Winter-spring 2020 Calendar of Events

GCU News Bureau

The first 10 years of the millennium have seen explosive growth at GCU. The new decade promises even more, with the debut of 2020 bringing the opening of the new Student Advising Services Building as well as the Herd Stop mini-mart in the Antelope Apartments. And then there are a slew of events on the horizon. Here are a few of them.

January

Students move back into the residence halls Jan. 4-5.

Jan. 3-4: Promotional tables set up for the new Herd Stop, which will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 4 as students return to the residence halls. Vendors will be on hand to visit with students.

Jan. 3: Art Adventure Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Learning Lounge, College of Humanities and Social Sciences. For first through fifth graders. Free. [email protected]. Register.

Jan. 4-5: Move-in. Students return to the campus residence halls.

Jan. 4: Women’s basketball vs. CSU Bakersfield, 2 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 6: Instruction begins.

GCU President Brian Mueller will kick off Chapel season on Jan. 6.

Jan. 6: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Brian Mueller, GCU President.

Jan. 6: GCU Engage January giveaway, noon-1 p.m., Student Union Promenade. Stop by the GCU Engage table for a free sticker on the first Monday of every month.

Jan. 7: Arts and culture event, 4-6 p.m., behind Canyon Hall.

Jan. 7: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Dr. Tim Griffin, Pastor and Dean of Students.

Jan. 7: Music Curation and Creating table, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Promenade, neat Student Union.

Jan. 8: Student Leader Fair, 8-9 p.m., Antelope Gym and West Lecture Halls.

Caleb Duarte presides over the "Canyon Night Show," which returns Jan. 8.

Jan. 8: The Canyon Night Show, 7-10 p.m., Thunderground.

Jan. 9: Commuter Lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge. Free lunch.

Jan. 9: Nightlife event, 7-9 p.m., Canyon Field.

Jan. 10: Lunch ‘n’ Learn, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 133, Technology Building.  Theme: “Faith Integration in the Classroom and Beyond.” Discussion led by CHSS. 

Jan. 10: Cantalope auditions, 9:15-10:30 p.m., Room 100, College of Fine Arts and Production Building.

Jan. 10: IDEA Club Market Fair, 4-8 p.m., Student Union Promenade

Jan. 11: Men’s basketball vs. California Baptist, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 11: Men’s and women’s swimming and diving vs. BYU, noon, Father Edward A. Reese Aquatic Center, Phoenix.

Jan. 11: Outdoor Recreation, Peppersauce Cave Trip, Oracle, Ariz. $20. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Jan. 11-12: Outdoor Recreation, Winter Wonderland Backpacking Trip, Flagstaff, Ariz., $45. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Jan. 11: Cyber Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Cyber Center of Excellence in Building 66. An inside look at cybersecurity and types of careers in the industry while using advanced technologies and participating in fun activities and demos.

Jan. 13: Movie marathon, 5-11 p.m., Thunderground.

Jan. 13: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Luke Simmons, Redemption Gateway.

Jan. 14: Commuter Casino Night Pre-Party, 6-8 p.m., Commuter Lounge. Commuters, stop by the lounge for a gathering before Casino Night.

Students try their luck at Casino Night in 2019. Casino Night returns Jan. 14.

Jan. 14: Casino Night, 8-10 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 14: Sustainable Lopes Coalition, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Antelope Gym.

Jan. 14: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Luke Simmons, Redemption Gateway.

Jan. 14: Women’s tennis vs. Duke, 2 p.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

Jan. 15: Commuter Waffle Bar, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge. Presented by CAB. Free waffles.

Jan. 15: Outdoor Recreation, How to Plan Your Own Adventure Class, free. IMLeagues.com/gcu

Jan. 15: Pastor’s Roundtable, 11:15 a.m., Room 100 (Howerton Hall), College of Theology.

Jan. 15: GCU Got Talent, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Promenade, near Student Union. See students perform.

Jan. 15: Black Student Union Financial Panel Discussion, 8-9 p.m., CCOB.

Jan. 16: Spring Clubs Fair, 5-7 p.m., Student Union Promenade.

