Archive for February, 2011

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Student Worker of the Month: Patricia Mollel

February 14, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The Office of Career Services at Grand Canyon University is proud to present the Student Worker of the Month – Patricia Mollel.

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Video: Get Ante-lope-ilicious

February 11, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

GCU College of Liberal Arts instructor Dr. James Beggs is know for his commitment to campus, as well as his dope rhymes. Watch as he sings praises of Grand Canyon’s student Recreation Center and the team led by Chuck Howard.

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Red Cross Designates GCU Blood Drive for ‘Recovery 2011’

February 11, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

With this latest round of severe winter storms, the American Red Cross has been unable to collect blood in many parts of the country. This has forced the cancellation of more than 750 blood drives and more than 28,000 blood scheduled blood donations since January 1. As a result, in this period blood collections are the lowest the Red Cross has seen in a decade.

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‘Comedy of Errors’ Has the Look of a Winner

February 10, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

If you haven’t seen an Ethington Theatre Series production this season — and even if you have — then find a way to get to “The Comedy of Errors.” The Shakespearean farce, a tale of mistaken identity, has a number of solid performances from the GCU student cast. But perhaps the biggest star is the set created by Assistant Dean Bill Symington, technical director Matt Ward and their stagecraft class in the College of Fine Arts and Production.

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Library Web Site Changes Improve Student Research Tools

February 10, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The Grand Canyon University Library has some incredible new content for every academic subject, including 30 new databases covering expanded full text content for the Fine Arts, Education, Nursing, Health Sciences, Business, Social Sciences, Computing and more!

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New Director Builds Community With Intramurals

February 10, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

The Office of Campus Life tapped a Grand Canyon alum to fill the new position of intramural and recreation director. Kris Hayes has served across campus, both as a student and staff member. “When students buy into something, they provide the strongest case for why we should invest in what they want on campus,” Hayes says. “Students have a voice on campus. What they are into is what will happen.”

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Give Your Blood Feb. 23

February 10, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University is hosting a blood drive on campus in cooperation with the American Red Cross. When: Wednesday, February 23. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Women Just LOVE Those Designer T-Shirts

February 09, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

What’s with the “LOVE” T-shirts seen all over campus on our female students? Glad you asked. Because we at the Herd pride ourselves on being GCU’s comprehensive information source, we decided to do a little (very little) fashion reporting.

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New Canyon Connect Site Eases Textbook Drama

February 09, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Curriculum Services is proud to announce the new Canyon Connect website. The new website now provides the status of textbooks for all courses. Find out if your course is digitally enabled, uses a print text, or does not require text by visiting the Canyon Connect site now. http://my.gcu.edu/Academics/CanyonConnect/Pages/default.aspx.

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Slideshow: Antelope Basketball Hits Big with Halftime Show

February 08, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

With the Phoenix Suns Gorilla, the Sol Patrol and artist Erik Wahl performing, halftime at last Saturday’s men’s basketball game was as good as it gets. Wahl’s on-the-fly portrait of Michael Jordan was won by Emilia Smith, who works at Casa de Suenos, an independent-living facility for at-risk youth. The artwork will be displayed at Casa’s group home in central Phoenix.

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