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Ideas for GCU outreach efforts spring from Honors Symposium

March 23, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University’s Honors Institute has emerged as a hub for creative problem-solving. In its second year, the Institute’s students — which could total more than 600 by fall — are already working on projects to generate ideas on how to integrate academics and issues facing the University community. Some of those projects, including a look at how to enhance GCU’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity, will be on display Saturday at Antelope Gym lecture halls and the first-floor meeting rooms at the Student Union.

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Honors Institute increases reach with growing student membership

January 15, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

In less than two years, the GCU Honors Institute has expanded to include nearly 300 students and more than 100 incoming freshmen are prepared to join in the fall, according to program manager Breanna Boling. The Institute provides students with exclusive access to guest speakers, internship opportunities and professional development training, among other academic perks. GCU Today has the story.

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Honors Symposium Hears From 5 on Service

December 09, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Five presenters offered a wide range of insights on the topic of service in papers presented orally Thursday at the sixth annual Delta Mu Delta Honors Symposium at the Ken Blanchard College of Business. “From a business perspective, service is something we sell,” said Dr. Kevin McClean, the symposium’s coordinator and host. “But there are other perspectives on service.” Here’s a summary of what was presented, in order, at the 90-minute symposium, held in the Williams Building lecture hall.

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