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Fellowship of Christian Athletes

“You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal. Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end it’s a loser’s game, because we never become who God created us by trying to be like everybody else.” – Tim Tebow As Christian athletes, Grove City College […]

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Five Best Views on Campus to Watch the Sunset

At the end of a planner-full day at Grove City College, one of the best ways for a student to unwind and be still is going to a spot on campus, sit down and watch the sun disappear into the horizon. GCC has a high reputation of always having the best sunsets. On a spring evening […]


Life as a Freshman RA

Freshmen entering their first year of college have quite a few adjustments they encounter. Adapting to the close quarters of dorm lifestyle living where they are surrounded by other people 24/7, realizing exactly what a rigorous academic standard means, and trying to reach their own high expectations can be overwhelming. A helping hand in the […]


Grove City College Partners with Love Your Melon

Grove City College is following the footsteps of many other universities and supporting the battle of children fighting cancer by promoting and endorsing the non-profit organization, Love Your Melon. The non-profit partners work in the field of pediatric oncology, fund cancer research initiatives, and provide immediate support for families of children battling cancer. Fifty percent […]


Orientation Board Prep

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” Galatians 5:15 Orientation Board (OB) uses this verse from Galatians as inspiration and applies it to their overall mission when it comes to serving fellow students on campus. […]


An Inside Look at Red Box Missions

Each fall, the Religious Activities Committee selects up to eight Grove City College students to participate in a summer-long foreign missions trip. Each student that has applied for the trip is provided with funds through the Red Box Missions program, a program supported entirely through donations from alumni and friends. This past year there were various […]


What Do You Advise?

Grove City College has a reputation for fostering a very intentional and genuine community on campus that impacts students not only during their four years on campus, but throughout their lives. In fact, graduates can experience withdrawal-like symptoms from the enriched relationships they gained during their time on campus. The care and effort GCC students […]


ICO – Tuscon

Leaving Pennsylvania’s cool, damp 35 degree temperatures to step off the plane into the dry, 85 degree heat of Arizona, the Inner City Outreach (ICO) Tucson Team adapted fairly quickly to the welcome climate change they experienced during their week stay in Arizona. Andrew Schaur and Sarah Weaver lead the other 14 members of the […]


Father – Daughter Part ll

After attending Grove City College as a student, receiving his diploma, and then coming back a ‘second time’ around after completing graduate school, Dr. Michael Coulter now teaches political science and humanities for his alma mater. Although Dr. Coulter enjoys the Christian environment of the college, what he really cherishes is the ability he has […]

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Father – Daughter Part I

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at one o’clock, Stephanie Schaefer walks into a classroom with her classmates and waits patiently for their professor to begin class. Stephanie has the privilege to learn under the teaching of none other than her own father, Dr. Paul Schaefer. The father/daughter – student/professor relationship is a rare occurrence for […]

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