Archive for June, 2018

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Antelope Intros: Michael McCabe and Jessica Baral

June 18, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a new employee who can’t wait to take his kids to the Christmas “snowfall” at Desert Ridge Marketplace and another who tries a new recipe every week. The foodie also proclaims herself a buff of a famous war in American history.

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Dominican Republic trip enlightens Honors students

June 14, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

A group of Honors College students had high hopes of worship and career development on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. The students hit their expected goals. But what enlightened them to the core was what they didn’t expect — love.

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Fitness Facts: Think before you go out in the heat

June 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Fitness Facts is apropos for this time of year: Connie Colbert stresses the importance of taking proper precautions before going outside into the heat.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Finding the right words

June 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade has the right words to discuss the importance of the words we use. Those words can be destructive, but she has ideas about how to make them constructive.

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Nurse of the Year nominee exudes leadership

June 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The end of Dr. Rose Saunders’ nearly 50-year career as an educator of nursing students was capped by her nomination for the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year in the Nursing Leadership and Administration Management category, one of 12 awards that will be presented on Friday at The Camby Hotel. Saunders, who served as Associate Dean at GCU before entering semi-retirement as an adjunct professor, is enthralled with the authentic Christian worldview at GCU.

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Slideshow: GCU alumni rolling (in) the dough

June 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau For the second year, members of the Phoenix Lopes Alumni Chapter volunteered at the “Friday Night Pizza” event at St. Vincent de Paul. Phoenix Lopes Chapter President Vince Licciardi was excited to welcome alumni, all who felt blessed to participate. If you’re a GCU alum in the Phoenix area and interested in volunteering for future events, sign up here to ensure you receive notifications about future events.    

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Students test their gray matter at Summer Institute

June 11, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Summer Institute isn’t quite like the traditional s’mores and campfire summer camp. Instead, the more than a dozen academic camps in various GCU colleges saw high school sophomores, juniors and seniors learning about Trojan malware, investigating the qualities of polyvinyl alcohol cryogels, writing poetry or executing mock warrants — and making friends while staying in the University’s dorms for the two- to four-day camps. The institute geared up recently with various science camps and will continue throughout the summer with humanities, business, honors camps.

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GCU volunteers are ready to Serve the Summer

June 11, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Serve the Summer list of volunteer opportunities is available, and it includes ways to help children and those stuck in the heat. GCU Day is scheduled for July 23 and will be a great time to raise your hand. This year’s day of service is wrapped into the Back To School Clothing Drive.

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Antelope Intros: Michael Major and Kyle Hammontree

June 11, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a self-proclaimed “video game nerd” who loves hip-hop and a former GCU rugby player who knows what it’s like to shoulder the burden — or, in his case, burden his shoulders.

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Slideshow: Alumna outfits GCU execs with bowties

June 08, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski  GCU News Bureau GCU alumna Andrea Northup outfits President Brian Mueller and other executives with bowties she made to help the the Lakota American Indians in South Dakota.  

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