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Slideshow: GCU’s Military Division Salutes Vets at VA Center

May 25, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Military Division turned out in force Wednesday morning for a pre-Memorial Day visit to the VA Medical Center in central Phoenix, distributing coffee, doughnuts and American flags to veterans.
Memorial Day recognition of veterans has become a tradition at GCU, and Senior Vice President Bart Burkert said it’s a highlight for the division.

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Video: Photovoice Exhibit Hosted at GCU Library

May 17, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The C.O.P.E. Coalition in Phoenix, Ariz. sponsored The Photovoice exhibit at the GCU Library, featuring the work of middle-school and high-school refugee students. The teens attended nine weeks of classes and took photos of the people and things in their new lives living in Phoenix. The students are from Nepal, Zimbabwe, Liberia, Tanzania and Ivory Coast.

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April ‘FYP’ Now Available on Campus and Online

April 25, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The April 2011 issue of FYP is now available at locations around campus including the Student Union, the Promenade, Latte Dah, Canyon Cafe and more. Get your copy at locations all around Grand Canyon University or click here for the PDF version.

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Photo Display in Student Union Benefits Missions

April 21, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Photos are available for purchase/donation until Friday, April 29. If interested in a particular shot, please see Terri Faust in the Office of Campus Life to reserve your photo and make a donation towards the GCU Missions Fund.

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Theatre Students Win Rave Reviews at Gompers Center

April 21, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Nearly two dozen students from Alpha Psi Omega, the national theatre honor society, took the show on the road Wednesday to Gompers Habilitation Center, not far from GCU’s west Phoenix campus. The center, which has a day program serving developmentally disabled adults, was ready for the thespians. Its gymnasium was packed for a first-ever program of improvisational comedy coordinated by freshman Adam Benavides, one of the most talented performers in the College of Fine Arts and Production as well as Alpha Psi Omega’s president.

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Women’s Basketball Team Sets Sights on Africa

March 29, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

Only two weeks removed from the end of the season, the head coach of the Antelope women’s basketball team has plunged headlong into fundraising for a mission trip to Malawi that’s less than six weeks away. Ten players and the team’s three coaches are committed to going, at a cost of $2,100 per person.

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Student and Staff Photographers Team Up to Benefit GCU Missions

March 28, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

GCU staff and students can donate their photography work to benefit 2011 Global Outreach Missions. All photos must be an 8×10 print mounted to a 9×12 black matte. The deadline to submit your print is Thursday, April 7.

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Support Japan Earthquake Relief with GCU

March 25, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

“Pray for Japan,” GCU’s campaign to support the earthquake relief efforts of Food for the Hungry, will kick off on Monday. T-shirts ($10) and wristbands ($5) will be on sale. Here’s the schedule and details.

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Photovoice Exhibit on Display in GCU Library

March 02, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Photographs taken by nine refugee teenagers involved in a collaborative community project are now on display at the GCU Library. The Photovoice exhibit features the work of middle-school and high-school students from the Canyon Corridor. The project involved TERROS Behavioral Health Services, the COPE Coalition, the Canyon Corridor Community Coalition, the International Rescue Committee and Mercy Housing.

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Slideshow: Cancer Climb Gets Big Lift from GCU

March 01, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

On Saturday, GCU turned out in force for the Climb to Conquer Cancer at South Mountain Park in Phoenix, which drew more than 4,000 participants. GCU’s team of 47 raised $5,902, which surpassed its goal by nearly 20 percent. The University also sponsored a tent, distributing T-shirts to cancer survivors. Two quilts were raffled, and a banner signed by survivors will soon be displayed on campus.

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