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April 2014

People News

Memorial service for Robert "Bob" McGowan

Saturday, April 19, 3 p.m. – Joy Burns Center, Tuscan Ballroom
(April 8, 2014) The University community is invited to attend a memorial service for Robert "Bob" McGowan, who passed away last month. Bob was a professor of management in the Daniels College of Business since 1983. Please RSVP. In lieu of flowers, his family requests that donations be made in his memory to www.grandcanyon.org.

Bill Philpott receives Spur Award

(April 8, 2014) Bill Philpott, assistant professor in history, has been awarded the Western Writers of America's Spur Award for the best book in the category of Western Nonfiction–Contemporary for Vacationland. The Spur Awards recognize distinguished writing in the Western field.

Omar Gudino appointed to Denver Latino Commission

(April 1, 2014) Omar Gudino, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, was recently appointed to the Denver Latino Commission by the Denver City Council. "This is both an honor and a great example of engaging with the community and working for the public good," says department chair Daniel McIntosh.