Archive for March, 2016

Rating: - 0

‘Money Week’ gives students a financial plan

March 15, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

The Colangelo College of Business is conducting sessions this week that anyone could learn from. “Money Week” consists of 14 sessions, all of them only 20 minutes, that share useful advice about how to stay out of debt and paint a much prettier financial picture. “It’s like speed dating for your wallet” is what they’re calling it, and this seminar gives speed dating a good name.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

GCU wins first Division I postseason tournament game

March 15, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The GCU men’s basketball game made eight 3-pointers in the first half to grab a 12-point halftime lead, then hung on for a 78-74 victory over South Carolina State Monday night in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com tournament. The Lopes play Jackson State at 7 p.m. Thursday at GCU Arena.          

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

High school students get in harmony at recording studio

March 14, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Students from Ironwood Ridge High School near Tucson got an unforgettable experience Friday: They got to make a CD in the GCU recording studio. The oohs and ahhs were audible.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

2016 Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

March 14, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau The 2016 GCU Foundation Run to Fight Children’s Cancer produced thousands of great moments — at least several for every participant and supporter. There were much needed smiles for families who have been through a lot as they got an experience they’ll never forget.      

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

GCU run shows cancer fight is community project

March 12, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

It was a heartfelt day as thousands of runners, walkers and cancer survivors gathered at the starting line at Grand Canyon University’s sixth annual Run to Fight Children’s Cancer, all the while wearing their team names, capes and gold shoelaces. With a crowd of all ages and different stories there was a single mission in mind: to raise awareness for a cure.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Ex-Havoc Jevon Estelle has earned the cheers

March 11, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

It’s not often that a basketball player who rarely gets into a game merits much attention, but the story of Jevon Estelle is anything but ordinary. He once was a member of the Havocs, GCU’s student cheering section, and for the last three seasons he has earned a spot on the basketball team. Along the way, he has earned the respect of his teammates and his coaches with his attitude and desire.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Spring Student Spotlight Dance Concert

March 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau College of Fine Arts and Production dance department students showed their hard work in the Spring Student Spotlight Dance Concert, a free event Wednesday and Thursday in Thunderground.      

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

GCU club pushes for early childhood education

March 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The College of Education’s Educators Rising club aired “The Raising of America,” a PBS documentary about the importance of early childhood education, and presented a panel discussion on the topic Thursday on the Quad. “It speaks a lot to what we do here at GCU because what we are doing is trying to educate and prepare our future leaders into becoming advocates in their field,” said Katie Sprute, one of the event’s organizers.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

There’s no debating GCU’s speech and debate cachet

March 10, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Speech and Debate Team continues to shine and collect accolades and successes wherever it competes. The team’s glowing reputation adds luster to GCU’s already shining image, and as if the tournament wins were’t enough to add feathers to the University’s purple cap, this week team director Barry Regan announced that the campus will host the 2017 National Christian College Forensics Invitational — one of the most prestigious on the national speech and debate circuit.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Business students excel in DECA state competition

March 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Fourteen students from the DECA club in the Colangelo College of Business recently competed in the State Conference competition, and eight finished in the top three in their respective categories to qualify for the national event next month in Washington, D.C. Four other GCU students also qualified for nationals.

READ MORE