SPOKANE, Washington – More than 750 communication faculty, students, and professionals will gather at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park Feb. 20-24 for the 86th Annual Convention of the Western States Communication Association. Three Gonzaga University communication programs are the official conference hosts.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University’s Comprehensive Leadership Program (CLP) has selected its newest student cohort from the undergraduate class of 2018. After a selective admissions process that evaluated 153 applicants, 44 students were chosen for the class.
SPOKANE, Washington – Cory Notestine, a counselor at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, and a 2008 graduate of Gonzaga University’s Master of Arts in School Counseling Program, will be honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony on Friday, Jan. 30 for being named the 2015 national School Counselor of the Year.
SPOKANE, Washington – The February/March edition of National Geographic Traveler magazine recognizes Spokane as one of “The Final 4: Our Picks for Slam-Dunk College Towns” thanks to the Gonzaga University Bulldogs – men’s and women’s basketball teams.
Gonzaga completed its 14th annual Portland Trek and 15th annual Seattle Trek earlier this month to help Gonzaga students and alumni develop their careers.
The Johnson Scholarship Foundation pledges $1 million to Gonzaga’s MBA in American Indian Entrepreneurship program to create an endowment for student scholarships in honor of Diane and Ted Johnson.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University will celebrate the community of people who believe in Zags on Gonzaga Day, Saturday, Jan. 31 when its men’s basketball team takes on the University of Memphis in a game broadcast nationally by ESPN2, tipping off at 7 p.m. (PST) from the McCarthey Athletic Center. Earlier that day, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team will be at University of Portland for a 2 p.m. (PST) game.
SPOKANE, Washington – Vincent C. Alfonso, dean of the Gonzaga University School of Education, has been elected to a three-year term on the American Psychological Association, Board of Educational Affairs. The APA is the nation’s largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology, and is the world’s largest association of psychologists with some 130,000 member researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students.
Spokane, Washington – Gonzaga University has received the prestigious 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The classification recognizes institutional practices that demonstrate dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.
Gonzaga University School of Law’s Center for Law and Justice and five community partners have formed a collaborative to address the legal needs compromising the health of low-income individuals in the Spokane area.
SPOKANE, Washington – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University will open the new year with the exhibition titled “Ric Gendron: Rattlebone,” featuring paintings from the artist’s 30-year career, as well as historic and contemporary cultural objects from the artist’s family. The exhibition runs through April 2.
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SPOKANE, Washington — Gonzaga University’s Jesuits & the Art Series will continue on Friday, Jan. 30 with the already sold-out premiere performance of the musical “Jesuit Christ Superstar” in the Magnuson Theatre, located at the east end of College Hall. Additional performances of the musical, presented by Gonzaga University department of theatre & dance, are set for 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 8.
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Sparked by arguably the most talented roster ever, hopes for the 2014-15 edition of Gonzaga men’s basketball are burning hotter than usual. Among the Zags creating the most optimism is Kyle Wiltjer, a 6-foot-10-inch junior transfer from Kentucky.
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Local 13-Year-Old Author Jacob Keyes Pens Book on Gonzaga Basketball, Proceeds Benefit GU Scholarship
SPOKANE, Washington – Jacob Keyes, a 13-year-old Spokane author, has just published “The Little Zag’s Welcome to Gonzaga Basketball!,” and is donating all proceeds from the book to The Little Zag’s Welcome to Gonzaga University Basketball Scholarship!, a newly established fund to support students with financial need.
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SPOKANE, Washington – Dwayne A. Mack, the Carter G. Woodson Chair in African American History at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, will discuss “Black Spokane: The Civil Rights Struggle in the Inland Northwest” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Barbieri Courtroom at Gonzaga University School of Law. The free public event is sponsored by the Gonzaga history department.