends sports

April 14, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Former NBA player Sarunas Marciulionis visits campus for screening of documentary film, which tells the story of the rise of the Lithuanian basketball team after the fall of the Soviet Union.

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Sports marketing taking new brand twists

April 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Scott Horowitz visits GCU’s sports-management students, telling them that market research is here to stay in pro sports because teams always are looking to increase revenue streams.

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Research Colloquium presenters (from left) Dr. Timothy Larkin, Dr. Timothy Dahlstrom, Kelly Damron and Jeff Martin.
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Research Colloquium hears from four presenters

April 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The annual event, hosted by Delta Mu Delta, the business honor society, gives presenters an opportunity to receive feedback on research that is under consideration or fully under way.

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Finishing in the money in the Canyon Challenge were (from left) Lemmy Gitahi of Deluxe Sky Productions; Joshua Christensen of M Power Learning Group; and Tonya Smith, Rebecca McLarkey and Anna Bright of iStudentNurse.
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Nursing students win Canyon Challenge

March 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

iStudentNurse makes a strong impression on competition’s judges with its identification of an untapped market, taking the grand prize of $7,000.

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Blanchard mixes humor, wisdom in final lecture

March 27, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The final installment of “The Power of Self-Leadership” series covers a range of topics, including “seagull management.”

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Mr. Servant Leadership himself, Dr. Ken Blanchard, will be on campus this week for a lecture and to help judge the Canyon Challenge.
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Blanchard at 75: He’s still leading the way

March 25, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

Fit and focused, Dr. Ken Blanchard shows no signs of slowing down. His most recent book chronicles his 30-pound weight loss, and he has five more books in the works.

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Canyon Challenge finals: Creativity rules

March 24, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

The five finalists for the third annual entrepreneurial competition will be pursuing $10,000 in prizes — and the field appears stronger than ever.

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Worship or concert? In this case, it's a service at megachurch Christ's Church of the Valley. (Photo courtesy of Todd Clark/Christ's Church of the Valley)
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The message in the music: New worship arts program to put Scripture before song

March 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

By Doug Carroll GCU News Bureau “David and the whole company of Israel were in the parade, singing at the top of their lungs and playing mandolins, harps, tambourines, castanets and cymbals.” — 2 Samuel 6:5 (Message translation) Never mind his big victory over Goliath or his 30-year reign as Israel’s king. David was a worship leader with one rocking resumé. As the Eric Clapton of his time, young David played the harp so beautifully that he chased away the blues of King Saul. He was a prolific lyricist, credited with writing approximately half of the 150 psalms in the Bible. His dance moves, displayed on one occasion while wearing a tight-fitting garment of questionable taste, disgusted his status-conscious wife, who then received a stinging rebuke from him: “In God’s presence I’ll dance all I want! I’ll become even more undignified than this!” With such a rich heritage of making a joyful noise to the Lord, it’s no wonder that Christians place a king-size emphasis on worship. On Sundays in American churches, a sizable portion of most services is devoted to music, although the harpist/psalmist/mosher of old wouldn’t recognize today’s tools: electric guitars and amplifiers, wireless microphones, soundboards, computerized lighting, […]

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The stage at Comerica Theatre in downtown Phoenix, scene of two days of commencement.
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Day 1 blog: Commencement at Comerica Theatre

March 14, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Highlights from Friday’s graduation of nearly 900 students in four of GCU’s colleges: Arts and Sciences, Theology, Doctoral Studies and Business.

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Canyon Challenge finalists gear up for ‘Sharks’

March 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Five have made the final cut in the third annual entrepreneurial competition and will make live presentations on March 27.

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