Archive for February, 2015

Rating: - 0

Emotions find way into Hall of Fame celebration

February 14, 2015 / by / 1 Comment

Saturday’s celebration of the eight newest members of the GCU Alumni Hall of Fame featured passionate speeches, none more emotional than that of Michael Kary, who teaches in the College of Fine Arts and Production. But all eight had something important to say.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

GCU to host online learners at campus reception

February 13, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University will award a $10,000 scholarship to an online student in a drawing during Online Student Night on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Phoenix campus. GCU is inviting all online students to a 5 p.m. reception at the Antelope Reception Center before the men’s basketball game vs. New Mexico State. Students will have an opportunity to mingle with fellow online learners and meet with the online faculty members, enrollment counselors and student service advisers (SSA) they deal with on a routine basis via computer or telephone. “That will be the best part about this event,” said Brian Mueller, GCU’s CEO/president. “The SSAs and enrollment counselors often become part of these students’ daily lives with their support and encouragement. Those relationships are what set our online experience apart from so many other schools.” All online students and their families will get free admission to the game, and three online students will share their stories of perseverance and determination during the reception and will  be recognized during the game: ● Gary Skinner, who is blind, has shown his determination in his quest to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Skinner is on course to graduate this spring and plans to pursue a master’s degree […]

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Antelope Intro: Amber Christenberry

February 12, 2015 / by / 1 Comment

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, there’s love in the air in Antelope Intros. A new employee wrote passionately about five things she loves to explore.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Pointing students toward workable internships

February 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

The Colangelo College of Business is getting more students than ever into internships, and an important aspect of the message is that they don’t necessarily have to find the perfect one. Sometimes, even a bad internship experience can be good.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Chapel: Don’t let stress get the best of you

February 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Tom Shrader is 65 years old and says he thinks about dying every day after a year filled with health issues. But the Redemption Church pastor had a message at Chapel on Monday morning that anyone could relate to: The stress of daily life should never get in the way of our trust in God.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Business students get peek at an excellent Venture

February 09, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Derek Turner, a graduate of Columbia University, told Colangelo College of Business students Friday how he turned a fellowship with Venture for America into a great opportunity with a startup company — and how they could do the same thing. CCOB Dean Dr. Randy Gibb wanted to make students aware of a program that fits in perfectly with the college’s entrepreneurial spirit.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Pro communicators to share career experiences at GCU

February 09, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Three expert communicators have been invited to share their insights at Grand Canyon University this month. The Lambda Pi Eta communications honors society is hosting scholars Drs. Douglas Kelley and Loren Schwarzwalter on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Colangelo College of Business lecture hall for a presentation related to human deception and forgiveness. On Feb. 20, search engine optimization writer Dr. Nicholas White is slated to speak at 11:15 a.m. at Room 139-140 in CAS (Building 6).

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Antelope Intros: Molly Elmer, Felipe Reyes Jr. and Maggie Wiemeyer

February 06, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

The featured employees in this week’s Antelope Intros are athletic but also eclectic. They do things that add up, show a thread of ingenuity (well, lots of threads) and enjoy an activity that’s for slackers — literally.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Alumni show up at Seattle game

February 06, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Paige Gruner GCU Alumni Relations About 70 fans representing GCU’s Seattle Lopes Chapter, students and  others attended Thursday night’s men’s basketball game in KeyArena and, from all accounts, had a great time cheering the team to victory.        

READ MORE