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The Faculty Scholarship Recognition program recognizes and rewards faculty scholarly activity. The program provides monetary awards for research and scholarly activity conducted as a GCU faculty member. Award funding is a competitive process allocated as a function of the type and frequency of research activities. All GCU faculty members…

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We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the Canyon Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies has been published online. The Editors, Dr. Maria Zafonte (CHSS) and Dr. Jim Helfers (CHSS), would like to thank the authors for their scholarly contributions and the peer review board for the insightful feedback. Please share with your colleagues and…

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In order to continue to update our site to promote the user environment, CIRT.gcu.edu, will be off line from 4 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, March 30th. Please plan accordingly. W…

Changes to GCU Site Authorization:

Effective January 2019, GCU will only consider site authorization requests from doctoral learners who 1) have a clear affiliation with GCU as a full-time or adjunct faculty member; 2) work for GCU in another full-time capacity; and 3) have approval from administrative leadership. 

Please Note:

  • Learners who are…
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In January 2019  Grand Canyon University will enhance the institutions’ IRB application and submission process.  The planned update simplifies the application submission process, reduces submission effort and may reduce the number of required forms.  The planned update adheres to recently adopted federal regulations governing Protection of Human…

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We are pleased to announce Volume 1 Issue 2 of Grand Canyon University’s refereed academic publication, The Journal of Scholarly Engagement, is now available online at: https://scholarlyengagement.com/home/currentissue/volume1issue2


The Journal of Scholarly Engagement (JSE) provides faculty with an academic outlet to document, share, and…

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Present at the DT&L Conference


The next age of online education is just over the horizon


Submit a proposal to present at the 35th annual Distance Teaching & Learning (DT&L) Conference in August and be a part of the excitement! Share cutting edge…

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Proposals Submission Deadline:  January 25, 2019
Full Chapters Due: March 26, 2019
Submission Date: July 30, 2019

This handbook of research will detail strategies and practices used by online instructors to create meaningful teaching and learning experiences in online courses. The book contents will demonstrate the kinds of learning outcomes that can…

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Proposals Submission Deadline:  January 31, 2019
Full Chapters Due: April 1, 2019
Submission Date: June 27, 2019

This handbook of research will detail strategies and practices used by online instructors to create meaningful teaching and learning experiences in online courses. The book contents will demonstrate the kinds of learning outcomes that can…

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Dr. Greg McLaughlin, Master Methodologist in the College of Doctoral Studies and Dr. Heidi McLaughlin, adjunct instructor in the Colangelo College of Business presented “Business Decision Failures – A Post-Mortem Analysis'' at the International Academic Conference on Business (IACB) October 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The submission appears in the…

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Amber Saracino (Doctoral Student Educational Leadership emphasis Behavioral Health) & Raina Cunzio (Doctoral Student Educational Leadership emphasis Special Education).

 College: Grand Canyon University Doctoral students in Educational Leadership.

 Title: Disconnect & Connect: 10 Practical Steps for Educators & Parents to Get Kids to Buy…

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Dr. Rachel Velarde, Associate Professor of Music, returned from Seattle after attending the joint PAVA (Pan American Vocology Association) and VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association) conference titled “Soma and Science: Bridging the Gap in Interdisciplinary Voice Training.” Members from both associations presented on both new frontiers in…

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Dr. Galyna Kufryk, professor of biology at CSET, presented on bioengineering of cyanobacterial strains for hydrogen production at the  International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes in Vancouver (August 5-9). 

Hydrogen is the cleanest and most energy dense biofuel that can be produced by living organisms using the energy of sunlight.…

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