Archive for May, 2017

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Slideshow: GCU wins men’s lacrosse national title

May 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau For the second time in three years, Grand Canyon University is the Division I champion of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association. The Lopes defeated defending champion Chapman 12-8 Saturday at Orange, Calif., in the title game.  

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Fun fact: Boys enjoy GCU basketball camps

May 12, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Signups for the GCU Men’s Basketball Camps are rolling in again this year. Boys ages 6-14 get four days of instruction and fun in great facilities.

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Antelope Intros: Chandler Myers and Eric Reed

May 11, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a counselor with an unusual first name (and nickname) and a police officer with an unusual collection.

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Asmus is on the money, and students will cash in

May 11, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

It doesn’t take long to see why Dr. Barry Asmus was ranked by USA Today as one of the five most requested speakers in the country. Starting with the fall semester, Colangelo College of Business students will get a first-hand look at his passion for economics and the joy he gets from teaching and sharing his faith.

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Students help elders refresh the fount of knowledge

May 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

One of the unique features of Grand Canyon University’s online program is the fact that students — many of them in their 40s and 50s — can get academic help from learning advocates (LEADs) less than half their age. A great example is the story of how Felicia Roberts, 20, aided 58-year-old Sheila Miller. “I get emotional talking about GCU and Felicia,” Miller said. “They are like family to me.”

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Morals of the story: He helps coaches see the light

May 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Rick Roth was a longtime high school and college basketball coach before coming to GCU to work as an assistant professor in the Colangelo College of Business. He’s using what he learned from his experiences and a case study he did for his dissertation to do workshops for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) titled “Champions of Character: Coaches as Moral Influencers.”

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Summertime and the GCU livin’ is still busy

May 08, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Sure, the campus is quieter with most of the students gone for their summer break, but there still are plenty of visitors and activities — including a record number of doctoral residencies. Here’s a rundown of what’s coming up and what’s available.

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These are golden years for GCU track and field

May 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The men’s and women’s track and field teams at Grand Canyon University have been stunningly successful during the transition to NCAA Division I. They have won six straight Western Athletic Conference championships and will compete for Nos. 7 and 8 in the WAC outdoor finals at Edinburg, Texas.

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GCU employees commemorate ‘Hugs from Holly Day’

May 05, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Wednesday was the first “Hugs from Holly Day,” created by the family of former NFL tight end Todd Heap to commemorate what would have been the fourth birthday of his daughter Holly, who died recently in a tragic accident. His brother John Heap works at GCU, and John’s fellow employees organized — with only one day’s notice — their version of the event.

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Antelope Intros: Derek Olson and Tyler Dwyer

May 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features two GCU graduates who love to play basketball. One of them has a passion for the sport that is so strong, nothing can stop him.

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