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Slideshow: 1st makeup Commencement ceremony

September 21, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau After months of waiting, GCU graduates who didn’t have the chance to walk the stage because of the pandemic did so on Monday in the first of seven makeup Commencement ceremonies. About 1,000 graduates will attend each event — the final one is slated for Nov. 15 — with approximately 5,000 family members and friends per ceremony expected to fill GCU Arena as guests.

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Slideshow: Chapel, Sept. 20

September 20, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau The second Chapel of the fall semester featured as the speaker Terry Mackey of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church.  

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Slideshow: Charles Schwab Foundation Finance Center opening

September 17, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business unveiled the Charles Schwab Foundation Finance Center at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday. The 34-seat classroom space is financial literacy central for the college and will bring the world of finance to life for students. In addition to being the home for finance classes, it will be where finance clubs will meet, where students will hear speakers in their field, and where they will have access to the Bloomberg Terminal, a computer system of real-time financial data and news feeds. The center comes after receiving a multiyear grant from Schwab Advisor Services, in partnership with the Charles Schwab Foundation.

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Slideshow: Dive-In Movie

September 16, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Students got to cool off and enjoy a movie at the same time Wednesday in the Dive-In Movie event at The Grove pool.  

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Slideshow: College of Fine Arts and Production kickoff

September 15, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau The first college kickoff event of the academic year took place Tuesday afternoon outside the College of Fine Arts and Production Building. As students gathered to learn about the clubs and resources available to them, they were handed bingo cards that required them to stop by each table to receive a stamp. Completed cards could be entered into a drawing for 10 GCU-themed prizes.  

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Slideshow: L.O.P.E.S. Academy at Cardon Center opens

September 14, 2021 / by / 1 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau The L.O.P.E.S. Academy at the Cardon Center, a new Grand Canyon University initiative for individuals with moderate intellectual and developmental disabilities, opened Monday. GCU President Brian Mueller and Dr. Sherman Elliott, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, were among the University officials who greeted the first class.  

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Slideshow: First Chapel of fall semester

September 14, 2021 / by / 1 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller spoke to a packed crowd at GCU Arena on Monday at the first Chapel of the fall semester.  

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Slideshow: Army ROTC’s 9/11 flag-planting event

September 13, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Members of Grand Canyon University’s Army ROTC planted flags Saturday in remembrance of those who died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. They were joined by GCU student John Herold, whose brother died in the South Tower of the World Trade Center.  

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Slideshow: ‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’

September 10, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” kicks off the return to plays inside Ethington Theatre with performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays on Sept. 10-19.    

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Slideshow: Club and Community Fair

September 09, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Representatives of 80 clubs and 16 community vendors were descended upon by more 3,300 students Wednesday in the Club and Community Fair in the Canyon Activity Center.  

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