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Students, genres band together in Canyon Worship

October 17, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The 2017 Canyon Worship album is an interesting mix of genres, the result of collaboration between students and the freedom they feel to explore their musical talent. “It was a really cool testament to what the body of Christ can do when they’re on the same page,” said one of the artists, sophomore Courtney Welker.

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This online graduate gets an ‘A’ for perseverance

October 16, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Many online graduates are incredible examples of perseverance, but it’s hard to imagine anyone who showed more heart — and toughness — than Chanel Mack. She underwent five surgeries while earning her degree and never dropped a class.

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Top philosopher defends Christian worldview

October 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. J.P. Moreland, considered one of the top 50 living philosophers in the world, has been one of the most prominent and popular speakers to be invited to campus, and his two talks Wednesday drew large crowds. The talks were part of the One Foundation series.

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Antelope Intros: Roland Morgan and Matt Bjur

August 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features two new employees who have a big-time connection to music.

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Ignite ceremony raises spirits — and cell phones

August 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The annual Ignite ceremony, which features rousing music by the Chapel Worship Band followed by a lighting ceremony on the Quad, is always incredibly moving. But this year, attendance was higher, and the spiritual energy seemed stronger. “There’s something unique about the class of 2021,” said Dr. Tim Griffin, Pastor and Dean of Students.

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User’s guide to Welcome Week: All hands on deck

August 09, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Welcome Week 2017 promises to be another busy and festive time for students as they return to campus. But it’s extremely important, too. “The week says to all, ‘You belong here,’” said Charity Norman, manager of GCU’s Student and Family Program.

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Online students get new source of spiritual guidance

June 09, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Online instructors in the College of Theology at Grand Canyon University get spirituality-related questions from students daily. That was the inspiration for “Dear Theophilus,” a new blog in which COT faculty provides answers to those questions. The goal is to help students from a variety of theological backgrounds, including non-Christians.

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Renowned nun tells her incredible story in GCU talk

May 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe visited GCU on Friday to share her purpose with GCU employees: to heal, mend and love the ‘lost girls’ of Northern Uganda. “I am a dreamer. I dream of making lives a little better. I dream of healing their pain. I dream of mending their brokenness,” she said, bringing her warmth, humor and inspiration to a university where finding one’s purpose is what it’s all about.

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Slideshow: Saturday online commencement ceremonies

May 01, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau Online students in the Colangelo College of Business, College of Education, College of Fine Arts and Production, and College of Theology received their diplomas Saturday in two separate ceremonies at Grand Canyon University Arena.   

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GCU awards its first Master of Divinity degrees

April 29, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s first Master of Divinity (M.Div.) graduates were front and center in the spring commencement ceremony Saturday morning. “This is a new day for GCU and a new day for Grand Canyon Theological Seminary,” said Dr. Jason Hiles, dean of the College of Theology. It also represents a new day for several grads who took interesting paths into the program.

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