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High-flyer Dan Alexander remains grounded in matters that matter

December 09, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

The 6-foot-9 junior, who becomes eligible to play this week for the GCU men’s basketball team, is not your average athlete and has enjoyed his relative anonymity on campus for the past year.

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Hallelujah, Indeed: ‘Messiah’ Receives Another Splendid Arena Singing

December 06, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Musicians from the Phoenix Symphony and vocalists from GCU and local high schools presented Handel’s Christmas classic, an event that has fast become a tradition for the University.

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Canyon Challenge Takes a Directed Approach in Third Year

December 04, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Executive summaries for the Challenge are due on Jan. 31, and 10 finalists will be announced four weeks later. Those 10 will submit full business plans, and then five will be selected to make live presentations in late March.

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Maestro Christie Back for ‘Handel’s Messiah’ Performance at Arena

December 03, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

More than 300 musicians, including the Phoenix Symphony, will come together this week for the University’s third annual performance of “Handel’s Messiah,” presented by the College of Fine Arts and Production and its Music Department.

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Honors Symposium hears from speakers on aspects of ethics

December 03, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Students and faculty at the Delta Mu Delta Honors Symposium presented their studies on the topic of ethics at the Williams Building lecture hall.

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Disney internships await 13 GCU students in spring semester

November 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Interns live on the Disney park property either in Orlando, Fla., or Anaheim, Calif. The choice of apartment- or dormitory-style housing gives them a chance to meet other interns from around the world.

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Ethington’s ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ Shines With Mozart Score, Woodstock Vibe

November 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Directed by Claude Pensis and set in the late 1960s, the production has an outstanding student cast and is the most satisfying operatic effort since GCU’s arts program was revived three years ago.

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Ethington Production Represents a Tale of Two GCU Sopranos

November 20, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Claire Penneau and Chelsey Minkler, who have two of the best female voices to come through the University’s music program, share a role in Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte,” which opens this week. The women, separated in age by 18 years, are a study in contrasts.

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Math Expertise Starting to Add Up for Ted Coe, Assistant Dean of COE

November 19, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The fifth-generation Arizonan wears two hats at GCU: one with the College of Education and the other as academic liaison for partnerships in Strategic Educational Alliances. And he’s already known in national math-standards circles.

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Texas Fire Chief Sees GCU Doctorate as Key to Future

November 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Paige Day, assistant fire chief in Missouri City, Texas, a Houston suburb, plans to use her doctorate in education from GCU to write and lecture about the importance of mentors for women interested in the male-dominated fire service, She was in Phoenix this week for her doctoral residency, the final one of the year.

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