Archive for April, 2013

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Library with a view: ambience, capacity get major boost with move to Student Union

April 26, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s Student Union is undergoing a major facelift this summer as crews turn it into a four-story, 58,000-square-foot with a new library, Starbucks, and other amenities.

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Big Dan on Campus: Majerle’s Heart is for Phoenix, and now GCU

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s new men’s basketball coach Dan Majerle is set to take the ‘Lopes into Division-I play. The former Phoenix Suns star, one of the most recognizable athletes in Arizona history, says he’s ready to serve GCU.

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Blessing the Meek: Servant Scholars Program Stresses God, Community and Mentorship

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s Servant Scholars program in the Office of Spiritual Life provides scholarships to students who exemplify Christian servant leadership in the community.

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Serving Those Who Served: University’s Military Division Makes it Personal with Veterans

April 26, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s Military Division serves thousands of U.S. veterans and a new ground-campus Veterans Center gives them a place to seek solace during the often-stressful transition back to civilian life.

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Taming the Inner Demons: Dr. Kirk Bowden, GCU Emerge as Leaders in Addiction Counseling Education

April 26, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

Addiction counseling degrees and licenses are in such high demand nationwide, Grand Canyon University has overhauled its curriculum to ensure students have the tools to serve clients effectively.

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Antelope Intros: Shannon Maule, Isac Artzi and Chad Kent

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we bring you a former Fiesta Bowl Queen who teaches Pure Barre fitness classes, an instructional designer who is fascinated by mathematical patterns in the Bible, and an enrollment counselor who preaches at the Phoenix Rescue Mission.

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Slideshow: Thunder at Movie Premiere

April 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

They’re rolling out the red carpet for Thunder these days. Our faithful mascot was invited by Disney to appear at a pre-screening Thursday night for the movie “Monsters University.” Thunder and the mascots for Arizona State University and Scottsdale Community College were on hand to create excitement and entertain the crowd of movie-goers. Thunder certainly did his part, as these photos from University photographer Darryl Webb show.

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Third Episode in ‘Lopes Up YouTube Video Trilogy Set for Commencement

April 25, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

Digital film production students David Doane and Jake Jackson are set to unveil the third video in a YouTube trilogy about Grand Canyon University’s ‘Lopes Up tradition.

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Longtime Phoenix Police Sergeant Natural Fit as GCU’s Assistant Public Safety Director

April 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Phoenix Police Sgt. Kenny Laird, a 22-year veteran of the city’s force, joins Grand Canyon University on a full-time basis this spring as assistant public safety director.

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‘In Memoriam’ Choral Concert Probes Depth of Human Emotion

April 24, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Tuesday night’s “In Memoriam Sandy Hook” concert, comprised of three works, provided a somber-but-powerful exploration of the web of emotions surrounding tragedy.

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