Jan. 16: Women’s basketball vs. Chicago State, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 16: Men’s tennis at Arizona State, Tempe.

Jan. 17: High school dance invitational, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., various locations.

Jan. 17: COFAP music convocation, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 157, COFAP Building.

Jan. 17-20: Outdoor Recreation, Joshua Tree Climbing, $95. IMLeagues.com/gcu

Catch the Cantalopes improv troupe in action Jan. 17.

Jan. 17: Cantalopes performance, 9:30-10:30 p.m., Thunderground.

Jan. 17: Men’s volleyball vs. Park, 6 p.m., Antelope Gym.

Jan. 17: Project L 2020, 5 p.m.-midnight, Thunderground Bowling Alley. School icebreaker by the GCU Multicultural Office.

Jan. 18: Men’s volleyball vs. UC San Diego, 7 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 18: Women’s basketball vs. Kansas City, 2 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 18: Men’s tennis vs. UC Riverside, 3 p.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

Jan. 20: Regional band mock auditions, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., various locations, including the COFAP Building, the Canyon Activity Center and more.

Jan. 20: High school all-regional honor choir audition workshop, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Rooms 100 and 157 of COFAP Building. Free event for students auditioning for the AMEA High School All-Regional Honor Choir. Mock solo audition with feedback from voice faculty, as well as a sight-reading seminar. Register by 4 p.m. Jan. 17. Individual registration. Group registration.

Jan. 20: No Chapel (Martin Luther King Day).

Jan. 20: GCU instrumental auditions, 9 a.m.-noon, Canyon Activity Center rehearsal room. Band and string auditions. 

Jan. 20: Outdoor Recreation, Butcher Jones Hike, $10. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Jan. 20: Commuter event, 5-7 p.m., Commuter Lounge.

Jan. 21: Outdoor Recreation, First Aid/CPR Class, $35. IMLeagues.com/gcu

Jan. 21: Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life, 9:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m., GCU Arena. When students are in crisis, it’s often the courage to take action or speak up that saves their lives. www.speakstandsave.com.

Jan. 21: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Jared Ulrich.

Tatiana Crespo's performs at last year's TEDxGCU event. The preview this year is Jan. 21.

Jan. 21: TEDx preview event, 7 p.m., Thunderground.

Jan. 22: Commuter event, 5-7 p.m., Commuter Lounge.

Jan. 22: Lopes Live: Spoken Word, 7-9 p.m., Thunderground.

Jan. 22: Enhance your STEM Practices, various times/locations. GCU’s Canyon Professional Development Department is offering workshops to help educators develop the skills they need to run a successful STEM program. Register.

Jan. 22: Healthcare Hangout, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Room 130, Technology Building.

Jan. 23-26: Guest artist residency with Heather Beal, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saguaro Hall, Rooms 104 and 107.

Jan. 23: Men’s basketball vs. Seattle University, 7 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 23: Outdoor Recreation, Camp Cooking Basics (dinner included), $10. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Jan. 25: Men’s basketball vs. Utah Valley, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 25: Men’s and women’s swimming and diving vs. California Baptist, 1 p.m., Father Edward A. Reese Aquatic Center, Phoenix.

Jan. 25: Outdoor Recreation, Snowbowl Ski/Snowboard Trip, $75. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Jan. 25: Outdoor Recreation, Queen Creek Climbing, $15. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Jan. 25: Cupping therapy clinic, 9:30-11:15 a.m., Room 324, Technology Building. Presented by the GCU Pre-Physical Therapy Club.

Jan. 27-31: Elections Week, campuswide.

Jan. 27: Arts and culture event, noon-2 p.m., Kaibab Promenade.

Jan. 27: Sticker giveaway, all day around campus, to promote GCU Engage.

Jan. 27: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Mark Moore, Christ’s Church of the Valley.

Jan. 28: Outdoor Recreation, Fire Starting and S’mores, free. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Jan. 28: Commuter karaoke, 5-7 p.m., Thunderground.

