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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Days 5 and 6

August 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Welcome Week at Grand Canyon University wrapped up with a series of fun events for students, including dodgeball and sand volleyball tournaments plus “Party Like It’s 1999” on Friday and a “Glow Party” on Saturday. The “1999” party was based on the fact that the incoming freshmen are the last class of students born in the 1990s.  

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 4

August 25, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Another day of Move-In at Grand Canyon University was followed later on Thursday by Lope-A-Palooza, the pep rally to end all pep rallies. Even though they’d heard a lot about the Havocs, newcomers still were stunned by the spirit.  

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 3

August 24, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Wednesday was another day of student volunteers have a ball while helping their peers move in. Another highlight of the day was the Commuter Social, and the always emotional Ignite ceremony topped off Day 3 of Welcome Week.  

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 2

August 23, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The second day of Welcome Week started with the usual Move-In fun, with volunteers descending on car after car, and ended with Night at the Movies in GCU Arena.  

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Slideshow: Welcome Week, Day 1

August 22, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Slaven Gujic and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau The Grand Canyon University campus was electric Monday as freshmen arrived in droves for the first day of Welcome Week. Hundreds of student volunteers assisted them at Move-In, and the freshmen then were kept busy with orientation and, in the evening, the Canyon Cooldown. And, just for good measure, a solar eclipse was thrown into the mix.      

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Slideshow: GCU Day at Back to School Clothing Drive

July 19, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau A herd of purple-clad GCU staff, professors and students were among the many volunteers who participated on the second day of the annual Back to School Clothing Drive. Some volunteers at GCU Arena helped children fill enormous bags with clothing and other goodies while Thunder, Dance and Cheer team members and GCU soccer and volleyball players revved up the crowd. Upstairs, GCU College of Education Dean Kim LaPrade signed copies of her book, “Thunder’s Vision,” and everywhere, people smiled warmly at shy children and grinned with every glimmer of joy.   

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Slideshow: Summer Dance Intensive performance

July 17, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Summer Dance Intensive ended at GCU with a final performance in Thunderground.

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Slideshow: ‘Dine and Paint with a Sunset View’

July 12, 2017 / by / 2 Comments

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau “Dine and Paint with a Sunset View,” a chance to enjoy dinner together and then take an instructor-led art class, took place for the second time Tuesday night in the Lope House Restaurant at Grand Canyon University Golf Course. The event was sold out.  

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Slideshow: Glow Golf tournament at GCU course

July 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau If it felt strange for Grand Canyon University employees to be practicing for a round of golf as the sun was setting Friday evening, it was even stranger when they started trying to navigate GCU Golf Course once the sun went down. It was the first Glow Golf tournament at the course, and for more than two hours lit-up balls streaked across the night sky. Several of the images use time-lapse photography to show what it looked like as the ball moved.                

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Slideshow: GCU wins men’s lacrosse national title

May 15, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Travis Neely GCU News Bureau For the second time in three years, Grand Canyon University is the Division I champion of the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association. The Lopes defeated defending champion Chapman 12-8 Saturday at Orange, Calif., in the title game.  

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