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Kevin McClean Research Colloquium call for papers

September 11, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

What: Fourth annual Kevin McClean Research Colloquium                     Date: February 25, 2021 Presented by: Eta Chi Chapter, Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business; Colangelo College of Business; Grand Canyon University We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the fourth annual Kevin McClean Research Colloquium (KMRC). Students, staff, faculty and alumni of Grand Canyon University are invited to submit an abstract of their current or proposed research for consideration to present at the KMRC. Requirements and Deadlines: Notification of Intent to Present Due: October 2, 2020 Submit your notification of intent to present using this form.   Submissions of Abstracts Due: November 2, 2020 Abstracts should be no more than 300 words Abstracts should Clearly state the problem/question to be answered by the research. Concepts used should be theoretically There should be an explicit hypothesis/research question/proposition. Proposed or actual research methods. Contributions to theory/practice should be stated. For completed research, note any limitations in the study. Include a title page with your name, title and college. If you have questions, please reach out to Tracey Lauterborn at [email protected]   Notification of Acceptance for Presentation Sent on or before December 18, 2020   Presenter Head-Shots and a Brief Bio Due: January 15, 2021 No […]

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Fire prevention and evacuation procedures in residence halls

September 08, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

GCU residence halls frequently have fire alarms because of cooking and/or burnt food. As the 2020-21 school year begins, now is the time to review fire safety tips and evacuation policies. It is important to know the phone number for Public Safety: 602-639-8100.

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Weekly workout routines

July 29, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Kayla Hartson provides two more workout routines that could spice up your week.

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GCU presentations at Statewide Career Services Conference

June 25, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau Members of Grand Canyon University’s Academic and Career Excellence and Strategic Employee Initiatives teams gave four virtual presentations this week at the Arizona Statewide Career Services Conference, sponsored by the University of Arizona.  In addition to “New Direction: Transitioning to an innovative, virtual support model during the COVID-19 pandemic,” here are three other presentations with photos:  ● “From Student Worker to Working from Home: Student Employment Amid COVID-19” ● “Reducing the Distance in Outreach and Engagement” ● “It Takes a Village: University Partnerships for Student Career Success”  

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Canyon Professional Development helps educators look ahead

June 09, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

A team from Canyon Professional Development, part of GCU’s K12 Educational Development, hosted a webinar last week in which it advised 80 officials from Christian schools about educational challenges created by COVID-19.

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Future Worship Arts student represents GCU

May 20, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Alexia Hopkins of Buckeye, Ariz., didn’t waste any time letting her grandparents know where she’ll be going to college. With some gentle nudging from her mom, the soon-to-be Lope wore her cap and gown to the airport on a recent trip to pick up her grandparents and represented GCU appropriately. Hopkins, a vocalist and guitarist who will be a student in the Worship Arts program in the fall, even caught the eye of Fox 10 News, who interviewed her.

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COVID-19 focused ideas for Arizona Gives Day

April 07, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

By Debbie Accomazzo University Relations Manager Today is Arizona Gives Day, and GCU Today’s “Partners in Purpose” has curated a few COVID-19 friendly ideas for participating in this statewide movement. Also, be sure to share the ways your family chooses to give back. Partners in Purpose would be happy to celebrate your unique ways of spreading sunshine. School Connect unites, “one community, one family, one city”: Former GCU employee and Executive Director of City Serve AZ Billy Thrall said it best in a video he recorded on behalf of GCU partner School Connect. An organization that empowers children by connecting schools to their community, School Connect believes every child should have someone who can help them unlock their potential.  School Connect mobilized immediately when school closures were announced. The organization is standing in the gap on behalf of Arizona students and has invited GCU and GCE faculty and staff to create 30-second videos to bring connection, inspiration and offer words of encouragement. Be sure to use your phone in horizontal mode (#okboomer), and don’t forget your Lopes Up! You can email your video to GCU University Relations Manager Debbie Accomazzo or upload to your own social media pages. Be sure to tag @SchoolConnectAZ […]

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Can’t visit campus in person? Just view GCU Live

March 25, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Families often get to know the GCU campus through live, in-person tours. But not everyone can make it to campus, and that’s where the GCU Live team comes in. GCU Live conducts full, interactive, live virtual tours that are streamed online for those who might not have the opportunity to visit the University. These virtual tours have become the best way to get to know the campus as social distancing has changed the way we interact.

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Crowd of students flocks to GCU’s cultural festival

March 12, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

A crowd of more than 700 people attended Culture Fest March 6, highlighting some of the 90 countries that are represented at GCU. International student Cynthia Shekinah, born in India and raised in Romania, said she got the chance to learn how others live, and afterwards, “I feel like I was more woke.”

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Fitness Facts: Give your immune system a boost

March 11, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Stocking up on hand sanitizer and Lysol is one way to avoid illness, but it’s easy to forget one of our best defenses – our immune system — which is designed to prevent against bacteria, viruses and other potential threats to our health. The foods we eat, supplements we take and lifestyle behaviors we engage in can all strengthen or weaken our immune system, says GCU dietitan Liz Cook.

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