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GCU freezes tuition for 10th consecutive year

November 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s tuition freeze has reached a full decade: The University announced that, for the 10th consecutive year, it will not raise tuition, and it will hold the line on the cost of room and board as well.

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For 10 ‘Tartuffe’ students, the show goes on

November 09, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The seven student designers whose behind-the-scenes brilliance created Ethington Theatre’s recent production of “Tartuffe,” plus three members of the talented cast, have been selected to compete in the second round of the prestigious Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival regional competition in February.

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Her crowning achievement: Miss Africa Arizona

November 09, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Premed student Adesuwa Osayaren never competed in a pageant before — pageants are her sister’s thing. But after passing the GCU African Student Association table and seeing fliers about the first Miss Africa Arizona event, which focuses more on culture and education, she said, “Why not?” Osayaren was crowned the first Miss Africa Arizona recently.

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Students, employees can get self-defense training

November 08, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The Grand Canyon University Public Safety Department is offering “hands-on” defense training on the main campus and the 27th Avenue office complex. Classes are available to all GCU students and employees at no cost. Class options include scenario exercises and real-world physical training. Each class also includes campus safety awareness topics, legal familiarization and best-practice protective skills. Classes ranging from basic to advanced are offered, and those interested are invited to form groups of students, dorm-mates, co-workers, etc. The recommended class size for groups is 4 to 20, and classes are offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Physical “hands-on” and scenario-based classes require fitness attire and athletic shoes to be worn. Bringing water and nutritional snacks is strongly recommended. Depending on the type of training requested and the skill levels of the attendees, classes can be up to 1½ hours. To schedule your training, contact Ryan Sand, Active Threats/Self-Defense Instructor, at 602-639-8722 or ryan.sand@gcu.edu.

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It gets real for Students Inspiring Students scholarship winners

November 08, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The first of 100 students from high schools in Phoenix and Glendale received the surprise of a lifetime Tuesday when Grand Canyon University awarded them with full-tuition scholarships. Now in its third year, Students Inspiring Students is a collaboration among GCU, local high schools and community leaders designed to improve K-12 education. “They all have stories and they can all be described as dedicated, committed, hard-working and optimistic people,” said Shari Stagner, Program Manager at GCU’s Learning Lounge.

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Garcia keeps it real with Chapel message

November 07, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

All of the listeners to Noe Garcia’s Chapel talk Monday morning could identify with his message, for one simple reason. “We’re all struggling with sin in this place. Everybody,” he said. The solution: Turn to God, even if it feels hypocritical.

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Students lend a hand during Golden Initiative Week

November 07, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Golden Initiative Week, ASGCU’s initiative to promote student volunteerism on and off campus, invites students to be a part of various events on campus through Thursday. Coming up later this week is a Clean up the City Rally and an Operation Christmas Child event. “This is a very exciting week to serve and impact our community,” said Nate Carpenter ASGCU President.

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Students change local landscape at Serve the City

November 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

There was another great turnout of students Saturday for Serve the City — 220 of them went out into the neighborhood to paint, landscape and do cleanup. They worked on 10 more houses, bringing the total to 131 and bringing smiles to the faces of more homeowners.

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Mission trip to Houston will be a little later

November 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Planning remains underway for a GCU mission trip to Houston, but has been extended to winter or spring break due to unexpectedly high numbers of volunteers rushing to help through Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian organization that provides spiritual and physical aid to victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

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Grad Week celebrates, prepares winter grads

November 03, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

As graduates face down their last month as GCU students, the Career IMPACT Center and the Alumni Relations office organized a week of events to make it memorable. Soon-to-be grads took advantage of an exciting mix of career workshops, networking opportunities and festive events this week before crossing the stage in December.

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