Archive for November, 2017

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‘Serve the Season’ makes it easier to play Santa Claus

November 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU employees looking for ways to volunteer this holiday season will find plenty of organizations to help on this Serve the Season list.

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Slideshow: Hanging of the Greens

November 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Suede Williams GCU News Bureau Thousands of students packed GCU Arena Wednesday night for the annual Hanging of the Greens, a holiday party to get students into the spirit of the season.

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Former NFL player tackling doctoral degree

November 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Jerome Daniels played for the Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals. But football for him was secondary to getting an education. Daniels, who is now a manager for GCU’s doctoral department, balances his job with working on his Ph.D. in performance psychology.

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Old methods may not measure up to 3D body scans

November 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Forget the old-school written log and measuring tape — 3D body scans may be the way of the future. One GCU research team spent the summer looking into the viability of using a mobile device, such as an iPad, and a 3D scanner to gather body dimensions for health and fitness monitoring.

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Unlocking new business model for evening cohorts

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The goal of the Colangelo College of Business is to make sure its graduates are learning the way the world is working today — and will be working well beyond tomorrow. That’s why cohort students are being taught the importance of Blockchain.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Happy relationships

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Dr. Deb Wade has some helpful tips on creating something that is so elusive for so many people — a successful relationship.

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Fitness Facts: How to feel more energized during the holidays

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It’s easy to get overloaded and feel rundown during the holidays. Connie Colbert has suggestions to keep you feeling festive this time of year.

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Strategic volunteering: Lend a hand to get ahead

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Volunteering is an altruistic way to gain valuable and rewarding experience while helping the community or providing a service. Taking a strategic approach to volunteering can have positive effects on the development of skills and experiences in a position or field related to your student’s degree program. Relevant volunteer opportunities can be useful when applying to full-time or internship opportunities, and students can sometimes turn their experience into paid positions. Benefits of strategic volunteering: Allows students to gain valuable skills and experiences in a role that incorporates their long term career goals. Allows students to demonstrate skills and values and their impact within an organization. Allows students to get their foot in the door of certain organizations or non-profits that they have an interest in. Allows students to expand their professional network. Things to consider when finding strategic volunteer opportunities: Do my values relate to this organization’s mission? Will this role motivate me to learn and improve? What can I learn or take away from this experience? Can I obtain additional training or certification through this role? Does this opportunity align with my future career goals? The Career IMPACT Center is always happy to answer any specific questions your student […]

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Making way for new CCOB building

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Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau The Colter office complex, which housed the Facilities department at Grand Canyon University, is being demolished to make way for the new Colangelo College of Business building. The College of Fine Arts and Production classrooms on the south side of the complex will remain in use temporarily, but the other offices were scheduled to come down later Tuesday.  

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No fear: 1st time’s a charm in Rinnier’s Chapel debut

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Danielle Rinnier, Director of Spiritual Life, was a little nervous about her first Chapel talk — which, appropriately, was about turning to God when we’re fearful. But her delivery was impeccable, and GCU Today talked with her about the experience.

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