Archive for December, 2010

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GCU Dance Ensemble to Debut With Winter Concert

December 07, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Dancers know all about steps, and Susannah Keita isn’t afraid to take some bold ones with GCU’s new dance-education program. Hired in July as director of dance in the re-formed College of Fine Arts and Production, Keita isn’t allowing the small numbers of a start-up program to keep her from dreaming big. Some of that vision will be shared this weekend as GCU’s Dance Ensemble performs its winter concert, “Kinetic Dreams,” at Ethington Theatre.

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Student Discount on the Phoenix Symphony

December 07, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Phoenix Symphony’s 2010/11 Season College Club Card gives Phoenix-area college students the opportunity to attend unlimited Symphony Classics concerts for only $30. Availability is not guaranteed to all Classics concerts. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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McRee and Ramos Top GCU Ad Contest

December 06, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

Students in this semester’s History and Criticism of Visual Media course had a visual ad contest. Each student created and advertisement promoting Grand Canyon University. The ads were then submitted to GCU marketing for judging.

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Get a Job: Prudential on Campus Dec. 8

December 06, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Prudential will be on campus Wednesday, December 8, looking to hire GCU students for off-campus jobs. The company will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union.

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Grand Canyon v. UNLV Video

December 02, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Grand Canyon University ‘Lopes kicked off their basketball season with an exhibition game against UNLV. The team traveled to Vegas to take on the D1 school.

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Arizona Teacher of the Year Talks to COE Students

December 02, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

For evidence that good teachers make a difference, Exhibit A might be Joy Weiss. Weiss, 35, was recognized as the 2010 Arizona Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Educational Foundation for her work in her first-grade classroom at Balsz Elementary School, near 44th Street and Loop 202 in Phoenix. All of her students are English Language Learners, most of them the children of Hispanic and Somali immigrants.

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Academic Honesty: No Statute of Limitations

December 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

If a student plagiarizes his or her work for ENG 101 but the instructor does not catch it until after posting the grade, can that student still be reported for an academic dishonesty violation? Yes!

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Donate Toys to Benefit Canyon Cares Christmas

December 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Office of Spiritual Life is asking GCU faculty, staff and students to donate toys for all ages, male and female, to use at the University’s annual Canyon Cares Christmas event. GCU will also use your donated toys to benefit the children in the Canyon Kids program as well as other local outreach programs. GCU will invite families from the community to come to campus Sunday, December 12, for dinner and activities. After dinner the children will participate in the activities while the parents select and wrap one toy per child to take home and place under their trees for Christmas. Last year, GCU faculty, staff and students donated more than 330 toys for the event that benefited more than 550 neighborhood children. The toy drive begins today and ends December 10. Bring your donations to the Office of Spiritual Life by 4 p.m., December 10. For more information, contact Terri Faust at 602.639.6750 or tfaust@gcu.edu.

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Volunteers Needed for Canyon Cares Christmas

December 01, 2010 / by / 5 Comments

Help brighten the holidays for 250 of our neighborhood families at GCU’s 2nd Annual Canyon Cares Christmas on Sunday, December 12 at 1:30 p.m.

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