Archive for March, 2012

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Slideshow: GCU Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

March 11, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

An estimated 2,000 runners and walkers participated in Saturday’s spring edition of the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on the GCU campus, raising funds for Children’s Cancer Network. “The race was fantastic, handled gracefully and with expertise,” one participant wrote on Facebook. The day included 5K and 10K races, a Cancer Survivors’ Walk and many other family-friendly activities.

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Personal Connection With Fans Keeps Women’s Basketball Team Fired Up

March 07, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

The Antelopes left Wednesday for San Diego, where they will face Cal Poly Pomona on Friday afternoon in the NCAA Division II West Regional. The game is a rematch of last year’s regional final, which was won by Pomona, ending a record-breaking 29-3 season for GCU.

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GCU’s First Farmers’ Market Draws Vendors to the Quad

March 07, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Tamales, salsa, hummus, honey, bread, freeze-dried kale and barbecued pork were among the food items sold at the market, which was planned and organized by senior Matt Muchna, ASGCU’s multicultural director.

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‘Grandma Dorothy,’ 85, Has Good Cause to Come to GCU

March 05, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The northeast Phoenix woman is known for pushing her festively decorated walker in running events, and she’ll be part of Saturday’s Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on the GCU campus. Her theme for the occasion: St. Patrick’s Day.

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Campus Growth Wows Alumni in Return for 2012 Homecoming

March 05, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Saturday’s festivities honored the Class of 1962 along with six inductees into the GCU Hall of Fame: Dr. Robin Baker, Marci Salmon, Jared Stauffer, Shirley Righi, Christine Weidinger and Kevin Warren.

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‘Lopes Way Up After Making Field for NCAA Tournament

March 05, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Braylon Pickrel’s dramatic last-second shot, which was needed to defeat Dixie State College on Saturday night, extended the winning streak of the men’s basketball team to nine games and carried them into postseason play. On Friday, the Antelope men will play in Bellingham, Wash., and the women in San Diego in opening games in the NCAA Division II Tournament.

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Three Seniors Laid a Foundation for Antelope Men’s Basketball

March 02, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Kyle Speed, Nick Witherill and Justin Wesolowski are finishing strong for the Antelopes, who have a shot at postseason play with a victory Saturday in the regular-season finale against Dixie State College.

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Alumnus Dan Hannon Returns to Campus, Discusses TGen Research

March 01, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

An opportunity at the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix led the 2011 graduate — a brain cancer survivor — into a volunteer research role at the Barrow Brain Tumor Research Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, where he hopes to eventually work as a doctor after completing his medical studies.

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Student Worker of the Month: Lyttia McManus of KBCOB

March 01, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

In recognition of her exceptional performance as an administrative assistant, the elementary education major — a junior who hopes to teach third or fourth grade — has been chosen as Student Worker of the Month by the Office of Career Services.

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