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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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Meeting With President Reflects GCU Professor’s Drive, Passion

November 20, 2012 / by / 6 Comments

Shica Little has done a lot of things in her life, including an appearance in a national TV commercial and competing on a televised cooking show. But her meeting with President Obama is what she considers “my bragging rights.”

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GCU Nursing Graduate Follows Her Heart and Brings Others Along

October 11, 2012 / by / 3 Comments

Melanie Glaze, who earned a master’s degree from GCU in 2009, went from cleaning offices to a career in nursing and even persuaded her mother, then in her late 40s, to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse.

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Enthusiastic Nursing Grad Holds Her Own Commencement

August 16, 2012 / by / 22 Comments

There are enthusiastic graduates from GCU — and then there is Marian Barry. The College of Nursing grad took commencement ceremonies to a whole new level on a blistering, 112-degree day in Mesa, accepting her master’s degree in an unusual way.

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