Archive for May, 2018

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Maximizing your vacation

May 22, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade has some wise counsel about planning — but not over-planning — for your summer vacation.

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Slideshow: Lopey Olympics

May 22, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski GCU News Bureau Lopey Olympics is an employee event that Athletics stages annually for its employees and associated co-workers from other departments. They competed in Ultimate Frisbee, Continuous Volleyball, Human Foosball, Dodgeball and Knockout. The tiebreaker was the 8 X 50 Speedwalk Relay. Team Orange was the winner.      

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From parking to Pita Jungle, the GCU build is on

May 21, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Construction is a staple of summer at Grand Canyon University, but this year it’s even more noticeable. There’s a long list of projects, many of them major additions. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Antelope Intros: Denise Matus and Ian Schettler

May 21, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s edition of Antelope Intros, a former neonatal nurse tells how she made memories for parents and now relaxes with a sport that’s anything but tame. Our other new employee is a technical support assistant who loves to dabble in what he calls “visual and interactive storytelling.”

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1-2-3-4, Knotts family is truly a GCU corps

May 18, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

There are families that are heavily involved in Grand Canyon University, but the Knotts family has taken it to the next level. Three of Bill and Jenny Knotts’ four children are GCU graduates, and the fourth is a current student.

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GCU Volunteer Fair a ‘matchmaking opportunity’

May 17, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

“I wanted to pay it back,” GCU Enrollment supervisor Michael Rodriguez said at the GCU Volunteer Fair on Wednesday at the 27th Avenue office building as he signed up at the Big Brothers Big Sisters booth. Rodriguez himself was paired with a Big Brother when he was a kid. BBBS was just one of the 20 GCU-supported nonprofits employees were able to connect with at the fair, an event GCU Community Outreach Manager Debbie Accomazzo calls a “matchmaking opportunity.”

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Nike store, tech area, boutique part of new Lope Shop

May 16, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Lope Shop will have a lot of space to fill as it moves into its new home in the old College of Doctoral Studies. The campus retail store will be going from 1,800 to 9,500 square feet and will include a Nike concept store, boutique, women’s fashion area, technology department and much more. The 12-week build is getting underway this summer with plans to reopen the store in its new home a week before students return for Welcome Week.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Emotional intimacy

May 15, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade explores a type of intimacy that can be critical to a successful marriage — emotional intimacy. “This is one of the qualities that can take a marriage to the deepest depths of connection,” she writes.

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Fitness Facts: Cut the sugar!

May 15, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Sugars invades our eating habits under the guise of a variety of names. In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert tells how to know what contains sugar and how much you can have.

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Worship Team strikes a chord at Chapel

May 15, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Not many college students get to perform in a venue as big as the 7,000-capacity Grand Canyon University Arena. But that’s not the only boon of performing with the University’s three eight-member Worship Team bands. The student musicians and vocalists also refine their craft, connect with students during Chapel and The Gathering, become family with the close-knit group of Worship Team musicians and, of course, inspire those who listen with messages of faith.

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