Associated Students of Grand Canyon University


Our Misson: At its core, and in accordance with Grand Canyon University's mission statement, the purpose of the Association shall be to strive to represent and serve the student body in pursuit of Christlikeness, academic success and personal excellence. Our mission as the Associated Students of Grand Canyon University (ASGCU) is to pursue the glory of God in all facets of our organization. ASGCU is a multifaceted but cohesive team built strategically to reach every student in a meaningful way by providing programs, events, outreach opportunities and service to the students of Grand Canyon University that are centered on building community and helping every student to feel connected on GCU's campus. We strive to achieve this mission by emulating our ASGCU Values.

Our Vision: ASGCU will serve in its full capacity so that every student on campus has an opportunity to become engaged in the GCU community.

1 Timothy 1:5, "The aim if our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith".

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The Associated Students of Grand Canyon University (ASGCU) has seven teams that handle different aspects of student and university relations.

President, Suji Shin
Suji Shin

Vice President, Samy CarlonSamy Carlon

Chief of Staff, Jordan Hester
Jordan Hester

Executive Board
President: Suji Shin
Vice President: Samara "Samy" Carlon
Chief of Staff: Jordan Hester

Executive Board Team Purpose:
The executive board is charged with the leadership of ASGCU as well as the entire student body. The President, Vice President and Chief of Staff set the agenda for the year, envision new ideas to accomplish tasks and serve as the link between students and university administration.
ASGCU Activities Activities
Ryan Pinkerton

Activities Team Purpose:
The Activities Team plans and oversees events around campus for the entire student body to enjoy, including lip sync competitions, Battle of the Sexes, Java Jams, Movies on the Lawn and the Mr. GCU pageant.
ASGCU Intramural Sports
Intramural Sports
Kason Marques

Intramural Team Purpose:
GCU's Intramural Team provides an opportunity for people to get together and play organized sports. In addition to four main seasons for football, volleyball, basketball and soccer, we also host smaller tournaments throughout the year in sports like softball, kickball, ping pong, bowling and Ultimate Frisbee.
ASGCU Communications Team

Cody Dumas

Communications Team Purpose:
The Communications Team plays a vital role in the behind-the-scenes work that goes into all of the events on campus. We work hard to spread the word about all of the exciting activities going on at Grand Canyon on top of publishing the now infamous bi-weekly "Stall Talk" that GCU students catch from the bathroom.
ASGCU Multicultural Relations
Multicultural Team
Cristi Parker

Multicultural Team Purpose:
The Multicultural Team works to raise cultural awareness on campus, foster friendships and create a global experience for students. In addition to expanding the campus' taste buds with Food Truck Round-Ups and a Farmers Market, we plan activities for such national events as Hispanic Heritage Month and International Education Week.
ASGCU Student Relations
Student Relations
Shaylee Beswick

Student Relations Team Purpose:
The Student Relations Team works together to organize events that serve the student body as well as the surrounding community. A few examples of what we do: blood drives, canned food drives, a haunted house and Relay for Life.
ASGCU Commuter Team
Hayley Schaefer

Commuter Team Purpose:
The Commuter Team is responsible for creating commuter specific events, finding ways to best communicate with the commuter population and will serve as a liaison between commuters and staff at GCU.


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Sarah Thatcher
Student Involvement Manager

Anthony Mann
Student Activities Coordinator

Matt Lamb
Intramural and Recreation Coordinator

Moyo Makinde
Clubs and Commuter Coordinator