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Sophomore Nick Ely Already Preparing for Student Body President

March 15, 2012 / by / 2 Comments

Ely and junior running mate Trent Bruns were elected in February with 39.5 percent of 546 student votes. Ely will succeed popular ASGCU President Anthony Mann, and he has begun to familiarize himself with issues that will impact GCU students in 2012-13.

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Personal Connection With Fans Keeps Women’s Basketball Team Fired Up

March 07, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

The Antelopes left Wednesday for San Diego, where they will face Cal Poly Pomona on Friday afternoon in the NCAA Division II West Regional. The game is a rematch of last year’s regional final, which was won by Pomona, ending a record-breaking 29-3 season for GCU.

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‘Lopes Way Up After Making Field for NCAA Tournament

March 05, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Braylon Pickrel’s dramatic last-second shot, which was needed to defeat Dixie State College on Saturday night, extended the winning streak of the men’s basketball team to nine games and carried them into postseason play. On Friday, the Antelope men will play in Bellingham, Wash., and the women in San Diego in opening games in the NCAA Division II Tournament.

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Three Seniors Laid a Foundation for Antelope Men’s Basketball

March 02, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Kyle Speed, Nick Witherill and Justin Wesolowski are finishing strong for the Antelopes, who have a shot at postseason play with a victory Saturday in the regular-season finale against Dixie State College.

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Alumnus Dan Hannon Returns to Campus, Discusses TGen Research

March 01, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

An opportunity at the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix led the 2011 graduate — a brain cancer survivor — into a volunteer research role at the Barrow Brain Tumor Research Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, where he hopes to eventually work as a doctor after completing his medical studies.

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Children’s Cancer Run Has Special Meaning for GCU Academic Counselor

February 28, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Childhood cancer survivor Jessica Louis, 29, works as an academic counselor at GCU’s Peoria Avenue office. She helps students navigate their coursework for the Ken Blanchard College of Business and College of Arts and Sciences. And she plans to attend the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer, which benefits the Children’s Cancer Network, on March 10 on the GCU campus.

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GCU Choirs Make Broadway Favorites Sound Fantastic in Concert

February 27, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

To conclude a choral concert, there’s nothing quite like the sonic power of the 74-member Canyon Chorale, which sang from hit shows such as “The Producers,” “Into the Woods,” “Rent,” “The Lion King,” “Wicked” and “Hairspray,” as well as Verdi’s opera “Nabucco.”

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GCU’s Latino Student Union Leaders Making ‘Awesome’ Community Impact

February 24, 2012 / by / 4 Comments

With the Arizona primary on Tuesday, national media have noticed the grass-roots political involvement of juniors Viridiana Hernandez and Aldo Gonzalez and other GCU students. In November, the students’ efforts helped Daniel Valenzuela become the first Latino elected to the Phoenix City Council’s District 5 seat.

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GCU Professor, Club Launch Major Business-Plan Competition

February 23, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Canyon Challenge will involve three phases. A two-page executive summary of a business plan will be due on March 23. Two weeks later, select candidates will be asked to submit a full business plan and a PowerPoint presentation. Then five finalists will present their plans before a panel of judges and an audience.

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Children’s Cancer Network Was Begun From Family’s Concern for Others

February 22, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The charity, the sole beneficiary of GCU’s Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on March 10, helps families find comfort and stability through the medical bills and hospital visits that come with a childhood cancer diagnosis. Volunteers connect with hospitals and social workers to find families struggling with the stress of a cancer diagnosis.

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