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Video Screen Installed on East Side of COE Building

January 21, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

The College of Education classroom building, already a huge hit with students, staff and visitors, became even more spectacular this week with the installation of the Times Square-style video screen on the second level of its eastern exterior. Components for the screen arrived Wednesday from China. The project is the work of Darren Bak of Atlanta-based Innovation Sports Marketing, and Bak was on hand to oversee the installation by local company Christy Signs and its crew of eight.

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COE Building Connects GCU’s Present, Past

January 14, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

GCU’s largest college celebrated the opening of its new home on Thursday — and what a home it is. A formal dedication was held for the new College of Education building, which opened to classes on Jan. 5. The two-story facility, wedged gracefully between the library and Fleming, has 19 classrooms and represents a permanent destination for the college, which has bounced around over the years.

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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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Slideshow: Event Center Construction

January 05, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The Event Center’s job walks take place at 3:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month and are open to all. To save a spot, call Jessica Ertell in Event Services at 639.6194.

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Guests Wowed by New Student Recreation Center

October 08, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

By Doug Carroll Communications Staff The “oohs” and “aahs” were plentiful on Friday morning as faculty, staff and invited guests toured the new Student Recreation Center on campus, a 55,000-square-foot showplace soon to become a bustling hub of activity at GCU. The ribbon-cutting ceremony and subsequent tour had the feel of a sneak preview. The facility’s official debut will take place in a week, on Oct. 15, when it is opened to students and staff and to formal practice for the Antelope men’s and women’s basketball teams and wrestling team. The occasion capped an eventful week on campus that included Tuesday afternoon’s major hailstorm and Wednesday evening’s crowning of GCU junior Lindsay Fernandez as Fiesta Bowl Queen. The SRC is the work of Tempe firm Architekton and UEB Builders, which finished the job in less than a year’s time. The concrete floor was poured in mid-April. “If you think it looks good from the outside, wait until you see the inside,” said Bob Machen, GCU’s campus development project manager, before CEO Brian Mueller and Executive Chairman of the Board Brent Richardson cut a purple ribbon at the center’s southeastern corner. Student workers helped guide the visitors inside, showing off the […]

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New COE Building Unites South Campus

September 15, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

The new home of the College of Education will create unprecedented instructional opportunities and also be a structure that unifies the south end of campus. The 19-classroom facility, which is on target to open in December, received a ceremonial topping off by its Pono Construction crew on Wednesday morning, Sept. 15. GCU administration treated the workers to pizza on the east end of the second level.

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New Recreation Center Only Six Weeks From Opening

September 03, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

GCU’s 55,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center, on track for an Oct. 15 opening, is full of eye-popping amenities that are certain to bring rave reviews from the University’s students and staff.

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Event Center Hailed as ‘Dream Come True’

June 25, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

More than 300 staff and guests assembled in for the groundbreaking of GCU’s 5,000-seat Event Center. The Event Center is scheduled to open in the fall of 2011.

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Meet Bob Machen, Campus Development Project Manager

June 21, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

GCU’s new Event Center has an old pro overseeing the project, and he says he hasn’t had this much fun in years.

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Event Center a ‘Celebration of Rebirth of Campus’

June 21, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

When architect Tom Reilly whips out a pen and starts drawing an early version of GCU’s Event Center on paper, it is clear this is more than just another building to him and his team of talented designers and engineers.

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