Archive for March, 2018

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Business student makes his pitch for acting career

March 26, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The baseball season starts this week, and a Grand Canyon University student will play a starring role for one major league team — well, sort of. Brendan Dyer of the Colangelo College of Business is the lead character in a funny Seattle Mariners ad. He talked with GCU Today about the experience and how CCOB has helped him.

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Canyon Challenge finalists show event’s evolution

March 23, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Canyon Challenge is coming up on Wednesday, and this year it will feature five companies that really are companies, not just ideas for companies. “They are actually selling – at a very early, early, early, super early stage. But, nonetheless, they’re selling,” said Tim Kelley, who supervises the entrepreneurial event.

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Slideshow: ‘Anything Goes’

March 23, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Ethington Theatre’s final production of the season is “Anything Goes,” the 1930s musical best known for featuring the music of Cole Porter. The play follows characters on an ocean liner from New York to London who find themselves in madcap situations, and a little romance, too.   

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Safety in numbers: GCU, Phoenix Police team up

March 23, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

People who live in the neighborhood around Grand Canyon University say they can easily see the positive effects of the Neighborhood Safety Initiative, GCU’s partnership with the Phoenix Police Department.

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Game-changer: Garrison again is aiming to score big

March 21, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Jerome Garrison is one of the top basketball players in Grand Canyon University history, but he’s scoring some far more important points through his work as the athletic director at Imagine Avondale. He wants to build a gymnasium there.

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GCU awards 50 more Students Inspiring Students scholarships

March 21, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The final 50 Students Inspiring Students full-tuition scholarship recipients from local schools in Phoenix and Glendale walked into a life-changing surprise Tuesday at GCU Library. “This continues to be one of the most memorable nights each time at GCU,” said Dr. Joe Veres, GCU’s Vice President of Student Development and Outreach.

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Slideshow: Students Inspiring Students awards 50 high school seniors

March 21, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau  The Students Inspiring Students initiative at Grand Canyon University celebrated the final 50 full-ride scholarship recipients Tuesday night at a special ceremony on the fourth floor of the Library. Each year, the University awards 100 full-tuition scholarships to students from inner-city schools who meet academic criteria and demonstrate financial need.

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Groundbreaking at Maryvale ballpark is ‘magical’

March 21, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

Grand Canyon University officials were on hand Tuesday for the ceremonial groundbreaking at the Milwaukee Brewers’ spring training facility in Maryvale. The new complex will include a Learning Lounge, populated by learning advocates (LEADs) from GCU.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Dealing with denial

March 21, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

There’s no denying that denial can be a big problem, and Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin explains when it can be helpful and when it can be devastating.

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Fitness Facts: Adult onset acne

March 21, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

A large number of adults are afflicted with acne. Connie Colbert’s Fitness Facts reveals what causes it.

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