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Students earn an assist at Cactus League Luncheon

February 20, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The Cactus League Luncheon on Wednesday in GCU Arena was an opportunity for representatives from the 15 teams at Arizona spring training to congregate before the exhibition games start. But it also gave GCU students a chance to show how they can help make a big event run smoothly. Sophomore Hayden Trujillo was in charge of all the student volunteers.

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Latest issue of GCU Magazine is a keeper

February 14, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The February 2020 issue of GCU Magazine will be a keepsake for students, faculty, staff and alumni. The special dedication to GCU’s stunning transformation in the last 10 years includes stories, photos and videos covering every aspect of this remarkable story — academics, spiritual life, campus life, community outreach, athletics, online education and alumni — plus President Brian Mueller’s personal thoughts about what it has meant to him. Here’s the digital version.

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Community shines through in GCU’s dazzling decade

February 14, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The story of GCU’s ascent in the last decade is one of determination, discovery and bit of defiance. “We do what others say can’t be done,” said Will Gonzalez, Chairman of the GCU Board of Trustees, “and we do it every … single … day.” The cover story of the February issue of GCU Magazine tells how it unfolded, through the eyes of the people who saw it through.

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Honors freshman bears academic, networking drive

February 14, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Colangelo College of Business Honors Freshman Noah Viso has done things in his freshman year that some people don’t even do until later in their degree program, or in some cases, even after they graduate. Viso is employed as a student worker, interns at the Canyon Ventures Center, attends networking events for businesses such as Ferrari and communicates with board members of JPMorgan Chase, all while maintain an honors-level grade-point average and attending nearly all of the Honors College’s events.

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Slideshow: Canyon Ventures Center grand opening

February 06, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Gillian Rea GCU News Bureau The grand opening of the Canyon Ventures Center, located on 27th Avenue between Camelback Road and Colter Avenue, drew a crowd of more than 300 Wednesday afternoon. Attendees heard pitches by four companies that have space in Canyon Ventures as well as students’ analysis of those companies and synopses of two student ventures.      

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Investors see the value in Canyon Ventures Center

February 06, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

From the venue to the pitches to the overall presentation, the grand opening of the Canyon Ventures Center on Wednesday was spectacular. An overflow crowd of more than 300, including Canyon Angels members and potential members, got a first-hand look at why Canyon Ventures has grown so quickly in six months.

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Faculty Focus: Dr. Helen Hammond

February 05, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Helen Hammond, an Online Full Time Faculty member for the Colangelo College of Business, earned her master’s and doctoral degrees from GCU and has worked for the University in two separate stints. She describes her teaching style in an interesting way and enjoys the peace of being out in nature when she’s away from work.

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Slate of 2020 speakers introduced at TEDx preview

January 22, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The leaders of TEDxGrandCanyonUniversity and its talented emcee, Caleb Duarte, introduced this year’s lineup for the Feb. 21 TEDx event at Ethington Theatre on Tuesday night. But its president could give a talk of his own. Justin McLean said his experience in the student-run organization led to a job even before his April graduation.

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Faculty Focus: Dr. Kathy Archer

January 08, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

Dr. Kathy Archer, Associate Professor of Economics in the Colangelo College of Business, has an interesting take on the role of economics in our lives. It’s one of the many things she is curious about, which is what makes her online classroom so vibrant. One thing that has a lot to do with it: where she spent her high school years.

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These GCU parents have a special view of graduation

December 16, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Children often have a lot in common with their parents, but Sydney Teerink and Tori Triguero now have one more thing in common with their parents. Teerink and her mother, GCE employee Ra’Lene, as well as Triguero and her father, Dan, can all now call themselves 2019 GCU graduates.

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