Archive for June, 2017

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ACBSP reaffirms accreditation for GCU business programs

June 16, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The accreditation of GCU’s Colangeo College of Business has been reaffirmed by ACBSP. “The reaccreditation by ACBSP is a testament to the hard work of our CCOB faculty and staff as well as the advisory board members who are integral to the direction of our business college,” said Brian Mueller, president of GCU.

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Antelope Intros: Nyomi Mosley and Bethany Wilson

June 16, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features two University alumni. One is a former track athlete who loves spreading her faith. The other is an avid traveler with a passion for education.

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GCU adds master’s degree in cybersecurity

June 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Starting in August, GCU is offering a new Master of Science in Cyber Security, an online degree intended to arm students with skills to detect and prevent cyber attacks like the recent WannaCry ransomware worm that raced across the internet. GCU students will learn the tricks of the hackers, but as Hackers-with-Halos their goal is to help and protect people.

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Bible, faith kept public safety officer alive as ‘Lost Boy’

June 14, 2017 / by / 7 Comments

Once, Joseph Gamunde was one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan,” the children who fled their country’s civil war and were faced with incredible hardship. Gamunde took a Bible with him on that journey to a new life, and now, during his shifts as a public safety officer at Grand Canyon University, it’s still in his car. “It reminds me of where I came from,” he said.

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GCU’s newest ‘coach’ is director of public safety

June 13, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Joe Yahner had it all planned out. After retiring from the Phoenix Police Department, he was going to be a teacher and coach. But then he got an opportunity to be Grand Canyon University’s director of public safety, and he has brought his teaching and coaching instincts to campus. “I plan to be a part of campus life,” he said.

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Online students get new source of spiritual guidance

June 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Online instructors in the College of Theology at Grand Canyon University get spirituality-related questions from students daily. That was the inspiration for “Dear Theophilus,” a new blog in which COT faculty provides answers to those questions. The goal is to help students from a variety of theological backgrounds, including non-Christians.

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Antelope Intros: Andrew Loewen

June 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a University counselor with a creative side and a passion for Christ. He also likes to hop on his bicycle and find fun things to do.

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COE faculty present studies in Illinois conference

June 08, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Joanna Simpson, GCU director of academic programs in the College of Education, and Lindy Gaudiano, coordinator of academic programs, presented a session on “College of Education Faculty Perceptions on the Influence of Centralized Curriculum on Instruction and Academic Freedom” at the 13th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Illinois. They also got to participate in a campus tradition of rubbing the nose of an Abraham Lincoln statue. (Gaudiano is pictured in the second photo and Simpson is pictured in the third photo.)

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Changing lives (including their own) at Dream Center

June 08, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Summer vacation or not, GCU College of Humanities and Social Sciences counseling professors and students continue to bring group therapy sessions to sex-trade survivors sheltered at the Phoenix Dream Center. “The students benefit from the service work,” said CHSS counseling lead Denise Krupp. “I want them to have a good, wonderful feeling when they leave.” And the survivors benefit by bonding, learning about themselves and gaining self-esteem.

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Alhambra students get straight talk at ‘Believe & Achieve’

June 07, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Alhambra High School students heard some important messages Tuesday in the fifth annual “Believe & Achieve” at GCU Arena. University admissions counselor Kyle Speed was among the speakers who urged students to make the right choices.

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