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Commencement Day 2: Morning session

April 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Takashi Sato Special for the GCU News Bureau Saturday morning’s full-house graduation of online students at Grand Canyon University was a heart-warming, triumphant event. And in a morning filled with bright moments, one of the highlights may have been when Diana Dichter, 73, who is in a wheelchair, received her first college degree.  

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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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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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Commencement Day 1: Morning session

April 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Friday morning commencement at Grand Canyon University was for traditional students in the Colangelo College of Business, College of Education and College of Science, Engineering and Technology.              

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Beauty, grace and athleticism of Spring Dance Concert

April 19, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University’s 2016 Spring Dance Concert, “Giving Voice,” featured 34 students doing 10 dances. Their beauty and grace are apparent, but even more awe-inspiring is their athleticism. Check out how high some of these dancers get off the ground and the incredible ways they contort their bodies.  

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Run to Fight 2016 Superhero Awards Banquet

April 15, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Jeannette Cruz GCU News Bureau The only thing better than the barbecue dinner Thursday night in the Lope House at Grand Canyon University Golf Course was the cause — the first Run to Fight 2016 Superhero Awards Banquet. And then there was the effect — checks for $42,000 were given to Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Cancer Network. Race director Debbie Accomazzo was joined at the podium by this year’s honorary race starter, Emma Kerr, and her sister, Abby.          

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Oh, the characters you’ll see in ‘Seussical’

April 01, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Anyone who has ever read and loved Dr. Seuss books will be blown away by GCU’s College of Fine Arts and Production “Seussical the Musical,” opening tonight in Ethington Theatre. Even though the lively musical with a cast of colorful characters is sold out, you can enjoy perusing this slideshow of some of COFAP’s great work.

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Caring and candy the prizes in Canyon Cares Easter hunt

March 22, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Once a year, Grand Canyon University transforms into a wondrous, worship and egg-laden place where children from the community come to fill their purple and pink baskets with Easter treasures. The family friendly, annual Canyon Cares Easter event this past Saturday offered musical worship and arts and crafts in addition to the fun-filled egg hunt.  

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Lopes defeat Jackson State, advance to CIT quarterfinals

March 18, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The GCU men’s basketball team hadn’t used a full-court press all season, but it had to do something to counteract Jackson State’s slowdown offense. So the Lopes stepped up the pressure, unnerved the visitors and rolled to a 64-54 victory Thursday night at GCU Arena in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. They’ll play in the quarterfinals next week against an opponent to be determined.  

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