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Slideshow: Alumna outfits GCU execs with bowties

June 08, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski  GCU News Bureau GCU alumna Andrea Northup outfits President Brian Mueller and other executives with bowties she made to help the the Lakota American Indians in South Dakota.  

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Antelope Intros: Wendy Alford and Shaye Dallmann

June 04, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a librarian who is fluent in a most unusual “language” and a university counselor who can use her voice in a little more traditional way.

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Summertime drill: Youth hoop camps begin

June 01, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Dan Majerle remembers his first basketball camp: “I want to pass that same valuable experience along to more kids who love the game like me.” Youth will get that experience at the Dan Majerle Boys Basketball Camps, the first of which begins Monday.

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What happened in Vegas: Lopes’ 1st trip to WAC basketball tourney

June 01, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

The GCU Lopes made a lot of noise in its first trip to the WAC Basketball Tournament. Here’s the inside story.

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Carter acquitted himself well thanks to Grand Canyon, God

June 01, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Jim Carter was a kid from south Phoenix who had no clue where he was going to go. Then he met Dr. Dave Brazell, who was starting a baseball team at what was then Grand Canyon College. Brazell invited him to try out. That led to him graduating with a degree from GCU then going on to become an attorney and a judge.

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On the job: GCU focused on career-friendly degrees

May 24, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Gone are the days of only having the option of earning the traditional bachelor’s degree in English or bachelor’s degree in history. Administrators want to make sure the University’s degrees lead to getting a job. So they’ve consulted with experts in the field and have reshaped many of GCU’s degree offerings, which are now “career-focused,” from a bachelor’s degree in history with an emphasis in public history, for example, to a bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis in professional writing.

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GCU helps engineer MESA Day

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau GCU’s Strategic Educational Alliances hosted Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement Day recently at Apollo High School in the Glendale Unified School District. This was the annual statewide competition for middle and high schools enrolled in MESA. Teams presented their designs in response to nine engineering design challenges provided by Arizona MESA, from a golf ball delivery challenge to a duct tape/cardboard canoe event and a cellphone accessory design challenge. More than 45 GCU student volunteers helped with this event. Also attending were GCU’s chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals, as well as members of the Innovative Computing and Robotics clubs.    

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Desert plant research presented

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau A team of GCU Research and Design Program students working under College of Science, Engineering and Technology professor Dr. Ramesh Velupillaimani and a student of Dr. Karen Denzler from the Center for Antimicrobial Products recently presented their research findings on antimicrobial products from desert plants. The presentation was made April 21 at the 57th annual meeting of the Arizona/Southern Nevada Branch of the American Society for Microbiology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. It was organized in conjunction with the Arizona/Nevada Academy of Sciences annual meeting. Students who presented included Sonia Molina, Karla Villegas, Nicolas J. Sever and Brady Johnson. Here’s a link to the event.

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Slideshow: Thursday evening commencement

April 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski and Travis Neely GCU News Bureau Students from the College of Education and College of Humanities and Social Sciences participated in commencement Thursday evening in GCU Arena. To watch the ceremony, click here.

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