Archive for November, 2010

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GCU Mini Class: Master’s In Leadership

November 22, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

We recently had the chance to sit down with John Kilroy, a professor for the Ken Blanchard College of Business and the College of Doctoral Studies at Grand Canyon University. He found his interest for teaching when his college professor inspired him to help students learn just as his professor had taught him. Dr Kilroy has been working for GCU for six years now and teaches classes for the Masters Of Leadership program, as well as in the College of Doctoral Studies.

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Professor David Hayes a Jack of All Trades

November 22, 2010 / by / 4 Comments

Pro-wrestler, stand-up comedian, actor, director, club bouncer and COLA professor – David Hayes.

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Former NASCAR Photographer Leads Discussion Nov. 23

November 22, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Professor Cheryl Christensen encourages anyone to come to the Art Building, Room 107, for a special presentation on Tuesday, November 23, at either 7 a.m. or 1 p.m. Mike Squire, former photographer for NASCAR racing and the Grand Prix in Europe will discuss action photography, his experience in the industry and give pointers to anyone eager to enhance their own camera skills.

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International Students Celebrate India/Nepal Night

November 22, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU International Education Week included a host of events leading up to India and Nepal Night on Friday. The club transformed the Canyon Café into a cultural hotspot of India and Nepal.

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Game Time on the Crazy Couch!

November 22, 2010 / by / 2 Comments

“Vertically challenged” people like me struggle watching basketball games. Last Friday at the first men’s basketball game, I had the best seat in the house. Two words: Crazy Couch.

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‘Inspecting Carol’ Worth Waiting For, GCU Senior Says

November 18, 2010 / by / 2 Comments

Emily Kapla will play a prominent role in the Ethington Theatre Series production of “Inspecting Carol,” which opens its six-show run on Friday, Nov. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Kapla IS the first graduating class of the reconstituted College of Fine Arts and Production at GCU.

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Thunder No Turkey at Gompers Holiday Feast

November 18, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Thunder officially has arrived in the big leagues. The Antelopes’ mascot has always been a major deal at 33rd Avenue and Camelback, of course. But now the Horned One has participated in the annual Thanksgiving dinner at Gompers Habilitation Center, which brings together mascots from Phoenix-area pro sports teams for what Gompers’ executive director, Mark Jacoby, fondly calls “a cyclone of chaos.”

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D’Souza-Shermer Debate Packs Antelope Gym

November 18, 2010 / by / 33 Comments

Students, faculty, staff and community members filled GCU’s Antelope Gym on Wednesday evening to hear Christian author Dinesh D’Souza and atheist Michael Shermer debate the question “Is Religion a Force for Good or Evil?”

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Doorways, Health Center Offer Free Student Counseling

November 17, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Counselors from Doorways will be available on the GCU campus three days a week in the Cooke Health Center to provide student counseling services. Call or stop by the Cooke Health Center (639.6215) in the Union to make an appointment.

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Freshman Council Launches, Hosts Dodgeball Tourney

November 17, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

A new campus group is ready to get in your face. The Freshman Class Council (FCC) is hosting its first event this weekend, so come dodge balls for free food. A dodgeball tournament will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the Student Recreation Center. Sign up in the ASGCU office in the Student Union.

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