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Talk about popular: Lip Sync is 49 Shades of fun

October 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Eight teams didn’t just flap their jaws at the enormously popular Lip Sync competition. They honored boy bands, Chewbacca Mom and, yes, even Harambe. Thousands attended the event Thursday at GCU Arena with one team taking the top spot, 49 Shades of Purple.

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Money Week to include $$ advice, Colangelo talk

October 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Creating a realistic financial budget and then sticking to it is a challenge for many people, but the Colangelo College of Business is here to help with Money Week. Presentations on Monday through Thursday will address every aspect of handling your money and also will feature visits by 36 companies Wednesday and a session with Jerry Colangelo on Thursday.

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Globetrotter, Phoenix native delivers shot of goodwill

October 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes remembers practicing shots at Phoenix’s legendary Harmon Park basketball court, in the neighborhood where he grew up. The Phoenix native returned to his old stomping grounds to talk to students at Lowell Elementary about how to prevent bullying and will be at GCU Arena on Saturday with the legendary Globetrotters.

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Top Christian author coming to campus this weekend

October 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. John Piper, who has written more than 50 books and has been preaching for more than 30 years, will be on the Grand Canyon University campus Friday and Saturday for two presentations. Both are open to the public, and tickets are only $5.

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Find your inner author on National Day on Writing

October 18, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is celebrating the National Day on Writing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday on the Promenade. Faculty, students and staff are invited to participate in creative writing activities, including describing themselves in six-word autobiographies.

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Online graduates are saluted at commencement

October 13, 2017 / by / 2 Comments

The first of four online commencement ceremonies convened Friday morning in GCU Arena, and Pam Aydelott sure stood out — she was wearing a 1940s-era nursing outfit. It took her nearly a year to put it together.

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Skillet, other acts sizzle on AiR1 Positive Hits tour

October 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Skillet will heat up GCU Arena with Britt Nicole, Tauren Wells, Colton Dixon and Gawvi on Sunday night. They’ll be joined by GCU grad Mark Lee of the band Third Day.

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Grammy-nominated Camp answers the call

October 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Jeremy Camp, who has scored more than 40 No. 1 singles in his Christian music career, will bring new tunes from his latest CD, “The Answer,” to Grand Canyon University Arena on Saturday, Oct. 7. He talked to GCU Today about his faith, the challenges in his life and doing mission trips with his family.

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Donation keys into computer science training

October 03, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

More than 4 million science and tech jobs are available in the United States. Still, only one in four schools in Arizona offers a computer science curriculum. Grand Canyon University and Science Foundation Arizona are hoping to change that and are getting help from a $100,000 donation from Verizon for Code.org training for teachers.

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GCU alum named Fox News analyst

September 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Gianno Caldwell, a 2010 GCU graduate, was named this week to the post of political analyst for Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. Born on Chicago’s Southside, Caldwell cut his teeth in the school of hard knocks and thanks God for his opportunities.

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