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Doctoral grad does futuristic research on way to degree

April 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Andy Bevilacqua came to Grand Canyon University on Friday for the first time to receive his diploma from the College of Doctoral Studies, but that’s about the only thing in his story that makes him like a lot of other people. He’s the CEO for a company that tests and evaluates equipment and technology for the U.S. military and space program, and, oh by the way, he’s also 65 and fighting Parkinson’s disease.

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Learning Lounge topped off grad’s GCU experience

April 26, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Heidi Rausch was like a lot of students taking a difficult class — she needed help with physics. Bryce Beatty, a learning advocate (LEAD) in the Learning Lounge, was there for her, and Rausch felt so at home, she decided to become a LEAD herself. Thursday at commencement, she’ll graduate with her degree in Biology and is looking forward to medical school.

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How GCU keeps students pointed in right direction

April 26, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The Learning Lounge is an important way for students to get academic help, but it’s one of many. In this comprehensive report, the May issue of GCU Magazine lists all the avenues available for assistance and why it’s such a distinguishing feature of GCU.

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For some families, commencement is doubly good

April 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The commencement ceremonies this week are big days for families. And when there are two graduates in the family — especially when they’ve motivated each other to earn the degree — there’s even more to celebrate.

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GCU students excel at international business conference

April 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Colangelo College of Business students produced another strong showing in the International Career Development Conference, which ended Sunday in Anaheim, Calif. Eight made the Top 10 in their category, and there were other awards as well.

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Words of honor: Goodman makes American Writers

April 18, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Dr. Diane Goodman, a College of Humanities and Social Sciences full-time faculty member, will be included in the next “American Writers Supplements,” part of the “American Writers Series” that includes hundreds of most notable writers from the 17th century to the present day. Author, cook, professor and club adviser, Goodman’s three short story collections are stories about women and use food and cooking as metaphors.

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Student Worker of the Month: Rich Martinez

April 18, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The April Student Worker of the Month, Rich Martinez, is a team player in his role as a facilities housing team member assistant, which makes sense given his passion for sports. “Every day at facilities is different, and Rich is always up for new challenges,” his supervisor said.

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Message from Brian Mueller: Find comfort in times of tragedy

April 16, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

In times of unimaginable loss, seek comfort and assurance in one another and know that there is a greater power in heaven to give you that comfort.

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Storage Together prevails in Canyon Challenge

April 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Storage Together had a big advantage going into the Canyon Challenge — its team has been tested in numerous competitions, from local to international, over the last year. That experience showed when the judges made it the unanimous winner Thursday at GCU Arena.

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Delta Mu Delta looks to expand scope, membership

April 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The GCU chapter of Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society for business programs, held its induction ceremony Wednesday at GCU Golf Course, but the students and advisers are aiming to make it more than just a nice honor. They also want to do service projects.

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