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February 9th, 2016

Discover GCU Feb. 9

No matter how many tours you attend or brochures you read, you won't really know what it's like to be a college student until you've walked a mile in their shoes. Now you can, at Discover GCU.

Learn More about Discover GCU

During Discover, you will experience firsthand what it means to be a GCU student. You will meet other future Lopes as well as current GCU students, move into a suite-style residence hall for the night, dine in the various eateries on campus, and check out campus life by attending one of the following events: athletic game, theatre performance or a concert, just to name a few. Day two you will enjoy a campus tour led by a current GCU student, visit the bookstore, attend a mock class and learn more about GCU during a presentation from an admissions representative.

PARENTS: please plan to attend a campus tour and receive an informational packet.

Discover GCU Permission Forms are required.
Download and fill out the permission forms before filling out your registration. You will need to upload the forms during your registration.

Travel Reimbursement Policy: GCU has regularly scheduled, free, chaperoned, overnight trips to our campus in Phoenix, AZ departing from most major US cities. If you live in an area that is not on this list, GCU may cover a portion of your travel expenses. To determine your eligibility for reimbursement, you must be accepted to the university and submit the appropriate documents to your admissions representative for approval, prior to traveling to campus. No approval can be given after travel has occurred. Contact your admissions representative with any questions.


Register now!

Men's Basketball Feb 9

Get your Lopes up for another exciting men's basketball home game! Check out the newly expanded GCU Arena and experience the electric Game Day Atmosphere.

You won't want to miss a minute of the action as former Phoenix Suns star Head Coach "Thunder Dan" Majerle leads the Lopes during their third season in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

Our student section, the HAVOCS, keeps energy levels high throughout the game. Every one of the 7,000 seats in our arena offers a great view of the action!

February 10th, 2016

Intramural Meeting

ASGCU Senate Event

Campus Culture Event

February 11th, 2016

Student Market

Valentine's Encore

Commuter Social

Karaoke Nights!

February 12th, 2016

Commuter Social

Kickstart Party

All My Sons

Post-World War II America is the backdrop for this gripping, Tony award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Chris Keller is all set for his shot at the American Dream, but his family is haunted by ghosts of the past. Questions of justice, family and personal ambition barrage the Kellers until something has to give. Chris must decide between security and honor - and the costs of both are steep.

Reservations are required for a seat.

Theatre Attire: Business casual. No flip flops, workout clothes, etc. are permitted.

Parking: Patrons with limited mobility can enter through the 32nd Avenue entrance and be dropped off in front of the theatre. All vehicles need to be parked in the main parking garage which can be accessed through the 33rd Avenue main entrance. Click here to view a campus map.

Men's Basketball at Seattle U

Catch a Men's Basketball Road Game!

Hosted by: Office of Alumni Relations

Once a Lope, you're a Lope for life! Connect with fellow alumni, current GCU students and Lope fans by joining us at one of our men's basketball away games!

Catch the Lopes on the road in their third NCAA Division I season as they take on teams across the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Our men's basketball team has excelled so far this season and has received national attention. Head Coach and former Phoenix Suns star "Thunder" Dan Majerle is preparing the Lopes for a run at the WAC title.

Join us before the games for an alumni reception at the arena with light refreshments, free alumni swag and information on how to get involved as a GCU alumnus!

If you are interested in attending a basketball game, RSVP below.

RSVP Now

February 13th, 2016

STEM Saturdays

STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) helps shape and inform the world we live in. These academic fields drive innovation, impact our economy and are fun to explore! In an ongoing effort to build and sustain a STEM culture, Grand Canyon University (GCU) presents STEM Saturdays - opportunities for students, educators and families to engage with STEM in fun and interactive ways. These hands-on, informative, innovative and engaging sessions will provide participants with skills and knowledge they can apply to their daily lives.

Register Now!

All My Sons

Post-World War II America is the backdrop for this gripping, Tony award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Chris Keller is all set for his shot at the American Dream, but his family is haunted by ghosts of the past. Questions of justice, family and personal ambition barrage the Kellers until something has to give. Chris must decide between security and honor - and the costs of both are steep.

Reservations are required for a seat.

Theatre Attire: Business casual. No flip flops, workout clothes, etc. are permitted.

Parking: Patrons with limited mobility can enter through the 32nd Avenue entrance and be dropped off in front of the theatre. All vehicles need to be parked in the main parking garage which can be accessed through the 33rd Avenue main entrance. Click here to view a campus map.

