CURRENT EVENTS AND NEWS
The Grand Canyon University (GCU) College of Doctoral Studies offers learning opportunities within the classroom and beyond. Whether you are studying online or as part of a cohort on our traditional campus, there are plenty of ways to get involved and stay connected at GCU. See what is new, from scholarly lectures and fun networking events to blog features and our latest accomplishments.
Catch up with the recent accomplishments of our scholarly community:
Perry Berry, EdD, who earned his Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership at GCU, was named Superintendent of the Queen Creek Unified School District in April 2015. Dr. Berry had served as interim superintendent since January and previously served as the assistant superintendent and director of curriculum for the district. Before moving to the East Valley, Dr. Berry served as a teacher, principal and assistant superintendent in Page, AZ. A former professional baseball player in the Houston Astros organization, Dr. Berry has served as a teacher and administrator and coached three sports (baseball, basketball and football) in Louisiana, Colorado and Arizona for more than 15 years. Dr. Berry earned a master's degree in secondary education and his principal licensure from Adams State College in Colorado and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He has been a presenter at national conferences on counseling and dropout prevention.
College of Doctoral Studies Blog
Visit our blog, The Doctoral Journey, where doctoral students, faculty and professionals share insights and field experiences. Our posts include insight into dissertation writing, information about our PhD programs, spotlights on our outstanding learners and much more.