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New eateries coming to Student Union

May 06, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Grand Canyon University and food services provided Sodexo are working to bring local healthy food vendor MOJO Bowl and Qdoba Mexican Grill to the Student Union. A separate healthier food option and a gourmet by-the-slice pizza spot are also possibilities.

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Quimba named Phoenix ‘40 Under 40’ leader

May 02, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Assistant dean Maria Quimba, who oversees academic programs taught by nearly 450 faculty at the College of Nursing and Healthcare Professions, was honored as one of the Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” community business leaders.

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GCU Today Magazine: ‘Sydney’s Kids’ graduate

April 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Nearly 14 years ago, Grand Canyon University made a promise in the wake of a senseless tragedy, the murder of one of its alumni. Meet the five students who made good on that promise.

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GCU employees embrace K-12 support

April 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU employees have pledged nearly $500,000 to Canyon’s Donation to Education, a year-old program that directs state tax funds to help pay for private-school tuition for families who otherwise couldn’t afford it, and to public school districts and public charter schools facing budget cuts impacting extracurricular activities.

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Playing nice: GCU supports conflict resolution

April 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

On May 9, GCU will host a commencement ceremony and team-building event for about 180 fifth-graders in Arizona who are junior coaches in Playworks, a national nonprofit that trains adults and children to bring respect, inclusion and peace to school playgrounds.

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New challenges await dance instructor Zari Le’on

April 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The adjunct faculty member, who is big on the accessibility of the arts, wants to work with incarcerated women to help them “reclaim some of their power.”

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Choirs end year with a moving performance

April 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The annual Broadway and opera concert kept the great American music coming, in the final performance of 2013-14 by the Canyon Singers, the New Life Singers and the Canyon Chorale.

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GCU theatre alums proud of program’s revival

April 14, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Members of the cast of the 1999 production of “into the Woods” returned to Ethington Theatre for the 2014 version of the Stephen Sondheim musical — and liked what they heard and saw.

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GCU supports city’s budget-challenged programs

April 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The University has made a $125,000 contribution to the City of Phoenix to help offset city budget shortfalls in community education around drowning prevention and graffiti abatement. The announcement is the latest in the University’s partnerships to augment Phoenix public programs.

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New web pages link dissertation groups

April 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In January, GCU’s College of Doctoral Studies introduced Learner Dissertation Pages as an improvement to the Doctoral Community Network, putting the learner and the entire dissertation committee together in a virtual workspace and enhancing access for all.

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