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Grand Canyon University

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College of Nursing Alumni Spotlight Video
Alumni Parents and Students Needed

Dr. Melanie LogueWelcome Week is around the corner and this year we are looking to highlight more alumni parents and their students. We think it’s pretty awesome when students follow in the footsteps of their parents by attending GCU and we’d like to highlight those stories! If you and your student will both be on campus during Welcome Week (Aug. 17-22) and are interested in being featured in a spotlight video, email us at alumni@gcu.edu by Friday, Aug. 7.
Purchase your Men’s Basketball Alumni Season Tickets

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHTMen's basketball season tickets for the 2015-16 season are on sale! Alumni season-ticket holders receive 20 percent off season tickets, access to FREE alumni tailgates and a season-ticket holder package that includes a T-shirt for every season ticket purchased and a men's basketball schedule magnet. Buy or renew your tickets by Friday, Aug. 28!
University Accolades Campus Growth
Zenon Castro

University AccoladesGCU provided alumnus Zenon Castro, '15 with the opportunity to pursue his dream of educating other students with disabilities. Personal connections with family and close friends who had a disability guided Zenon toward becoming a role model and pursing a future in education. Learn more about why Zenon earned his master’s degree in special education and watch his inspirational story!
Campus Transformation Near Completion

The transformation of the northwest corner of the
Campus Growth Grand Canyon University campus into a bustling hub for more than 3,400 freshmen is nearly complete and right on schedule for the fall semester. Signs of transformation are springing up all over campus. The newly sodded Quad and the new artificial turf intramural field in front of the Student Union is fully installed. The finishing touches are being put on the new science, engineering and technology building on Camelback Road, and the new restaurant row and eating area, Lopes Way, is underway! Read more about these exciting changes.
Phoenix Lopes Event Volunteer Opportunities
Highlight your Accomplishments

Phoenix Lopes EventDo you have a recent accomp-
lishment or life event you would like to share with the GCU community? We are always looking to feature alumni in our class notes section of the GCU Today Magazine as well as online! If you have recently been promoted at your job, written a book, had a baby or a slew of other great life events, we want to know about them! Update your information and submit your class note.
Scholarship Opportunities for Alumni

Volunteer OpportunitiesYou have an exclusive opportunity to take advantage of our alumni scholarships. Alumni who continue their education at GCU in a master’s degree program will be awarded a course materials credit for each course of their degree. Alumni receiving their doctoral degree will be awarded a credit towards their previous program’s graduation fee. It’s never too late to go back to school and we are to help you.
Career Corner College of Theology
Understanding the Value of Strengths

Career CornerHow would it feel to come to work inspired, engaged and truly excited by your job on a daily basis? You may think it sounds like a dream. Many employees are not happy in their jobs though, fortunately this is not the case for Aysha Bell, Career Services Advisor with Grand Canyon University. In this article, Aysha shares steps to make sure you are in a career you enjoy.
Alumna is Finalist for Travel Channel Star

Dr. Michael BairdShe’s an outgoing, fearless, sushi-loving salsa dancer and a GCU graduate. Now, Janel Koloski is one of two finalists for the Travel Channel's online series, “Travel Channel Star.” You can read about this Pennsylvania native who lives in New York City in this Travel Channel article. Janel graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and special education. The winner will be revealed on Sept. 7 during a Travel Channel television special.


"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33 NIV)
 

Click here to see previous Alumni newsletters.

Grand Canyon University

GCU Office of Alumni Relations: Contact UsUpdate Your InfoAlumni
Alumni News - Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Google Plus YouTube Instagram
ALUMNI EVENTS CAMPUS EVENTS CHAPTERS GCU NEWS CAREER SERVICES
Colllege of Nursing Alumni Spotlight Video
Alumni Parents and Students Needed

Dr. Melanie LogueWelcome Week is around the corner and this year we are looking to highlight more alumni parents and their students. We think it’s pretty awesome when students follow in the footsteps of their parents by attending GCU and we’d like to highlight those stories! If you and your student will both be on campus during Welcome Week (Aug. 17-22) and are interested in being featured in a spotlight video, email us at alumni@gcu.edu by Friday, Aug. 7.
Zenon Castro

University AccoladesGCU provided alumnus Zenon Castro, '15 with the opportunity to pursue his dream of educating other students with disabilities. Personal connections with family and close friends who had a disability guided Zenon toward becoming a role model and pursing a future in education. Learn more about why Zenon earned his master’s degree in special education and watch his inspirational story!
University Accolades Campus Growth
Highlight your Accomplishments

Phoenix Lopes EventDo you have a recent accomp-
lishment or life event you would like to share with the GCU community? We are always looking to feature alumni in our class notes section of the GCU Today Magazine as well as online! If you have recently been promoted at your job, written a book, had a baby or a slew of other great life events, we want to know about them! Update your information and submit your class note.
Scholarship Opportunities for Alumni

Volunteer OpportunitiesYou have an exclusive opportunity to take advantage of our alumni scholarships. Alumni who continue their education at GCU in a master’s degree program will be awarded a course materials credit for each course of their degree. Alumni receiving their doctoral degree will be awarded a credit towards their previous program’s graduation fee. It’s never too late to go back to school and we are to help you.
College of Education Regional Spotlight
Understanding the Value of Strengths

Career CornerHow would it feel to come to work inspired, engaged and truly excited by your job on a daily basis? You may think it sounds like a dream. Many employees are not happy in their jobs though, fortunately this is not the case for Aysha Bell, Career Services Advisor with Grand Canyon University. In this article, Aysha shares steps to make sure you are in a career you enjoy.
Alumna is Finalist for Travel Channel Star

Dr. Michael BairdShe’s an outgoing, fearless, sushi-loving salsa dancer and a GCU graduate. Now, Janel Koloski is one of two finalists for the Travel Channel's online series, “Travel Channel Star.” You can read about this Pennsylvania native who lives in New York City in this Travel Channel article. Janel graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and special education. The winner will be revealed on Sept. 7 during a Travel Channel television special.


"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33 NIV)
 

Click here to see previous Alumni newsletters.