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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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‘Canyon Night Live’ to present sketch comedy show

March 26, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A big year for comedy on campus brings something that will be familiar to fans of the long-running TV show “Saturday Night Live.”

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Atlanta doctoral residencies prove popular

March 26, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

An Air Force chaplain from Texas was among several dozen learners in attendance at the first of three Atlanta residencies scheduled this year.

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Arizona science, tech leaders join advisory board

March 25, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The President’s STEM Advisory Board will help guide the University’s expansion of technology programs and its development of an engineering curriculum.

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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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Google summit focuses on innovation, collaboration

March 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU was the host of a Google Arizona summit on education apps and other tools that will better prepare today’s students, from kindergarten on up, for tomorrow’s collaborative careers and innovative workplaces. An estimated 300 administrators, teachers, librarians and other educators soaked up the details.

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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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Day 2 blog: Commencement at Comerica Theatre

March 15, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Highlights from Saturday’s graduation in GCU’s largest colleges: Education and Nursing and Health Care Professions.

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