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Music Department Succeeds in ‘Death, Dying’

November 05, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Music Department performed songs centered on the theme of “Heaven and Earth: Music for Death, Dying and Beyond” on Thursday night at Ethington Theatre.

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CLA Student Success Webinars for November

November 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Center for Learning and Advancement offers a series of webinars to prime students for success in university academics. The following webinars are available at the given dates and are from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Register for a webinar at http://my.gcu.edu/Academics/cla/Pages/studentSuccessWebinars.aspx Contact the CLA for tutoring services or ideas about ways to increase your academic success. Visit its web site at http://my.gcu.edu/centerforlearning or email centerforlearning@gcu.edu. Critical Thinking Webinars 11/2/10                Critical Thinking 1 The Critical Brain Illustrates the cognitive learning theory, describes how students can develop their cognitive skills through practice and repetition to help improve logic reasoning, memory and overall understanding of university content 11/3/10                Critical Thinking 2 Think Like a Genius Explores how historical and philosophical geniuses behave differently and identifies 9 ways students can “think like a genius” 11/4/10                Critical Thinking 3 Think Outside the Box Thinking outside the box allows a student to assess, judge and evaluate a scenario to creatively solve a problem. Furthermore by implementing specific questioning strategies students gain depth in their understanding of the content Problem-Solving Strategies 11/9/10                Problem Solving/ Decision Making This Webinar demonstrates how problem-solving skills can be an invaluable asset that allows a person to make the […]

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Homeland Security Hosts Criminal-Justice Students

October 29, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Twenty students from Cornel Stemley’s criminal-justice classes at GCU visited the Phoenix offices of the Department of Homeland Security on Friday to learn about career possibilities and tour the Central Avenue facilities.

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Honesty is Best Academic Policy

October 29, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Have you ever been in a bind writing a paper and looked online for inspiration? Many students have, and that’s okay. What is never okay is copying verbatim from a web site or not citing it as a source. Even worse is posting your completed paper to online essay clearinghouses.

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‘All in the Timing’ Delivers an Evening of Pun

October 25, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Whatever you do, don’t leave your pun detector at home when you attend “All in the Timing.”

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Woods Says Free Market ‘Not Guilty as Charged’

October 21, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Thomas Woods, the outspoken and controversial author of 10 best-selling books, came to campus Wednesday night to speak about the country’s current economic crisis. Woods is a nationally recognized economist and historian who has appeared on multiple news outlets, including MSNBC and Fox News.

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AzHOSA Speaker Has Seen the Worst of War

October 20, 2010 / by / 5 Comments

The images of war made a profound impression Wednesday as Deborah Lehker spoke to the GCU chapter of AzHOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) in the North Gym.

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CLA Student Success Webinars for October

October 04, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Center for Learning and Advancement offers a series of webinars to prime students for success in university academics. The following webinars are available at the given dates and are from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Register for a webinar at http://my.gcu.edu/Academics/cla/Pages/studentSuccessWebinars.aspx Effective Research Strategies Webinars 10/5/10                Research Strategies 1 Effective Online Research Techniques Demonstrates how to use effective search techniques when searching online, as well as what to look for when evaluating websites.   10/6/10                Research Strategies 2 Writing a University Research Paper Identifies the step by step process to writing a research paper at the university level   10/7/10                Research Strategies 3 Navigating the GCU Library This webinar will walk you through the library resources available in Grand Canyon University’s online or traditional libraries.   The Writing Process Webinars 10/12/10              The Writing Process 1 Phase One: Pre-Writing Focuses on identifying the purpose of the paper, writing a solid thesis statement, gathering information, and organizing an outline. 10/13/10              The Writing Process 2 Phase Two: Beginning to Write Demonstrates how to take an outline to a paragraph format and how to appropriately use in text citations. It will highlight how to write a dynamic introduction, revise for powerful […]

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Basketball Players Score Big With ’Lopes for Literacy

September 28, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Coaches and players from the GCU men’s basketball team kicked off the latest version of the ’Lopes for Literacy program on Tuesday, Sept. 28, with a visit to an enthusiastic classroom of third-graders at Washington Elementary School in northwest Phoenix.

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New COE Building Unites South Campus

September 15, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

The new home of the College of Education will create unprecedented instructional opportunities and also be a structure that unifies the south end of campus. The 19-classroom facility, which is on target to open in December, received a ceremonial topping off by its Pono Construction crew on Wednesday morning, Sept. 15. GCU administration treated the workers to pizza on the east end of the second level.

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