Jan. 28: ASGCU Elections Debate, 7-9 p.m., North Dining Hall.

Jan. 28: Worship Night at the Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. 

Jan. 29: Men’s volleyball vs. Benedictine, 6 p.m., Antelope Gym.

Jan. 29: Commuter waffle bar, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge.

Jan. 29: ASGCU Elections Voting Day 1 at the Student Union, Grove, CCOB.

Jan. 29: Trivia night, 7-10 p.m., Thunderground. Presented by CAB.

Jan. 30: Digital Film Program Alumni Panel: Film Work in L.A., 5-9 p.m., location to be announced. Panel discussion featuring alumni who are doing film work (narrative, industrial, etc.) in the Los Angeles area.

Jan. 30: Women’s basketball vs. UT Rio Grande Valley, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jan. 30-31: ASGCU Elections Voting Days 2-3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Student Union, the Grove and Diamondback

Jan. 31: Great Leaders Build Teams, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 pm., Room 130, Technology Building. A leadership forum by Student Affairs.

February

Students join in various Habitat for Humanity projects for Serve the City, coming up Feb. 1.

Feb. 1-2: Outdoor Recreation, White Tanks Backpacking, $30. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 1: Women’s basketball vs. New Mexico State, 2 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 1: Outdoor Recreation, Picacho Peak Hike, $10. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 1: Men’s Tennis vs. San Francisco, 11 a.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

Feb. 1: Men’s volleyball vs. Stanford, 6 p.m., Antelope Gym.

Feb. 1: Serve the City. The campus fans out into the community to help on various Habitat Humanity projects.

Feb. 2: Outdoor Recreation, Adopt A Trail Maintenance Day, free. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 3: GCU Engage February giveaway, noon-1 p.m., Student Union Promenade. Stop by the GCU Engage table for a free sticker on the first Monday of every month.

Feb. 3: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Dr. Tim Griffin, Pastor and Dean of Students.

Feb. 4: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Jaci Curran.

Feb. 5: Honors College Provost Speaker Series, “Power Couples: Balancing Relationships, Work and Family,” 6:30-8 p.m., location to be determined. Pizza provided.

Feb. 5: Open house for Canyon Ventures and the Cyber Center of Excellence.

Feb. 5: All ASGCU monthly meeting, 11:15 a.m., Technology Building.

Feb. 5: Canyon Night Show, 7-10 p.m., Thunderground.

Feb. 6: Softball vs. Stanford, 7 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Theatre students present "Arms and the Man" in 2019. The next production: Shakespeare's "The Tempest" Feb. 7-9 and Feb. 14-16.

Feb. 7-9 and Feb. 14-16: Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” Ethington Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

Feb. 7: High school dance invitational, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., various locations.

Feb. 7: Softball vs. Weber State, 4:30 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 7: Softball vs. Stanford, 7 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 8: Softball vs. New Mexico, 3 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 8: Softball vs. Weber State, 5:30 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 8: Outdoor Recreation, Tom’s Thumb Hike, $5. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 8: Women’s basketball vs. California Baptist, 2 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 8: Outdoor Recreation, Introduction to Rappelling, $10. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 8: Baseball alumni game, 1 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

Feb. 8: Beach volleyball GCU Alumni Match, 9 a.m., Beach Volleyball Stadium.

Feb. 8-9: Outdoor Recreation, Yurt Nordic Center Trip, $85. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 8: Cyber Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Cyber Center of Excellence in Building 66. An inside look at cybersecurity and types of careers in the industry while using advanced technologies and participating in fun activities and demos.

Feb. 9: Softball vs. New Mexico, 12:30 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 10: Lopes Live (I Flippin Love You), 7-9 p.m., North Rim Apartments Courtyard. Presented by CAB.

Feb. 10-21: Engineering Week, various locations/times. Includes a webinar series and design competition. The webinar series starts at 5:30 p.m. daily from Feb. 10-14. Webinar registration. Design competition is Feb. 17-21.

Feb. 10: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Vermon Pierre, Roosevelt Community Church.

Feb. 11-16: COFAP Theatre and the Kennedy Center competition.

