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Encore! GCU Athletics Ready to Defend Learfield Cup

August 29, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Women’s soccer is first out of the gate as GCU looks to defend its Learfield title, which had been won by Grand Valley State University (Mich.) the previous eight years. The other Antelope fall sports teams also open this weekend, with men’s soccer and women’s volleyball playing at home.

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Thousand Foot Krutch Opens Thunderground With a Sonic Crunch

August 27, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

With songs featuring fist-in-the-air choruses and hyperkinetic front man Trevor McNevan pumping up the crowd as the best showmen do, Thousand Foot Krutch is as good as it gets for college rock fans.

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Day 2 Move-In Blog: Cheers to Thatcher, Volunteers for Efforts

August 24, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Purple wigs, hundreds of volunteers, and lots and lots of students. The excitement that is Move-In continued Friday as new students began moving into GCU’s newest residence halls — Sedona and Camelback. GCU Today was on the scene with a live blog that was updated throughout the day with stories, anecdotes, photos and introductions to some of our new students.

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Welcome, New Students! Live Blog From Move-In Day 1

August 23, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The excitement that is Move-In descended on campus Thursday as new students began moving into their residence halls. GCU Today is on the scene with a live blog that will be updated throughout the day with stories, anecdotes, photos and introductions to some of our new students.

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Thousand Foot Krutch to Kick Off New Concert Series on Campus

August 22, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The Thunderground concept came from interest in developing a Christian-flavored nightclub that would generate buzz among students and with the music industry in Nashville, where GCU has developed relationships to bring major Christian acts to campus.

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New Executive Chef Brings Simple, Fresh Approach to GCU Food Services

August 21, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

GCU has a brand-new dining experience awaiting students, faculty and staff in the renovated Student Union. It also has a new executive chef in Bob Spaziani, who got his degree in hotel-restaurant management from the University of New Haven (Conn.) and continued his education at the Culinary Institute of America, becoming an executive chef in 1995.

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Associate Dean Blends Faith, Passion for Nursing Into 25 Years at GCU

August 20, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Cheryl Roat has exemplified GCU’s Christian mission and commitment to academics in a career that spans 25 years at the University. “Her goal is always the same, which is to produce the best possible nurses in the community,” says Dean Anne McNamara. “And she’s all about fairness, making sure people are treated the right way.”

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Enthusiastic Nursing Grad Holds Her Own Commencement

August 16, 2012 / by / 22 Comments

There are enthusiastic graduates from GCU — and then there is Marian Barry. The College of Nursing grad took commencement ceremonies to a whole new level on a blistering, 112-degree day in Mesa, accepting her master’s degree in an unusual way.

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GCU Staffing Increases by 16 Percent to Keep Pace With Campus Growth

August 13, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

You need a scorecard to keep up with the remarkable growth at GCU — and we’re not just talking about the vast construction projects. Staffing is also up 16 percent as the University braces for record enrollment numbers this fall.

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First Wave of Students Moves Onto Campus

August 10, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Life at GCU got a little busier Friday morning as hundreds of students began early move-in on campus. Fall-sport athletes, Life Leaders, ASGCU government reps and COFAP students all began moving into dorm rooms.

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