February 14th, 2016

All My Sons

Post-World War II America is the backdrop for this gripping, Tony award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Chris Keller is all set for his shot at the American Dream, but his family is haunted by ghosts of the past. Questions of justice, family and personal ambition barrage the Kellers until something has to give. Chris must decide between security and honor - and the costs of both are steep.

Reservations are required for a seat.

Theatre Attire: Business casual. No flip flops, workout clothes, etc. are permitted.

Parking: Patrons with limited mobility can enter through the 32nd Avenue entrance and be dropped off in front of the theatre. All vehicles need to be parked in the main parking garage which can be accessed through the 33rd Avenue main entrance. Click here to view a campus map.

February 15th, 2016
February 16th, 2016

The Gathering

Sean Myers, Redemption Peoria

Thunder Village Series - Gifted and Talented Kids

A series for parents and teachers.

Note: childcare will be provided.Karen Brown

Presenter: Karen Brown 

Karen Brown Headshot Karen Brown is the Gifted Program Mentor for Paradise Valley School District. As a National Board Certified educator she works extensively with teachers in grades K-12 to ensure that the instruction and curriculum provides the appropriate challenge and support for all students. In her role as Gifted Program Mentor she supports administrators, teachers, parents and students in both academics and social emotional areas. Karen teaches and facilitates classes in the Gifted Education Masters Program at ASU as well as consults with districts throughout the country on Curriculum Mapping, Common Core Implementation, Curriculum Implementation, Differentiation strategies and Depth, and Complexity Training. Karen is the co-recipient of the 2013 NAGC Professional Development Award.

Gifted 101: My Child is Gifted, What Now?

Raising a gifted and high ability learner comes with a unique set of challenges. Gifted identification is just the beginning. Understanding characteristics of gifted learners is a great way to start the conversation.

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February 17th, 2016
February 18th, 2016

Karaoke Nights!

Discover GCU Feb. 18

No matter how many tours you attend or brochures you read, you won't really know what it's like to be a college student until you've walked a mile in their shoes. Now you can, at Discover GCU.

Learn More about Discover GCU

During Discover, you will experience firsthand what it means to be a GCU student. You will meet other future Lopes as well as current GCU students, move into a suite-style residence hall for the night, dine in the various eateries on campus, and check out campus life by attending one of the following events: athletic game, theatre performance or a concert, just to name a few. Day two you will enjoy a campus tour led by a current GCU student, visit the bookstore, attend a mock class and learn more about GCU during a presentation from an admissions representative.

PARENTS: please plan to attend a campus tour and receive an informational packet.

Discover GCU Permission Forms are required.
Download and fill out the permission forms before filling out your registration. You will need to upload the forms during your registration.

Travel Reimbursement Policy: GCU has regularly scheduled, free, chaperoned, overnight trips to our campus in Phoenix, AZ departing from most major US cities. If you live in an area that is not on this list, GCU may cover a portion of your travel expenses. To determine your eligibility for reimbursement, you must be accepted to the university and submit the appropriate documents to your admissions representative for approval, prior to traveling to campus. No approval can be given after travel has occurred. Contact your admissions representative with any questions.


Register now!

Men's Basketball Feb 18

Get your Lopes up for another exciting men's basketball home game! Check out the newly expanded GCU Arena and experience the electric Game Day Atmosphere.

You won't want to miss a minute of the action as former Phoenix Suns star Head Coach "Thunder Dan" Majerle leads the Lopes during their third season in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

Our student section, the HAVOCS, keeps energy levels high throughout the game. Every one of the 7,000 seats in our arena offers a great view of the action!

February 19th, 2016

Flashback Friday: A Thrift Shop Homecoming

All My Sons

Post-World War II America is the backdrop for this gripping, Tony award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Chris Keller is all set for his shot at the American Dream, but his family is haunted by ghosts of the past. Questions of justice, family and personal ambition barrage the Kellers until something has to give. Chris must decide between security and honor - and the costs of both are steep.

Reservations are required for a seat.

Theatre Attire: Business casual. No flip flops, workout clothes, etc. are permitted.

Parking: Patrons with limited mobility can enter through the 32nd Avenue entrance and be dropped off in front of the theatre. All vehicles need to be parked in the main parking garage which can be accessed through the 33rd Avenue main entrance. Click here to view a campus map.

GCU Homecoming 2016

This year, the Office of Alumni Relations kicks off the festivities on Friday with a Young Alumni Reunion Happy Hour for the traditional campus classes 2011-2015 and an evening Ethington Theatre performance of "All My Sons." Alumni can enjoy the college spirit all day Saturday, starting bright and early! There will be a 9-Hole Shotgun Golf Outing at the new GCU golf course as well as a brunch located in the brand new GCU golf course clubhouse.

