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Student Leader of the Month: Derek Drake

October 26, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Office of Campus Life has selected sophomore Derek Drake as its first Student Leader of the Month for 2010-11. Drake is a double major in Christian studies and music. He is also a life leader in Hegel Hall and a worship leader with the Gathering band.

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Upcoming Student Club Meetings

October 19, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

Want to join a Student Club? The one you want may be meeting up very soon. The Debate Club – Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 10:45 a.m. in Fleming 101. “Good Neighbor” Cross Cultural Outreach Club – Friday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. in Fleming 101. The Good Neighbor Club will serve refugees in Serrano Village Apartments through ESL and kids clubs and is open to anyone interested in ESL or cross-cultural service to our neighbors in Serrano Village. Contact Jonathan Sharpe at 602.639.6746 for more information. Theology and Philosophy Club – Friday, Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. in Fleming 101. Open to members of the GCU community interested in discussing important theological and philosophical questions in a friendly and academic atmosphere. Contact Sanjay Merchant at 602.639.6789 for more information. For more information on the student clubs available at GCU, or to start your own club, visit the Office of Campus Life in the Student Union, or contact John-Paul Reiger at 602.639.6892 or jreiger@gcu.edu.

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Cooke Health Offers Expanded Student Counseling

October 15, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Cooke Health and Wellness Center is now offering expanded counseling hours for all students at no charge. Three professional therapists, Teresa, Kim and Travis, are now available at the Center on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Please call or stop by the Cooke Health Center at 602.639.6215 to make an appointment. The Cooke Health and Wellness Center is located in the Student Union.

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Freshman From Goodyear Wins iPod in Giveaway

September 10, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Alejandra Ramos, a freshman from Goodyear majoring in nursing, won an iPod Shuffle from Liberty Mutual Insurance at the recent University Fair on the GCU campus.

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GCU Community Life: Meet Anthony Mann

September 09, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Meet Anthony Mann, ASGCU’s Student Body President. GCU’s new student government has a fearless leader with a vision for campus students.

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GCU Marks Record Enrollment on Fall Move-In Day

August 27, 2010 / by / 4 Comments

A historic day in the life of 61-year-old Grand Canyon University was capped by a rousing convocation in Antelope Gymnasium as students, parents and staff celebrated record enrollment on the west Phoenix campus.

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Canyon Hall Freshman Wins $50 Gift Card

August 26, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Caley Dishman, a freshman from Ventura County, Calif., won a $50 gift card to Oregano’s restaurant in a random drawing sponsored by the Communications staff at move-in on Thursday, Aug. 26.

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GCU Dorm Do’s & Don’ts

August 19, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Moving on campus next year? Not sure what to bring? Not sure what to leave at home? Well worry no more! Check out this video to learn some of the “do’s and don’ts” of the dorms. If you have any more questions, check out the official list here: http://tinyurl.com/23bupar

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New Club Connects International Student Community

August 19, 2010 / by / 2 Comments

With documentation covered, a group of students has formed the International Student Club to help those from around the world connect with their new school and home.

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Snowboarder Brings Positive Message to Campus

July 08, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU National Tribal Liaison Manager Sandra Hicks poses with professional snowboarder Lonnie Kauk. It seems crazy that a Californian would visit Phoenix in the dead of summer to talk to Native American basketball players about snowboarding. Or does it? In a sense, that unlikely scenario was a perfect fit for the optimistic, anything-is-possible message of 28-year-old Lonnie Kauk on Wednesday evening, July 7, at Antelope Gym on the GCU campus. The occasion was NABI Night, an event held in conjunction with the annual Native American Basketball Invitational in Phoenix. Kauk (pronounced COWK) is a professional snowboarder who looks the part with his stringy hair, backward cap and loose-fitting clothes. But those judging him by his gear and laid-back vibe are in for a surprise. “I put my heart and my Native spirit into all of this,” says Kauk, who is from Yosemite Valley, Calif., and is of Ahwahneechee descent. “I found something I love to do, and I’m very passionate about it. “If you’ve got Native blood and it’s pumping through you, you’ve got to be proud of that. That can take you places.” For Kauk, some of those places are spectacular and can be seen in snowboarding films featuring […]

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