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Slideshow: Engineering Capstone Showcase

April 19, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Students presented more than 30 projects at the Engineering Capstone Showcase, everything from elbow and ankle braces to a warehouse robot and automated duck decoy system. It was the first time in two years that students presented the culminating works of their academic careers in person after they did so virtually during the pandemic. Read the story here.

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Slideshow: Honors College Banquet

April 19, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau About 350 Honors students flocked to GCU Arena on Monday night to close out another successful year with the eighth annual Honors Banquet. Students were treated to an award ceremony, live music, a catered dinner and New York-themed trivia. Read the story here.  

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Slideshow: Astronomy Night

April 19, 2022 / by / 1 Comment

GCU News Bureau Almost 200 people attended the recent GCU Astronomy Night hosted by College of Science, Engineering and Technology adjunct associate professor Dr. Peter Pingerelli, assistant professor of physics Dr. Tom McCarthy and graduate teaching assistant Jean Etnyre. On hand for the evening of stargazing was the Astronomical Association of Arizona and Rick Gutridge of Peoria-based Technical Research & Engineering Co., which provided tours of the solar system via a spaceflight simulator for STEM education. Participants also had the chance to sharpen their astrophotography skills.

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Slideshow: Fuel for Finals

April 14, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Parent volunteers handed out treats and prayers Wednesday and Thursday at Fuel for Finals, a GCU tradition the week before finals. Here’s the story.  

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Slideshow: Celebration of Life ceremony

April 14, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau The lives of GCU students Chelsea Valladares and Kelli Ingle were commemorated Wednesday in the Celebration of Life on the Quad. Speakers included the women’s mothers, Erica Valladares and Kristi Ingle; Erik Nelsen, GCU’s Director of Spiritual Life; and Stephen Wahlstrom and Holly Neely of Residence Life. Here’s the story.  

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Slideshow: Jerry Colangelo addresses business students

April 12, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau GCU students took advantage of another opportunity to listen to Jerry Colangelo on Monday in the Colangelo College of Business Building. With him onstage were Bridgette Abbott of GCU’s Finance and Economics Club and retired Phoenix sports anchor Jude LaCava. Here’s the story.  

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Slideshow: Duck Hunt

April 11, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Leave it up to the Canyon Activities Board to make sure the end of the semester doesn’t waddle away without a little fun. CAB spent last week hiding rubber ducks all around campus that students were challenged to find. Included among the hidden treasures was the Golden Duck, whose finder won a year’s worth of beverages from GCBC. And kudos to the student who brought in the most found ducks, freshman Dane Lizardo, who turned in 85 rubber duckies.

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Slideshow: TEDxGCU

April 11, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau The sixth annual TEDxGrandCanyonUniversity on Friday night drew a record crowd of 1,100 to GCU Arena. It featured nine talks and an interactive intermission. (Read the story here).  

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Slideshow: Luau

April 08, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Thursday’s luau, presented by the Multicultural Office and the Hui Aloha Infinity Group, featured great Hawaiian food, music and dancing – including, of course, hula dancing.   

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Slideshow: Senior Sendoff

April 07, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Ralph Freso GCU News Bureau Wednesday’s Senior Sendoff was an opportunity for the soon-to-be graduates to get their ducks in order before they graduate. The event was a hiring fair combined with fun: A tub filled with water and rubber duckies provided a way to win a prize, free T-shirts were handed out, there was a selfie station and they could write success tips on a banner that was to be hung at the freshman residence halls.  

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