Homecoming is also a time to recognize our prominent alumni who have distinguished themselves since graduation at the Alumni Hall of Fame. Alumni and their guests are welcome to attend an alumni tailgate on the GCU Arena lawn for a BBQ, corn hole and live entertainment before the men's basketball final regular season home game!

Friday Feb. 19
EventTimeLocationPriceDescription
Young Alumni Reunion Happy Hour6:30 pmGCU Golf Course ClubhouseFree entrance fee, appetizers and non-alcoholic drink ticketsReunite with your fellow Lopes from the traditional campus classes of 2011-2015 for the happiest hour of the day at the new GCU Golf Course Clubhouse. Enjoy free appetizers and a non-alcoholic drink ticket on us! Friends and significant others are welcome!
"All My Sons" Performance7:30 pmEthington Theatre$10/ticket for alumniPost-World War II America is the backdrop for this gripping, Tony award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Email ethington@gcu.edu to request your tickets.Please include that you are an alum to get the discounted price, a will call name and the number of tickets requested.
Saturday Feb. 20
EventTimeLocationPriceDescription
9-Hole Shotgun Golf Outing7:30 amGCU Golf Course$20 (includes golf cart rental)Whether you are an avid golfer or just want to putt around, you are invited to partake in a round of golf Saturday morning.
Brunch10:30 amGCU Golf Course Clubhouse$15Brunch and OJ? Yes, please! Alumni are invited to brunch at the brand new GCU golf course clubhouse.
Men's Baseball GameNoonBrazell StadiumFREESupport the GCU men's baseball team as they take on Gonzaga in a double-header!
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony3:30 pm4th Floor, Student UnionFREEThe Alumni Hall of Fame celebrates and honors the accomplishments of our 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. Join us as we induct the new members into the 2016 Alumni Hall of Fame.
Alumni Basketball Tailgate5:00 pmArena QuadFREE for alumni and guestsJoin your fellow alumni for our pre-game celebration before the men's basketball team takes on Chicago State! Enjoy a free BBQ with your guests outside GCU Arena.
Men's Final Regular Season Home Game7:00 pmGCU ArenaComplimentary tickets available on a first come first served basis.Support the GCU men's basketball team as they take on Chicago State at the final regular season home game!

February 20th, 2016

ASGCU Homecoming Derby Races

Discover GCU Feb. 20

No matter how many tours you attend or brochures you read, you won't really know what it's like to be a college student until you've walked a mile in their shoes. Now you can, at Discover GCU.

Learn More about Discover GCU

During Discover, you will experience firsthand what it means to be a GCU student. You will meet other future Lopes as well as current GCU students, move into a suite-style residence hall for the night, dine in the various eateries on campus, and check out campus life by attending one of the following events: athletic game, theatre performance or a concert, just to name a few. Day two you will enjoy a campus tour led by a current GCU student, visit the bookstore, attend a mock class and learn more about GCU during a presentation from an admissions representative.

PARENTS: please plan to attend a campus tour and receive an informational packet.

Discover GCU Permission Forms are required.
Download and fill out the permission forms before filling out your registration. You will need to upload the forms during your registration.

Travel Reimbursement Policy: GCU has regularly scheduled, free, chaperoned, overnight trips to our campus in Phoenix, AZ departing from most major US cities. If you live in an area that is not on this list, GCU may cover a portion of your travel expenses. To determine your eligibility for reimbursement, you must be accepted to the university and submit the appropriate documents to your admissions representative for approval, prior to traveling to campus. No approval can be given after travel has occurred. Contact your admissions representative with any questions.


Register now!

All My Sons

Post-World War II America is the backdrop for this gripping, Tony award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Chris Keller is all set for his shot at the American Dream, but his family is haunted by ghosts of the past. Questions of justice, family and personal ambition barrage the Kellers until something has to give. Chris must decide between security and honor - and the costs of both are steep.

Reservations are required for a seat.

Theatre Attire: Business casual. No flip flops, workout clothes, etc. are permitted.

Parking: Patrons with limited mobility can enter through the 32nd Avenue entrance and be dropped off in front of the theatre. All vehicles need to be parked in the main parking garage which can be accessed through the 33rd Avenue main entrance. Click here to view a campus map.

Men's Basketball Feb 20

Get your Lopes up for another exciting men's basketball home game! Check out the newly expanded GCU Arena and experience the electric Game Day Atmosphere.

