Archive for March, 2014

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Blanchard at 75: He’s still leading the way

March 25, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

Fit and focused, Dr. Ken Blanchard shows no signs of slowing down. His most recent book chronicles his 30-pound weight loss, and he has five more books in the works.

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Chapel: Mueller speaks of making sound decisions

March 24, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

GCU’s president and chief executive officer points to the life of Christ as an example of remaining grounded in God’s purpose.

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Canyon Challenge finals: Creativity rules

March 24, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

The five finalists for the third annual entrepreneurial competition will be pursuing $10,000 in prizes — and the field appears stronger than ever.

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Google summit focuses on innovation, collaboration

March 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU was the host of a Google Arizona summit on education apps and other tools that will better prepare today’s students, from kindergarten on up, for tomorrow’s collaborative careers and innovative workplaces. An estimated 300 administrators, teachers, librarians and other educators soaked up the details.

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Slideshow: Jesus Culture concert

March 19, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Highlights from the Jesus Culture praise and worship concert March 10 on the Quad.

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Slideshow: ‘Mr. GCU’ competition

March 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Highlights from the “Mr. GCU” competition on campus, won by James Prigge, on March 13.

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The message in the music: New worship arts program to put Scripture before song

March 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

By Doug Carroll GCU News Bureau “David and the whole company of Israel were in the parade, singing at the top of their lungs and playing mandolins, harps, tambourines, castanets and cymbals.” — 2 Samuel 6:5 (Message translation) Never mind his big victory over Goliath or his 30-year reign as Israel’s king. David was a worship leader with one rocking resumé. As the Eric Clapton of his time, young David played the harp so beautifully that he chased away the blues of King Saul. He was a prolific lyricist, credited with writing approximately half of the 150 psalms in the Bible. His dance moves, displayed on one occasion while wearing a tight-fitting garment of questionable taste, disgusted his status-conscious wife, who then received a stinging rebuke from him: “In God’s presence I’ll dance all I want! I’ll become even more undignified than this!” With such a rich heritage of making a joyful noise to the Lord, it’s no wonder that Christians place a king-size emphasis on worship. On Sundays in American churches, a sizable portion of most services is devoted to music, although the harpist/psalmist/mosher of old wouldn’t recognize today’s tools: electric guitars and amplifiers, wireless microphones, soundboards, computerized lighting, […]

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Day 2 blog: Commencement at Comerica Theatre

March 15, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Highlights from Saturday’s graduation in GCU’s largest colleges: Education and Nursing and Health Care Professions.

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Slideshow: Commencement at Comerica Theatre

March 15, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Highlights from GCU’s commencement ceremonies for nontraditional students, held at Comerica Theatre in downtown Phoenix on March 14 and 15.

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Day 1 blog: Commencement at Comerica Theatre

March 14, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Highlights from Friday’s graduation of nearly 900 students in four of GCU’s colleges: Arts and Sciences, Theology, Doctoral Studies and Business.

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