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Move-In Day 2: ‘Together, there is no limit to what we can do’

August 23, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

An uplifting, 45-minute convocation in GCU Arena late Friday afternoon included a short set by the Chapel band and remarks from GCU administrators Brian Mueller and Tim Griffin and student-body president Suji Shin.

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Move-In Day 1 at GCU: Are we ready? Then let’s get after it!

August 22, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

With more than 1,600 volunteers at the ready, Move-In began Thursday for the largest freshman class in GCU history. Chaparral and Canyon halls were the first to receive students, and our blog has all the details on how the day went.

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All hands on deck as record number of students ‘Move-In’ to residence halls

August 21, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University expects to host a record number of freshmen during Move-In events Thursday and Friday. Nearly 8,500 students are expected on the Phoenix ground campus this fall.

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Two new exercise facilities opening to GCU students, employees

August 14, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

With one fitness center oriented toward employees at the 27th Avenue Office Center and another designed for students in the new Chaparral Hall, the University now has three facilities available for exercise buffs.

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Marine Instructor Enjoys Environment of GCU’s Doctoral Residency

August 06, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Maj. Jackie Schiller II, pursuing an Ed.D with an emphasis in organizational leadership, has served several tours in the Middle East and was involved in the 2010 rescue of a German merchant vessel off the coast of Yemen.

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Off-Campus Housing Available to Students at New Roosevelt Point

August 05, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The eight-story complex at Roosevelt and Third streets, less than 10 miles from campus, completed construction in July. GCU students of junior and senior standing are eligible to live at the complex.

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‘Zombies’ Invade Campus for Inaugural Digital Film Production Camp

July 26, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

The zombie pop-culture phenomenon has risen from the dead in recent years with the popularity of films, books, video games and TV shows featuring undead or apocalyptic themes. The GCU camp attracted nearly 70 middle school and high school students.

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GCU Statement: Investment-Based Education Model Has Value For GCU Students, Families

July 19, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

Grand Canyon University President and CEO Brian Mueller issued the following statement in response to most recent discussion concerning GCU as a Division I member and its status as an investment-based education model.

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GCU Statement Regarding CBS Report, Pac-12 Concerns

July 18, 2013 / by / 4 Comments

In light of the recent CBSSports.com report in which Pac-12 CEO’s have questioned the admittance of for-profit schools to NCAA Division I athletics, Grand Canyon University President and CEO Brian Mueller has issued the following statement:

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Brother’s Death in Yarnell Fire Shakes Staffer’s Family, Strengthens Faith

July 17, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

GCU enrollment counselor Carmen Whitted lost her younger brother in the Yarnell Hill firefighting tragedy. Clayton Whitted, a 28-year-old devout Christian, was among the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in the line of duty.

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