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2014-10-24 12:25:25

PHOENIX, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University has entered into a 30-year operating agreement with the city of Phoenix to redesign and manage Maryvale Golf Course. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121127/AQ19393LOGO As part of the agreement, which was approved by the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board on Thursday, GCU will completely renovate the public golf course with new greens, tee boxes, bunkers, extended fairways, updated practice facilities and a new...

2014-10-15 12:29:12

Former SMU, Rice Assistant AD expects to turn GCU into top-25 program at Division I level PHOENIX, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University has named Mike Vaught the new Vice President of Athletics as the school continues its transition to the Division I level of NCAA athletics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152368 Vaught brings to the Antelopes a wealth of Division I experience as an administrator, coach and fundraiser. As deputy athletic director at...

2014-07-01 12:33:00

University also creates new College of Humanities and Social Sciences PHOENIX, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University is creating a new College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) to better align its academic offerings with the school's focus on STEM education and job opportunities in those fields. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121127/AQ19393LOGO CSET will include computer science and information technology programs that will launch this fall,...

2014-06-25 23:12:17

TheBestSchools.org taps Midland, Michigan-based, business & entrepreneurial-focused private learning institution for quality, value-added e-learning opportunities. Midland, Michigan (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Northwood University has received national recognition for its curriculum in TheBestSchools.org’s “The 20 Best Online Bachelor in Marketing Degree Programs” list. The private, non-profit, business-focused university, known for its strong presence in online learning, as well as...

2014-06-14 23:02:43

Scottsdale Community College and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are funding the inaugural AMP Summer Math Camp at Grand Canyon University, June 22-26. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Scottsdale Community College and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are funding the inaugural Arizona Mathematics Partnership (AMP) Summer Math Camp at Grand Canyon University, June 22-26. More than 100 middle-school students from six school districts throughout the Valley will participate in...

2014-05-06 12:29:19

Program to train students in all aspects of worship service PHOENIX, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University is teaming up with Christian music icon Bart Millard to offer a groundbreaking Worship Arts program that will prepare students for careers ranging from national recording artists to worship leaders at local churches. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121127/AQ19393LOGO Millard, lead singer of Grammy nominated, American Music and Dove Award winning band...

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...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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