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Having a ball at basketball camp

April 03, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

  GCU News Bureau Basketball is an accumulation of small moments in which every point matters. So it was nothing but net when 26 volunteer coaches – 23 of whom were GCU students – teamed up to put on a skills camp for 18 local junior high and high school students. The free, student-run event served as an outlet to assist families of all income levels in building skills, character and community. “Ball Out Phoenix was successfully able to collaborate with local organizations to make this vision a reality,” organizer and GCU student Elisha Fronda said. “The event got extremely positive feedback from participants and sponsors, and we’re planning another camp next semester in collaboration with the Phoenix Suns.”  

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Sports Medicine Club, CONHCP at Run to Fight

March 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau Forty-five athletic training students and five nursing students from GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, along with seven licensed nurses and four certified athletic trainers from the community were on hand on March 10 at Run to Fight Children’s Cancer, which was held on the University campus. GCU athletic training student Kiana Peck said, “Volunteering for the Run to Fight event was an amazing experience. It really helped solidify my passion for helping others and athletic training.” More than 3,500 participated in Run to Fight, the largest run of its kind in Arizona solely dedicated to pediatric cancer. GCU Sports Medicine Club Advisor is Dr. David Mesman.    

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Slideshow: 2018 Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

March 13, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Photos by David Kadlubowski GCU News Bureau More than 2,200 registered runners and walkers gathered on the Grand Canyon University campus for the 2018 Run to Fight Children’s Cancer. The event, the largest race in Arizona dedicated solely to pediatric cancer, featured a 5K and 10K, as well as the backbone of the event, the Cancer Survivors Walk. Run to Fight benefits the Children’s Cancer Network and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

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Antelope Intros: Santos Banning and Erin Mirando

March 05, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope intros features a credentials evaluator who loved GCU so much he chose to stay upon graduating. The other is a University development counselor with a passion for health and wellness. Both get a kick out of the outdoors.

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Sowing the seeds of change at community garden

February 27, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

GCU Today A weekend of GCU outreach events kicked off at the Cartwright Elementary School District’s community garden, where dozens of volunteers gathered with students for a service day of building, learning, tending and planning for the future.

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