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In less than a month, students will move off-campus for summer break and they won’t have access to the opportunities, resources, and community that come with being at Grand Canyon University. Since there is so much to consider and plan in such a short amount of time, it’s easy to get overwhelmed about where and when to spend that time. Here is a quick run-through of the upcoming events at GCU to help you make the most out of the three weeks left on campus.
Come support the Beach Volleyball team for their last home game on Monday, March 28 against the University of Oregon at GCU’s beach volleyball stadium. Women’s Tennis play their next match at GCU’s tennis facility on Tuesday, March 29 against Eastern Washington University. They have three more home games lined up. The last one takes place on April 18 against Northern Arizona. GCU softball returns home to play California Baptist on April 1and then Utah Valley on April 8. The softball team won’t play at home again until after the semester ends, so be sure catch these two games.
Baseball fans, don’t miss Los Lopes Night at the GCU ballpark, Tuesday March 29 at 6 p.m. as Lopes play state rivals, Arizona Wildcats. Enjoy free hotdogs and t-shirts, and pregame entertainment with iHeart Radio host, Rico Hernandez. Men’s volleyball wraps up its season with four more home games. They face Stanford on Thursday March 31 at 6 p.m. and Saturday April 2 at 4 p.m. then USC on Friday April 15 at 6 p.m. and Saturday April 16 at 4 p.m.
The Women’s Speed Coaching Event is this Thursday, March 31 from 12 to 2 p.m. on the baseball lawn. An All Industries Fair takes place virtually from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29. This is an opportunity for students to network with employers from all different career fields. There is a virtual Resume Workshop on Monday April 4 from 11 a.m. to noon followed by a virtual Interviewing and Professional Workshop from 12 to 1 p.m. Students can RSVP for virtual events through Career Connections on their student portal. Witness innovation at the Canyon Challenge on April 1 as students present business ideas for a $5,000 prize. And TedxGCU returns on April 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the GCU arena with seven Ted Talks from guest speakers. Visit tedxgcu.com for tickets and more information.
Student Body Events
Feeling the need for retail therapy? The Spring semester Student Market is coming this Tuesday, March 29 to the Student Union Promenade. Stop by anytime from 4 to 8 p.m. to support student businesses. Looking for an island get-away? Come to the Quad on April 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. and get a taste of Hawaiian culture as The Hui Aloha Club puts on their annual Luau event. Due for some light-hearted entertainment? The GCU theatre department presents their final production of the school year, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” at the Ethington Theatre on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. Visit gcu.edu/Dreamcoat for tickets and additional show dates.
Find some time to enjoy and take advantage of campus life at GCU before the year is over!