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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 / 2 Comments

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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Faculty’s work to be featured at Research Colloquium

February 15, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Everyone on the Grand Canyon University campus is invited to the Dr. Kevin McClean Research Colloquium, scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Building 57, rooms 221-223. There will be eight presentations demonstrating research done by GCU faculty.

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Photography a focus for forensic science students

February 09, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

It was like a scene out of “CSI” on Thursday on the fourth floor of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, when multiple crime scenes came to life as six theater students from the College of Fine Arts and Production turned in unusual performances – as fatal crime victims – so forensic science students could photographically document the bodies for a class project.

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Speech and Debate to showcase what all the talk is about

January 30, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Speech and Debate team invites the community to “Current Hot Topics Discussions,” a town hall-style debate scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in Ethington Theatre. Competitors will assume the role of political leaders as they discuss the hottest topics of the day.

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Speech and Debate team gets 2018 off to strong start

January 09, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s debate partnerships displayed the wisdom and guile of winners as they talked their way into the top ranks at the recent Mile High Swing invitational tournament.

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No ‘Bones’ about it, 500th dissertation one for books

December 27, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The College of Doctoral Studies achieved a milestone by approving the school’s 500th dissertation, and as it turns out, it’s by one of GCU’s own. After some investigating, we found out the author of that dissertation is faculty member Melissa Beddow, who wrote about “The Portrayal of DNA Testing in the Forensics Crime Show ‘Bones.'”

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Commencement talk: common-sense excellence

December 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The commencement speaker Friday, Dr. Rick Rigsby, spoke about his third-grade dropout father and the impact his simple — but profound — words of wisdom have made on his life. Typical of what Rigsby passed on to his audience: “Look at me, graduates. Don’t ever show up on time. That’s mediocre. That’s basic minimum required. Show up early.”

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