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All in good fun: Big crowd celebrates ‘Mr. GCU’

April 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

A night of laughs, music and dance was just what the doctor ordered before final exams as talent (or lack thereof, in a few hilarious cases) helped students relax before final exams during Wednesday night’s 15th annual “Mr. GCU” competition at GCU Arena. Spencer Maier was the winner in voting done by students via text message.

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Theology instructor finds peace in the long run

April 13, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

College of Theology instructor Gary Osmundsen is a serious athlete. How serious? He has qualified to compete in the Boston Marathon next year. But Osmundsen’s path to distance running was a little different than the norm.

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Powell’s arrival provides lots of reasons to smile

April 11, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Nicole Powell’s introduction as GCU’s new women’s basketball coach was cause for celebration Tuesday — for her and for GCU. “I can’t stop smiling,” she said. Neither could University administrators and players on the team. President Brian Mueller: “Her personality impacts you right away.” Vice President of Athletics Mike Vaught: “She’s just a great fit for GCU.” Shooting guard Jessica Gajewski: “We’re super excited.”

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A STEM wish comes true at Robotics Competition

April 10, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The 3,000 high school students who participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition 2017 Arizona Regional at GCU Arena were joined Friday by Ronav Chauhan, a 5-year-old who has battled cancer most of his life. Make-A-Wish Foundation Arizona arranged for Ronav, who wants to be an engineer, to have a dream day with the robots and the students who built them.

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New apartments on track for August opening

April 07, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The most high profile current construction project on campus is the six-story Diamondback Apartments, located north of the parking garage at 29th Avenue and Camelback Road. They are expected to be ready for the 2017-18 school year. Work is scheduled to begin next month on the remodel of Brazell Stadium and the second phase of GCU Softball Stadium.

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‘StartleBloom’ spreads the word about GCU creativity

April 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The second volume of “StartleBloom: The GCU Literary Review” was celebrated at a literary release party Wednesday on the Promenade. Some of the writers and poets read their pieces at the event. More than 500 books were handed out to passersby, and the fiesta serves as a reminder that the literary community is thriving at GCU. GCU Today has the story.

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Russell, Havocs portray a pretty picture of GCU

March 31, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

DeWayne Russell made the most of his last chance to play in front of the Havocs, who, in turn, made the most of their chance to show their voluminous skills. All the other players could talk about at the 2017 College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships was how loud and fun the Havocs were. And they certainly had their way with a particularly interesting visiting player.

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Scholarships are wish of a lifetime for 100 students

March 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

The tears flowed Monday as the first Students Inspiring Students full-tuition scholarships to Grand Canyon University were handed out at three local high schools. “I’ve worked my butt off to get where I am today, but honestly, I didn’t believe that I could ever get something like this,” said Erika Corrales of Bourgade Catholic.

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Chapel talk shows how to fight the good fight

March 28, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Kent DelHousaye brought with him to Chapel on Monday morning a stark message about what it means to be in concert with God. It can be like a fight, DelHousaye said, and you can win even if you seemingly tie or lose.

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GCU visit has special meaning for rehabbing student

March 28, 2017 / by / 1 Comment

Micah Williams, the Lancaster, Calif., student who was forced to delay living on campus because of a severe auto accident, finally got to visit Chapel on Monday, and it was everything she hoped it would be. Even the talk by Kent DelHousaye seemed right on target for her situation. “I got chills listening to the message of winning by fighting,” she said.

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