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Graduate transitioning from custodian to teacher with degree

August 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

GCU online alum Zenon Castro plans to swap his cleaning supplies for textbooks and become a special education teacher, fulfilling a lifelong dream. Castro began working as a night custodian at Mountain Vista Elementary in Indio, Calif., while earning student teaching hours toward his master’s degree, which he completed in June. He plans to take over a special education classroom at Mountain Vista this fall.

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Erica Wadas graduated from GCU with a bachelor's degree in biology, with an emphasis in pre-medicine in 2011.
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Alumna digs in at Dartmouth for medical residency

August 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

GCU alumna Erica Wadas has followed in her father’s footsteps by graduating from medical school, and has landed a residency at a New England medical center that is part of a prestigious Ivy League school.

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These smiling faces belong to some of the incoming freshmen at GCU, the Class of 2019.
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Hello, my name is: GCU Class of 2019

August 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

GCU is planning the biggest welcome for the biggest entering class in its history next week, as thousands of freshmen move onto campus into seven residence halls, four of them brand new. Meet 10 members of the Class of 2019 who bring a grand diversity of skills, interests, plans, passions, backgrounds and geography to GCU and will surely make their mark on the world.

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Goal-oriented: Hyndman kicks off exciting era in GCU soccer

August 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Schellas Hyndman has done a lot of impressive things as a soccer coach, but his goals for his Grand Canyon University men’s program are even more far-reaching. The sixth-winningest coach in NCAA history certainly has the attention of his players.

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Beach social brings Lope life to Cali freshmen

August 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Nearly 100 incoming Grand Canyon University students had the opportunity to meet other fellow Lopes and get a taste of GCU life before moving to campus in the fall during a July beach nurturing event in Los Angeles.

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Komi Lokossou a shining light on campus

December 02, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University public safety officer and online master’s student Komi Lokossou is known around campus for his endearing personality and infectious smile. He overcame two brushes with death and seven years as a refuge before coming to America. He considers GCU the “promise land” and feels called by God to serve others.

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Five Virginia pals bring all-star potential to rugby team

September 22, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

By Cooper Nelson GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University freshmen rugby players Ethan Hall, Darien Pickett, Kris Sheckels, Joshua Ransom and Austin LaGow became friends at an all-star football camp in the eighth grade. As five of the best football players in Virginia, they each decided to attend West Potomac High in Alexandria – a city six miles south of Washington – to help create a “football dynasty.” Injuries derailed their freshman season, so LaGow and Pickett, who grew up playing rugby, helped start the Fort Hunt Warriors, a rugby club team associated with their high school. They won a state championship as sophomores and encouraged Ransom, Sheckels and Hall to join the team their junior year. After advancing to three consecutive state playoff appearances and winning a second state championship last year, Pickett, Sheckels and Ransom wanted to play rugby together in college. The trio met GCU rugby coach Ryan Kelly at last summer’s all-star camp and committed to GCU. The three standouts hoped to bring the same “dynasty” they created in eighth grade to GCU and approached LaGow, a rugby Stars and Stripes All-American, and Hall, who missed being an All-American due to injury, to join the team. […]

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Graduating seniors (standing, from left) Natalie Shuler, Adam Benavides, Ashley Brown and Samantha Erdmann have shown the way for (seated, from left) sophomores Andrea Hall, Devyn Garrett, Nicole Mayes and Anthony DiMaria in their respective fields of study. Photo by Darryl Webb, shot at sunset at campus
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GCU Today Magazine: COFAP rebuilt to last

April 22, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Dean Claude Pensis built the program the first time around, in 1982, and he did it again after it was restored, adding dance, digital film, instrumental music and graphic design.

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Participants in the March 2013 Run to Fight Children's Cancer show are all about putting the disease in its place. Photo by Darryl Webb
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Cancer run aims to draw 3,000, raise $100,000

March 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Nearly 3,000 people, running or walking, in strollers or wheelchairs, are expected to attend the fourth GCU Foundation Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on campus. The goal is to elevate awareness of childhood cancer, the leading cause of death by disease among children ages 14 and younger, and to raise $100,000 for two charities that support childhood cancer patients, survivors and their families.

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Lecrae on GCU

September 04, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Christian Rapper and artist Lecrae shares a couple words about his experience with GCU. http://www/gcu.edu Whether you’re looking for a diverse place to educate yourself and grow your relationship with God, or you’re looking for a positive environment with an amazing community. GCU is the place for you.

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