Archive for May, 2012

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Aerial Shots of Construction Projects on GCU Campus

May 09, 2012 / by / 3 Comments

GCU’s new parking garage, the College of Arts and Sciences building and two new residence halls are taking shape and will be completed by mid-August.

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Through the Tears, a Major Triumph for Online Student From Illinois

May 07, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Carrie Thouvenot was diagnosed with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis – a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune cells attack the bile ducts of the liver – at about the same time that she decided to take online classes at GCU. She drew inspiration to complete her studies from her 6-year-old daughter, who was adopted from China.

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‘Mack’ Sloan Dies at 72; Praised as ‘Larger-Than-Life Character’

May 07, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The popular instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences taught at GCU for 15 years, initiating the University’s relationship with the nearby Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped (ARCH).

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Slideshow From Day 2 (Afternoon) of Commencement

May 06, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

Last Friday afternoon’s graduation ceremonies at GCU Arena included the Colleges of Education and Doctoral Studies.

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Slideshow of Artist Erik Wahl at Work

May 06, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Performance artist Erik Wahl entertained and inspired commencement audiences last week at GCU Arena with his unique works of portraiture, which included history makers Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, Bono, John Lennon and Marilyn Monroe.

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Slideshow From Day 2 (Morning) of Commencement at Arena

May 04, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Friday’s graduation ceremonies at GCU Arena included the Colleges of Nursing, Education and Doctoral Studies.

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Day 2: GCU Commencement Blog

May 04, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Doug Carroll, Michael Ferraresi and Bob Romantic of the GCU News Bureau are blogging from commencement on campus. Here are some of their stories and observations from Friday’s ceremonies for the Colleges of Nursing, Education and Doctoral Studies.

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Slideshow From Day 1 of Commencement at Arena

May 04, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

Thursday’s graduation ceremonies at GCU Arena included the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Christian Studies, Fine Arts and Production, and Business.

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For GCU’s CEO and Class of 2012, Arena Makes All the Difference

May 04, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Past graduations for GCU had been held at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix and at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, with one large 5- to 6-hour ceremony for everyone at the University. Smaller college convocations were held at large churches near campus.

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That’s (Free) Entertainment: Concert, Comedy End Year With a Bang

May 03, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The Music Department’s annual awards concert presented three of GCU’s choirs plus five soloists and was followed by a raucous set of improvisational comedy at Ethington Theatre.

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