Archive for October, 2012

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Antelope Intros: Sommer Bell, Michele Eckert, Brett Schnebelt

October 16, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Antelope Intros is a new GCU Today feature. Because the University is growing so fast with so many new faces, we wanted to introduce some of our new employees to the people around them in a way that is both fun and informative. We’ve created these Q&As to tell you a little about the new people sharing your office space. Employees are eligible to be featured in the month following their orientation. SOMMER BELL Job title:  Outside Admissions Rep Job location: California What attracted you to GCU?  The spiritual balance and support from a Christian perspective. What do you do for fun and where do you find that outlet? Have dinner with friends, read books, go bowling, cooking, working out. What are you passionate about? Extremely passionate about reaching our youth and encouraging them to use education as a stepping stone for their future. Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know:  Youngest and first of five children to graduate high school, go to college and attain both bachelor’s and master’s. What are you most proud of?  My sister passed away during the start of my master’s program and I had the opportunity to either quit or keep going.  I made the decision […]

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Ethington Theatre’s Latest Foray Into Opera Shows Depth, Reveals a Star

October 15, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

In “Beauty and the Beast,” GCU junior Chelsey Minkler sings the Beauty role and serves notice that she is one to watch in the College of Fine Arts and Production.

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Student-Run Play To Be Presented This Week in Thunderground

October 15, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

“The Sign of Jonah,” an obscure German play that deals with serious themes, is the first production in this year’s “second series” by the College of Fine Arts and Production.

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GCU Junior Grows His Coffee Business Idea Via Entrepreneurial Club

October 12, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

With the second Canyon Challenge already on the calendar for next spring, IDEA offers a process for business plans to come to fruition under the guidance of co-sponsors Tim Kelley and Lori Soukup.

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Business Clubs Prepare Students for Competitions, Careers

October 12, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Ken Blanchard College of Business provides clubs, organizations and other extracurricular opportunities for students who want to go beyond the classroom to prepare for careers.

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Student Worker of the Month: Elizabeth Bradley

October 11, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU Student Worker of the Month Elizabeth Bradley helped the campus operations office deal with a massive overhaul to GCU’s parking situation.

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GCU Nursing Graduate Follows Her Heart and Brings Others Along

October 11, 2012 / by / 3 Comments

Melanie Glaze, who earned a master’s degree from GCU in 2009, went from cleaning offices to a career in nursing and even persuaded her mother, then in her late 40s, to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse.

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Jamaican Robinson Leads ‘Lopes Soccer Into Conference Crunch Time

October 09, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Saeed Robinson is leading GCU men’s soccer this season with a team-high seven goals. The Jamaican striker is generating some early All-American talk among Pacific West Conference coaches as the Antelopes try to extend a five-game winning streak versus conference opponents in the season’s home stretch.

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Special Litter Crew Praised for Keeping Campus Looking Sharp

October 08, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Picking up trash on campus in 100-degree heat may not sound appealing to many people. But for a four-person litter clean-up crew from the Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped, every day is a good day at GCU.

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Antelope Intros: Joshua Kutchinski, Howell Rucker Sr.

October 08, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The latest installment of a feature designed to introduce you to new employees at the University.

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