Archive for November, 2013

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Slideshow: Eight More of GCU’s International Students

November 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Photos of students who participated in a shoot for GCU Today Magazine, which is featuring the University’s international student population in its December issue.

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Texas Fire Chief Sees GCU Doctorate as Key to Future

November 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Paige Day, assistant fire chief in Missouri City, Texas, a Houston suburb, plans to use her doctorate in education from GCU to write and lecture about the importance of mentors for women interested in the male-dominated fire service, She was in Phoenix this week for her doctoral residency, the final one of the year.

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Antelope Intros: Jeff Zink, Rebecca Murphy and Rosio Aguayo

November 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s Antelope Intros bring you a curriculum developer who referees college basketball games, an online enrollment counselor who is a former rodeo queen, and a military qualifying specialist who likes visiting tattoo shows.

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Student Worker of the Month: Alexa Tyson

November 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The education major, a junior, goes all-out in customer service for students, faculty and administrators in her position with the University’s library.

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Student-Directed Dance Concert Shines Light on Several Styles

November 14, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Junior Chris Giles choreographed four pieces and danced in three of them at the semiannual showcase of student work, which offered something for all manner of tastes on the Thunderground stage.

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New library brings place for study, community to heart of campus

November 14, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

Students won’t find much in common with the old Fleming Library, which lacked computer availability and adequate seating. The new library will open Monday, and grand-opening festivities have been scheduled for Dec. 3.

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GCU Bands Show They Can Carry a Tune (and a Concert)

November 13, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The Wind Ensemble, Thunderstruck Percussion and Thunder Big Band all sounded terrific in a 90-minute fall concert under the direction of Paul Koch.

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Math professors volunteer their evenings to help GCU students succeed

November 12, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Professors began promoting the night sessions to students during classes, dubbing the free tutoring “Pi It Forward.” Sessions are held Monday through Wednesday from 4:30 to 9 p.m. in CAS and Fleming classrooms.

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Cyanobacteria? GCU professor investigates wild alternative fuel source

November 08, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

A Grand Canyon University biology professor, Dr. Galyna Kufryk, dedicates her research to the study of how hydrogen-producing microorganisms called cyanobacteria could help develop new renewable energy options.

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Sports Business Students Practice Networking Skills in Competitive Format

November 08, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Seniors Stephanie Craig and Phoebe Cipa each won lunch with Jerry Colangelo and an interview for an internship position with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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