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White House Honors Alumnus Cory Notestine as National School Counselor of Year

White House Honors Alumnus Cory Notestine as National School Counselor of Year

Posted on January 30, 2015

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, was honored today (Friday, Jan. 30) by First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony after being named 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.

Gonzaga’s Comprehensive Leadership Program Welcomes Class of 2018

Gonzaga’s Comprehensive Leadership Program Welcomes Class of 2018

Posted on January 29, 2015

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 among ‘Final 4’ Picks for ‘Slam-Dunk College Towns’

Spokane among ‘Final 4’ Picks for ‘Slam-Dunk College Towns’

Posted on January 21, 2015

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.

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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.

Foundation Endows American Indian MBA

Foundation Endows American Indian MBA

Posted on January 15, 2015

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.

Gonzaga Day Jan. 31 Celebrates Zag-Believers, Features ESPN2 Matchup vs. Memphis from Kennel

Gonzaga Day Jan. 31 Celebrates Zag-Believers, Features ESPN2 Matchup vs. Memphis from Kennel

Posted on January 14, 2015

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.

Gonzaga Education Dean Vincent Alfonso Elected to APA Educational Affairs Board

Gonzaga Education Dean Vincent Alfonso Elected to APA Educational Affairs Board

Posted on January 13, 2015

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.

Carnegie Tabs GU for Civic Engagement

Carnegie Tabs GU for Civic Engagement

Posted on January 12, 2015

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.

Partnership Supports Health of Poor

Partnership Supports Health of Poor

Posted on January 8, 2015

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.

Jundt Art Museum Opens New Year  with ‘Ric Gendron: Rattlebone’ Exhibition Jan. 23

Jundt Art Museum Opens New Year with ‘Ric Gendron: Rattlebone’ Exhibition Jan. 23

Posted on January 6, 2015

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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Gonzaga Presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1 & Feb. 6-8

Gonzaga Presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1 & Feb. 6-8

Posted on January 20, 2015

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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Kyle Wiltjer Adds to Zags’ Optimism

Kyle Wiltjer Adds to Zags’ Optimism

Posted on November 18, 2014

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

Local 13-Year-Old Author Jacob Keyes Pens Book on Gonzaga Basketball, Proceeds Benefit GU Scholarship

Posted on December 18, 2014

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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Dwayne Mack on ‘Black Spokane: The Civil Rights Struggle in the Inland Northwest’ Dec. 3

Dwayne Mack on ‘Black Spokane: The Civil Rights Struggle in the Inland Northwest’ Dec. 3

Posted on November 18, 2014

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.