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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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Students hear from the best at Christology event

April 16, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Evangelical Theological Society brought its Far West Regional Meeting to Grand Canyon University for the first time Friday, and the College of Theology took advantage of it to expose students to world-famous scholars. The message: There’s a lot more to learn.

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United state of Worship Arts resonates at Showcase

April 10, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Moving the Canyon Worship Songwriters Showcase to the outdoor patio of the Canyon 49 Grill was a big hit, and so was the music Monday night — one outstanding performance after another. It was especially gratifying for one visitor who has gotten a chance to see what life in the GCU Recording Studio is all about.

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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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Songwriters Showcase ready to air it out(side)

April 05, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Canyon Worship Songwriters Showcase will have a new look for its Spring 2018 version — it will be on the outdoor patio of the Canyon 49 Grill. Everyone on campus is invited to listen to songs written and performed by Center for Worship Arts students.

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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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There’s an app — and a capstone student — for that

March 13, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

A National Center for Missing and Exploited Children app, a video game about a time-traveling cop just trying to retrieve his stolen Slushee, and a Days of Prayer app — they were just three of the projects presented at the Technology Capstone Showcase. About 40 students mingled with industry leaders to present the projects they’ve been working on over the past few months.

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Students find right setting at Pastors Roundtable

March 08, 2018 / by / 1 Comment

The College of Theology and Grand Canyon Theological Seminary tried something new this year: Pastors Roundtable is designed to give access to church leaders doing the very missions students hope to fill someday. The midday timing has a been a hit — every session has been full.

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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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Hall of Fame inductees share passion for service

March 05, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

There was laughter, a few tears and a stirring sense of pride Saturday during Grand Canyon University’s Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The event celebrated five new inductees with long, successful careers and a passion for giving back to the community.

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