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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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D’Souza-Shermer Debate Packs Antelope Gym

November 18, 2010 / by / 33 Comments

Students, faculty, staff and community members filled GCU’s Antelope Gym on Wednesday evening to hear Christian author Dinesh D’Souza and atheist Michael Shermer debate the question “Is Religion a Force for Good or Evil?”

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GCU Names Dr. Kimberly LaPrade as New COE Dean

November 15, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

The University has tapped one of its own exemplary graduates, Dr. Kimberly LaPrade, to the position of Dean of the College of Education.

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Life Isn’t Like TV, Medical Examiner Tells Students

November 05, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

Representatives of the Maricopa County medical examiner’s office told visitors to Health Sciences and Nursing Day that they enjoy their jobs — but their work isn’t much like what you see on popular TV shows.

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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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