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2014-03-03 12:28:46

First classes on campus to begin fall 2014 PHOENIX, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University is expanding its STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) offerings with two new degree programs in computer science and information technology for the fall of 2014. The two Bachelor of Science degrees, each with three emphases, will prepare students for a variety of technical and entrepreneurial careers, while integrating Christian perspectives, through the university's...

2014-02-20 12:28:07

First online classes to begin March 27 PHOENIX, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University has added to its doctoral degree program the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), seeking to anticipate organizational changes and better meet patient needs in an emerging national health care system. The 36-credit program will prepare advance-practice nurses and nurse managers to translate research into innovative health-care solutions, while integrating Christian perspectives....

2013-12-30 16:20:55

Ticket/concession sales to benefit Phoenix Dream Center; GCU to match all donations PHOENIX, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University will make its official debut into the Western Athletic Conference men's basketball season on Jan. 2 by donating all proceeds from the game to a local nonprofit organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/AQ19393LOGO) All ticket and concession sales from the game against Texas Pan-American, which will take place at 7...

2013-11-25 16:22:54

Slam & Jam series features four free Christian concerts for hoop fans at GCU Arena PHOENIX, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Brewster will perform a Christmas concert Friday night following the Grand Canyon University men's basketball game vs. San Diego Christian to kick off the university's Slam & Jam concert series. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/AQ19393LOGO) Slam & Jam features four Christian concert performances at GCU Arena during the Antelopes' inaugural...

2013-10-17 12:30:30

Oct. 26 Run to Fight Children's Cancer to support San Diego families battling the disease SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University, the Southwest's premier private Christian university, has teamed up with local nonprofit organization Max's Ring of Fire, along with The Ronan Thompson Foundation, to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer. The trio will host San Diego's inaugural Run to Fight Children's Cancer on Oct. 26 at NTC Park at Liberty Station....

2013-09-17 16:24:15

PHOENIX, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A doctoral program in organizational leadership that will train health care administrators to better steer through the choppy waters of the coming flood of health issues facing baby boomers and the uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act has been launched at Grand Canyon University. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/AQ19393LOGO) GCU has created an emphasis in Health Care Administration in its Doctor of Education in...

2013-08-21 08:20:12

PHOENIX, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UhaulCarShare is partnering with Grand Canyon University in providing advanced car-sharing services to its community of students, faculty and staff. Grand Canyon University now will have more transportation options, allowing individuals to maintain a sustainable lifestyle in one cost-effective and convenient package. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130821/LA67091) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b)...

2013-08-15 12:29:07

Banner Boswell is seventh cohort program for fast-growing university PHOENIX, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University has added a seventh cohort site within its College of Nursing and Health Care Professions after partnering with Banner Health to create a nursing program in Sun City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/AQ19393LOGO) The new cohort program, which will begin offering classes Aug. 26, is located at 10484 W. Thunderbird Road, directly across...

2013-08-12 12:25:52

Learning Lounge brings high school students, GCU tutors together PHOENIX, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Veres has been named Director of K-12 Outreach at Grand Canyon University and will oversee a new tutoring center on campus for high school students called Learning Lounge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/AQ19393LOGO) The Learning Lounge will pair GCU student tutors with high school students from the Phoenix area in one-on-one and small-group situations....

2013-08-08 12:30:46

PHOENIX, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer draws to a close, incoming freshmen are preparing for their first year of college and the new experiences that await them. For many students, the beginning of college signals independence and friendships, but it can also present challenges, especially for incoming freshmen, according to Sarah Boeder, executive vice president of Grand Canyon University. GCU has outlined top 10 tips to help freshmen succeed academically and socially, and avoid...