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McRee and Ramos Top GCU Ad Contest

December 06, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

Students in this semester’s History and Criticism of Visual Media course had a visual ad contest. Each student created and advertisement promoting Grand Canyon University. The ads were then submitted to GCU marketing for judging.

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Arizona Teacher of the Year Talks to COE Students

December 02, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

For evidence that good teachers make a difference, Exhibit A might be Joy Weiss. Weiss, 35, was recognized as the 2010 Arizona Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Educational Foundation for her work in her first-grade classroom at Balsz Elementary School, near 44th Street and Loop 202 in Phoenix. All of her students are English Language Learners, most of them the children of Hispanic and Somali immigrants.

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Academic Honesty: No Statute of Limitations

December 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

If a student plagiarizes his or her work for ENG 101 but the instructor does not catch it until after posting the grade, can that student still be reported for an academic dishonesty violation? Yes!

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‘Inspecting Carol’ Brings Holiday Hilarity to Stage

November 28, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

It makes no difference where you stand on “A Christmas Carol,” whether you think the Dickens holiday classic is delightful or should be detonated. There’s plenty for either side to love in “Inspecting Carol,” the hilarious play-within-a-play that opened over the weekend at Ethington Theatre.

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November FYP Now Available!

November 23, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The November 2010 issue of FYP is now available on campus and online. Check it out now, featuring KBCOB Dean Dr. Kevin Barksdale, freshman award-winning songwriter Casey Lee Smith, remarkable International online student Louise Tamutebi and more.

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ASL Night at Antelope Gym Seen as Good Sign

November 23, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

English and Spanish are the two most common languages in the United States — that’s easy enough — but which language is third? If you said American Sign Language, go to the head of the class. And if you didn’t, it might be worth going to Friday evening’s basketball games at GCU, when it will be American Sign Language Night in Antelope Gym.

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GCU Mini Class: Master’s In Leadership

November 22, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

We recently had the chance to sit down with John Kilroy, a professor for the Ken Blanchard College of Business and the College of Doctoral Studies at Grand Canyon University. He found his interest for teaching when his college professor inspired him to help students learn just as his professor had taught him. Dr Kilroy has been working for GCU for six years now and teaches classes for the Masters Of Leadership program, as well as in the College of Doctoral Studies.

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Professor David Hayes a Jack of All Trades

November 22, 2010 / by / 4 Comments

Pro-wrestler, stand-up comedian, actor, director, club bouncer and COLA professor – David Hayes.

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Former NASCAR Photographer Leads Discussion Nov. 23

November 22, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Professor Cheryl Christensen encourages anyone to come to the Art Building, Room 107, for a special presentation on Tuesday, November 23, at either 7 a.m. or 1 p.m. Mike Squire, former photographer for NASCAR racing and the Grand Prix in Europe will discuss action photography, his experience in the industry and give pointers to anyone eager to enhance their own camera skills.

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‘Inspecting Carol’ Worth Waiting For, GCU Senior Says

November 18, 2010 / by / 2 Comments

Emily Kapla will play a prominent role in the Ethington Theatre Series production of “Inspecting Carol,” which opens its six-show run on Friday, Nov. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Kapla IS the first graduating class of the reconstituted College of Fine Arts and Production at GCU.

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