Paul Koch conducts the GCU Wind Ensemble, which will perform a concert called "Fiesta" on Feb. 11.

Feb. 11: “Fiesta,” a concert by the GCU Wind Ensemble, 7-9 p.m., location to be determined.

Feb. 11: Outdoor Recreation, “How to Make Your Own Geocache,” free. IMLeagues.com/gcu

Feb. 11: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Chris Jennings.

Feb. 11: Cupid Shuffle, 6-8 p.m., Room 205, Engineering Building. An AzHOSA Valentine event.

Feb. 12: Commuter waffle bar, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge.

Feb. 12: Ministry Connection, 11:15 a.m., College of Theology.

Feb. 12-13: Student matinees for Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” 9:30 a.m., Ethington Theatre. These are special shows for public school students. 

Feb. 12: Arts and culture event, noon-2 p.m., Promenade. Presented by CAB.

Feb. 12: 50s Flashback, 7-9 p.m., Canyon Field. Presented by CAB.

Feb. 13: Masterworks concert featuring Tuvayhun’s “Beatitudes for a Wounded World,” 7-9 p.m., First Southern Baptist Church. Concert featuring Canyon Chorale and Canyon Symphony.

Feb. 13: Men’s basketball vs. Kansas City, 7 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 14-16: Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” Ethington Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. 

Feb. 14: Commuter Valentine’s lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge. Free lunch.

Feb. 14: Baseball vs. Oklahoma State, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

Feb. 14: Lunch ‘n’ Learn, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 133, Technology Building.  Theme: “Faith Integration in the Classroom and Beyond.” Discussion led by COFAP. 

Feb. 14: Men’s volleyball vs. BYU, 6 p.m., Antelope Gym.

Feb. 15: Men’s basketball vs. Chicago State, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 15-18: Outdoor Recreation, San Diego kayak, snorkel and camp expedition, $95. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 15-18: Outdoor Recreation, Grand Canyon backpacking, $65. IMLeagues.com/gcu

Feb. 15: Baseball vs. Oklahoma State, 2 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

Feb. 15: Women’s tennis vs. San Jose State, 10 a.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

Feb. 15: Men’s volleyball vs. Ottowa, 4 p.m., Antelope Gym.

Feb. 16: Masterworks concert featuring Tuvayhun’s “Beatitudes for a Wounded World,” 3-5 p.m., location to be determined. Concert featuring Canyon Chorale and Canyon Symphony.

Feb. 16: Baseball vs. Oklahoma State, noon, Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

Feb. 16: Women’s tennis vs. Colorado State, 11 a.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

Feb. 17: No Chapel (Presidents Day)

Feb. 18: Cantalopes performance, 9:30-10:30 p.m., Thunderground.

Feb. 18: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Torrey Allen.

Feb. 18: Baseball vs. Oregon, 2 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

Feb. 20: Outdoor Recreation, introduction to slackline, free. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 20: Women’s basketball vs. Seattle U, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 21: Baseball vs. CSUN, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

Feb. 21: Softball vs. Drake, 5 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 21: Softball vs. Utah State, 7 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 21: Men’s volleyball vs. UCLA, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

Jeff Orr speaks at TEDxGCU in 2019. This year's TEDx is Feb. 21.

Feb. 21: TEDxGCU 2020, Ethington Theatre. Six speakers, two performers.

Feb. 22: Outdoor Recreation, horseback riding in Wickenburg, $120. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 22: Softball vs. Drake, 3 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 22: Softball vs. Utah State, 5:30 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 22: Women’s basketball vs. Utah Valley, 2 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 22: Baseball vs. Fordham, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

Feb. 22-23: GCU Golf Invitational, GCU Championship Golf Course.

Feb. 23: Baseball vs. CSUN, 10 a.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

Feb. 23: Baseball vs. Fordham, 2 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

Feb. 23: Men’s volleyball vs. Pepperdine, 2 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 23: Softball vs. CSUN, 11:30 a.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

Feb. 24: Sticker giveaway, all day, campuswide. To promote GCU Engage. 

