Archive for January, 2011

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CLA Study Skills Webinars for January

January 06, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The Center for Learning and Advancement offers a series of webinars to prime students for success in university academics. View the full list of webinars at Student Success Webinars. Contact the CLA for tutoring services or ideas about ways to increase your academic success. Visit its web site at http://my.gcu.edu/centerforlearning or email centerforlearning@gcu.edu.

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COE Building Gets High Marks on First Day

January 05, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

The new College of Education building opened Wednesday to its first day of classes, and it wasn’t difficult to find enthusiastic impressions along its hallways. Students and staff raved about the two-story building, wedged between the library and Fleming but shining like a diamond.

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Slideshow: Event Center Construction

January 05, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The Event Center’s job walks take place at 3:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month and are open to all. To save a spot, call Jessica Ertell in Event Services at 639.6194.

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GCU Welcomes New Doctoral Studies Dean

January 04, 2011 / by / 2 Comments

It was in his previous position at the University of Phoenix that Dr. Henry Radda found himself taking note of GCU. Radda, who launched and oversaw the school’s doctoral programs, knew something about growth, having taken the School of Advanced Studies to an enrollment of 7,000. “I wasn’t necessarily looking to make a change,” he said Wednesday while settling into his office as GCU’s new senior vice president and dean of the College of Doctoral Studies.

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GCU Salutes Afghanistan War Hero Josh Bullis

January 03, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

GCU honored Army Pfc. Josh Bullis of north Phoenix with a $5,000 annual scholarship and a sustained standing ovation at Thursday’s men’s basketball game in Antelope Gym. The occasion was Military Appreciation Night, and Bullis attended with several members of his family. He lost both legs at the knee on Sept. 19 in Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) and it detonated.

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Family Enjoys GCU Student’s Reign as Queen

January 03, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Overcast skies and chilly temperatures couldn’t diminish the enthusiasm of Peoria’s Fernandez family for Friday’s Fiesta Bowl Parade. Mario and DaNetta Fernandez were on hand along Central Avenue with two of their three children, Matthew, 20, and Grace, 18. Their oldest, 22-year-old Lindsay, would arrive shortly, atop the Dillard’s float transporting her as Fiesta Bowl Queen.

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