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Accounting Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Accounting Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Posted on April 23, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – For the second year in a row, Gonzaga University accounting students working with the IRS and United Way have helped generate more than $1 million in refunds through their free income tax return preparation efforts for low- and middle-income Spokane residents. Students from Eastern Washington University and Whitworth University joined the efforts.

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Spokane Celebrates Local African American Graduates April 25 at Gonzaga

Spokane Celebrates Local African American Graduates April 25 at Gonzaga

Posted on April 22, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host the 19th Annual African American Spokane Community Graduation Celebration at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 25 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. This event marks the 11th year that Gonzaga has sponsored and hosted the celebration.

Gonzaga Poet, Professor Tod Marshall to Receive Humanities Washington Award

Gonzaga Poet, Professor Tod Marshall to Receive Humanities Washington Award

Posted on April 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Humanities Washington will honor poet and Gonzaga University English Professor Tod Marshall with the 2015 Humanities Washington Award at the Bedtime Stories fundraiser Oct. 23 at the Spokane Club. The reception will begin at 6 p.m.

Princeton Review Again Names Gonzaga among Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges

Princeton Review Again Names Gonzaga among Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges

Posted on April 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University has again been named among the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review. Gonzaga is featured in the 2015 edition of “The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges,” a 218-page free book that was published a few days before the April 22 celebration of Earth Day.

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Learning to ‘Rock the Workforce’

Learning to ‘Rock the Workforce’

Posted on April 20, 2015

Three members of Gonzaga University’s Board of Regents, one Trustee and senior Sara Wendland shared with students their best advice recently on “How to Rock the Workforce.”

Junior Achievement to Honor Gonzaga’s ‘Bud’ Barnes on May 13

Junior Achievement to Honor Gonzaga’s ‘Bud’ Barnes on May 13

Posted on April 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Clarence H. “Bud” Barnes, a professor of economics and dean emeritus of the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration, is among four leaders who will be introduced into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in ceremonies May 13 at the Davenport Hotel. Tickets to the event may be purchased online.

Commencement Ceremonies May 9-10

Commencement Ceremonies May 9-10

Posted on April 14, 2015

Father Greg Boyle, S.J., founder of the nation’s largest gang intervention program, will be the keynote speaker at Gonzaga’s undergraduate ceremony May 10 – one of Gonzaga’s three 122nd commencement exercises May 9-10.

Lugers Honored with Ignatian Award

Lugers Honored with Ignatian Award

Posted on April 10, 2015

Gonzaga honored John and Donna Luger with its Ignatian Spirit Award at the eighth annual Ignatian Gala at the downtown Convention Center on April 9.

Gonzaga University Events through May 10

Gonzaga University Events through May 10

Posted on April 8, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University – or being held in Spokane and sponsored by Gonzaga – through May 10. Discover what’s happening at Gonzaga: Visit the University’s Online Events Calendar.

Michael Gurian Reads April 15 at Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series

Michael Gurian Reads April 15 at Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series

Posted on April 8, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series is delighted to welcome best-selling author Michael Gurian as the concluding speaker in this year’s series. Gurian will read from his work at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 15 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. Like all readings in the popular series, this event is free and open to the public.

Student Launches App to Take Ice-Bucket-Like Challenges to Next Level

Student Launches App to Take Ice-Bucket-Like Challenges to Next Level

Posted on April 7, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The recent social media trend of challenging friends to dump buckets of ice over their heads for the ALS Association has inspired Gonzaga University senior Scott Alderson and his brother Matt, a Seattle University freshman. The brothers have developed an Apple app called 1Up Challenges to take such competitions to the next level.

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Five Gonzaga Club Teams Advance to Nationals

Five Gonzaga Club Teams Advance to Nationals

Posted on April 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – While the Gonzaga University men’s and women’s basketball success is well-known, the University also celebrates the success of its five club sport teams that have advanced to national competitions in tennis, basketball and volleyball.

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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.

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Gonzaga Alumna Karen Krantz Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Gonzaga Alumna Karen Krantz Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Posted on April 7, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University alumna Karen Krantz has won the 2014-15 Milken Educator Award, which includes an unrestricted $25,000 award. Krantz, who earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Gonzaga in 2000, is a sixth-grade teacher at Adams Elementary School in Spokane.

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Gonzaga Wins Ethics Bowl Competition

Gonzaga Wins Ethics Bowl Competition

Posted on April 20, 2015

A team of Gonzaga University students captured first place in the second annual Ethics Bowl, sponsored by the Independent Colleges of Washington. The competition included teams from the ICW’s 10 member colleges and universities.