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Cheer, Dance teams and Thunder earn more hurrahs

August 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Emily Stephens, GCU’s Director of Spirit Programs, couldn’t have said it better after the Cheer and Dance teams once again dominated a competition in Santa Barbara, Calif.: “We are doing what we are doing for our love of each other, GCU and for our love of the Lord. Our focus on that love goes above and beyond and truly allows our light to shine through.”

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Majerle, GCU will feel at home in St. John’s game

July 27, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

When GCU plays St. John’s on Dec. 5 in the Valley of the Sun Shootout at Talking Stick Resort Arena, it might be a sign of things to come. As the basketball program keeps growing in stature, occasional games at the downtown Phoenix arena could be a way to attract big-name teams – and Coach Dan Majerle said at a press conference Wednesday that he certainly is open to the idea.

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GCU Summer Soccer Camps have variety of options

May 30, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Registration is open for the GCU Summer Soccer Camps for boys ages 6-18 and girls ages 6-15, the first of which is scheduled for June 5-9 on campus. Camps are offered to a wide range of ages, and all are at GCU campus fields. The 2017 camp season begins with the opportunity to train alongside GCU players, men’s coach Schellas Hyndman, his staff and volunteers.

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Slideshow: GCU wins men’s lacrosse national title

May 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau For the second time in three years, Grand Canyon University is the Division I champion of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association. The Lopes defeated defending champion Chapman 12-8 Saturday at Orange, Calif., in the title game.  

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Fun fact: Boys enjoy GCU basketball camps

May 12, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Signups for the GCU Men’s Basketball Camps are rolling in again this year. Boys ages 6-14 get four days of instruction and fun in great facilities.

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These are golden years for GCU track and field

May 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The men’s and women’s track and field teams at Grand Canyon University have been stunningly successful during the transition to NCAA Division I. They have won six straight Western Athletic Conference championships and will compete for Nos. 7 and 8 in the WAC outdoor finals at Edinburg, Texas.

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GCU 2016-17 Year in Review: Like a good neighbor …

May 02, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

It was another busy year at Grand Canyon University, with new facilities opening (of course) and other advancements. But the focus, as always, was on serving the student population and the surrounding neighborhood.

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Newest alumni display their oversized GCU spirit

April 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The graduates at Grand Canyon University’s traditional commencement ceremonies Thursday already were talking excitedly about being alumni. While many of them are eager to get out in the world and see what they can do, they treasure the memories they made while on campus.

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Like old times: Powell, Slattery are together again

April 12, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Nearly 20 years ago, Nicole Powell and Sara Slattery (then Sara Gorton) were star athletes at Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix. They’ve been friends all this time, and now they’re together again — Slattery is GCU’s cross country coach.

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Powell’s arrival provides lots of reasons to smile

April 11, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Nicole Powell’s introduction as GCU’s new women’s basketball coach was cause for celebration Tuesday — for her and for GCU. “I can’t stop smiling,” she said. Neither could University administrators and players on the team. President Brian Mueller: “Her personality impacts you right away.” Vice President of Athletics Mike Vaught: “She’s just a great fit for GCU.” Shooting guard Jessica Gajewski: “We’re super excited.”

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