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Career fairs coming to GCU in November and beyond

October 28, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Several job fairs and individual companies are coming to GCU between now and the end of November as they look to hire recent or upcoming GCU graduates for full-time, part-time or internship positions.

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In view: The new 27th Avenue offices are here

October 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s new state-of-the-art office building at 27th Avenue and Camelback Road, which will bring employees from Peoria and Tempe to the main campus, is set to open this weekend. It will house more than half of all the employees at the University and includes a new parking garage and easy access to the Canyon 49 Grill. In addition, a new park is being built on the property.

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Accident helped guitarist get in tune with God’s plan

October 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Mark Lee, a GCU alumnus who’s the guitarist for Third Day, one of the top Christian bands in the country, was on campus Monday to speak to Center for Worship Arts students, and, boy, did he have an important message for them. Not only could he counsel them on what it’s like to be a musician; he also had an incredible story to tell about the accident that God used to catapult him — literally — into his career.

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Faculty to peers: ‘Practice what you teach’

October 24, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Making connections between Christian values and classroom teaching can go a long way toward engaging students, even in STEM and technology subjects. Three GCU faculty members shared their insights on doing so during Friday’s “Lunch and Learn” as part of the Integration of Faith, Learning and Work lecture series sponsored by the College of Theology.

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Black Student Union connects community, police

October 24, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

Students, faculty and local Phoenix leaders gathered Friday inside of North Lecture Hall to join in the second-annual Black Student Union panel discussion. The panel discussed inner city struggles, law enforcement training, common misconceptions about policing, educating and encouraging today’s generations, shootings and the lack of women in law enforcement.

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Career Services Student Worker of the Month: Mary Petree

October 20, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

By Marette Hahn GCU Career Services If you’ve ever needed proof that effort is the key, look no further than Mary Petree, senior Psychology student and September’s Student Worker of the Month. As a Junior Enrollment Counselor in Tempe, Petree personifies the ideal work ethic everyone can learn from. “I love studying the brain, I love studying human behavior — it’s really interesting to me. I love the classes, I don’t think there’s really any class I don’t enjoy here,” Petree said. As a psychology major with aspirations to move on to an Industrial/Organizational Psychology graduate program, Petree is already applying what she’s learning to her student worker position. “We talk with possible students and students a lot, so knowing how the brain works and taking a couple of counseling classes, it helps me know how to talk with them and understand where they’re coming from,” she said. And understand where they’re coming from, she does! Petree is already averaging 10 appointments per month and has even enrolled six students as a result of her efforts – she performs as if she already has five years of experience. According to her nominator, Dan Slover, RDO of the Northeast Region, you […]

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Author discusses election from Christian perspective

October 18, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

A large crowd turned out at Ethington Theatre on Monday to hear Dr. Wayne Grudem of Phoenix Seminary give his views on “Faith and Politics.” Grudem urged everyone in the audience to get out and vote, and he encouraged students to run for office if they are motivated to do so.

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Never fear, teachers — certification help is on the way

October 18, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

On Saturday, GCU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting its first annual conference to help students prepare for the National Evaluation Series (NES), an exam Arizona students are required to pass before student teaching and to receive the required certification to teach.

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GCU alumni spotlight: McKinney and Zeigler

October 18, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU has led two alumni into life-changing careers. When Brittany McKinney arrived on campus, she came with the original purpose of earning a degree to be an elementary special education teacher but that changed when she found a Peace Corps recruiting booth on campus. She is now in Tonga teaching English. Christal Zeigler advocates for the young lives of more than 19,000 children in foster care in Arizona.

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Online degrees allow nurses to work while learning

October 17, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

No matter where they live or work, the nurses who earned their Bachelor of Science Degrees in Nursing on Saturday afternoon were happy they studied in GCU’s online program. With associate degrees already in hand, these graduates have been working full time while earning their bachelor degrees, and most wouldn’t have it any other way.

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