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From Health Food to Private Tutoring, Canyon Challenge Showcases Range of Biz Ideas

March 01, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The Canyon Challenge business competition comes to Grand Canyon University on Thursday. Five finalists with GCU ties present their business plans to the public and a panel of judges, fighting for the $7,000 grand prize to help grow their ideas.

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Colangelo, USA Basketball Execs Share Advice With Sports Business Students

February 27, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jerry Colangelo and two of his top executives at USA Basketball were on campus Tuesday afternoon to provide insight to students of GCU’s Colangelo School of Sports Business.

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Student Entrepreneurs Hear From Experts on Creating Business Plan

January 18, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

With a Feb. 1 deadline looming for the Canyon Challenge, representatives from Scottsdale-based Tallwave visited campus to share tips with those planning to enter the competition.

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Stock Market Challenge Bittersweet (but Fun) for GCU Teams

November 02, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Two student teams, bidding for a second consecutive victory for GCU in the University Division, came up short. But a team of wily staffers from the University, The Old ‘Lopes, finished second overall.

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GCU Junior Grows His Coffee Business Idea Via Entrepreneurial Club

October 12, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

With the second Canyon Challenge already on the calendar for next spring, IDEA offers a process for business plans to come to fruition under the guidance of co-sponsors Tim Kelley and Lori Soukup.

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Business Clubs Prepare Students for Competitions, Careers

October 12, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Ken Blanchard College of Business provides clubs, organizations and other extracurricular opportunities for students who want to go beyond the classroom to prepare for careers.

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IDEA Club Looks to Fall of Growing Bold Business Plans

September 01, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

GCU’s Innovation, Development & Entrepreneurship Association, led by KBCOB assistant professor, Tim Kelley looks ahead to the fall semester and March’s Canyon Challenge for business plan development.

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Business School Dean Leaves a Legacy of Servant Leadership

July 24, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU is losing one of its most vocal advocates in Dr. Kevin Barksdale, whose infectious enthusiasm and team-building style will be missed after he moves with his family to Texas. Barksdale said the decision to leave the University was one of the most difficult of his career.

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GCU Students Get Up Close With Colangelo, Olympic Hoops

July 12, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Students from GCU’s Colangelo School of Business got a first-hand look at the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team and its chairman, Jerry Colangelo, during training camp in Las Vegas.

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An Open Letter From KBCOB Dean Kevin Barksdale

July 10, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

In a farewell letter to GCU faculty and staff, Barksdale writes, “May we never forget that 100 years from now, our students will be the only evidence we ever did our jobs.”

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