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Colangelo’s career demonstrates what’s in a name

February 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Sports executive Jerry Colangelo, whose career with the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks and USA Basketball is familiar to most Arizonans, shared some of his guiding philosophy in the first installment of “The Back Story” on campus.

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Ken Blanchard scores with talk on self-leadership

February 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The leadership guru used examples from the world of sports in his second talk in three weeks on the GCU campus.

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GCU senior drives west Phoenix small business ‘accelerator’

February 07, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Business management senior Sam Macias hopes his Jumpstart business accelerator coworking space at Thomas Road and 37th Avenue will help merchants, artists and entrepreneurs.

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Blanchard executive says leadership firm examined itself

February 05, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

President Howard Farfel says the San Diego-based Ken Blanchard Companies retained an expert in innovation less than two years ago, with the goal of retooling the business for the 21st century. He spoke on campus as part of the KBCOB Leadership Series.

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With deadline looming, student entrepreneurs prep for Canyon Challenge

January 31, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The third annual competition, which will stage its final round in late March before an impressive panel of judges, has been fine-tuned and expects to attract dozens of entries.

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Ken Blanchard pounds home message about setting goals

January 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The guru of servant leadership is back on top of his game, thanks to a commitment to lose weight that involved some of his own business principles.

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Canyon Challenge Takes a Directed Approach in Third Year

December 04, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Executive summaries for the Challenge are due on Jan. 31, and 10 finalists will be announced four weeks later. Those 10 will submit full business plans, and then five will be selected to make live presentations in late March.

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Honors Symposium hears from speakers on aspects of ethics

December 03, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Students and faculty at the Delta Mu Delta Honors Symposium presented their studies on the topic of ethics at the Williams Building lecture hall.

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Disney internships await 13 GCU students in spring semester

November 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Interns live on the Disney park property either in Orlando, Fla., or Anaheim, Calif. The choice of apartment- or dormitory-style housing gives them a chance to meet other interns from around the world.

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Sports Business Students Practice Networking Skills in Competitive Format

November 08, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Seniors Stephanie Craig and Phoebe Cipa each won lunch with Jerry Colangelo and an interview for an internship position with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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