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

Homecoming Canyon DayThe Office of Alumni Relations invites you to experience our biggest event of the year, Homecoming: Canyon Day! Get a glimpse of campus life, reconnect with fellow classmates and enjoy the college spirit all weekend long. RSVP to reserve free tickets to our various Homecoming events, including an evening performance of Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet," our men's and women's basketball games, the Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and more!
Alumni Sweetheart Reunion

SweetheartsThis year, Homecoming falls on Valentine's Day. We are celebrating the holiday of love with a special Alumni Sweetheart Reunion! If you and your sweetheart are GCU alums, we want to feature your love story! RSVP for Homecoming and submit your Sweetheart Reunion love story here. Can't make it to the reunion? We still want to feature you in our Facebook album. Send us your love story along with photos that we can share!
Alumni Spotlight Winter Commencement
Natalie Speers

Alumni video thumbnailTwo years ago, Natalie Speers, B.S. in Marketing, '14, started Social Ally, a social media consulting and branding company in Scottsdale, Ariz. Since launching her business, she has developed a custom social media dashboard, hired a team of professionals to help run the company and more. Watch our alumni spotlight video to hear what Natalie has to say about her business and being a GCU alumna.
First Winter Commencement Brings Joy to Arena

Graduates at graduationGCU's first ever winter commencement was punctuated by tears, laughter, pride and smiles as approximately 530 traditional campus graduates received their diplomas. The Arena was nearly filled to capacity with excited family members and friends. Guest speaker Justin Willman wowed the crowd with his entertaining commencement address. Check out the recap from GCU's first winter commencement and read highlights on our new graduates.
Alumni Feature Career Corner
Alumni Support Youth Through Elevate Phoenix

Students at Elevate PhoenixAfter Kea Goode and Raul Saenz graduated from GCU in 2012, they were hired by Elevate Phoenix, a nonprofit organization that helps at-risk students in the Phoenix Union High School District build stronger futures. Goode, B.S. in Psychology and Saenz, B.A. in Christian Studies, bring an approachability and consistency to the classroom that many students have never seen before. Read more about the work that they do.
Develop Your Career Plan

student and counsellorWant to increase the likelihood of securing your dream job? You need a strategic career plan! Many job-seekers will complete their education and begin applying to open positions without careful thought, consideration or planning. As a result, they do not secure their ideal position. Career Services shares what it takes to strategically think about your career goal(s) and increase the likelihood of success! Read how to develop your career plan.
Volunteer Opportunities Pave the Way
Run to Fight Children's Cancer

Run to Figth Children's CancerGCU'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.
Leave Your Mark on Campus

Alumni bricksTo honor our alumni, we are replacing the existing bricks on the alumni mall with specially crafted engraved bricks. As alumni, you know first-hand the quality education and life experiences GCU offers. When you purchase your brick, you not only leave a permanent mark on the university, you also help support GCU's student emergency fund, so that GCU can respond to challenging situations students may face during their time here at GCU. Purchase a brick for yourself or a loved one today!

"Sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things; his right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for him." (Psalm 98:1)

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