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October 1 - December 31
October 19 - December 15
November 12, 2020 - January 10, 2021
December 3, 2020 - January 28, 2021
December 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - June 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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Upcoming Events

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Virtual College Fairs

October 1 - December 31

GCU is now offering free virtual college fairs on a monthly basis. This innovative experience was developed to provide students with a deeper understanding of potential career paths alongside the unique opportunity to personally explore GCU from anywhere!


Each event is approximately 40 minutes long and will give you the chance to hear from deans or college leadership and learn about programs of study, potential career paths and state-of-the-art facilities. A faculty roundtable and student panel also provide an inside look into life at GCU.


RSVP today to secure your spot!

Colangelo College of Business


College of Education


College of Fine Arts and Production


College of Humanities and Social Sciences


College of Theology


Engineering


GCU Club Sports


GCU Honors College


Pre-Health


Technology



Concurrent Canyon Professional Development Experiences


While your students are exploring their college options, GCU will be offering additional professional development sessions designed specifically for high school and community college teachers. Explore our offerings below and join Canyon Professional Development in diving deeper into secondary education.


Professional Development breakout sessions will be provided in the chat feature at the start of the virtual event.



Enhance Student Engagement through Polling – January and April


Discover ways to entice student participation in your online class from beginning to end. Using live
polling adds both engagement and excitement to blended environments. Students love the opportunity
to give voice to their opinions and to share their knowledge about topics. These proven online tools
encourage student participation and allow you to gather formative feedback about student
understanding. We’ll show you how easy it is to set up and manage polls using free software
applications.

Elevate the Classroom Experience through Gamification – November, February and May


Get ready to play as you turn game strategy into interactive learning. Gamification is the process of
applying elements of gaming and game strategy to enhance learning and engagement in the classroom.
Many free online tools allow you to seamlessly integrate elements of gaming into your classroom
teaching helping you capture the interest of different styles of learners.

Magnify Your Motivation Strategies to Support Asynchronous Learning – December and March


Explore technologies that support student learning even when students are not with you. We’ll show
you how to use technology effectively so that you can motivate and reach your students through
asynchronous learning activities. This will allow your limited in-person time to be better focused on
enrichment and remediation. Make technology work for you and your students!

 
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See event details for: PURPOSE at Grand Canyon University

PURPOSE at Grand Canyon University

October 19 - December 15

GCU invites you to explore and embrace your Christian faith with a series of virtual PURPOSE events! Connect with other future Lopes and see how we incorporate the GCU mission and Christian heritage into everything we do, from weekly Chapel services, post Chapel dialogues, small group discussions to intimate worship arts performances.


CHAPEL


Listen to Chapel speakers who are leaders of local congregations in the GCU community, watch live musical performances and pray with us in this powerful setting, all from home! Visit the link below on any Monday to stream from 11:15 am - 12:15 pm AZ time during fall and spring semester.


STREAM GCU CHAPEL
PURPOSE Post-Chapel Discussion

GCU is hosting a live discussion on Zoom after Chapel to facilitate thought-provoking conversation about that week’s message. Listen to different perspectives and interpretations, share your thoughts and connect with others all at once. Use the link below to stream from 12:30 - 1 pm AZ Time on the following dates:




  • Monday, Oct. 19

  • Monday, Nov. 2

  • Monday, Nov. 9

  • Monday, Nov. 30


REGISTER

PURPOSE Worship Nights


Check out a livestream of our incredibly talented worship leaders performing at various locations across campus! Music genre varies and can range from an acoustic performance at GCU Ballpark to an electric guitar solo in our very own recording studio. PURPOSE Worship Nights take place before our PURPOSE Small Group sessions. Follow @GCUAdmissions on Instagram and stream live on your smartphone or computer from 5:30 – 5:45 pm AZ Time on the following dates:




  • Thursday, Oct. 22

  • Thursday, Nov. 5

  • Thursday, Nov. 12

  • Thursday, Dec. 3


STREAM PURPOSE WORSHIP NIGHT

PURPOSE Small Group


Led by our Christian Leaders in the GCU student body including our Barnabas Pastoral Program students, these small group sessions help you learn about and incorporate GCU life leader curriculum into your own life while igniting our Christian community. Join us for PURPOSE small group sessions on your smartphone or computer from 6 – 7 pm AZ Time on the following dates:

  • Thursday, Oct. 22

  • Thursday, Nov. 5

  • Thursday, Nov. 12

  • Thursday, Dec. 3


REGISTER FOR PURPOSE SMALL GROUP

To learn more about GCU and our faith-based offerings on campus, contact your admissions counselor today!

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See event details for: Virtual Junior Songwriter Showcase

Virtual Junior Songwriter Showcase

November 12, 2020 - January 10, 2021

The Songwriter Showcase is hosted by the Grand Canyon University Worship Arts program each semester to determine which songs will be included on the Canyon Worship Albums.

The event fosters a spirit of creativity and allows students to showcase their talents with God and community being at the forefront of music. The Junior Songwriter Showcase extends this spirit into the high school and community college levels.

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See event details for: VIRTUAL FINANCIAL AID NIGHTS

VIRTUAL FINANCIAL AID NIGHTS

December 3, 2020 - January 28, 2021

Join Grand Canyon University for a Virtual Financial Aid Night. When deciding on a college it is
important for parents and students to understand the costs, fees, scholarships and how
federal financial aid works.

GCU is hosting Virtual Financial Aid information sessions for students and their families to
ensure they are well informed. Learn about scholarships, FAFSA, loans, grants and more from
the comfort of your own home!

Topics will include:

  • Types of financial aid for which you may qualify

  • Tips and timelines for filling out the FAFSA

  • How to start your outside scholarship search

  • Alternative options for paying for college

  • Loan repayment

  • Q&A session


 

RSVP

Cyber

Cyber Center of Excellence Workshop

December 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - June 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

Get an inside look at cybersecurity and types of careers in the industry, while using advanced technologies and participating in fun activities and demos.

HPE-20SEA0085-ESE
See event details for: Lopes Professional Development for Future Educators

Lopes Professional Development for Future Educators

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

GCU’s College of Education is excited to provide professional development opportunities for Educators Rising, Ed Professions and FCCLA early childhood students in preparation of the March state leadership conference.

In this virtual, symposium-style event attendees will be welcomed by faculty leadership and participate in breakout sessions that focus on professionalism while receiving feedback and suggestions from GCU faculty and Educators Rising GCU teacher candidates.

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Winter Dance Concert 2020

December 11 @ 8:00 pm - December 13 @ 8:00 pm

Over the past 10 years, the GCU Dance Department has made astonishing growth in the quality of the work it presents. This weekend, under the stars, the Ethington Dance Ensemble will provide a glimpse into our dancers’ world. Whether you are an avid dance fan or new to moving poetry, you’ll find something that connects you, and something that reminds you a little bit of yourself. (more…)