Feb. 24: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Meagan Fate Marshman, Hume Lake Christian Camps.

Feb. 25: Commuter breakfast, 9-11 a.m., Commuter Lounge.

Feb. 25: Commuter Waffle Bar, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge.

Feb. 25: Outdoor Recreation, photography workshop, free. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

Feb. 25: Mardi Gras Festival, 6-9 p.m., Canyon Field. Presented by CAB.

Feb. 25: Worship Night at the Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym.

Feb. 26: Movie marathon, 5-11 p.m., Thunderground. Presented by CAB.

Feb. 26: Commuter waffle bar, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge.

Feb. 26: “Poverty Inc.” student screening, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Ethington Theatre. Featuring director/producer Michael Matheson Miller. Free dinner on the lawn before the event. Q&A with Miller following the screening. RSVP by Feb. 21. The documentary examines the rise of charity as a multibillion-dollar poverty industry. Register.

Feb. 27: Men’s basketball vs. New Mexico State, 7 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 28-March 1: Outdoor Recreation, Black Canyon Canoe Trip, $135. IMLeagues.com/gcu

Feb. 28: Leap Year party, 7-9 p.m., Canyon Field. Presented by CAB. 

Feb. 28: Film Festival Industry Mixer, 5-6 p.m., Ethington Lobby. Mixer in which film students can interact with film professionals.

The GCU Film Festival is slated for Feb. 28.

Feb. 28: GCU Film Festival, 6-10 p.m., Ethington

Feb. 28: Great Leaders Navigate Chaos Well, 11:15 a.m., Room 130, Technology Building. A leadership forum by Student Affairs.

Feb. 29: Men’s basketball vs. UT Rio Grande Valley, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

Feb. 29: Outdoor Recreation, “Learn to Paint in the Outdoors,” $10. IMLeagues.com/gcu

March

March 1: Women’s tennis vs. Cal Poly, 11 a.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

March 2: GCU Engage March giveaway, noon-1 p.m., Student Union Promenade. Stop by the GCU Engage table for a free sticker on the first Monday of every month.

March 2: Outdoor Recreation, sunrise desert yoga, $10. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

March 2: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Brian Kruckenberg, New City Church.

March 3: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Kelsie Doan.

March 3: Baseball vs. New Mexico, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. 

March 4: Baseball vs. New Mexico, 2 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

March 4: Mr. GCU rehearsals, noon-10 p.m. GCU Arena.

March 4: The Canyon Night Show, 7-10 p.m., Thunderground.

March 5-6: Student Spotlight Spring Dance Concert, 7 p.m., Thunderground.

March 5: Commuter lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge

March 5: Commuter Mr. GCU Pre-Party, 5-7 p.m., Commuter Lounge

Brock Frew (left) was crowned Mr. GCU in 2019. The 2020 Mr. GCU competition is March 5.

March 5: Mr. GCU, 8-10 p.m., GCU Arena. Presented by CAB.

March 6: Theatre cabaret and portfolio review, Building 21.

March 6: Canyon Challenge.

March 6: Baseball vs. Pacific, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

March 6: Cantalopes performance, 9:30-10:30 p.m., Thunderground

March 6: Homecoming alumni event (Hall of Fame)

March 6: Men’s volleyball vs. Vanguard, 3:30 p.m., Antelope Gym.

March 6: Men’s volleyball vs. North Greenville, 7 p.m., Antelope Gym.

March 6: Softball vs. UNLV, 5 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 6: Softball vs. Montana, 7 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 6-7: Beach volleyball vs. Houston Baptist, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

March 6-7: Beach volleyball vs. San Diego City College, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

March 6-7: Beach volleyball vs. Cal Poly, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

March 7: Homecoming

March 7: Baseball vs. Pacific, 2 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

March 7: Softball vs. St. Joseph’s, 3 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 7: Softball vs. Montana, 5 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 7: COFAP Pep Band and Instrumental Program auditions, 9 a.m.- noon, COFAP Building, Room 157.

