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Students will miss Maxson for a world of reasons

April 19, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Charles Maxson is retiring after 34 years at GCU, and students talked at length about all the things they have learned from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences professor. Mainly, they appreciated one-on-one conversations with him.

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Ceremony remembers those GCU has lost

April 18, 2018 / by / 0 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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Community treasured: Students share views of GCU

April 06, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The cover story of the April issue of GCU Magazine features students who got here in a roundabout way and then made the most of their opportunities on campus. It’s fascinating to see the commonalities — and yet the wide range of diversity — in what they say, but it all comes back to one thing: They love it here.

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StartleBloom celebrates writing talent on campus

April 06, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The new edition of StartleBloom: The GCU Literary Review” was celebrated Thursday on the Promenade. As student authors did readings of their work, one of their advisors, Dr. Diane Goodman, called it “astonishing and moving.”

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GCU: Voice of authority in online education

March 26, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

When it comes to online learning, GCU’s faculty have established a reputation of being some of the most sought-after thought-leaders in presenting and publishing their scholarly work. Between 2012 and 2017, they led 163 presentations, and their work was featured in 138 publications. GCU are the innovators, said Rick Holbeck, Executive Director of Online Full-Time Faculty.

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Peer mentors bring experience to composition class

March 19, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Education majors Katelyn Watson and Timothy Sims, the first two members of GCU’s “Peer Mentors in Academics” pilot program, gain enrichment by enriching English composition students — who in turn are thrilled to receive instruction from fellow students.

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GCU students post best DECA finish ever

March 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Collegiate DECA chapter keeps qualifying more and more students for the International Career Development Conference (ICDC). This time, 10 students will represent Grand Canyon University on April 11-14 in Washington, D.C. It’s GCU’s best representation ever.

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GCU has wide array of mental health resources

March 08, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

With parties, basketball games and concerts to attend, college just might be the greatest place to be. But students aren’t always in the best place, which is why the University offers a variety of mental health resources to help students who may be struggling — everything from counseling in Student Care to ASGCU’s Embrace Week, set to erase the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

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Colloquium kicks off with acclaim for McClean

February 22, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The first annual Dr. Kevin McClean Research Colloquium began, quite properly, with a tribute to the retired Colangelo College of Business professor. He was grateful for the honor — and for the continuing interest in showing the research that GCU faculty members are doing.

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Her ministry keeps homeless people in the picture

February 16, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

When Sydney Grover got to Grand Canyon University, she saw a perfect opportunity to follow her passion: telling the stories of homeless people. Thus was born Can You Spare a Story.

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