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Honors STEMists talk medical school

November 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

At the Dinner with Grads on Tuesday night, Honors STEMists had the opportunity to connect with a multitude of Grand Canyon University alumni and representatives from medical schools across Arizona. “Making connections, gaining information, networking – that’s going to be valuable when they go to apply for medical school,” said Emily Ghena, Honors College liaison intern. “These students are exactly the kind of students graduate schools want to have so I think it’s a win for both sides.”

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Conference addresses faith and science

October 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Esteemed leaders from Grand Canyon University and the community shared the same stage Monday to engage in a conversation about Christian values and advancements in technology. “We, the people, have common ground in which to figure out solutions to these dilemmas,” said Dr. Sherman Elliot, dean of GCU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. “What a way to be empowered right now.”

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Honors students inducted into GCU’s Alpha Chi chapter

October 02, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

The Grand Canyon University Alpha Chi National Honors Society induction ceremony on Saturday, honored 55 new members who have exemplified the highest academic achievement and commitment. “These students put in so much time, energy and effort and they don’t always know that recognition is going to come from that – so to be able to stop and recognize that work is very meaningful to them and their families,” said Breanna Naegeli, Assistant Dean at the Honors College.

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Students get to explore their future at Vanguard

September 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Students in the Honors College recently had the opportunity to visit Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment companies. During a five-hour “College to Corporate Workshop” at the 500,000-square-foot campus in Scottsdale, students got to network with Vanguard professionals and GCU alumni who have been hired by the company and learned about the company’s internal operations.

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Honors students mingle with new advisory board

September 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The first Honors College advisory board meeting at Grand Canyon University on Thursday offered students a chance to dine, mix and mingle with local dignitaries and board members. “What we want to build here is a leadership committee for the students,” said Dr. Antoinette Farmer, dean and vice president of institutional effectiveness.

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Honors College aims to turn growth into impact

August 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Hundreds of Honors College students joined together Thursday at GCU Arena to celebrate the largest-ever class of new students and to learn about ways to get involved on campus and make an impact. There are now more than 1,600 undergraduates in the college, which is “absolutely incredible,” said Breanna Naegeli, Honors College Assistant Dean.

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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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Honors College completes first graduating class

April 27, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Twenty-one students in the Honors College inaugural group, which began in 2013, were awarded their degrees Thursday. Breanna Naegeli, Honors College assistant dean, described the moment as “bittersweet” but added, “We’ve been really blessed because without them we wouldn’t be where we are today.”

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GCU celebrates growth, excellence of Honors College

December 12, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The successful journey of growth and academic excellence inspired a celebration for the Honors College Saturday, recognizing President Brian Mueller for his impact and innovation, the college’s 50 inaugural members, a warm speech by recent graduate Brittany Holen and an introduction of the advisory board and team. Students also were invited to meet two outstanding power couples with perspective on balancing careers and marriage.

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Honors College has more brainpower than ever

August 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Hundreds of Honors College students joined together Thursday at the Grand Canyon University Arena to celebrate the largest freshman class since the College’s beginning in 2013 and to learn about the opportunities available for a brighter future.

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