Archive for August, 2018

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Antelope Intros: Brian Roth and Laura Di Meo

August 06, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition introduces an “urban cowboy” from New York City and a bird-watcher from the suburbs of Chicago.

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GCU Magazine goes in-depth and gets INside

August 06, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The August issue of GCU Magazine, available here, features two in-depth looks into two important issues at Grand Canyon University: the recently completed transition back to nonprofit status, and the importance of diversity on campus. Also featured are stories on women’s basketball coach Nicole Powell, who recently was inducted into the National Federation of State High School Associations Hall of Fame, and on a group of Phoenix-area firefighters who are former Grand Canyon baseball players. And you can get an inside look at campus trends and developments with the annual GCU INsider.    

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Fall Chapel schedule features 6 first-time speakers

August 02, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Chapel schedule for the fall semester includes six first-time speakers, most notably Joni Eareckson Tada, who operates a ministry for the disabled, and Mark Moore of Christ’s Church of the Valley. GCU President Brian Mueller will be the speaker, as usual, for the first Chapel of the semester Aug. 27.

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Theology Thursday: The Body of Christ exists at GCU

August 02, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

In this week’s Theology Thursday, Pastor Jim Miller focuses on the connectivity of the Christian community — and the GCU community as well. “When you hurt, I hurt,” he writes, “and when you succeed, I’m happy for you.”

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‘Moon,’ ‘Starcatcher’ … theatre season heaven-sent

August 02, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Theatre Department is in rehearsals for its first play of the season, the dreamy, fairy tale-like comedy “Ring Round the Moon.” The department will change pace for its other submissions for the 2018-19 season: the Shakespeare tragedy “Macbeth,” Peter Pan origin story “Peter and the Starcatcher,” Holocaust drama “Who Will Carry the Word” and bright, shiny musical “Godspell.”

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Three community leaders join GCU Board of Trustees

August 01, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Grand Canyon University has three new members on its Board of Trustees: Peggy Chase, President and CEO of Terros Health; Dr. Lupita Ley Hightower, Superintendent of the Tolleson Elementary School District; and Marion Kelly, Director for the Office for Community Affairs at Mayo Clinic, have been added to the seven-member board that oversees the nonprofit university. That brings the total number of board members to seven.

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