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CLA Study Skills Webinars for January

January 06, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The Center for Learning and Advancement offers a series of webinars to prime students for success in university academics. View the full list of webinars at Student Success Webinars. 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.

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COE Building Gets High Marks on First Day

January 05, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

The new College of Education building opened Wednesday to its first day of classes, and it wasn’t difficult to find enthusiastic impressions along its hallways. Students and staff raved about the two-story building, wedged between the library and Fleming but shining like a diamond.

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GCU Welcomes New Doctoral Studies Dean

January 04, 2011 / by / 2 Comments

It was in his previous position at the University of Phoenix that Dr. Henry Radda found himself taking note of GCU. Radda, who launched and oversaw the school’s doctoral programs, knew something about growth, having taken the School of Advanced Studies to an enrollment of 7,000. “I wasn’t necessarily looking to make a change,” he said Wednesday while settling into his office as GCU’s new senior vice president and dean of the College of Doctoral Studies.

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‘Gloria!’ Brings Concert Crowd to Its Feet

December 13, 2010 / by / 3 Comments

No instrument sounds more beautiful than the trained human voice, and GCU’s four choirs left no doubt about that on Friday night in a heavenly Christmas concert at nearby First Southern Baptist Church.

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‘Kinetic Dreams’ a Moving Debut for Dance

December 13, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The GCU Dance Ensemble made its debut over the weekend with a highly expressive, passionate and creative winter concert, “Kinetic Dreams,” at Ethington Theatre. Saturday’s dance performance was the first in more than three years at Ethington and was followed by a second show Sunday. Under the direction of Susannah Keita, the troupe of 10 dancers performed a series of lyrical ballet, jazz and modern dance routines.

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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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