It’s an Online Life for Military Couple From Kansas
For many, Memorial Day is just another holiday. A day to barbecue, hang out at the pool and enjoy not having to be at work. But for those who have served in the armed forces, the day means something else.
GCU has a variety of active and veteran military students taking classes on campus and online. For two online master’s students, husband and wife Chris and Janice Voeller of Kansas, Memorial Day has a special meaning that only those who have put their lives on the line could possibly understand.
Online Students ‘Friend’ GCU for Campus Connections
Online learning is a unique experience. Online students do not have the chance to hang out in the hallway before class. They do not get lunch in the cafeteria. They do not get to play volleyball on the sand courts by the pool. A group of online students wanted a deeper connection with Grand Canyon University despite never setting foot on its campus. How have they done it? Facebook, of course.READ MORE
GCU’s Class of 2011 Shares Stadium Stage
Grand Canyon University gave a rousing sendoff Friday afternoon to the Class of 2011 and to Chase Field in downtown Phoenix, in the final Commencement to be held at the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks. With the opening of the 5,000-seat Arena in September, Commencement will be on campus next spring. An estimated 2,200 degree candidates participated Friday in the ceremony at the baseball stadium, which hosted GCU for the third consecutive year. The University conferred more than 8,000 degrees, and those included the first members of its College of Doctoral Studies.READ MORE
Booster Courses Offer Tools for Success
Grand Canyon University offers several success booster courses that are free and self-paced so that you can review the foundations of writing, math, or technology. Below is a summary of each. These success boosters can be found within the ‘Classroom’ tab in your ANGEL course.READ MORE
Library Web Site Changes Improve Student Research Tools
The Grand Canyon University Library has some incredible new content for every academic subject, including 30 new databases covering expanded full text content for the Fine Arts, Education, Nursing, Health Sciences, Business, Social Sciences, Computing and more!READ MORE
Missed Chapel? Watch it Online
Online and campus students never have to miss GCU’s Chapel Series. The Office of Spiritual Life posts Monday’s Chapel session on its web site at Spiritual Life’s Chapel Services Home. Catch up on the last few weeks of Chapel sessions including talks from Campus Pastor Tim Griffin. Come back to the site every week for the newest presentation. Never miss a week of Chapel. Chapel is every Monday at 10:45 a.m. in North Gym. Upcoming speakers include GCU CEO Brian Mueller and Jeff Durbin of Calvary Treatment Centers. For more information on GCU’s Spiritual Life events and services, visit the Spiritual Life web site, email email@example.com or stop into the Office of Spiritual Life in the Student Union.READ MORE