March 7: Men’s basketball vs. CSU Bakersfield, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

March 7: Men’s volleyball vs. Menlo College, noon, Antelope Gym.

March 7: Men’s volleyball vs. UC Irvine, 6 p.m., Antelope Gym.

March 7: Outdoor Recreation, Seven Falls hike, $10. IMLeagues.com/gcu

March 7: Outdoor Recreation, goat yoga and hike, $20. IMLeagues.com/gcu

March 7: Outdoor Recreation, Upper Salt River White Water Rafting, $140. IMLeagues.com/gcu

Learn cybersecurity techniques at Cyber Saturday, slated once a month at the Cyber Center of Excellence. The March Cyber Saturday is March 7.

March 7: Cyber Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Cyber Center of Excellence in Building 66. An inside look at cybersecurity and types of careers in the industry while using advanced technologies and participating in fun activities and demos.

March 8: Baseball vs. Pacific, noon, Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

March 8: Softball vs. UNLV, 11:30 a.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 9: Theatre Senior Showcase, 6-9 p.m., Canyon 49.

March 10: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Aaron Koehne.

March 10: Forensic Science Day. High-school students visit campus to tour DNA labs and cadaver labs, visit with various clubs and faculty and more.

March 11: Commuter waffle bar, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Commuter Lounge. Presented by CAB.

March 11: Pastor’s Roundtable, 11:15 a.m., Room 100 (Howerton Hall), College of Theology.

March 11-12: Rock & Roll event, 6-9 p.m., with the event being held at the Grove on March 11 and then at the block on the East End on March 12.

March 11: Softball vs. South Dakota, 5 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 11: Softball vs. Lehigh, 7 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 11: Women’s tennis vs. Utah State, 11 a.m., GCU Tennis Facility

March 12-13: Broadway, Opera and Beyond, 7-9 p.m. The March 12 concert is at First Southern Baptist Church and the March 13 concert is at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church. Featuring the Canyon Chorale and Critical Mass. 

Men's basketball will head to Las Vegas for the WAC tournament March 12-14.

March 12-14: Men’s basketball in the WAC tournament, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas.

March 13-14: GCU Golf Invitational, GCU Championship Golf Course.

March 13: Lunch ‘n’ Learn, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 133, Technology Building.  Theme: “Faith Integration in the Classroom and Beyond.” Discussion led by CSET. 

March 13-16: Outdoor Recreation, Channel Islands snorkel and backpack trip, $125. IMLeagues.com/gcu

March 13-16: Outdoor Recreation, Red Rocks climbing and bouldering trip, $45. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

March 13: Women’s tennis vs. Marquette, 3 p.m.., GCU Tennis Facility

March 13-14: Beach volleyball vs. Loyola Marymount, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

March 13-14: Beach volleyball vs. A&M Kingsville, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

March 13-15: Women’s golf at the Clover Cup, 8 a.m., Longbow Golf Club, Mesa.

March 13: Softball vs. Ohio State, 5:30 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 14: Softball vs. Pacific, 4:30 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 14: Softball vs. South Dakota, 6:30 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 14-16: Outdoor Recreation, Aravaipa Canyon Backpacking Trip, $45. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

March 15: Softball vs. Pacific, 11 a.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 16: No Chapel (spring break).

March 17: No Gathering (spring break).

March 17: Women’s tennis vs. Northern Iowa, 11 a.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

March 17: Baseball vs. Arizona Diamondbacks, 6:10 p.m., Scottsdale, Ariz.

March 18-22: Outdoor Recreation, Utah road trip (Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Escalante, $150. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

March 18-22: Outdoor Recreation, Big Sur expedition, $195. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

The Theatre Department's "The Drowsy Chaperone" is headed to Ethington Theatre in March.

March 20-22 and March 27-29: “The Drowsy Chaperone,” Ethington Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. 

March 20: Baseball vs. Chicago State, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. 

March 20: Softball vs. Kansas City, 5 p.m./7 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 21: Baseball vs. Chicago State, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. 

March 21: Softball vs. Kansas City, 6 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

March 22: Baseball vs. Chicago State, noon, Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. 

