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GCU-aided school trip brings national awards

June 26, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A team of students from Montebello School in Phoenix brought home gold and bronze medals from last weekend’s national Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement competition in Portland, where they demonstrated a prosthetic arm they had designed, built and tested. The students’ trip was funded by GCU.

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Quimba feted twice for visionary leadership

June 23, 2014 / by / 6 Comments

Assistant Dean Maria Quimba of GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions received awards from two organizations last week in Phoenix for her innovative leadership of faculty, staff and students and forward-thinking programs that promote nursing in the 21st century.

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Learning Lounge staying busy in summer

June 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

About 60 students from four metro Phoenix high schools are attending free summer school classes on GCU’s campus in June and July. Many are making good use of the University’s tutoring program at the Learning Lounge.

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GCU grad launches Jumpstart business accelerator

May 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The grand opening of the Jumpstart co-working space highlights the commitment of a GCU graduate to community business development.

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Slideshow: GCU at Arizona State Veteran Home

May 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Highlights from the annual visit by GCU’s Military Division to the Arizona State Veteran Home.

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Student vets club president sets sights high

May 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s chapter of Student Veterans of America has grown to nearly 300 ground campus members and 3,000 online. New chapter president Ben Verseman says the SVA has proposed an expansion of the campus Veterans Center to keep pace with growth.

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Online nursing faculty honored for volunteering in Philippines

May 07, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Online faculty member Carma Erickson-Hurt earned a top honor from international nonprofit Project HOPE for teaching teams of Filipino nurses to manage hospice care for terminally ill patients in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda.

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1,500 Special Olympians inspire, compete at GCU

May 05, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU hosted the Arizona Special Olympics as students, staff and other volunteers supported the annual competition for local athletes with intellectual disabilities.

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GCU employees embrace K-12 support

April 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU employees have pledged nearly $500,000 to Canyon’s Donation to Education, a year-old program that directs state tax funds to help pay for private-school tuition for families who otherwise couldn’t afford it, and to public school districts and public charter schools facing budget cuts impacting extracurricular activities.

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Playing nice: GCU supports conflict resolution

April 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

On May 9, GCU will host a commencement ceremony and team-building event for about 180 fifth-graders in Arizona who are junior coaches in Playworks, a national nonprofit that trains adults and children to bring respect, inclusion and peace to school playgrounds.

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