By Lily Cooper
Professional Writing Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
“I will walk by faith even when I cannot see.” (2 Corinthians 5:7)
Graduation season is here! Soon, many seniors will be walking across the stage and receiving the diplomas they have worked so hard for. But what about after graduation? What is next? We go through school since pre-K knowing that elementary is next, then middle school, then high school and then college. But what is after graduation?
Every person has the capacity to change the world for the better, it is just a matter of finding your calling in life. If you have an interest in medical science and engineering, consider combining them. As a biomedical engineer, you will be entering a rapidly growing industry with limitless opportunities to make life better for those around you.
By Manny Cota
Faculty, College of Theology
The biblical commands to deny ones self can be some of the most puzzling to understand and difficult to live out. Yet obedience to these commands is essential to the work of sanctification, which is empowered by the Holy Spirit. In addition, surrendering ones life to these commands breeds genuine satisfaction and joy in life.
Jerry Colangelo is a devout Christian with over 40 years of sports business experience. Colangelo is responsible for bringing many professional sports teams to Phoenix, including the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Coyotes and Phoenix Mercury. With his work ethic and vast industry experience, it is no wonder Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business is his namesake.
Nathan and Levi, business students at Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business, are putting their skills into practice with their electric longboard company, Lectric Longboards. This company puts motors on longboards, making them faster and better for getting around campus.
By Mary Robinson
Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions
When I was 6 years old, my grandmother died of brain cancer. Seeing how kind and awesome the nurses in the hospital were to my grandma made me want to be a nurse. From that point forward, I knew I wanted to go into nursing. Today, I teach courses at Grand Canyon University in the RN to BSN program.
By Tatum Sorrelman
Business Management Major, Colangelo College of Business
Nothing beats spending a day out in the spring weather and watching the GCU Lopes play baseball! Going to baseball games is something that I really enjoy doing when the weather finally starts to warm up from winter.
By Abbie Carnes
Elementary Education Major, College of Education
By Meredith Critchfield, PhD
Faculty, College of Education
Rosalind Franklin, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Esther Lenderberg, Chien- Shiung Wu, Lise Meitner, Nettie Stevens; these all are names of female scientists who were not recognized for their outstanding discoveries. Tensions still run high with women working in the STEM field today.
By Mark Kreitzer
Faculty, College of theology
What does it mean to obey the Lord?
By Sean Thomason
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major, Honors College
Often when Grand Canyon University students think of leadership, they imagine the closest influential figure available: Brian Mueller. It is no secret that Mueller has a heart for GCU’s students, a trait that easily allows him to stand out from the prototypical example of a university president. He is amply aware of the challenges ahead while also considerate and passionate about the present. It could easily be said by onlookers that this brand of personal connection is part of what has led him to the successful career he has today. By using these passions to work with purpose for the goals he set, Mueller continually advocates and works for the interests of GCU and its students. These passionate traits are what have led to him being heralded as the heart-forward individual he is today.