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Grad put on parade what he learned from GCU

April 28, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The MBA program at Grand Canyon University was so beneficial to Mario B. Avery, it played a key role in his success with projects he tackled as mayor of Fairburn, Ga. — such as a fall festival that grew to attract 25,000 people. “It would have been virtually impossible for the city’s staff and myself to successfully manage an event this size without using some of the valuable tools I acquired from GCU,” he said.

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Slideshow: Saturday morning commencement

April 28, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Online students from the Colangelo College of Business and learners from the College of Doctoral Studies participated in commencement Saturday morning at Grand Canyon University. To watch the ceremony, click here.    

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Slideshow: Friday evening commencement

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Online students from the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, the College of Education, the Colangelo College of Business and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences received their diplomas at commencement Friday night at Grand Canyon University Arena. To view the ceremony, click here.   

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Slideshow: Thursday morning commencement

April 26, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The first of eight spring 2018 commencement ceremonies at Grand Canyon University included graduates from the Colangelo College of Business and the College of Fine Arts and Production on Thursday morning. To watch the ceremony, click here.    

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All business: Time at GCU worked for these grads

April 26, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The first of eight spring commencement ceremonies at Grand Canyon University featured the Colangelo College of Business and the College of Fine Arts and Production. The student speaker, Josh McGuire, has been a thriving entrepreneur on campus, but he’s not the only CCOB grad who has worked hard. For them, it’s not business as usual.

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Damron helps students pass ‘Go,’ collect knowledge

April 23, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Kelly Damron, who teaches accounting in the Colangelo College of Business, recently won a major award for the way she makes her classroom come alive. How does she do it? You might say she has a Monopoly on her ideas, and she’s never in Jeopardy of students thinking her class is dull.

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A ministry, a fellowship … a difference-maker

April 23, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

Marco Burgarello, who graduates from Grand Canyon University this week, had an idea: He wanted to be a bright light for youths at an Arizona Juvenile Corrections facility. Pretty soon, he and 30 other GCU students were doing their ministry twice a week, and now he has received a prestigious two-year fellowship from Venture for America.

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Ceremony remembers those GCU has lost

April 18, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

“We’re here tonight to hopefully, not only mourn together and remember together, but to celebrate their lives together,” Dr. Tim Griffin, Dean of Students, said at Tuesday night’s Celebration of Life ceremony. The GCU community honored the lives of Christian Applegate, Roy Pietrek, Keisha Nicole Oyola Perales, Dr. Tiffany Mealman and Taylor White.

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DECA chapter scores big in international competition

April 17, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s Collegiate DECA chapter qualified its largest contingent ever for the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) last week in Washington, D.C., and four entries made the top 10. But they also got noticed for what they were wearing and just happened to run into a VIP from GCU.

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Big development for GCU team: Collegiate Challenge

April 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Conscious Capitalism Arizona, which seeks to turn business into a force for good in this state, did a lot of good Wednesday afternoon in GCU Arena with two inaugural events. The Investment Seminar drew a big crowd, and then the Collegiate Challenge handed out more than $60,000 in prizes — including $5,000-plus to a GCU startup, Prophet Insight.

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