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Rodeo Clown’s Online Master’s Degree Could Rope Him Back Into Teaching

March 12, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Professional rodeo clown JJ Harrison says his Grand Canyon University master’s degree could help him get back into teaching after he hangs up his spurs.

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Nothing Keeps Florida Online Student from Maintaining 4.0 GPA

March 12, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Through all of the curveballs that life has thrown her way, Amy Blowers is proud that she has maintained straight A’s as an online student at Grand Canyon University.

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Dual Doctorates: Mother, Daughter from Texas Want to Inspire Teen Girls

March 12, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Geraldine Davis and her daughter LaTonya have a combined six doctoral residencies and four degrees from GCU — and one huge ambition to help teen girls.

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Runaway Bride: Online Prof Bringing Bachelorette Party to Cancer Run

March 06, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

Instead of making a trip to northern Arizona for a wine-tasting tour, Andrea Baranyk and her bridesmaids will start their Saturday on the GCU campus, exercising and sweating for a good cause.

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Popular Rock & Worship Roadshow Places GCU at Center Stage

February 26, 2013 / by / 3 Comments

The University has been connecting with capacity crowds on one of Christian music’s biggest tours, and its message of an affordable, private college education is coming through loud and clear.

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Student Entrepreneurs Hear From Experts on Creating Business Plan

January 18, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

With a Feb. 1 deadline looming for the Canyon Challenge, representatives from Scottsdale-based Tallwave visited campus to share tips with those planning to enter the competition.

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GCU Online Professor to Attend President Obama’s Inaugural Ball

January 18, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Scalpers have no chance of prying two tickets to the Inaugural Ball from the hands of GCU Professor Shica Little, who will be attending the event Monday night in Washington, D.C.

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Honors Symposium Hears From Three on Topic of Diversity

December 05, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Speakers were Dr. Brian Smith, director of the Colangelo School of Sports Business; Mary Ponce, an adjunct online instructor; and Dr. Tim Larkin, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Phoenix PD Helps Save Christmas for Online Student’s Sick Child

December 04, 2012 / by / 6 Comments

Linzy Hoffmann, the 5-year-old daughter of GCU online student Jessica Smith, is struggling with a rare disease and is given little chance of surviving the medical challenges ahead of her. So when the family recently had their Christmas lights and decorations stolen, the Phoenix Police Department came to the rescue to save a big part of their Christmas.

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Making Time for Online: A Newbie Learns a New Way to Learn — and Likes It

November 29, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

GCU News Bureau Senior Writer Michael Ferraresi is also a first-time online student at GCU. He shares his experiences being part of the online classroom as he juggles work, family, classes and bad posture.

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