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Veterans Receive Annual Visit From GCU for Memorial Day

May 29, 2012 / by / 3 Comments

Tuesday’s event marked the third year that GCU’s Military Division led a Memorial Day event to give back to veterans. The veterans home near Indian School Road and Third Street was an ideal place for GCU staff to have time to visit and interact with veterans through crafts, video games, walks in the park and other activities.

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Slideshow From Military Division’s Visit to State Veteran Home

May 29, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Employees from GCU’s Military Division paid a visit Tuesday morning to the Arizona State Veteran Home, serving the residents coffee and doughnuts and engaging them in games and crafts.

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Honor, Respect Guide GCU’s Memorial Day Activities in Veterans Community

May 24, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

On Friday, military enrollment staff at GCU’s Peoria Avenue office host members of Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard for a flag ceremony to commemorate the holiday. And on Tuesday, the day after Memorial Day, GCU staff head to Arizona State Veteran Home in Phoenix to pay tribute to veterans.

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‘Mack’ Sloan Dies at 72; Praised as ‘Larger-Than-Life Character’

May 07, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The popular instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences taught at GCU for 15 years, initiating the University’s relationship with the nearby Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped (ARCH).

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Class of 2012: Advocate for Homeless Lives for ‘God Moments’

April 25, 2012 / by / 5 Comments

About a year ago, Tracy Geivett took over as full-time chaplain and executive director of the Chaplaincy for the Homeless, a faith-based, service-oriented, non-profit organization. “I want them to know God loves them and they don’t need to do anything special for that,” she says of those who seek her services.

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Class of 2012: From Phoenix to Vienna, With Love, for Soccer Player

April 24, 2012 / by / 3 Comments

Anthony Whitlatch will marry GCU alumna Karissa Kelsey on May 9, merely days after his graduation, and the two of them will move to Austria only days after that to begin their new life together. Whitlatch was placed overseas by an Oregon-based Christian non-profit organization that uses athletes in its ministry.

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‘Kony 2012’ Campaign Against Ugandan Rebel Leader Comes to GCU

April 19, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

On Friday, Invisible Children will lead an international night of activism titled “Cover the Night.” GCU students will hold a prayer vigil at 7 p.m. on the Quad in front of the Arena before fanning out in groups to post fliers and introduce people to the issues surrounding Joseph Kony.

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Nursing Students Reach Out to Disabled Adults With Wellness Program

April 18, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

In a visit to the Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped, GCU seniors in the nursing program’s community health course provided basic information about dental hygiene, nutrition, exercise and protection from the Arizona sun.

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Students Serve the City at Christian Recovery House, Catholic Monastery

April 16, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Most of the volunteers, including the GCU men’s and women’s basketball teams, settled at the Phoenix Dream Center. The previously run-down motel south of Indian School Road on Grand Avenue houses 300 residents recovering from years of heavy drug use, prostitution and crimes that landed many in prison.

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GCU Presents $40,000 Check to Cancer Charity From March Races

April 13, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Children’s Cancer Network recently surpassed $100,000 in funding. This year, the organization hopes to expand its programs to reach more childhood cancer patients and their families.

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