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Alumni Hall of Fame Nominations

hall of fame award ceremonyThe Alumni Hall of Fame celebrates and honors the accomplish- ments of GCU's most distinguished graduates. These are individuals who exemplify the spirit of GCU and have made significant contributions to the university and as humanitarians to our society. We invite you to nominate yourself or another GCU graduate for the Alumni Hall of Fame. Inductees will be honored at Homecoming: Canyon Day on Feb. 14, 2015. Nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.
You're Invited to the Guild Gala

GCU Guild GalaThe GCU Guild is a group of volunteers committed to supporting and encouraging GCU students through prayer, scholarships and other activities on campus. Each year, the Guild hosts the Guild Gala, a formal event on GCU's campus to raise money for scholarships for our students. This year, the gala will be hosted on March 22, 2015.Single seat and full table ticket options are available, to purchase your tickets, click here.
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Alumni Sweetheart Reunion

Sweetheart AlumniThis year, Homecoming falls on Valentine's Day. We want to celebrate the holiday of love by sharing the love stories of alumni who met their spouse here at GCU! Whether you met in Chapel, in class or cheering on the Lopes basketball team, please submit your story along with photos of when you both attended GCU and a recent photo of you and your spouse. RSVP for the Sweetheart Reunion here. Can’t make it to the Sweetheart Reunion? We still want to know how you met your sweetheart and feature you both in our sweetheart Facebook album, so send us your love story along with photos that we can share!
New Program Addresses Arizona's Teacher Needs

Lopes Leap to TeachGCU recently announced its Lopes Leap to Teach program, a joint effort through the College of Education and Office of Strategic Educational Alliances to address Arizona's teacher shortage. The program will include a clinical practice expo and networking event in January where Arizona schools can recruit GCU students and alumni. GCU also wants to connect districts with students needing to complete practicum hours in classrooms and alumni searching for job opportunities. Read more about this initiative here.
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

alumni Christmas videoThe Office of Alumni Relations would like to thank you for your continued support of GCU as we continue to grow and transform the lives of future alumni, every day. We are looking forward to celebrating the many great events and updates we have coming in 2015. We wish you and your family a very blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year! Click here to watch our Alumni Christmas Video.
Etiquette in the Workplace

working in an officeCareer Services explains why etiquette is one of the most important ways to demonstrate confidence, trust and professionalism. Etiquette is especially important during the holiday season, as many employers are generally more jovial and inclined to conduct business over meals as opposed to in the office. Learn how to make a lasting impression by practicing proper etiquette!
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Run to Fight Children's Cancer

run to fight eventGCU'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 with jump castles, arts and crafts, music and more! Click here for more information and to register.
Updates from our Alumni

graduatesOur alumni are heavily engaged in the community as they create, innovate and put their GCU degrees to work. Browse through the Alumni Class Notes to see what your fellow classmates have been up to. You can also submit your own class note here, for a chance to be featured online and in GCU Today Magazine. We would love to hear about your recent business achievements and life events!

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13)

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