March 23: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Chris Brown, North Coast Church.

March 23: Men’s tennis vs. Boise State, 1 p.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

March 24: Art and culture event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m, Promenade.

March 24: The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym. Speaker: Braelyn Armenta.

March 24: Women’s tennis vs. Eastern Washington, 3 p.m., GCU Tennis Facility.

March 25-26: Student matinees for “The Drowsy Chaperone,” 9:30 a.m., Ethington Theatre.

March 25: Commuter breakfast, 9-11 a.m., Commuter Lounge. Presented by CAB.

March 25: Baseball vs. UNLV, 2 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

March 25: Films and Concerts event, 5-11 p.m., Thunderground. Presented by CAB.

March 26: Nightlife event Spring Fling, 7-9 p.m., Cypress Field. Presented by CAB. 

March 27: High school dance invitational, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., various locations.

March 27: GCU Tennis vs. UT Rio Grande Valley, GCU Tennis Facility.

March 27: Great Leaders Have Endurance, 12:15 p.m., Room 130, Building 57. A Student Affairs leadership forum.

March 28: GCU Tennis vs. Chicago State, GCU Tennis Facility.

March 28: Outdoor Recreation, moonlight paddle boarding, $45. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

March 29: Men’s tennis vs. New Mexico State, GCU Tennis Facility.

March 30: Sticker giveaway, all day, all around campus. Promotes GCU Engage. 

March 30: Chapel, 11:15 a.m. Monday, GCU Arena. Speaker: Father Greg Boyle, Homeboy Industries.

March 31: Cantalopes performance, 9:30-10:30 p.m., Thunderground.

March 31: Worship Night at The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym.

April

April 1: Provost Speaker Series, presented by the Honors College. “Pathways to Entrepreneurship and Executive Leadership,” 6-8:30 p.m., location to be determined. Pizza provided.

April 1: Beach volleyball vs. Long Beach State, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

April 1: All ASGCU monthly meeting, 12:15 p.m., Technology Building.

April 3: End-of-the-Year Festival, 5-10 p.m., Grove Lawn. Presented by CAB.

April 3: Baseball vs. New Mexico State, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. 

April 3: Softball vs. California Baptist, 5 p.m./7 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

April 3: End-of-Year Festival, 6-11 p.m., Grove Lawn.

April 3-4: Beach volleyball vs. Missouri State, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

April 3-4: Beach volleyball vs. Colorado Mesa, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

April 3-4: Beach volleyball vs. Boise State, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

April 3-4: Beach volleyball vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

April 4: Beach volleyball vs. San Diego Mesa, time TBA, Beach Volleyball Stadium.

April 4: Baseball vs. New Mexico State, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

April 4: Softball vs. California Baptist, 6 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

April 4-5: Outdoor Recreation, Prescott unplug camping trip, $25. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

April 5: Baseball vs. New Mexico State, noon, Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

April 6-7: GCU men’s golf at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic, Whirlwind Golf Club, Chandler, Ariz.

April 6: GCU Engage April giveaway, noon-1 p.m., Student Union Promenade. Stop by the GCU Engage table for a free sticker on the first Monday of every month.

April 6: Final Chapel, 11:15 a.m., GCU Arena.

April 7: Adventure music concert by the GCU Wind Ensemble, 7-9 p.m., location to be determined.

April 7: Baseball vs. Arizona State, 6:30 p.m., Tempe.

April 7: Masterworks Concert featuring Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion,” 7-10 p.m., Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church in Scottsdale. Concert featuring Canyon Choral Society and Canyon Symphony Orchestra.

April 7: Senior Night at The Gathering, 7 and 8:30 p.m., Antelope Gym.

April 8: Choreography III Concert, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Ethington Theatre.

April 8: Senior dinner.

Dr. Juan de Dios Hernandez will lead the Canyon Choral Society and Canyon Symphony Orchestra for their April 9 masterworks concert.

April 9: Masterworks concert featuring Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion,” 7-10 p.m., First Southern Baptist Church. Concert featuring the Canyon Choral Society and Canyon Symphony Orchestra.

