Archive for March, 2017

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Graphic design students can meet top agencies

March 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The Colangelo College of Business aims to give all of its students direct contact with potential employers, and Wednesday’s “Meet the Agencies” session from 4-6 p.m. on the Promenade is an event designed for business and graphic design students. There will be a “Meet the Properties” event for hospitality majors on April 7.

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Stewart’s Chapel talk is one for all to hear — as one

March 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Riccardo Stewart’s engaging speaking style and provocative message made for a memorable Chapel talk Monday morning at Grand Canyon University Arena. The pastor of Redemption Church in Tempe tackled the issue of diversity head-on and talked openly about the challenge of overcoming what divides us and learning to live as one.

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Higher Learning Commission reaffirms GCU’s accreditation

March 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The Higher Learning Commission has reaffirmed GCU’s accreditation after a comprehensive review of the institution’s academic offerings, governance and administration, mission, finances and resources.

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Slideshow: Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

March 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso and Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau The seventh annual GCU Foundation Run to Fight Children’s Cancer was a mix of serious runners and participants who were just fine with walking the course, but everyone had one thing in common: They were united in the battle against the dreaded disease. The event included a 5K, a 10K and a Cancer Survivors Walk. And there was plenty of other things for kids, some of them cancer survivors, to do. They were led by the race starter, 6-year-old Jace Hyduchak.  

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Dance excellence on display again this week

March 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The creativity and the accountability of students in the GCU dance program will be demonstrated again Wednesday and Thursday in the Spring Student Spotlight Dance Concert. The event is managed by students — and it’s free.

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There were no limits to inspiration at Run to Fight

March 11, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The stories of perseverance and determination always are everywhere you look at the GCU Foundation Run to Fight Children’s Cancer, and so it was Saturday as nearly 2,000 participants took part in the seventh annual event. But no one could match the inspirational performance of Larry Chloupek, who competed even though he has only one leg.

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Business students urged to volunteer at Final Four

March 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Cyone Batiste, marketing and community manager for the NCAA Final Four, shared her internship experiences and the importance of volunteering with Colangelo School of Sports Business students Thursday. The Valley is host to the 2017 men’s basketball championship, and Batiste said this will be a golden opportunity for students to get a foot in the door.

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Teachers’ teamwork has taught them a lesson, too

March 09, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Jim Mostofo, a College of Education professor, is bringing his expertise back to the K-12 environment by team teaching an Alhambra High School math class with GCU alumna Mayra Diaz. Their Algebra 1-2 students benefit from the co-planning and co-teaching by the instructors, and the experience also has given Mostofo new ideas for instructing future teachers in University classes.

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Antelope Intros: Caleb Heithoff and Eric Ritzheimer

March 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features two employees with impressive talents. One is a University counselor whose playground includes the stage and a lot of laughter. The other is an adrenaline-seeking facilities supervisor with a need for speed.

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Winning formula: GCU athletes collect items for needy

March 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

It’s only natural for athletes to try their best to win, but members of GCU’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee have extra incentive this month: They’re aiming to help the needy by collecting backpacks, toiletries and canned foods in a contest sponsored by the Western Athletic Conference.

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