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GCU run supports children and families in myriad ways

February 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

From wigs and Christmas hams to scholarships and mortgage payments, proceeds from the upcoming GCU Foundation Run to Fight Children’s Cancer help Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Children’s Cancer Network provide a wide range of services and support to young cancer patients and their families.

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GCU senior drives west Phoenix small business ‘accelerator’

February 07, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Business management senior Sam Macias hopes his Jumpstart business accelerator coworking space at Thomas Road and 37th Avenue will help merchants, artists and entrepreneurs.

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‘Run to Fight’ race starter symbolizes hope for cancer kids

January 21, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Six-year-old Jack Welch of Chandler will serve as the honorary race starter for Grand Canyon University’s fourth Phoenix edition of the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on March 8.

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Life Leader with heart for missions wins award

December 17, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

You won’t find GCU junior Wil Gilliland playing video games in his dorm room when he can be teaching and playing soccer with refugee children living down the street from the University. For his beyond-the-call-of-duty actions as a student leader, Gilliland was selected as the November recipient of the GCU Community Service Award.

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Slideshow: Canyon Cares Christmas Welcomes Community

December 09, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Photo highlights from the annual holiday event for neighborhood families, held in GCU Arena and staffed by University volunteers.

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Student Living Her Faith in South Phoenix Receives Community Service Award

November 21, 2013 / by / 5 Comments

There is little crossover in how Jenessa Fesmire was raised and how the children in south Phoenix, whom she mentors as a GCU Servant Scholar, live in poverty amid crime. And yet, Fesmire has become a part of their neighborhood. She has decided to move there to continue her ministry after she graduates in the spring.

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Slideshow: GCU’s Serve the City, Fall 2013 Edition

November 03, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Photo highlights from Serve the City on Nov. 2 from campus photographer Darryl Webb.

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Slideshow: Fall Festival Brings Canyon Corridor to GCU

October 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

A selection of photographs from the annual pre-Halloween event, hosted by GCU in the center of campus.

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GCU Learning Lounge Now Open and Helping Alhambra Students

September 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The partnership between the University and the nearby high school is officially under way, and a ribbon cutting and open house revealed that success stories already are resulting from it.

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GCU Launches Tutoring Program for Nearby Alhambra High School

September 17, 2013 / by / 1 Comment

The Learning Lounge, occupying a space in a strip mall just west of GCU’s campus, will use 30 student tutors as part of a program aiming to improve the test scores — and college prospects — of neighborhood high school students.

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