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‘It’s On Us’ shows how to prevent sexual assault

October 12, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

“It’s On Us” doesn’t just advocate against sexual assault — it gives people important tips on how to prevent it. “It’s more than just an awareness campaign. It gives very specific advice on what to do, and I like that,” one student said. The campaign runs through Friday.

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They’re walking to raise cancer awareness, funds

October 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

It was pull out your handkerchief time on Monday when two people whose lives were changed by cancer shared stories of grief and hope with words that came straight from their hearts. Both are connected the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, which has formed three teams to walk in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Oct. 22 in Tempe.

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Purdins’ radio show is rooted in Christian values

October 11, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Wayne Purdin is lead curriculum editor at GCU during the week, but on Saturdays he has a different assignment: He and his wife, Julie, offer their views on Christianity in their “God and Country” radio show on KFNX (1100 AM). “We’re all looking for answers,” he said. “Whatever the religion or politics, it seems like God is missing and we need to get back to our roots.”

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College of Theology professor co-authors wealth vs. virtue editorial

October 07, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU College of Theology professor Dr. Joshua Greever and Dr. David Kotter explore the Bible’s treatment of those who achieve wealth (money, land, animals, crops, etc.). Greever and Kotter found the Bible was “remarkably consistent” in its treatment that those who achieve wealth through “positive-sum games” (conducting business that is mutually beneficial to both parties) were commended. Those who achieved wealth by “zero-sum games” (one person’s wealth or advantage is only achieved by reducing or negatively impacting another person) were condemned. In addition, accumulating wealth through “positive sum-games” is a necessary but not always sufficient approach for divine commendation.

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Laura Roberts preaches responsibility, sustainability in CCOB talk

October 06, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Pantheon Enterprises’ co-founder and CEO Laura Roberts’ message to Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business students Wednesday was widely applicable for future business professionals: Learn. Think critically. Understand. Act. And, if necessary, rebel.

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‘It’s On Us’ at GCU speaks out against sexual assault

October 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s student government is kicking off the third annual “It’s On Us” sexual assault awareness campaign, a week-long effort that seeks to teach students to part of the solution.

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Ministry Forum dives into religious freedom

October 04, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

The College of Theology’s Ministry Forum Monday took a look at religious liberty, a foundational freedom of American society. The three panelists all provided thoughtful responses which examined the Biblical, historical and practical dimension of the subject.

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Expanded fitness facilities help everyone on campus

September 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Lopes Performance Center has more options than ever for students and staff, and the building soon will be expanded to make room for more workout areas and sports medicine equipment for student-athletes plus a Gatorade Fueling Station to aid in their hydration and nutrition. A new workout room on the second floor is reserved for students and staff, and the six boot camps a week have the room all to themselves. It’s all about creating community — in this case a fitness community.

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Hinkle raises awareness for vets one step at a time

September 29, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Larry Hinkle, a former United States Marine, stopped by campus Wednesday during the cross-country walk he’s doing to raise money and awareness for fellow veterans. He was extremely impressed by GCU’s Veterans Center. “My eyes have been opened here. I never knew this type of place existed,” he said while visiting with students.

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Farley’s book helps kids learn how to handle bullies

September 26, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

When her daughter was bullied several years ago, GCU counselor Kristan Farley was looking for a way to help. Some advice from Farley’s sister inspired her to write and self-publish “What’s True about You?”, a book designed to help children shun negative messages. A Christian publishing house was so impressed, it’s republishing it next spring.

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