Archive for June, 2017

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STEM camp cracks the code of students’ inspiration

June 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

More than 30 campers attending GCU’s Cipher Avenger STEM camp this week are thrilled that they are doing computer programming, using code and building servers and websites. The hands-on learning style that GCU champions is so enthralling, the room filled with high school juniors and seniors was quiet with concentration.

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Instagram gives insights into GCU’s heart and soul

June 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s new Instagram account is a great way for students, especially those who are considering GCU, to connect with what’s happening on campus. “It’s a meeting place for prospective students to hear from current students with authentic voices,” said Sarah Boeder, executive vice president of campus operations.

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Antelope Intros: Grace Woodruff and Lee Johnson

June 02, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a student services counselor who enjoys just about anything that tastes like adventure. The other is a university development counselor with an unusual way to get relationships off the ground.

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Career Services: The ladder of success

June 01, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Editor’s note: Michelle Jones, Career IMPACT Center coordinator and a Grand Canyon University alumna, shares how humility, building positive relationships and being open to God’s plans have helped her grow throughout her career. By Michelle Jones Career IMPACT Center The Bible encourages individuals to humble themselves under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt them in due time (1 Peter 5:6). I can honestly say that I have experienced this throughout my work history and learned that good things comes to those who wait. New graduates often expect to land in the “perfect” position following college. However, it is important to be open to getting your foot in the door, doing a great job in your current role and allowing God to lead you in your desired career path. It was my goal to work my way up the ladder, and I started seeing my efforts pay off when I landed a position as a cashier. Though it wasn’t exactly what I wanted at that time, I gave my team 110 percent. As a result of my work ethic and positive attitude, I was offered a promotion to a staff trainer position, where I was responsible for hiring […]

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Higher purpose: He teaches students to let it fly

June 01, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Paul Waterman is no ordinary instructor. For one thing, he’s an accomplished pilot. But he also is a multitalented entrepreneur who has brought a learn-by-doing wisdom to his role in the Colangelo College of Business at Grand Canyon University. He recently was named the college’s Outstanding Service faculty member for the 2016-17 academic year.

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