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New fitness schedule offers more sweat equity

August 22, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The new fitness schedule for the Recreation Center, which features several new classes, begins Monday and goes through Sept. 26. The reason: The Rec Center is scheduled to become the Lopes Performance Center, and some classes will move to other fitness centers on campus.

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Antelope Intros: Kirk Wessel and JoAnn Andro

August 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a couple of world travelers who went on their adventures for very different reasons — and one of them has some wild stories to tell.

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Antelope Intros: Lindsey Hamilton and Peter Johnson

August 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Both of the employees featured in this week’s Antelope Intros have interesting nicknames — and interesting stories to tell about what they do in their spare time.

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Career advice from GCU jobs chief Jacqueline Smith

August 05, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

By GCU Career Services The best career advice Jacqueline Smith, director of career services at Grand Canyon University, offers isn’t to polish your shoes before going to a job interview or avoid crafting a resumé that’s longer than two pages. Rather, Smith’s most valuable suggestions are: Do what you love! God has a plan – follow Him, and You never know who you’re going to meet.  Always present yourself in a professional and respectful manner. People are watching you. Smith, who has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from The Ohio State University, worked for more than 15 years at product development and engineering companies where she placed designers and engineers. Ten years ago, she jumped from recruiting to higher education as career services director for Brown Mackie College and was responsible for preparing graduates for the workforce. She joined GCU in 2008. “I have loved every minute of it,” said Smith, who earned an M.S. in Leadership from GCU in 2011. She believes GCU’s students and alumni are set apart from those at other universities in that they want to make a difference. “It’s not just acquiring knowledge that will make you successful, it’s the ability to incorporate our […]

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Antelope Intros: Kelsey Jahntz and Kyle Subbert

August 01, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a former staff member for a state politician and a former coach for the sons of someone very important at the University.

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Antelope Intros: Darlene Menjivar and Nick Rathbone

July 25, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The common thread in this week’s edition of Antelope Intros in GCU Today is dancing. One of our featured employees is serious about salsa (is that an oxymoron?), and the other just likes to twirl around the floor at various Valley clubs.

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Antelope Intros: Alena Lancour and Jimmy Bouse

July 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s edition of Antelope Intros, GCU Today features a talent acquisition coordinator who creates jewelry from fimo, and an enrollment counselor who – to our great perturbation – is a Dodgers fan.

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Baker brings biology background to new role

July 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University hired Dr. Perry Baker, the former dean of Arizona Christian University, to serve as assistant dean at the newly restructured College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

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Antelope Intros: Michael Miller, Dr. Priscilla Bamba, Billy Thrall, Brit Miller

July 07, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

In the latest edition of Antelope Intros, we introduce you to a Web analytics manager who once dressed in the style of Blue Man Group, an online English instructor who has traveled the world, a church relations director who is passionate about reaching Phoenix for Christ, and an enrollment counselor who is crazy about Legos.

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Antelope Intros: Brittany Patton, Francisco Chavez

June 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, GCU Today features an enrollment counselor who doubles as a fruit peddler, a Web developer who plays guitar and likes to journal, and a call center specialist who took his first college course at age 13 and wants to become a pediatrician.

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