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GCU Theatre Series for 2010-11

June 03, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The College of Fine Arts and Production announced its schedule for the GCU Theatre Series for 2010-11. The Pirates of Penzance August 27 7:30 pm 2010 Ethington Theatre The Pirates of Penzance August 28 7:30 pm 2010 Ethington Theatre The Pirates of Penzance August 29 2:00pm 2010 Ethington Theatre The Pirates of Penzance September 3 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre The Pirates of Penzance September 4 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre The Pirates of Penzance September 5 2:00pm 2010 Ethington Theatre All in the Timing October 22 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre All in the Timing October 23 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre All in the Timing October 24 2:00pm 2010 Ethington Theatre All in the Timing October 29 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre All in the Timing October 30 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre All in the Timing October 31 2:00pm 2010 Ethington Theatre Inspecting Carol November 26 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre Inspecting Carol November 27 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre Inspecting Carol November 28 2:00pm 2010 Ethington Theatre Inspecting Carol December 3 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre Inspecting Carol December 4 7:30pm 2010 Ethington Theatre Inspecting Carol December 5 2:00pm 2010 Ethington Theatre The Comedy of Errors February 11 7:30pm 2011 Ethington Theatre The Comedy of […]

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GCU Announces Return of Fine-Arts Program

March 04, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

GCU is bringing back its popular fine-arts program for the fall of 2010 with enhancements to make the degree especially relevant in today’s marketplace. Auditions will be held for students who may be eligible for $150,000 in scholarships that the University has allocated for the new College of Fine Arts and Production. “What will set our program apart is the complete integration of all of these areas, which happens in the real world,” said Claude Pensis, the dean of the new college. “Considering my history with the University, the return of fine arts to GCU has very special meaning for me.” Pensis has been with the University for 28 years and knows many of the program’s graduates. He has kept in contact with alumni, reaching out to them in recent months for their insights on what would make the college appealing to today’s student. GCU will hold auditions on Saturday, March 6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested student candidates will perform live for select music faculty. Prospects also will be given a theory and musicianship placement exam. Scales and sight-reading also may be assessed. At its peak in the mid-1980s, GCU’s fine-arts program had 120 to 140 music […]

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GCU Announces New Writing Style for Lower and Upper Division Courses

February 11, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU will be implementing a progressive approach to the use of APA writing style for the benefit of all students. Lower-division courses will use a modified set of APA requirements called “GCU Style” that enables students to focus their attention on content development and proper citations. Upper-division courses will incorporate additional elements to support the more advanced work that is reflective of the discipline and will generally follow the 5th edition of APA style, eventually transitioning to the 6th. Upper division English courses will use MLA style.  Both the APA and MLA manuals have recently updated. GCU will be transitioning its resources to the new materials in Fall of 2010. Until then, GCU will be using: APA 5th edition MLA 6th edition GCU has provided students and faculty with electronic resources for these styles in the Student Success Center tab of ANGEL. Purchase of the APA or MLA manuals is optional. However, students in the doctoral programs and students entering the graduate Nursing programs as of 2010 will need the level of detail presented in the APA manual and should purchase the 6th edition. These programs will be using the 6th edition immediately. For reference, the tutorials and templates available […]

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