Archive for March, 2011

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GCU’s Choirs Sing of Spring in Concert

March 23, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Spring was in the air only if you imagined it on an extra-chilly Tuesday evening, but the scent of something more powerful — success — was unmistakably strong. The Music Department’s final choral concert of the year, “Spring Is in the Air,” at Ethington Theatre put an exclamation point on an outstanding series of performances by GCU’s choirs under the direction of Juan Hernandez, assistant dean of the College of Fine Arts and Production.

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Hunger to Win Fueled Todd Wilcox at Nationals

March 22, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Todd Wilcox lives to wrestle. That should come as no surprise, considering his recent victory at the NCAA Division II Championships in the 133-pound weight class. “I went into the season with an unexplainable hunger,” says Wilcox, a senior.

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Lindy ’Lopes Club Gets in the Swing of Things

March 21, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Tabitha Valentine had an idea and she ran with it. Or danced with it, actually. Valentine, a student in the College of Fine Arts and Production, wanted to join a ballroom-dance club at GCU last fall. Told there wasn’t one, she decided to form the club herself.

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Get a Job: Abercrombie & Fitch

March 21, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Representatives from Abercrombie & Fitch will be on campus Wednesday, March 23, looking to hire GCU students and graduates for off-campus jobs. The company will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union. Contact Career Services for more information at 602.639.6606 or careerservices@gcu.edu. Follow Career Services online at: Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/GCUcareerservices Twitter – http://twitter.com/CanyonJobs

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What a Team, What a Trip, What a Season

March 18, 2011 / by / 4 Comments

The season may be over, but these impressions remain of the three-game run by our women’s basketball team at the NCAA Division II West Regional in Pomona, Calif.

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GCU Presents Live Winter Jam Webcast March 19

March 17, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Winter Jam is an annual music tour featuring Christian rock, Christian rap, and contemporary Christian music bands. This year’s incredible tour includes such acts as Newsboys, David Crowder Band, Kutless, and many more. Grand Canyon University is proud to present the first ever Winter Jam 2011 LIVE webcast. Join thousands of fans as you watch the Winter Jam concert performance from Fayetteville, North Carolina LIVE on hearitfirst.com.

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Theatre Majors Pioneer Return of Alpha Psi Omega

March 16, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Almost seven months have passed since the arts returned to Grand Canyon with the College of Fine Arts and Production and its first show, “The Pirates of Penzance.” In that time, the crew of pioneering COFAP students has succeeded in making it appear that the arts never left GCU.

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Student Worker of the Month – Kyle Speed

March 16, 2011 / by / 9 Comments

The Office of Career Services is proud to present its student worker of the month – Kyle Speed. Speed is a junior sports management major. He works in the Student Contact Center and is a member of the GCU men’s basketball team. Off the court, he has managed to juggle the demands of marriage, two children, work and school. He has a two-year-old son, Kyle Jr., and just had a baby girl, Eva, three months ago.

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Fans, Women’s Team Shared Uncommon Bond

March 15, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

On what would be the last day of an unforgettable season, GCU’s fans waited. They waited for the star, Samantha Murphy, or the star-in-waiting, Maylinn Smith, or the floor general, Rosalyn Nelson, to make the big play that would conclusively turn the tide Monday night against a very good Cal Poly Pomona team on its home floor. Finally, they waited outside Kellogg Gym, refusing to board buses back to Phoenix until they’d had one last chance to say goodbye.

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Video: Lopes NCAA D2 Tourney Journey

March 14, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Follow the nationally ranked 2010-2011 Lopes Women’s Basketball team as they make their way to the NCAA D2 Tourney and help us cheer on these outstanding ladies on their journey! For more info follow at http://www.gculopes.com or on Twitter at twitter.com/gcu_lopes and Facebook at facebook.com/gculopes.

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