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Take a tour of GCU construction

February 01, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Construction projects are in full swing in just about every part of the Grand Canyon University campus and also at its 27th Avenue office and hotel complex. The thwack-thwack-thwack of hammers and whir of saws have become common sounds to anyone walking around, and here are some of the typical sights.  

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Lopes beat New Mexico State in a barn burner

January 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Exciting doesn’t begin to describe Saturday night’s win by the Grand Canyon University men’s basketball team over New Mexico State, its nemesis in the Western Athletic Conference. The Lopes (15-2) beat the Aggies, 79-75, ending New Mexico’s 14-game winning streak in WAC play.

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Weather cooperates for GCU Golf Course grand opening

January 06, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The weather cooperated Wednesday morning during a dignitary-studded press conference to introduce the new Grand Canyon University Golf Course to the community. Joined by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Vice Mayor Daniel Valenzuela, among others, GCU President Brian Mueller called the new course “just the beginning” of exciting new developments in the University’s west Phoenix community.

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The GCU year in pictures for 2015

December 30, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Talk about a year with a lot going on: Big things were happening on the GCU campus and well beyond its borders throughout 2015. Here are the year’s best photos:    

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Lopes win holiday tournament in Las Vegas

December 23, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Coach Dan Majerle and the men’s basketball team gave GCU an early Christmas gift, winning the Global Sports Classic title Tuesday night with an 85-81 win over Marshall at Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas. Joshua Braun was named the tournament MVP, having led the Lopes with 20 points. Braun, along with teammate Grandy Glaze, who had 10 points and six rebounds, were named to the All-Tournament team.  

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Christmas spirit and team pride are aglow at 27th Avenue office

December 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By GCU News Bureau Everywhere you look around GCU’s 27th Avenue office, holiday decorations fill the eye with wonder and awe. There’s even a man with a green beard. Really!    

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Christmas decorations and spirit abound at Peoria office

December 21, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By GCU News Bureau Enrollment counselors, student services advisers and other Peoria office employees decked the halls, their cubicles and hallways with holiday decorations galore in time for Santa’s visit.          

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Main campus adorned in Christmas glory

December 17, 2015 / by / 1 Comment

By GCU News Bureau GCU’s main campus rolled out the Christmas decorations, from beautiful purple-baubled trees and wreaths and bright red poinsettias to beautiful wrapping paper that covered whimsically decorated doors throughout the first floor of Cypress Hall. Thunder, the Grinch and Buddy the elf were represented in Cypress, the temporary home to many University staff members, and the homey feel of Christmas was present everywhere.

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GCU is well-represented in Glendale Hometown Christmas Parade

December 14, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The Lopes were out in force Saturday morning at the Glendale Hometown Christmas Parade 2015. President Brian Mueller and his wife, Paula, were in a convertible, followed by the Thundering Heard Pep Band, the Havocs and members of the cheer and dance teams. And don’t forget Thunder, resplendent in his Santa hat.  

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2015 winter commencement

December 14, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau GCU Arena was packed and festive for winter commencement Friday night as more than 600 traditional graduates received their diplomas. So many great stories equals so many great photos, filled with joy and anticipation.  

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