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Coming soon: Canyon Worship 2018 shines bright

August 30, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The trend in Christian music is toward corporate (aka congregational) worship songs, and Canyon Worship 2018 has a lot of them. But the Center for Worship Arts student artists also came up with a variety of other sounds. “There are so many creative and talented students here,” said one of the producers, Geoff Hunker. On the album’s release date, Sept. 10, Harrison Russell will sing “Rhythm” at Chapel.

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It’s ‘Aloha!’ to Hawaii, and to GCU

August 29, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

They’re thousands of miles away from home, but the Hawaiian students at Grand Canyon University have found a second family here among their fellow Hawaiian students, and among the GCU student body. They have found support in the wake of Hurricane Lane and fellowship during the recent Little League World Series win.

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GCU theatre’s ‘Tartuffe’ earns multiple ariZoni nods

August 28, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s production of “Tartuffe,” the Moliere comedy about a house divided by a manipulative houseguest, appears to have brought down the house. It landed multiple ariZoni Award nominations, including for acting, direction, hair and makeup, and scenic and costume design, to name a few.

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Mueller’s talk provides Chapel with a care package

August 28, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

When everything is going great, you think you don’t have a care in the world. Oh yes you do, President Brian Mueller told Chapel on Monday morning. He urged listeners, especially students, to help people who are hurting. “We need to look for them. We need to care for them,” he said.

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First-Year Experience, ACE Centers aid new students

August 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

New students at Grand Canyon University have a multitude of ways to connect, and one of the most important is the First-Year Experience program. They are urged to visit one of the 15 Academic & Career Excellence Centers (ACE) on campus, which are called “the epitome of concierge service” by Dr. Joe Veres, Vice President of Student Development and Outreach.

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Welcome Week just kept making memories

August 27, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Watching the Grand Canyon University campus come alive for Welcome Week is always fascinating, but this year’s version was especially memorable. GCU Today took a light-hearted look at some moments that stood out to us — starting with a wacky giraffe game.

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John McCain leaves a legacy at GCU, too

August 25, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, was a frequent visitor to Grand Canyon University and was greatly admired by GCU executives, staff and students. He truly loved going to GCU basketball games.

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Slideshow: Lope-A-Palooza, Walker Hayes concert

August 24, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso and Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau It was a memorable night of fun for Grand Canyon University students Thursday as Lope-A-Palooza was followed by a Walker Hayes concert.  

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Storm, power outage can’t stop Lope-A-Palooza

August 24, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

An early pre-event start and a power outage sent a frenzied crowd of over 7,000 students into an even higher energy level of dancing, clapping, singing and cheering at Thursday night’s Lope-A-Palooza at GCU Arena. The Thundering Heard Band, Cheer team, Dance team, Thunder and the Havocs leaders put on an unforgettable show to kick off the academic school year and pump up new and returning members of the Havocs to support athletics, including the men’s and women’s soccer teams who made an appearance prior to their home opening matches tonight.

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 3 activities

August 23, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The activities on Day 3 of Welcome Week at Grand Canyon University included the Multicultural Festival, the Out-of-State Student Social and the New Student Welcome Night and Ignite ceremony.  

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