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Galatians 5:22-23

November 01, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”   

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Antelope Intros: Erica Gillette and Carolyn Cavalier

October 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a nursing field experience counselor who enjoys art and shares a story of how she got to meet a famous hip hop artist before he was not so famous. The other is a University counselor addicted to rock climbing and proud of her knowledge in sociolinguistics.

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From left, CONHCP employees Connie Colbert, Brandon Warner, Maria Quimba and Pascale Lee pose with Thunder during a kickoff for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
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They’re walking to raise cancer awareness, funds

October 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

It was pull out your handkerchief time on Monday when two people whose lives were changed by cancer shared stories of grief and hope with words that came straight from their hearts. Both are connected the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, which has formed three teams to walk in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Oct. 22 in Tempe.

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Slideshow: Family Weekend filled with love and laughter

October 10, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau From the main campus fanning out to Grand Canyon University Golf Course, GCU Hotel and Canyon 49 Grill, students and their loved ones enjoyed the largest Family Weekend on record at GCU. Festivities began with a golf tournament Friday morning and concluded with a Lopes women’s soccer game Sunday afternoon, and there was a packed schedule of activities in between. Activities included family fun time, a Lil Lopes cheerleading clinic, a fun run, a golf tournament, a Chapel service, a movie night and a parents meet-and-greet where they enjoyed special desserts.

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‘Of Thee I Sing’ opens at Ethington at perfect time

October 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

“Of Thee I Sing” opens Oct. 14 at Ethington Theatre, a welcome respite from Presidential election fever. This singing and dancing political satire has been making audiences laugh and hum since 1931. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14-16 and Oct. 21-23.

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Former Phoenix Suns player Boris Diaw speaks to GCU business students

October 06, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

  By GCU Today Boris Diaw, a 13-year NBA power forward and former member of the Phoenix Suns who now plays for the Utah Jazz, made a surprise visit to the Colangelo College of Business on Tuesday to speak with students in the BUS 372 Sports Events class. Diaw touched on topics such as sports marketing, social media branding, endorsements and marketing partnerships, and using a career as a platform to help others. He also stressed the importance of pursuing internships while students are still in college to jump-start their careers.  

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TaylorRae Humbert riveted a GCU audience with her portrayal of a rape victim during a speech and debate team performance last year.
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There’s no debate: This team’s on fire

October 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Speech and Debate Team exceeded expectations with an over-the top victory in its first competition last weekend, and the team is shaping to have an even more successful team than last year — and it was very impressive last year, winning a three-peat as Division III champion.

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Chris Brown rivets Chapel with prodigal son story

October 04, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Pastor Chris Brown mesmerized GCU Chapel Monday with a modern retelling of Luke 11:15. The main message: “You are not a slave, you are a son or daughter to the Creator of the Universe,” Brown said. “You are the most dangerous, most loved, most powerful, most valued college students on the planet not because of who you are but because of Whose you are.”

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Lopes shine light on service with Serve the City

October 03, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Story by Jeannette Cruz Photos by Darryl Webb  GCU News Bureau Nearly 300 Grand Canyon University students who might otherwise have spent their Saturday morning sleeping chose instead to pick up paintbrushes, shovels, wheelbarrows and rollers and spend the day toiling for their neighbors in the Serve the City neighborhood revitalization event. GCU’s semiannual Serve the City Day is part of the largest Habitat for Humanity partnership in the country in which University volunteers hope to renovate as many as 700 homes in their community. On Saturday, Habitat for Humanity President Jason Barlow encouraged the volunteers to make their work count. “This is Serve the City, or ‘Sweat the City,’ not ‘observe the city.’ We’re here to work. We’re here to serve our neighbors as we are called to do.” The students were joyful as music played, landscapes reformed and homes transformed as a result of their labor. “It’s tiring but worth it,” said junior Kayla Smith. “Let’s let the light shine on Jesus.” Volunteers lavished attention on seven homes and Bourgade Catholic High School and made a difference in the lives of GCU’s neighbors. Julie Guardiola said her 50-year-old slump block home has been in her family for generations. […]

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Slideshow: Kicking off Run to Fight’s 2017 campaign

October 03, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau A special Run to Fight Night took place Friday at the GCU men’s soccer game, marking the kickoff to the seventh annual Run to Fight Children’s Cancer scheduled for March 11. “We want to increase our number of participants, volunteers, sponsors and champions,” said Debbie Accomazzo, GCU’s community outreach manager and race director for the event. GCU Today published a story on the campaign and the Arizona Republic ran a commentary by Ildi Kerr, mother of the 2016 race starter, in which she shares her family’s journey with pediatric cancer.    

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