Archive for November, 2010

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D’Souza to Debate ‘Affable Atheist’ Shermer

November 16, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

Dinesh D’Souza is becoming an old pro at taking God’s side. The prominent Christian author estimates he has debated about a dozen atheists over the past three years, and he’ll go another round with one, Michael Shermer, at 7 tonight in Antelope Gym. A capacity crowd is expected.

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Kick Off Men’s Basketball!

November 16, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Men’s basketball season is about to kick into high gear! Follow the ‘Lopes this season as they take on big teams like UNLV and Utah and face-off against the PacWest competition. Stay tuned to the GCU channel for more on this exciting season!

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GCU Names Dr. Kimberly LaPrade as New COE Dean

November 15, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

The University has tapped one of its own exemplary graduates, Dr. Kimberly LaPrade, to the position of Dean of the College of Education.

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Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 15-19

November 11, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer proclaimed November 15-19 as International Education Week. GCU’s Center for International Education and the International Student Club have planned a week of events to celebrate our students from around the world GCU has more than 130 international students from more than 40 countries currently studying on campus. Activities planned at GCU for the week: Monday – The cafeteria will be serving international foods, decorated by flags and symbols from various countries. Thursday – Stop by the south side of the Student Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., where you can have your name written in a foreign language and meet some of GCU’s international students. Friday – Celebrate India/Nepal Night at 7 p.m. in the Canyon Café.  Snacks and desserts from India and Nepal will be served. The event will feature sights and sounds (video presentation/music), games, dances, henna tattoos, bindi and other cultural experiences. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education to promote and recognize the importance of international education. A website dedicated to International Education Week can be found at http://iew.state.gov.

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You’re Invited: GCU Town Meetings

November 10, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

All residential students are encouraged to attend one of the GCU town meetings with GCU administration and the Campus Life staff to hear about and give input to some important building plans and programming around campus.

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Student Worker of the Month: Jessica Schartz

November 10, 2010 / by / 3 Comments

Career Services is proud to present its Student Worker of the Month for November to Jessica Schartz. Senior elementary education student Schartz has worked with the College of Nursing for more than a year and a half.

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Film ‘I AM’ Scores a 10 at Campus Screening

November 10, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

It’s hard to miss the point when a film about 10 people breaking the Ten Commandments opens on Oct. 10, 2010 (that’s 10/10/10). But wait until you hear how writer/director John Ward came up with the idea for his new film, “I AM,” which was screened in the North Gym on Tuesday evening for GCU students and staff.

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New U.S. Citizens Take Oath on Campus

November 09, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s North Gym won’t soon be forgotten by 127 Arizonans who became naturalized U.S. citizens there in an hourlong ceremony Tuesday. Nearly three dozen countries of origin were represented.

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Bring on the Devils, GCU’s Wrestlers Say

November 09, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

If you’re thinking R.C. LaHaye, GCU’s feisty wrestling coach, is happy just to be swapping holds with ASU, forget about it. When the Antelopes and Sun Devils square off for the fourth time in Saturday’s dual meet in Antelope Gym, know this: He’s in it to win it.

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GCU to Screen Christian Film ‘I AM’

November 08, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The faith-based film “I AM” has earned considerable attention in Hollywood and around the country. The film, written and directed by John Ward, depicts 10 people, each dealing with the effects of breaking one of the Ten Commandments. At 6 p.m. Tuesday, GCU will screen the film in the North Gym prior to theGathering.

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