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Colangelo’s career demonstrates what’s in a name

February 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Sports executive Jerry Colangelo, whose career with the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks and USA Basketball is familiar to most Arizonans, shared some of his guiding philosophy in the first installment of “The Back Story” on campus.

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New computer science, technology degrees address STEM skills

February 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University unveiled its Bachelor of Science degrees in computer science and information technology, providing STEM-oriented students with access to in-demand tech training in a private Christian learning environment.

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Papago name a keeper for new campus residences

February 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The new residence hall on the east side of Grand Canyon University’s campus will be named Papago Apartments. The 940-bed complex is designed to give students more privacy and independence.

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Professor came late to his love of C.S. Lewis’ works

February 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. James Helfers, a longtime fan of author J.R.R. Tolkien, wasn’t sold right away on the merits of Lewis, Tolkien’s rival. But now he is a Lewis scholar and part of the Arizona C.S. Lewis Society.

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Fantasy world comes alive in production of C.S. Lewis classic

February 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” under the direction of Michael Kary, tells the story of four children wandering Narnia, a make-believe land of talking animals that awaits the return of its true leader, Aslan the lion.

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GCU senior drives west Phoenix small business ‘accelerator’

February 07, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Business management senior Sam Macias hopes his Jumpstart business accelerator coworking space at Thomas Road and 37th Avenue will help merchants, artists and entrepreneurs.

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‘Run to Fight’ race starter symbolizes hope for cancer kids

January 21, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Six-year-old Jack Welch of Chandler will serve as the honorary race starter for Grand Canyon University’s fourth Phoenix edition of the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on March 8.

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New ‘res life’ director helped establish student conduct standards

January 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Matt Hopkins took over as Grand Canyon University’s director of residence life in the midst of the busiest time in his department’s history.

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Shorter spring Chapel series to continue testimony theme

January 02, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Churches from the eastern sector of metro Phoenix will be well-represented among speakers, in a nod to the opening of GCU’s satellite campus in Mesa in 2015.

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Former two-sport rival leads women’s hoops to fast Division I start

December 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Friend or foe? Johnna Brown has been both to GCU, but now that she’s an Antelope, the women’s basketball program likes her much better. The former Dixie State star has been a big reason for GCU’s 10-2 start in its first season of NCAA Division I play.

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