February

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Homecoming: Canyon Day Alumni Sweethearts
RSVP for Homecoming: Canyon Day

cheerleaderAll alumni are invited to experience one of our biggest events of the year! Homecoming offers a glimpse of campus life and a chance to reconnect with fellow classmates. Enjoy the college spirit all weekend long by reserving your free tickets to our various Homecoming events, including our men’s and women’s basketball games, Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Sweetheart Reunion!
Alumni Sweetheart Reunion

Thunder Lopes UpWe have received some sweet submissions from our alumni sweethearts! If you met your spouse at GCU, we want to know how you met and swoon over your photos! RSVP for Homecoming and submit your Sweetheart Reunion love story here. Can’t make it to the reunion? We still want to know how you met your sweetheart and add you to the Sweetheart Album. Send us your love story along with photos that we can share!
Alumni Spotlight Video Ethington Theatre: Romeo & Juliet
Sharky and Leona

friendsThe moment Sharky Baker saw Leona Baker walking to class, he said he felt a twang on his heart string. Leona felt the same way when Sharky visited her in the GCU cafeteria, where she worked, to sing her sweet love songs. We don’t want to give away too much about their love story, so see for yourself why we love this alumni sweetheart couple so much! Watch this special sweetheart story.
Romeo and Juliet: 2 for $12 ticket deal

manual laborCelebrate the month of love with one of the greatest romances of all time! Ethington Theatre’s special Homecoming production of Romeo and Juliet on Feb. 13 is sold out, but you can still get tickets to other performances of this classic Shakespearean show about two star-crossed lovers in fair Verona. Tickets are just 2 for $12—a perfect date night for you and your sweetheart! Be sure to use promo code ROMEO.
University Accolades Alumni Class Notes
Blogs

girl in libraryOur staff and faculty want to engage with alumni and students on a much deeper level. The brand new Spiritual Life blog features a variety of resources to help you grow in your relationship with God. If you are searching for deeper theological content, visit the Living Faith blog, presented by the College of Theology. Check out the articles and come back often for encouragement and spiritual development.
Share Your Success with GCU

student and counsellorHave you recently been promoted, gotten married or had a baby Lope? We want to hear about your business achievements and life events! Your announcement could even be press worthy. Submit your accomplishments and life events for a chance to be featured in the GCU Today Magazine and online on our alumni class notes webpage! We look forward to seeing what you have been up to since graduating!
Career Corner Volunteer Opportunities
Social Media in the Workplace

Lopes Leat to TeachSocial media plays a daily role in the careers of most professionals. It provides a forum to communicate with customers, increase traffic and awareness of an organization. However, creating a business social media account is very different from having a personal account. Click here to learn how to use social media to build an audience and keep them coming back for more.
Run to Fight Children’s Cancer

Mike VaughtGCU’s annual Run to Fight Children’s Cancer is right around the corner! Join us on Saturday, March 7, 2015 for the 10K run, 5K run/walk and special Cancer Survivors’ Walk. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Cancer Network. After the races, enjoy the family-friendly, post-race festival! Click here for more information and to register.
"Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us." (Hebrews 12:1)

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