Villegas organized after-school programs at Serrano Village to help refugee children from countries such as Mynamar and Bhutan assimilate to life in America.
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Student With Heart for Refugees Earns First GCU Community Service Award

October 17, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jesse Villegas, 25, has earned the first-ever GCU Community Service Award for following God’s call to minister to refugees at the nearby Serrano Village Apartments.

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Nursing Students Planning for Major Mission Trip to Costa Rica in March

October 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions has partnered with International Service Learning, a Texas-based nonprofit organization, to bring up to three teams of students and faculty to Puerto Viejo in northeastern Costa Rica.

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All Systems ‘GO’ For Students on International Missions

October 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

GO Week introduces Grand Canyon University students to international mission trip opportunities.

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Art, Life Are Inseparable in One-Actor Play About Author C.S. Lewis

October 02, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

David Payne brings the great author and Christian apologist to life in his touring show, “An Evening With C.S. Lewis,” which will make a stop at GCU Arena on Oct. 20. This year is the 50th anniversary of Lewis’ death.

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Packed House Sings, Worships With Wickham at Thunderground CD Release Party

September 27, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Phil Wickham played some of his more popular songs, but treated Grand Canyon University students to some of the new tracks from his “The Ascension” album during his Thursday CD release party at Thunderground.

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Wickham’s ‘Ascension’ in Christian music leads to CD release at GCU

September 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Phil Wickham’s national CD release party for his seventh album, “The Ascension,” is scheduled for Thursday night at Thunderground. For Wickham, it’s a return to Grand Canyon University, where he recorded parts of the album with the University’s New Life Singers.

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Campus worship team’s music helps draw students to God

September 23, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

Grand Canyon University’s student worship team supplies the talent behind the music at Chapel and theGathering. The group of 75 GCU students shares a passion for worship through contemporary Christian music.

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Slideshow: Faith & Family Night at Arizona Diamondbacks

September 18, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Pastor Tim Griffin and the New Life Singers were among GCU’s representatives at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix.

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New Life Singers Pack Thunderground for CD Release, Concert

September 13, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

“Captivate” shows the impressive polish and range of the 16-member ensemble, now starting in its fourth year under the direction of Gabe Salazar, GCU’s campus worship director.

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theGathering Cultivates Student Spirituality at Intimate New Location

September 09, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s theGathering takes place each Tuesday at 8 p.m. The student-organized event at Antelope Gym is designed to serve as a less-formal Christian service where students can bond over inspirational testimonials and contemporary worship music.

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