SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University has earned three prestigious awards for civic engagement and community service. The Seattle-based Raikes Foundation, the Jon C. Dalton Institute on College Values at Florida State University, and the Corporation for National and Community Service – a federal agency – all honored Gonzaga, and particularly its Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL) for exemplary mentoring, service and community engagement programs.
SPOKANE, Washington – The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has honored Deborah Smith, senior lecturer in Gonzaga University’s School of Nursing and Human Physiology, with its 2015 Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence. This prestigious annual award is given to one outstanding nurse practitioner in each state.
SPOKANE, Washington – Not many sixth-graders can say they have been published in an academic journal, but Caleb Lefcort can cross that distinction off his list. Caleb got into a discussion with his father, Hugh Lefcort, professor of biology at Gonzaga University, as to whether the seed burrs from cheatgrass would survive the laundry cycle. Hugh believed the seeds would not survive. Instead of simply taking his father’s word for it, Caleb – who was in fourth grade at the time – suggested the scientific method: an experiment.
SPOKANE, Washington – Responding to student interest, Gonzaga University’s School of Business Administration will offer a new course this spring that provides students with important financial planning information. Titled “Personal Financial Planning (BUSN 489),” the course will be taught by accounting Professor Eddy Birrer and is open to all students.
Gonzaga senior Christopher Birmingham, who has focused his studies on developing robots to help the disabled and the elderly, has won an extraordinarily competitive Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in the United Kingdom.
Gonzaga University intends to engage in a community-focused exploration of a medical education and research partnership with the University of Washington School of Medicine in Spokane, Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh announced.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University and the Advocates for Bing Crosby invite the public to celebrate the holiday season with a free “White Christmas” open house at Bing’s boyhood home (508 E. Sharp Ave.) from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6. Hot cider and cookies will be available along with some new photos of Bing as a youngster.
Four accounting students are thanking Zag Nation for an eleventh-hour burst of support that has powered their team to the finals of the prestigious PricewaterhouseCoopers National Accounting Case Competition in New York City in January.
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.
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.
Gonzaga University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science is consistently ranked among the nation’s best. That excellence is reflected in its graduates, who are advancing to some of the finest graduate programs in the nation.
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2014 National Book Award Finalist Marilynne Robinson Reads Feb. 18 at Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series
The lineup for the 2014-15 edition of the celebrated Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series includes readings from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Marilynne Robinson.
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The University celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Gonzaga-in-Florence and the “Renaissance within” many that the flagship study abroad program continues to foster.
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SPOKANE, Washington – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University through Nov. 20. Discover what’s happening at Gonzaga: Visit the University’s Online Events Calendar.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University cordially invites the public to the steps of the Crosby Student Center at noon, Friday, Nov. 14 to link arms with Gonzaga faculty, staff and students to form a human chain of solidarity to mark the United Nations’ annual International Day of Tolerance. All are welcome to the free event.