Archive for November, 2014

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Lopes hold their own at Kentucky

November 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The GCU men’s basketball team was all over the court at famed Rupp Arena at the University of Kentucky on Friday evening. The Wildcats beat the Lopes, 85-45, but the final score didn’t reflect GCU’s effort.    

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Phoenix sees impact of GCU assist on public safety

November 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Back in April, the University announced that it would donate $125,000 to help Phoenix Fire Department and the city’s Neighborhood Services Department avoid cutting resources used for drowning prevention and graffiti abatement. Now, those efforts are properly funded and in full swing. GCU Today has a story and video with more details, including feedback from City Councilman Daniel Valenzuela, who’s helped GCU champion the revitalization of west Phoenix.

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GCU Army ROTC assists Operation Enduring Gratitude

November 17, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

GCU’s Army ROTC partnered with the non-profit organization Operation Enduring Gratitude to help build wheelchair ramps for two local veterans over the weekend. The students raised more than $1,500 through a campus chili cook-off to buy supplies to build the ramps.

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Antelope Intros: Karlee Grundeis, Amanda Dillon and Marina J Love

November 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s Antelope Intros feature an alumna you don’t want to try to keep up with at the gym (or at dessert time), a person with an interesting party trick and a seamstress with some incredible skill.

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“A Child’s Christmas in Wales”

November 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau “Cream colored ponies and crisp apple streudels, doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles, wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings, these are a few of my favorite things…” Not a traditional Christmas song, but this popular “Sound of Music” tune still evokes memories of the holidays. As does the College of Fine Arts and Production’s upcoming performance of “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” Nov. 14-16 amd 21-23 in Ethington Theatre. Check out these photos from the cast’s dress rehearsal.    

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Rollicking pot of fun dished up in new Ethington play

November 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Christmas memories from across the pond come to GCU’s Ethington Theatre this weekend and next, as the College of Fine Arts and Production presents “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” Several of the shows are sold out, but there are seats available for Nov. 21-23, and a waiting list is available, too.

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Chapel: Women are empowered by God

November 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The Chapel talk by Terry Crist of City of Grace on Monday morning was an unusual but incredibly important message: Women showed their strength in the Bible and should feel empowered by God “to own who you are, to accept who you are and to use who you are to change the world to the glory of God.” GCU Today has coverage.

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Battlefield vet shares servant leadership lessons

November 11, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Jesse Stewart, an adjunct servant leadership professor for Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business, tends to reflect on the memories of fallen friends on Veterans Day. The former U.S. Army Ranger retired at 32 and has found his calling as a mentor of future business men and women at GCU.

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Future Lopes get early help on job searches

November 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University on Saturday launched its Jump Start to Jobs, an initiative to help Phoenix high school students who already have been admitted to attend the University learn skills to find and land employment and save money. About 17 local students from six high schools learned about the job-search process and resume development during the first of three workshops to be held over six weeks.

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Teens explore jobs in health sciences, nursing at GCU

November 07, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Nearly 2,500 high school students from across Arizona descended onto the campus of Grand Canyon University today for the 29th annual Health Sciences & Nursing Day. With a theme of “Who are you in Health Care?” the event provided opportunities for students to learn about careers in fields as diverse as athletic training, emergency room nursing, missionary medicine and crime-scene investigations.

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