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Talking successful Turkey Drive

December 01, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU Today GCU employees not only helped to distribute turkeys and all the trimmings to more than 12,000 families at St. Mary’s Food Bank, but they also contributed funds, matched by Pono Construction, that amounted to more than 41,000 meals added to the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance menu. With every $10 contributed, employees earned a Turkey Ticket to win a chance to win courtside seats for a GCU men’s basketball game. The 2017 campaign wrapped up Nov. 28, which was Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. The lucky winner of two courtside seats was drawn by none other than Butch Glispie, a favorite turkey co-conspirator.

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GCU Turkey Drive

November 21, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau Enrollment employees for the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at Grand Canyon University have a lot to gobble about as their turkey trail grows in Building 71. The trail extends with every $10 donation, as does the mission of St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance.  

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Serve the Season Volunteer Opportunities

November 20, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU Serve the Season – 2017 Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

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Slideshow: Serve the City 2017

November 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by Gillian Rea and Kaitlyn Terrey GCU Today Two-hundred twenty-two GCU students started their day before 8 a.m. Nov. 4 to make a difference in the community as part of Serve the City. They renovated several west Phoenix neighborhood homes as part of a partnership between GCU and Habitat for Humanity. The goal is to renovate 700 houses, with 131 homes and 289 repairs now completed.

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GCU to host Bioethics Conference on Monday

October 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau How do our convictions to respect human dignity coexist with our passions for science, biology, medicine and technological innovation? What types of conflict arise between Christian values and advancements in these fields? Leaders from Grand Canyon University and the community will provide insights Monday in the 2017 Bioethics Conference at GCU Arena. The conference, titled “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: Human Dignity and Bioethics,” will ask pressing questions and provide insight on bioethics regarding disability and human dignity. SCHEDULE 11:15 a.m. — Chapel with Alan Shlemon from Stand to Reason 12:30 p.m. — Lunch 1:15 — Performance by Critical Mass 1:30 — Welcome by Brian Mueller 1:35 — Welcome video by Joni Eareckson Tada (2018 Bioethics Conference speaker) 1:40 — Dr. Tim Griffin prayer and panel introduction 1:45 — Dr. Antoinette Farmer-Thompson, featured speaker 2:00 — Katie Dickey, featured speaker 2:15 — Alan Shlemon, featured speaker 2:30 — Performances by students in GCU’s Worship Arts program 2:45 — Melissa Pullon, featured speaker 3:00 — Dr. Sherman Elliott, featured speaker 3:15 — Panel Discussion 3:30 — Q&A 3:45 — Reflection and evaluation 4:00 — Closing by Dr. Griffin

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