Rating: - 0

Faculty Focus: Dr. Enrique Lopezlira

March 30, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Enrique Lopezlira, Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance in the Colangelo College of Business, teaches a subject that always has great relevance in our everyday life and is even more front-and-center during the COVID-19 pandemic. He is fascinated about how, in his words, “the economic way of thinking continues to improve our understanding of human behavior.”

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Grads from last decade still feel GCU’s influence

March 27, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Six GCU graduates from the last decade have one thing in common: They see the value of their time at the University. Several still are getting value in other ways. Maya Hinojos struck a deal with GCU to sell more than 6,300 beds from her family’s mattress company, and three are employed by the University. Reprinted from the February issue of GCU Magazine.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Students happy to be back together … virtually

March 24, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

Spring break wasn’t much of a break for the GCU faculty, which had to transition ground classes to an online environment after the COVID-19 outbreak forced University officials to close much of the campus. But the hard work paid off. Instructors reported a seamless transition on the first day of classes Monday.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

A first: Freshmen deliver Canyon Challenge title

March 09, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

In what might be an appetizer for the continuing growth of entrepreneurship on campus, the founders of LopesEat won the Canyon Challenge on Friday afternoon. It’s not just that Kevin Vega and Suman Dangol have shown a lot of talent and innovation with their idea. The biggest headline of all is that they’re both freshmen and met just six months ago.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Honors College, Brewers knock STEM out of the park

March 05, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

What do you get when you combine the Milwaukee Brewers and GCU’s Honors College? The Brewers STEM Crew after school club. The program for middle school students, who were led by students from the Honors College, highlighted the STEM involved in baseball through an active, engaging approach.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Hall of Famers strive to impact future generations

March 04, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The Homecoming festivities wouldn’t be complete without the induction of some very special Lopes into the GCU Hall of Fame, scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday in the GCU Arena Hall. Making a difference in the lives of future generations was a common theme for this year’s group of inductees, professionals who have spent their careers doing just that.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Women sports execs share powerful leadership tips

March 02, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The Sports Business program brought together its first “Women Leaders in Sports” panel on Friday, giving students an opportunity to hear from four women who have accomplished a lot and want to share what they’ve learned. Among the panelists was Jamie Boggs, GCU’s Interim Vice President of Athletics, who said, “The industry has changed so much.”

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Student’s deep dive highlights research colloquium

February 27, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Most of the presentations at the Dr. Kevin McClean Research Colloquium on Wednesday afternoon centered on improving the student experience at GCU, and one of them improved a student’s experience in a big way: Junior Weston DeCambra was the only student presenter at the event and shared his research on the antimicrobial qualities of marine plants.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

New tradition suits GCU’s stylish TEDx production

February 24, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

They did it again. The GCU student team that put on the fourth annual TEDxGrandCanyonUniversity event Friday night can look back at a number of successes: a full house at Ethington Theatre, an excellent list of speakers and performers, and a top-notch production. But they also won’t forget the red jacket TEDxGCU President Justin McLean grudgingly wore. It’s the start of a new tradition.

READ MORE
Rating: - 0

Academics growth resulted from ‘do’ diligence

February 20, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

From 2010 to 2019, GCU grew from seven colleges to nine and more than doubled its academic programs from 94 to 238. How did that happen? Simple. “Nothing is slow here,” said Dr. Mark Wooden, Dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology. “We go after things full blast and make them happen.” Reprinted from the February issue of GCU Magazine.

READ MORE