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Slideshow: Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

March 18, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso and Elizabeth Tinajero GCU News Bureau The ninth annual Run to Fight Children’s Cancer brought out another big crowd Saturday for the 10K, 5K and Cancer Survivors Walk.       

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Slideshow: Spring Student Spotlight Dance Concert

March 13, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Fifteen beautiful pieces of choreography premiered at the Spring Student Spotlight Dance Concert on Tuesday night in Thunderground. The show offers choreography in several different styles of dance, showcasing the wide range of talent coming out of GCU’s Dance program. The second and final night of the concert starts at 7:30 today.

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Slideshow: Homecoming

March 04, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski GCU News Bureau GCU celebrated homecoming Saturday with a wide array of activities, including an alumni golf tournament, Breakfast with Thunder, the GCU Hall of Fame inductions, the tailgate and derby kart races, and the crowning of the homecoming king and queen during the basketball game.      

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Slideshow: Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark ‘reopening’

February 19, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski GCU News Bureau The “grand reopening” of Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark on Friday night drew a record crowd of 4,562 despite less than ideal weather. The big gathering was treated to pregame festivities with the customary GCU hospitality and opening ceremonies that included Arizona Sen. Martha McSally singing “God Bless America.”   

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Slideshow: Winterfest

January 25, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Enrique Lucha and Katie Severns GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University students played games, drank hot cocoa and sparkling cider, and toasted marshmallows for s’mores at the annual Winterfest on Thursday night.      

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Slideshow: All-Employee Christmas Party

December 26, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University employees and their families were treated to free meals at campus eateries and a multitude of activities at their annual Christmas Party on Saturday.      

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Slideshow: Winter commencement, Friday afternoon ceremony

December 14, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau The Friday afternoon ceremony at Grand Canyon University winter commencement featured graduates of the College of Education, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, and College of Theology.    

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Slideshow: Winter commencement, Friday morning ceremony

December 14, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau The Friday morning ceremony of winter commencement at Grand Canyon University included graduates of the Colangelo College of Business, the College of Fine Arts and Production and the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions.      

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Slideshow: Winter Dance Concert

December 10, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic GCU News Bureau Grand Canyon University’s Ethington Dance Ensemble performed 11 dances by 10 choreographers for its Winter Dance Concert, “Uncovered.” About 50 dancers brought the works to life on the Ethington Theatre stage Dec. 7-9.

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Slideshow: Fuel for Finals

December 05, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Theresa Smith and Lana Sweeten-Shults GCU News Bureau Hungry and stressed students sipped hot chocolate and munched on granola bars along the Promenade on Wednesday. They were eager to take advantage of Fuel for Finals, courtesy of the Grand Canyon University Welcome Programs and parents from the GCU Parent Council. “I was very satisfied with my granola bar,” said Joshua Onwordi.  “And I took one when I went to class as well, so I have eaten two granola bars today. I am fueled for finals.” The sophomore from Chandler took his first final on Tuesday and a second one on Wednesday. Along with providing snacks, drinks and encouragement, the semiannual event featured a prayer request board, prompting students to publicize their prayers, including asking God for successful final exam experiences.  The two-day event ended on Thursday at 2 p.m.  

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