Archive for October, 2010

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New Program Connects Students with Off Campus Jobs

October 07, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Career Services has integrated a new, student-friendly resource to develop relationships with local companies in the valley by showing where GCU students have worked, or currently work off-campus.

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Volunteers Needed for Community Fall Festival

October 07, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

WHAT: GCU’s vision is to fill the campus with live entertainment, game and food booths, and inflatable rides for children to play on … and invite the entire community to come and enjoy a free, fun-filled evening of entertainment on our campus as a local Christian alternative to Halloween. This is a sponsored event, at no cost to visitors, bringing local businesses, organizations, and families together for a time of celebration and festivity. We are looking for a great night of fun with hundreds from the community joining us! WHEN: Thursday, October 28 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Before the Event Sponsor a game or food booth: Each student group is asked to host a game or food booth. (To avoid duplicates, all booths must register with the Office of Spiritual Life. Call Terri Faust at ext. 6750 or email tfaust@gcu.edu to register.) Registration forms are also online at http://my.gcu.edu/Students/SpiritualLife/Community/Pages/FallFestival.aspx. Chili Cook-off: The Guild is sponsoring a chili cook-off with all proceeds going towards scholarships for students. Register to submit your chili for this event by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at ext. 639.6418 or dfraser@gcu.edu. Deadline for registering is Tuesday, October 26. All entries must be brought to […]

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Storm Causes Damage to Canyon Hall, Vehicles

October 06, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

A savage, 20-minute storm hit GCU late Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 5, blowing out more than 100 windows across campus and causing extensive hail damage to parked vehicles. Although no injuries were reported, the new dormitory, Canyon Hall, sustained considerable window damage. Nearly all of the four dozen windows facing southeast on the dorm’s eastern wing were blown out and required boarding. Staffers and volunteers worked into the night to perform patchwork repairs.

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Rehearsals Under Way for ‘All in the Timing’

October 04, 2010 / by / 2 Comments

The theatre department of the College of Fine Arts and Production is set to follow up the well-received Pirates of Penzance with David Ives’ All in the Timing. The cast is hard at work at rehearsals, preparing for opening night on Oct. 22.

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CLA Student Success Webinars for October

October 04, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Center for Learning and Advancement offers a series of webinars to prime students for success in university academics. The following webinars are available at the given dates and are from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Register for a webinar at http://my.gcu.edu/Academics/cla/Pages/studentSuccessWebinars.aspx Effective Research Strategies Webinars 10/5/10                Research Strategies 1 Effective Online Research Techniques Demonstrates how to use effective search techniques when searching online, as well as what to look for when evaluating websites.   10/6/10                Research Strategies 2 Writing a University Research Paper Identifies the step by step process to writing a research paper at the university level   10/7/10                Research Strategies 3 Navigating the GCU Library This webinar will walk you through the library resources available in Grand Canyon University’s online or traditional libraries.   The Writing Process Webinars 10/12/10              The Writing Process 1 Phase One: Pre-Writing Focuses on identifying the purpose of the paper, writing a solid thesis statement, gathering information, and organizing an outline. 10/13/10              The Writing Process 2 Phase Two: Beginning to Write Demonstrates how to take an outline to a paragraph format and how to appropriately use in text citations. It will highlight how to write a dynamic introduction, revise for powerful […]

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Vote for GCU’s Lindsay Fernandez to be Fiesta Bowl Queen

October 01, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

Junior GCU student Lindsay Fernandez is a finalist for the crown of Fiesta Bowl queen. Online voting is open to the public and began today at ABC 15. For more information on Lindsay, check out her feature article at the Herd on Campus. According to the voting site, each year, hundreds of young women from across the state vie for the prestigious Fiesta Bowl crown, a tradition which selects finalists based on community involvement, scholastic achievement, poise and personality. The Fiesta Bowl Queen and Court Scholarship Program is open to young women currently attending any Arizona college or university on a full-time basis. The Fiesta Bowl Queen and Court serve as ambassadors to the Fiesta Bowl Festival of College Football, which encompasses more than 40 events. Voting begins Friday, October 1, and ends Monday, October 4, at 5 p.m. The Queen will be announced during Sonoran Living Live on Thursday, October 7, at 11 a.m. View the entries and read their biographies, click on the Vote tab to vote for your favorite. You must be registered on the site to vote, one vote per person. Vote for Lindsay right here. The following is Lindsay’s essay she submitted to the Fiesta […]

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Career Services Unveils New, Improved Website

October 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Grand Canyon University Career Services Center added the Career Insider resource to provide on-line tools and resource for all job-seeking students.

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Know Your ‘Lopes: Kyle Ciliento, Men’s Soccer

October 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Get to know your ‘Lopes! GCU student athlete Kyle Ciliento was named an All-American as a Freshman soccer player. Learn a little more about Kyle and cheer on you ‘Lopes!

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