Archive for March, 2018

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There’s an app — and a capstone student — for that

March 13, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

A National Center for Missing and Exploited Children app, a video game about a time-traveling cop just trying to retrieve his stolen Slushee, and a Days of Prayer app — they were just three of the projects presented at the Technology Capstone Showcase. About 40 students mingled with industry leaders to present the projects they’ve been working on over the past few months.

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Slideshow: 2018 Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

March 13, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski GCU News Bureau More than 2,200 registered runners and walkers gathered on the Grand Canyon University campus for the 2018 Run to Fight Children’s Cancer. The event, the largest race in Arizona dedicated solely to pediatric cancer, featured a 5K and 10K, as well as the backbone of the event, the Cancer Survivors Walk. Run to Fight benefits the Children’s Cancer Network and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

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Hope never dashed at 2,200-strong Run to Fight

March 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Abriel Bentley, donning her new prosthetic leg Saturday, looked across the crowd at the eighth Run to Fight Children’s Cancer, where she spotted Larry Chloupek, another leg amputee who broke a Guinness World Record in the run’s 10K in 2017. Those are just two stories from event this weekend, which saw more than 2,200 registered runners and walkers helping to bring attention to pediatric cancer while also helping raise funds for Children’s Cancer Network and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

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GCU students post best DECA finish ever

March 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Collegiate DECA chapter keeps qualifying more and more students for the International Career Development Conference (ICDC). This time, 10 students will represent Grand Canyon University on April 11-14 in Washington, D.C. It’s GCU’s best representation ever.

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Slideshow: GCU loses to New Mexico State in WAC Tournament final

March 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The Grand Canyon University men’s basketball team lost to New Mexico State 72-58 in the final of the WAC Tournament on Saturday night in Las Vegas.      

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Antelope Intros: Marcelle Mietus and Rebecca Matysek

March 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a senior financial analyst and Chicagoan who loves food and baseball. The other is a library supervisor who can’t get enough of a certain TV comedy.

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‘Human Library’ proves worth checking out

March 09, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Human Library project on Thursday allowed students and staff at Grand Canyon University to have one-on-one conversations about personal stories and struggles. The human books were volunteers open to narrate their stories at GCBC, and people turned out in large numbers. Stories ranged from racism to foreign accents and from being Jewish to Christian.

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Slideshow: Men defeat Missouri-Kansas City in WAC Tournament

March 09, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau In its first game ever in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament, the Grand Canyon University men’s basketball team rallied from a 16-point deficit to defeat Missouri-Kansas City 77-74 Thursday afternoon at Las Vegas.  

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Students make quick footwork of dance concert

March 08, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

The Student Spotlight Spring Dance Concert has a fun vibe that’s a little different from other concerts performed by the dance program during the year. Eighteen works, from hip-hop to ballet, have been selected for this year’s concert, coming up March 13-14 in Thunderground.

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Students find right setting at Pastors Roundtable

March 08, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

The College of Theology and Grand Canyon Theological Seminary tried something new this year: Pastors Roundtable is designed to give access to church leaders doing the very missions students hope to fill someday. The midday timing has a been a hit — every session has been full.

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