You won't want to miss a minute of the action as former Phoenix Suns star Head Coach "Thunder Dan" Majerle leads the Lopes during their third season in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

Our student section, the HAVOCS, keeps energy levels high throughout the game. Every one of the 7,000 seats in our arena offers a great view of the action!

February 21st, 2016

All My Sons

Post-World War II America is the backdrop for this gripping, Tony award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller. Chris Keller is all set for his shot at the American Dream, but his family is haunted by ghosts of the past. Questions of justice, family and personal ambition barrage the Kellers until something has to give. Chris must decide between security and honor - and the costs of both are steep.

Reservations are required for a seat.

Theatre Attire: Business casual. No flip flops, workout clothes, etc. are permitted.

Parking: Patrons with limited mobility can enter through the 32nd Avenue entrance and be dropped off in front of the theatre. All vehicles need to be parked in the main parking garage which can be accessed through the 33rd Avenue main entrance. Click here to view a campus map.

February 22nd, 2016

ASGCU Senate Meeting

Chapel

John Lennox, University of Oxford

February 23rd, 2016

Commuter Lunch

The Gathering

Worship Night

Masterworks Concert II

For more information about this free event, call 602-639-8880 or email ethington@gcu.edu

February 24th, 2016

Java Jam

February 25th, 2016

CAB Fashion Show Event

Karaoke Nights!

February 26th, 2016
February 27th, 2016

The Rock & Worship Roadshow

The Rock & Worship Roadshow is coming to Phoenix, AZ! Christian music favorites Newsboys, Jeremy Camp and Mandisa will be performing, along with Phil Wickham, Family Force 5 and Audio Adrenaline. A Pre-show Party will take place before each show with artists Danny Gokey (host) and Citizen Way, and Shaun Groves returns to The Rock & Worship Roadshow as the event's guest speaker. Make plans now to come out to Christian music's most entertaining tour for the whole family!

Men's Basketball at CSU Baskersfield

Catch a Men's Basketball Road Game!

Hosted by: Office of Alumni Relations

Once a Lope, you're a Lope for life! Connect with fellow alumni, current GCU students and Lope fans by joining us at one of our men's basketball away games!

Catch the Lopes on the road in their third NCAA Division I season as they take on teams across the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Our men's basketball team has excelled so far this season and has received national attention. Head Coach and former Phoenix Suns star "Thunder" Dan Majerle is preparing the Lopes for a run at the WAC title.

Join us before the games for an alumni reception at the arena with light refreshments, free alumni swag and information on how to get involved as a GCU alumnus!

If you are interested in attending a basketball game, RSVP below.

RSVP Now

February 28th, 2016
February 29th, 2016

Chapel

Tanner Callison, The Traveling Team

Upcoming Events

Men's Basketball Feb 9

Get your Lopes up for another exciting men's basketball home game! Check out the newly expanded GCU Arena and experience the electric Game Day Atmosphere.

You won't want to miss a minute of the action as former Phoenix Suns star Head Coach "Thunder Dan" Majerle leads the Lopes during their third season in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

Our student section, the HAVOCS, keeps energy levels high throughout the game. Every one of the 7,000 seats in our arena offers a great view of the action!

Discover GCU Feb. 9

No matter how many tours you attend or brochures you read, you won't really know what it's like to be a college student until you've walked a mile in their shoes. Now you can, at Discover GCU.

Learn More about Discover GCU

During Discover, you will experience firsthand what it means to be a GCU student. You will meet other future Lopes as well as current GCU students, move into a suite-style residence hall for the night, dine in the various eateries on campus, and check out campus life by attending one of the following events: athletic game, theatre performance or a concert, just to name a few. Day two you will enjoy a campus tour led by a current GCU student, visit the bookstore, attend a mock class and learn more about GCU during a presentation from an admissions representative.

PARENTS: please plan to attend a campus tour and receive an informational packet.

Discover GCU Permission Forms are required.
Download and fill out the permission forms before filling out your registration. You will need to upload the forms during your registration.

Travel Reimbursement Policy: GCU has regularly scheduled, free, chaperoned, overnight trips to our campus in Phoenix, AZ departing from most major US cities. If you live in an area that is not on this list, GCU may cover a portion of your travel expenses. To determine your eligibility for reimbursement, you must be accepted to the university and submit the appropriate documents to your admissions representative for approval, prior to traveling to campus. No approval can be given after travel has occurred. Contact your admissions representative with any questions.


Register now!

Intramural Meeting

Campus Culture Event