Archive for September, 2016

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Guckenberger’s spirit is one the world should adopt

September 13, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Beth Guckenberger was back at Chapel on Monday for the third year in a row, and she quickly has become a must-listen. Guckenberger, who has dedicated her life to helping to helping orphans, told how one orphan became her son and has thrived against incredible odds. “Nothing is impossible with God,” she said.

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Scholarships, GCU award highlight Valle del Sol

September 12, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Two more deserving high school students received scholarships, and the University received the Corazon Award on Friday at the 26th annual Valle del Sol Profiles of Success Hispanic Leadership Awards celebration at the Phoenix Convention Center. The Corazon Award honors leadership, outreach and service within Hispanic communities throughout Arizona and the Valley.

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List of Welcome Week events might continue to expand

September 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

By all accounts, the 2016 Welcome Week was a huge success, said Charity Norman, GCU’s new student and family programs manager. The long list of new activities and socials proved popular and not too overwhelming, so much so that Norman said her team is looking at possibly adding even more events next year.

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GCU doctoral grad leads the followership discussion

September 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

We all know the importance of good leadership, but what about followership? Dr. Rob Koonce, a GCU doctoral graduate, has written a book on the subject, and he’ll share his views Monday evening during the residency at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix.

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Costumes add to the mystery in ‘The Mousetrap’

September 09, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

It takes copious research and a flair for fabric to create costumes that transport audiences to other places and times, but such was the feat of GCU Costume Designer Nola Yergen and Assistant Costume Designer Sarah Levinson, responsible for the clothing in the period piece “The Mousetrap,” playing one more weekend at Ethington Theatre. Along with various student workers, the designers are now putting together about 150 costumes for “Of Thee I Sing,” opening Oct. 14.

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Antelope Intros: Michael Kolle and Nedra Clark

September 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features two University counselors. One is a military retiree who can’t put a price on family time. The other is a learning enthusiast who enjoys singing a song or two.

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Students get 3-D view of what’s ahead in printing

September 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The future of printing can be seen through 3-D glasses, and Titan CEO Joe Manzo was on campus Wednesday to explain it to members of the IDEA Club. The presentation was part of the Canyon Angels entrepreneurial program.

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Business students sample a smorgasbord of ideas

September 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

There were so many options for students to explore at the annual Colangelo College of Business Kickoff on Wednesday in GCU Arena, it took many of them an hour to sift through them all. Particularly noteworthy were all the new entrepreneurial opportunities and the change in how Canyon Challenge entries will be submitted.

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Cup runneth over with student job opportunities

September 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Since the Grand Canyon Beverage Company (GCBC) opened its doors in August, it has transformed the second floor of the Student Union into the coffee-and-conversation hub its GCU graduates-turned-managers envisioned. GCBC, which also serves funky donuts, breakfast sandwiches, coffee from a tap and an array of other beverages, is one of three student-run businesses GCU is launching this semester.

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Campus food changes are sweet for local businesses

September 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s passion for its local community extends to the food on campus this year. A record number of local businesses supply items in the Grand Canyon Beverage Company (GCBC) and other campus restaurants and stores. “We want GCU to flourish, but we want the community to flourish with us,” said Brennan Williams, the GCBC general manager.

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