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National Player of Year Finalist Kyle Wiltjer on School, Service, and Career

National Player of Year Finalist Kyle Wiltjer on School, Service, and Career

Posted on March 6, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University forward Kyle Wiltjer, a finalist for two national player of the year awards, hopes to play in the NBA some day and has a long-term career vision involving the master’s of business administration degree that he began this spring.

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Green Fund Supports Four Student-Generated Sustainability Initiatives

Green Fund Supports Four Student-Generated Sustainability Initiatives

Posted on March 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Starting in 2011, Gonzaga University students were invited to submit ideas to help the University become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Now, those suggestions have been synthesized into four projects financed by the Green Fund, a unique model to support student-generated sustainability initiatives.

Students Learn Leadership Lessons from 11 Local Organizations

Students Learn Leadership Lessons from 11 Local Organizations

Posted on February 24, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Some 120 students in Gonzaga University’s undergraduate Comprehensive Leadership Program put their knowledge of leadership theory into practice recently when they responded to real-life case studies presented by 11 local organizations and businesses.

17 Diverse Student Leaders Earn Act Six  Scholarships to Attend Gonzaga, Whitworth

17 Diverse Student Leaders Earn Act Six Scholarships to Attend Gonzaga, Whitworth

Posted on February 20, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Whitworth and Gonzaga universities will welcome a total of 17 new Act Six Scholars to the incoming class of 2019 – eight from the greater Spokane area and nine from the state’s west side. The nine scholars entering Whitworth and eight entering Gonzaga are among 70 Pacific Northwest students to receive full college scholarships as members of the latest Act Six cohort.

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‘The Color Of Fear’ Cast Members to Discuss Race, Social Justice in Public Lecture Feb. 24

‘The Color Of Fear’ Cast Members to Discuss Race, Social Justice in Public Lecture Feb. 24

Posted on February 20, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Victor Lewis and Hugh Vasquez, principal cast members of “The Color of Fear,” a breakthrough film on race relations in the United States, will draw upon decades of experience in multicultural education and activism in a free interactive public lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Gonzaga No. 1 Again among Small Schools for Peace Corps-Serving Alumni

Gonzaga No. 1 Again among Small Schools for Peace Corps-Serving Alumni

Posted on February 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – For the third consecutive year, Gonzaga University is the nation’s top-ranked Peace Corps volunteer-producing institution among “Small Colleges and Universities” with 20 undergraduate alumni serving worldwide, lifting Gonzaga’s historical total to 330 alumni with Peace Corps service, the agency announced today.

Improving Safety for U.S. Troops

Improving Safety for U.S. Troops

Posted on February 17, 2015

Brian Higginson, associate professor of human physiology at Gonzaga University, is conducting research to help save the lives of American military troops and law enforcement personnel.

New Venture Lab Inspires Students

New Venture Lab Inspires Students

Posted on February 13, 2015

Gonzaga’s New Venture Lab, launched in 2003 in the Jepson Center for the School of Business Administration, continues to inspire and change the lives of students.

Gonzaga Graduate School of Business Team Advances to Regional Finals of Hult Prize

Gonzaga Graduate School of Business Team Advances to Regional Finals of Hult Prize

Posted on February 12, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – A Gonzaga University Graduate School of Business team has advanced to the regional finals of the 6th annual Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good. The team competes in San Francisco March 13-14 for an opportunity to win $1 million to start a new sustainable social venture.

Funeral Friday for Gonzaga ROTC Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Williams

Funeral Friday for Gonzaga ROTC Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Williams

Posted on February 12, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – The funeral for retired Sgt. Maj. Thomas Edwards Williams, 82, who helped teach a generation of students about leadership through Gonzaga University’s Army ROTC program, will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 13, at St. Aloysius Church.

Law Clinic Marks 40th Anniversary

Law Clinic Marks 40th Anniversary

Posted on February 9, 2015

Forty years ago, the Gonzaga University School of Law created the University Legal Assistance program to help low-income or marginalized people find access to justice.

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Gonzaga University Events through February

Gonzaga University Events through February

Posted on February 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University – or being held in Spokane and sponsored by Gonzaga – through February. Discover what’s happening at Gonzaga: Visit the University’s Online Events Calendar.

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Treks Help Students Build Careers

Treks Help Students Build Careers

Posted on January 20, 2015

Gonzaga completed its 14th annual Portland Trek and 15th annual Seattle Trek earlier this month to help Gonzaga students and alumni develop their careers.

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White House Honors Gonzaga Alumnus

White House Honors Gonzaga Alumnus

Posted on January 30, 2015

Cory Notestine, a high school counselor in Colorado, and a graduate of Gonzaga’s Master of Arts in School Counseling Program, is honored by First Lady Michelle Obama as the 2015 national School Counselor of the Year.

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Gonzaga Hosts Western States Communication Association’s Annual Convention Feb. 20-24

Gonzaga Hosts Western States Communication Association’s Annual Convention Feb. 20-24

Posted on January 29, 2015

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.