Archive for September, 2013

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As With Health Care, Nursing Field in the Midst of Reform

September 19, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Marla Weston, CEO of the American Nurses Association in Washington, D.C., dropped by GCU to talk with faculty and students in the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions about the future of nurses as health-care reform and technology advance.

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Ex-Antelope Wrestler Escudero Returns to Campus as MMA Fighter

September 19, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Arizona native Efrain Escudero captained Coach R.C. LaHaye’s first wrestling team at GCU, in 2007-08, before going on to a career in mixed martial arts.

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Slideshow: Faith & Family Night at Arizona Diamondbacks

September 18, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Pastor Tim Griffin and the New Life Singers were among GCU’s representatives at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix.

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GCU Launches Tutoring Program for Nearby Alhambra High School

September 17, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

The Learning Lounge, occupying a space in a strip mall just west of GCU’s campus, will use 30 student tutors as part of a program aiming to improve the test scores — and college prospects — of neighborhood high school students.

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Intramural sports help students grow community, competitions and friendships

September 16, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The number of Grand Canyon University intramural flag football teams doubled this fall as GCU provides recreation opportunities, including other team sports, to the largest student population in University history.

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New Life Singers Pack Thunderground for CD Release, Concert

September 13, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

“Captivate” shows the impressive polish and range of the 16-member ensemble, now starting in its fourth year under the direction of Gabe Salazar, GCU’s campus worship director.

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Coffee, tunes and record crowd mark first fall Java Jam

September 12, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Hundreds of students packed the “circle” between Grand Canyon University’s colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education late Wednesday for live student performances at Java Jam.

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Slideshow: Campus Memorial to Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Campus photographer Darryl Webb captured the images from a moving GCU tribute to the victims of the 9/11 attacks 12 years ago.

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9/11 Resonates With Two GCU Students Who ‘Fell in Love in War’

September 11, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

Army vets Jason and Samantha Bedore found their way to GCU after falling in love in Iraq and working their way through Jason’s serious war injuries. They joined other students to help set up a campus 9/11 flag memorial.

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Java Jam returns for fall with new performers (and free coffee)

September 11, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Java Jam is back this year, providing live music and comedy performances on the “circle” on the Promenade between the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education. Events are scheduled for Wednesday, and on Oct. 9 and Nov. 13.

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