Archive for April, 2018

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Antelope Intros: Bronson Holland and Shanna Huslig

April 30, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a project coordinator who’s telling a tall tale (but it’s totally the truth) and an online faculty member who came back to GCU after dealing with the loss of a loved one.

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Slideshow: Saturday afternoon commencement

April 28, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Online students from the College of Education participated in commencement Saturday afternoon at Grand Canyon University Arena.   

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Making commencement memories is show of hands

April 28, 2018 / by / 4 Comments

Time after time over three days of commencement, Grand Canyon University volunteers sought to make the experience special for the graduates. One of the ways they do it is the “tunnel walk” after each ceremony — applauding the grads as they walk out of the Arena after the ceremony. It was just one of many memorable moments.

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Grad put on parade what he learned from GCU

April 28, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The MBA program at Grand Canyon University was so beneficial to Mario B. Avery, it played a key role in his success with projects he tackled as mayor of Fairburn, Ga. — such as a fall festival that grew to attract 25,000 people. “It would have been virtually impossible for the city’s staff and myself to successfully manage an event this size without using some of the valuable tools I acquired from GCU,” he said.

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Slideshow: Saturday morning commencement

April 28, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Online students from the Colangelo College of Business and learners from the College of Doctoral Studies participated in commencement Saturday morning at Grand Canyon University. To watch the ceremony, click here.    

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Slideshow: Friday evening commencement

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Online students from the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, the College of Education, the Colangelo College of Business and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences received their diplomas at commencement Friday night at Grand Canyon University Arena. To view the ceremony, click here.   

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Life’s roadblocks a shot in the arm for nursing student

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Kimberly Rabanal was five months pregnant when she decided to go back to school. Just three months later, her father was diagnosed with brain cancer. But that didn’t deter her; it motivated her to work even harder. Rabanal was one of the candidates for a master’s degree in nursing at Friday’s afternoon commencement ceremony.

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Slideshow: Friday afternoon commencement

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The Friday afternoon commencement ceremony at Grand Canyon University featured doctoral and master’s degree candidates from the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions. To watch the ceremony, click here.    

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GCU helps engineer MESA Day

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau GCU’s Strategic Educational Alliances hosted Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement Day recently at Apollo High School in the Glendale Unified School District. This was the annual statewide competition for middle and high schools enrolled in MESA. Teams presented their designs in response to nine engineering design challenges provided by Arizona MESA, from a golf ball delivery challenge to a duct tape/cardboard canoe event and a cellphone accessory design challenge. More than 45 GCU student volunteers helped with this event. Also attending were GCU’s chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals, as well as members of the Innovative Computing and Robotics clubs.    

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Slideshow: Friday morning commencement

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Online students from the College of Fine Arts and Production, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Theology and the College of Science, Engineering and Technology participated in commencement Friday morning in GCU Arena. To watch the ceremony, click here.      

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