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GCU volunteers are ready to Serve the Summer

June 11, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The Serve the Summer list of volunteer opportunities is available, and it includes ways to help children and those stuck in the heat. GCU Day is scheduled for July 23 and will be a great time to raise your hand. This year’s day of service is wrapped into the Back To School Clothing Drive.

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Online nursing student earns DAISY Award

June 05, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU online nursing student Nowman Karram was no shrinking violet when it came to putting in several hours of research to make sure a patient’s pacemaker was compatible with an MRI. His efforts led to him being recognized as a Daisy Award winner for exceptional patient care.

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DeMilia’s accounting work adds up to major award

June 01, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The string of awards earned by Colangelo College of Business instructors continued when Dr. Donna DeMilia was named Campus Advocate of the Year Award from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) for her work with the Accounting Society. She estimates there are 300 IMA-affiliated chapters in the world.

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Home is where his master’s and his heart both are

May 31, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Jeff Orr chose Grand Canyon University’s master’s program because he had a good experience as an undergrad on campus in the 1980s. “That’s what drew me back, was that experience,” he said. Reprinted from the April issue of GCU Magazine.

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GCU refutes testimony at NACIQI meeting

May 29, 2018 / by / 3 Comments

Testimony about specific institutions, including Grand Canyon University, at a hearing of the National Advisory Council on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) on May 24 was rife with inaccuracies, faulty conclusions, and opinions masquerading as legal analysis. Summaries of this testimony made its way into the public media accounts, and GCU is setting the record straight.

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Worship Team strikes a chord at Chapel

May 15, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Not many college students get to perform in a venue as big as the 7,000-capacity Grand Canyon University Arena. But that’s not the only boon of performing with the University’s three eight-member Worship Team bands. The student musicians and vocalists also refine their craft, connect with students during Chapel and The Gathering, become family with the close-knit group of Worship Team musicians and, of course, inspire those who listen with messages of faith.

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GCU’s Browning named Controller of the Year

May 09, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Lori Browning, Grand Canyon University’s Senior Vice President and Controller, was named Controller of the Year by Financial Executives International.

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Nursing student helps smooth bumpy flight

May 08, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Alberta May flew into Phoenix to visit the campus during a Destination GCU event but ended up doing much more than that. She also used her skills as a nurse to help out in, not one, but two medical situations that arose on the flight. May, who is from Marshall, Texas, is furthering her education as an online student, hoping to earn her bachelor’s degree in nursing.

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Thunderbots nail the nuts and bolts in 1st world finals

May 08, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Robotics Club left Louisville’s Kentucky Exposition Center to decompress after failing to advance to the final matches of the VEX Robotics World Finals — an international event featuring about 1,100 teams from middle-school to collegiate levels. But then they heard they left a little early — the team ended up winning the Judges Award, given to a team who the judges think are deserving of special recognition.

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Honors College assistant dean receives national award

May 03, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Alpha Chi, the national honors society, gave its Outstanding Chapter Sponsor award to Honors College Assistant Dean Breanna Naegeli at its national convention last month. Naegeli has worked hard to grow GCU’s chapter, and it sent a record number of representatives to the conference — including three who did presentations.

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