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Slideshow: Saturday commencement ceremonies

October 16, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Nontraditional (online) students from the Colangelo College of Business, the College of Theology, the College of Education and the College of Fine Arts and Production received their diplomas Saturday at Grand Canyon University fall commencement.    

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Slideshow: Friday commencement ceremonies

October 16, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau Nontraditional (online) students from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions and the College of Doctoral Studies received their diplomas Friday at Grand Canyon University fall commencement.    

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Slideshow: ‘Tartuffe’

October 12, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau The grand spectacle of Moliere’s “Tartuffe,” which opens at Ethington Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday, will delight the senses with its stunning, student-designed scenery, lighting, props, costumes and hair and makeup. A superb student cast brings the comedy to life with plenty of laughs. It’s all brought together under the exquisite direction of  Claude Pensis, Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Production.           

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Slideshow: Family Weekend

October 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau A wide array of activities awaited parents and their Grand Canyon University students on Family Weekend – everything from face painting to bowling to a 5K Thunder run. There also were performances by GCU students, such as the Critical Mass singing group, but the main goal was to bring families together.  

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Slideshow: Thunder, softball team at PCH 5K

October 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau Thunder and the Grand Canyon University softball team spread GCU cheer at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital 5K on Saturday.    

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Slideshow: Campout for Midnight Madness

October 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau The basketball season hasn’t even started yet, and Grand Canyon University students already are in midseason form. A campout – organized and managed by the Havocs, GCU’s nationally renowned student cheer section – to get premium spots in line for Midnight Madness, scheduled for Friday night at GCU Arena, drew 88 tents housing 385 people. That’s almost twice as much as the turnout for games against Louisville and New Mexico State last season. “This completely exceeded my expectations,” said Titus Converse, the veteran Havocs member who managed the event. “It blew my mind for event that doesn’t even have a game attached to it.” Dubbed “Camp Elliott” in honor of Daniel Elliott, who was first in line at the first campout last year, the campout even featured a Purple Pregame Party, only 24 hours early. Midnight Madness has a pirate theme this year, and entertainment with that theme in mind was planned for students waiting in line all afternoon. “It will be like Disneyland out here,” Converse said.  

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Slideshow: Run to Fight Night at men’s soccer game

September 26, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The 2018 Run to Fight Children’s Cancer kicked off with Run to Fight Night on Friday, in conjunction with the Grand Canyon University men’s soccer game. The cancer-fighting superheroes got to participate with the players in the pregame ceremonies and play on the field at halftime and after the game.    

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Slideshow: Jerry Colangelo tribute

September 21, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Dignitaries and friends from near and far gathered Wednesday night for “A Night to Honor a Legend,” a tribute to Jerry Colangelo for everything he has done for Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, the Valley and the sports and business worlds. The event coincided with the opening of the Jerry Colangelo Museum on campus.  

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Slideshow: Chapel, Sept. 18

September 19, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Monday morning Chapel at Grand Canyon University featured another stirring performance by the Chapel Worship Band; announcements by Dr. Tim Griffin, Pastor and Dean of Students; and a passionate talk by Warren Stewart Jr. of Church of the Remnant.  

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Slideshow: Havocs lead big soccer crowd

September 08, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The Grand Canyon University men’s soccer team defeated Evansville 1-0 before a crowd of 3,506 Thursday night at GCU Stadium after the women’s team played to a 1-1 tie with UC Santa Barbara. The Havocs, GCU’s nationally renowned student cheer section, were out in force and were so loud, GCU goalkeeper Jeremy Pollard said, “I would hate to be an away team playing here.”      

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