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

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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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GCU Firehouse Video to Give Cancer Kids the Ride of Their Life

June 06, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

A group of GCU film students spent an entire day at Fire Station 9 to produce a documentary they will show to cancer patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. In addition to the inspirational message for children, the students also left with a new-found respect for the Phoenix Fire Department.

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Dr. James Beggs, GCU’s Resident Rapper, Leaving a Legacy of Good Cheer

April 30, 2012 / by / 4 Comments

After a 37-year teaching career, including the last 11 at GCU, Beggs is retiring at the end of the school year. As part of the farewell, several GCU employees paid tribute to him in the same way that he did for so many others – with a rap video. Beggs also has done his own video about his retirement.

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Run To Fight Cancer 2012

February 09, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

This year’s race starter Grace Kostyk gets a little practice in with her friend Thunder before this Saturday’s race! Saturday March 10th, 2012 7:30 a.m. http://www.runtofightcancer.com

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ GCU – Director’s Concept/Set Design

February 08, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Set designer Bill Symington and director Michael Kary discuss the liberties they took with GCU’s rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Friday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m. To Purchase Tickets Please contact the Ethington Box Office at: 602.639.8880 or ethington@gcu.edu.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ GCU – The Plot

February 07, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Not familiar with A Midsummer Night’s Dream? Let the cast fill you in on this intertwined lovers tale. Grand Canyon University and Ethington Theater are proud to present A Midsummer Nights Dream. “The course of true love never did run smooth.” Never was this truer than in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Follow the hilarious angst of teen love out of Athens and into the forest as four more of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers try to find a safe place to love who and how they please. Add into the mix a fractured fairy kingdom and a group of construction workers turned artists, and you have one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays.

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Mr. GCU’s Greek Gods Prep for Big Night

February 01, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Thursday, February 2, at 8 p.m. in the Coliseum (a.k.a. North Gym) 12 men will battle for glory, beauty and pride. But only one will rise to take the crown of Mr. GCU. The humans in attendance must dress for the occasion. Togas all around. For more information and toga tips, contact Sarah in Student Life at 639.6127. Allow us to introduce some of this year’s Greek gods. At least the ones that would lower themselves to respond to us mere mortals.

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Learning Shakespeare @ GCU

January 26, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University and Ethington Theater are proud to present A Midsummer Nights Dream. “The course of true love never did run smooth.” Never was this truer than in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Follow the hilarious angst of teen love out of Athens and into the forest as four more of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers try to find a safe place to love who and how they please. Add into the mix a fractured fairy kingdom and a group of construction workers turned artists, and you have one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays. Written soon after Romeo and Juliet, the Bard takes a shot at the blindness of love and hits a bull’s eye. Friday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m. To Purchase Tickets Please contact the Ethington Box Office at: 602.639.8880 or ethington@gcu.edu.

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