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GCU set sheds new light on ‘The Mousetrap’

August 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

A timeless murder mystery, The Mousetrap, opens Friday at Ethington Theatre and marks the debut of a sensational season that includes political satires, musicals and this tale of suspense and intrigue. The Agatha Christie story is the longest running in history, but College of Fine Arts and Production artistic directors added their own touches to the beloved play. Tickets are still available.

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University cleans up quickly from ‘100-year storm’

August 03, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University officials were ready for the massive storm Tuesday that soaked the campus with nearly three inches of rain and created lakes and rivers, caused minor flooding, shut down the Internet and phone system, and wreaked havoc on the roads. Thanks to dozens of facilities and public safety crew members and the University’s sophisticated drainage system, the campus was all but back to normal Wednesday morning.

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Inventions spark students’ scientific intensity

July 20, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Empathy can be the inspiration of invention, Chief Science Officers learned during one of the stimulating sessions they are experiencing during a three-day summer training institute at GCU. Tasked with building a game controller from a circuit board for a girl with special needs, the first step for the students was feeling empathy. Imagining what it must be like to have a special need that prevents you from playing video games helped spur the students to imagine what kind of controller she would need.

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Consulting Center aids students, small businesses

June 13, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Eduardo Borquez had it tough growing up in Mexico, but it makes him appreciate even more what he has today as manager of GCU’s new Small Business Consulting Center. It also gave him the perseverance to handle the project, which helps students, alumni and neighborhood businesses develop entrepreneurial ideas and also gives students real-world consulting work.

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Mexico national soccer team practices at GCU

June 07, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

GCU men’s soccer coach Schellas Hyndman hosted Mexico, the number 16 ranked national soccer team in the world Monday after the team requested to practice at the University’s new soccer stadium, scheduled to be opened in the fall. The team’s visit came after its big win against Uruguay at at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.

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Alhambra students unite as one at GCU event

June 02, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

“Believe and Achieve,” now in its fourth year, welcomed more than 1,000 Alhambra High School students to GCU on Wednesday for a campus tour and to hear from university representatives and a speaker who brought laughter, tears and even led some students to ask for forgiveness.

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Grand Canyon Theological Seminary starts this fall

June 01, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

GCU is making another major academic advancement with the unveiling of Grand Canyon Theological Seminary, which is accepting students and will begin classes this fall. The Seminary will teach the same doctrinal principles and Biblical truths as the rest of the University and also will be interdenominational. Unlike many seminaries, it will offer students a rich campus experience and opportunities to serve in the community.

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‘CEO coach’ gives students leadership game plan

May 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

There was another interesting talk Tuesday in the Colangelo College of Business Dean’s Speaker Series — Dr. Brent Garrison, vice president of education for The CEO Forum. Garrison coaches CEOs, and he coached students on how to fill that role well if they get the opportunity.

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Davis felt a higher calling … to join the Marines

May 24, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

During her time at GCU, Kelsey Davis found that she really had to figure out what she wanted to do with her life. After research, trial and error and academic advising, she finally settled on a career path. However, just a couple of weeks before graduation, she felt a different calling from the Lord — to join the Marines. Now, she is a testimony of how GCU helped her find her purpose.

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Accent is on discovery in Honors College trip

May 23, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

This spring, 17 students in the Honors College had the chance to explore England, Ireland and Scotland in 12 days. After riding in a huge bus through narrow streets, spending time with locals and experiencing new cultures, students left with two things – the urge to travel again and new friends for the semester to come. GCU Today has the story.

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