GCU Magazine

April 2023

Meaningful change

GCU often speaks about its work in the neighborhood, but this time, community members shared how the University has affected them. Over a week in March, senior writer Mike Kilen visited with refugees, older adults and a once-homeless man who explained how their lives have been transformed.

On the job

Everything has been leading up to this. The first cohort of the LOPES Academy, a University initiative designed for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, embarked on the important internship phase of the program.

A new era

When GCU students and the pastoral community caught wind that the College of Theology was adding a physical presence to its graduate school, Grand Canyon Theological Seminary, they knew it would mean big things for them -- and for the West Valley.

Making a list, checking it twice

Before they graduate, students want to check off a few things from their GCU Bucket List -- everything from going to a basketball game to starting a university jazz band to backpacking with Outdoor Recreation.

The Herd in Denver

When the men's basketball team became WAC champions for the second time in three years, the atmosphere was a little different, particularly without the restrictions of COVID. Senior writer Paul Coro details the team's time at the NCAA tournament in Denver.