Archive for January, 2017

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Bible expert explains reasons we should trust it

January 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Peter Williams’ specialty is studying the Bible, and he brought a different perspective with him from Tyndale House, a research center at the University of Cambridge in England. That made for a riveting presentation Thursday night on campus.

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Antelope Intros: Alyssa Beauregard

January 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features an employee who seeks coffee and adventures. She’s even had to be “undercover.”

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Diamondbacks pitch career advice to CCOB students

January 12, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University alum Austin Walker was joined by several of his Arizona Diamondbacks co-workers as they spoke to Colangelo College of Business students about internship and career opportunities. “It’s fun to speak to people who have a blank slate and help them invest in their career paths,” he said.

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Touching moment at Turkey Trophy presentation

January 12, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The GCU employee team that raised the most money during the Thanksgiving turkey drive ceremoniously received the Golden Turkey Trophy, while the Salvation Army received a check for $5,810.

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He has new outlook thanks to GCU/Habitat project

January 11, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Donate to Elevate gives employees the option of allocating some of their state tax dollars to specific programs, such as GCU’s alliance with Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona. The benefits of the campaign can be seen in the gratitude of homeowners such as Donald Contreras, whose neighborhood home got new windows and a new paint job thanks to the partnership.

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Students aim to pour money into global water crisis

January 11, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU students see the seriousness of the global clean water shortage is just about every time they go on a mission trip, and GO Nights is looking to do something about it through The Water Project. Participants will be asked to drink water exclusively for two weeks and donate the money they save to the project.

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Eckel’s railroad paintings have great track record

January 10, 2017 / by / 3 Comments

Not many GCU alumni can say that a president, a governor and a famous singer have asked for their work, but Bob Eckel can. That, however, isn’t the only interesting twist to the life of the 82-year-old railroad-scene painter — he has survived two near-death experiences.

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Star search begins, ends at God, Mueller tells Chapel

January 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU President Brian Mueller traditionally kicks off the new semester with a talk at Chapel, and on Monday morning he delivered a message that might seem untraditional to the mainstream, celebrity-obsessed media: Being worshipped is totally unnatural to human beings. We were made to solely worship God, Mueller said.

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Slideshow: Welcome Weekend 2017

January 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Darryl Webb GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University students returned from Christmas break this weekend to several special events, including orientation for newcomers and a parent dinner at which President Brian Mueller spoke. As students were moving in or returning, there lots of Lopes Up — even if they were carrying something.  

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Student workers to be feted, fed, face-painted

January 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s annual Student Worker Appreciation Week, honoring the more than 2,400 students who perform essential functions for more than 50 campus departments, begins Wednesday. There will be food and fun for them, and one student worker will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship.

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