Archive for December, 2017

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First IT grads establish links with each other, GCU

December 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The rapidly expanding College of Science, Engineering and Technology on Friday will graduate its first information technology students. Paul Rodriguez, Jake Womer, Bridgette Smith and Timothy Prescott said it has been a challenging maneuvering through a new program, but found comfort in the words of their professors their freshman year in 2014, who told them they would need to stick together through it all.

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Business honor society doubles number of inductees

December 14, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The growth of GCU’s chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the business honor society, was stunning: It inducted twice as many students Wednesday afternoon (60) as it did just eight months earlier even though the requirements were more stringent. The group’s leaders had promised to spread the word about the value of Delta Mu Delta, and they delivered.

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Program whips teens’ business skills into shape

December 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Teens with ideas for bullwhip, custom shoes and comic book businesses wrapped up their seven-week training with GCU’s New Business Development Center.

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Lope makes special effort for Special Olympics

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Sarah Shea joined more than 200 fellow supporters of Special Olympics when she rappelled down Phoenix’s CityScape building recently. The GCU student made the descent in honor of her friends, Hannah Hall, who has Down Syndrome, and Meghan Bailey, who has cerebral palsy.

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Fitness Facts: Maintaining good oral health

December 12, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Connie Colbert notes that not only can your oral health affect the health of the rest of your body, it also can be reflection of your overall health.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Discovering your true self

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“Who am I?” can be a lifelong quandary for people. Dr. Deb Wade has some interesting thoughts about how this evolves, what categories we tend to place ourselves in and how we should look at it in the big picture.

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Slideshow: Men’s basketball vs. North Carolina Central

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Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau On a night that featured a special Christmas celebration, the Grand Canyon University men’s basketball team held on for a 64-59 victory over North Carolina Central on Monday night at GCU Arena.  

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Admissions counselor’s dedication is a life-saver

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Kristian Falkenstein, a Grand Canyon University admissions counselor based in New Jersey, is dedicated to helping people, but he went above and beyond earlier this fall: He saved a man from drowning in an ocean riptide.

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Phoenix alumni volunteer for project

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GCU News Bureau Members of the Phoenix chapter of Grand Canyon University alumni recently completed the painting and landscaping for a Habitat for Humanity project.  

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