Archive for June, 2014

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D-I transition: Massachusetts Lowell

June 19, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

University of Massachusetts Lowell’s proximity to Boston is similar to GCU’s place in the Phoenix sports landscape.

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GCU’s Mueller wins national business award

June 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s president and CEO honored at the American Business Awards in Chicago with a silver Stevie Award.

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Athletes bought in, made D-I move pay off

June 18, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Three GCU athletes — Jerome Garrison (basketball), Haley Walker (softball) and Mackenzie Phelps (volleyball) — share their thoughts about what the move to NCAA Division I was like for them.

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D-I transition: Abilene Christian

June 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Abilene Christian is poised for future success, thanks to the deep pockets of two alums who made a fortune in home health care.

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GCU coaches met D-I challenge head on

June 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

As coaching veterans at GCU, Ann Pierson, Trent May and Petar Draksin took different approaches in preparing their respective teams for the rigors of Division I competition.

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D-I transition: Incarnate Word

June 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Ricky Williams, one of the best NFL running backs in recent years but also troubled by off-field issues, was an interesting choice to be an assistant coach at University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio.

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D-I transition: Nebraska Omaha

June 16, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

The move to Division I involved dropping successful programs in football and wrestling, and hockey is now the university’s marquee program.

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GCU came up a winner in Year 1 of D-I

June 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s first year in NCAA Division I athletics was a success, but it still has three long years to go in the transition process.

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College of Arts and Sciences split into two colleges

June 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s College of Arts and Sciences will split off into separate colleges by the fall as the University unveils its College of Humanities and Social Sciences and its College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

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History program overhaul to prepare students for jobs

June 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s new College of Humanities and Social Sciences will offer three bachelor’s degrees in history, including an emphasis on public history, to prepare students for jobs as historians and preservationists.

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