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Nursing Students Give Health Checks at ARCH

December 09, 2010 / by / 2 Comments

Students from GCU’s College of Nursing visited the Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped on Thursday for the second successive year, performing health and wellness screenings for about 50 of the center’s clients.

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Students Present Papers at KBCOB Symposium

December 09, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Four students explored the topic of “Social Responsibility and the Morality of Profits” in papers presented orally Wednesday at the Delta Mu Delta Honors Symposium at the Ken Blanchard College of Business. “This is the first time we have had lead student presenters in the five years we have sponsored the symposium,” said Dr. Kevin McClean of KBCOB.

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GCU Junior Has Plenty to Sing About in Her Return

December 08, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

When a then-struggling GCU decided to turn out the lights on its fine-arts department six years ago, Amanda Gardner was among those left in the dark. Back then, amid such turmoil and uncertainty, who could foresee that the College of Fine Arts and Production would be given new life for the 2010-11 academic year?

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GCU Dance Ensemble to Debut With Winter Concert

December 07, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Dancers know all about steps, and Susannah Keita isn’t afraid to take some bold ones with GCU’s new dance-education program. Hired in July as director of dance in the re-formed College of Fine Arts and Production, Keita isn’t allowing the small numbers of a start-up program to keep her from dreaming big. Some of that vision will be shared this weekend as GCU’s Dance Ensemble performs its winter concert, “Kinetic Dreams,” at Ethington Theatre.

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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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