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Slideshow: Glow Party, out-of-state/international student events

August 26, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski and Elizabeth Tinajero GCU News Bureau The final days of Welcome Week provided an opportunity for out-of-state and international students to learn more about the University with orientation and get to know each other with a mixer. And then the Glow Party on Saturday night was just wild and crazy fun.       

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Slideshow: Lope-A-Palooza, Infuse

August 26, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski GCU News Bureau Students turned out in big numbers Friday evening for Lope-A-Palooza, the annual Welcome Week pep rally staged by the Cheer and Dance teams and Thundering Heard Pep Band, and a new event, Infuse, in which students gathered on the Quad afterward for refreshments and games.  

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 4

August 23, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Elizabeth Tinajero and Enrique Lucha GCU News Bureau Thursday’s Welcome Week activities included socials for the Academic and Career Excellence (ACE) centers and transfer students, ROTC orientation and a welcome-back party for Worship Arts students.  

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Slideshow: Ignite

August 23, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Elizabeth Tinajero GCU News Bureau The annual Ignite ceremony, a worship event designed to get the Grand Canyon University academic year off to a strong spiritual start, drew a large gathering of mostly freshmen to GCU Arena on Thursday night. The students sang with the Worship team, which played for nearly an hour, and then went out to the Quad for the traditional lighting ceremony, now done with cellphone flashlights.    

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 3

August 22, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Elizabeth Tinajero and Mathew McGraw GCU News Bureau Wednesday of Welcome Week at Grand Canyon University featured the final day of Express Move-In, with the men’s basketball and baseball teams lending a hand. In the evening, Silent Disco proved wildly popular as students filled the floor of GCU Arena.  

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 2

August 21, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski and Mathew McGraw GCU News Bureau The second day of Welcome Week featured another busy day of Move-In, and in the evening students got to relax in GCU Arena and watch “Avengers: Endgame” at Night at the Movies, where there even was free candy.  

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 1

August 20, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski, Elizabeth Tinajero and Gillian Rea GCU News Bureau The first day of Welcome Week at Grand Canyon University started with Move-In. After having all of their belongings taken to their room by volunteers, incoming students and their families could relax in the Family Lounge and learn about GCU at New Student Orientation and the Orientation Expo. The day concluded with the Canyon Cool Down.    

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Slideshow: Formula SAE Team send-off

June 17, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau Photos by Mathew McGraw GCU’s Formula SAE Team has been fabricating a small-scale Formula-styled race car since January in preparation for the big Lincoln Formula SAE competition at Lincoln Airpark in Nebraska. The team will be competing against 79 other university-level teams at the event, which runs from June 19-22. The College of Science, Engineering and Technology organized a send-off event Monday afternoon for the team of about 20.

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Slideshow: Faith Weese, Rich Oesterle retirement

June 13, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau Photos by Jedidiah Woods Faith Weese not only received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from GCU, but she also has been an employee at the University for more than 30 years. And Rich Oesterle, Director of Campus Development and Facilities, has been at GCU for 14 years, starting his career here as an assistant coach for women’s soccer. Both were honored Wednesday at a retirement ceremony.

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Slideshow: 2019 GCU Men’s Basketball Camps

June 12, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau Photos by David Kadlubowski About 160 youth ages 6-14 descended on the new 10-court Canyon Activity Center for the first of a series of GCU Men’s Basketball Camps. This summer marks the first time the CAC is home to many of the University’s athletics camps.

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