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Dissertation on military leadership is prelude to major advancement

April 27, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

When Jennifer Cameron did her doctoral dissertation on the need for more African-American women in positions of leadership in the Army, little did she know that an important promotion was right around the corner: Nadja West became the first black female three-star general.

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Commencement Day 3: GCU is right prescription

April 25, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

Commencement on Monday was all about nurses who managed to get their degrees online while working — full-time, in most cases. Their stories are inspirational and varied, captured in this GCU Today story.

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GCU students win big in DECA international conference

April 25, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Colangelo College of Business students were dominant recently when they competed in DECA’s International Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C. Maya Hinojos won one category and finished third in another, and several of her classmates made the top three as well.

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Commencement Day 2: Lifetime achievement award

April 23, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

The commencement ceremony stopped for a few seconds Saturday afternoon so that 73-year-old Diana Dilcher could be properly acknowledged for getting her degree in communications. But if the crowd that was applauding knew the whole story, they would have given her a standing ovation.

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Program for special-needs kids wins top Honors College Symposium prize

April 20, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

“Making a Difference One Life at a Time,” a program created for special needs children, won first place in the Honors College’s Spring Symposium Showcase. Each team member received $3,000 in scholarships, and there also were scholarship prizes for second and third place.

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GCU intramural basketball teams to compete for national title

April 19, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU will have both men’s and women’s basketball teams competing this weekend in the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) tournament at The Ohio State University. It’s the second consecutive national trip for the men.

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Three GCU teams win prizes in Arizona entrepreneurial event

April 13, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Three Canyon Challenge teams won prizes in the recent Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition, in which GCU participated for the first time. Storage Together was a Silver Level Winner and earned $3,500, and Near and TailSpace both were Copper Level Winners and won $1,500. The latter two are among the five finalists that will be competing in the Canyon Challenge.

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Symposium shows Honors College achievements

April 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Nearly 70 students from the Honors College presented research projects related to themes of service, ethics, research and leadership Saturday at the third annual Grand Canyon University Symposium Showcase. The students are part of the top 11 brightest and most creative teams competing for scholarships scheduled to be awarded April 16.

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New officers sworn in at 1st ASGCU inauguration

April 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Slate Herman, the new president of Associated Students of GCU, was sworn in Friday along with eight officers at the organization’s first-ever inauguration. Herman vowed to continue the progress created by his predecessor, Cody Dumas.

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Career Services Student Worker of the Month: Megan Nicolazzo

April 06, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Megan Nicolazzo, named the Student Worker of the Month for March, “exudes a caring and compassionate attitude toward everyone she encounters,” said Amber Chapman, who nominated her. GCU Today has the story.

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