April 9: Outdoor Recreation Social, free. IMLeagues.com/gcu.

April 9: Men’s volleyball vs. USC, 6 p.m., GCU Arena.

April 10-11: Beach volleyball vs. Arizona, time TBA, Tempe, Ariz.

April 10-11: Beach volleyball vs. Arizona Christian, time TBA, Tempe, Ariz.

April 10-11: Beach volleyball vs. Arizona State, time TBA, Tempe, Ariz.

April 11: Outdoor Recreation, Verde River kayaking, $50. IMLeagues.com/gcu

April 11: Outdoor Recreation, Salome Jug Canyoneering Trip, $40. IMLeagues.com/gcu

April 11: Men’s volleyball vs. Concordia Irvine, 4 p.m., GCU Arena.

Outstanding athletes might just earn a Lopey. The banquet is coming up April 13.

April 13: Lopeys sports awards banquet.

April 13: Sticker giveaway, all day, all around campus.

April 13-14: Women’s golf at the Bobcat Spring Invitational, Golf Club of Estrella, Goodyear.

April 14: Thunder Big Band Concert, 7-9 p.m., location to be determined.

April 14: Students Inspiring Students banquet.

April 14: Softball vs. Arizona State, 6 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

April 15: New Leader Dinner, 6-7:30 p.m. Presented by Student Affairs.

April 17-19: Spring dance, “Moving Forward,” 7:30 p.m. April 17-18 and 2 p.m. April 19, Ethington Theatre.

April 17: The Ethingtonies, 7-9 p.m., Ethington Memorial Theatre.

April 17: Cantalopes performance, 9:30-10:30 p.m., Thunderground

The Spring Dance concert will be April 20.

April 20: Student matinee for the spring dance, “Moving Forward,” 9:30 a.m., Ethington Theatre.

April 21: Digital Design Senior Portfolio Showcase, 6-8 p.m., COFAP Building.

April 21: Baseball vs. Arizona State, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. Part of the GCU Classic.

April 22: Face-to-face instruction ends.

April 23-24: Move-out (3 p.m. April 23 for nongraduates; 3 p.m. April 24 for graduates)

April 24: Traditional commencement, 9 a.m., 2 p.m., 7 p.m., GCU Arena.

April 24: Softball vs. New Mexico State, 5 p.m./7 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

April 24: Baseball vs. Utah Valley, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark. 

April 25: Baseball vs. Utah Valley, noon, Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

April 25: Softball vs. New Mexico State, 6 p.m., GCU Softball Stadium.

April 27-May 3: Summer break.

April 30-May 1: Nontraditional commencement, 9 a.m., 2 p.m., 7 p.m., GCU Arena.

May

May 1-3: Men’s golf WAC Championship, AK-Chin Southern Dunes, Maricopa, AZ.

May 2: College of Fine Arts and Production music program auditions, 10 a.m.-noon, Room 157, COFAP Building.

May 2: Cyber Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Cyber Center of Excellence in Building 66. An inside look at cybersecurity and types of careers in the industry while using advanced technologies and participating in fun activities and demos.

May 3: Final course grades due.

May 8: Baseball vs. Sacramento State, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

May 9: Baseball vs. Sacramento State, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

May 10: Baseball vs. Sacramento State, noon, Brazell Field at GCU.

May 12: Baseball vs. Arizona, 6 p.m., Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark.

May 20-24: WAC Baseball Tournament, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa.

June

June 2-3: Making TIES (Trauma Informed Educational Supports): Restorative Practices for Classroom Teachers, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Room 100, Soccer Stadium Building. Register.

June 6: Cyber Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Cyber Center of Excellence in Building 66. An inside look at cybersecurity and types of careers in the industry while using advanced technologies and participating in fun activities and demos.

June 27-28: Elevate 2020 Music Festival, GCU Arena. With Casting Crowns, Vertical Worship, Matthew West, Jonny Diaz and more. 602-639-8979 or www.gcuarena.com.

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Bible Verse

How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him. (1 John 3:1)

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