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Alumni Association Awards Scholarships to 43 Students

Alumni Association Awards Scholarships to 43 Students

Posted on May 5, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Alumni Association, continuing its 37-year tradition, has awarded 43 Gonzaga students with a total of $140,000 in scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. The scholarship recipients are the children, grandchildren or siblings of Gonzaga alumni.

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Gonzaga Welcomes Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York

Gonzaga Welcomes Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York

Posted on May 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Ambassador Ido Aharoni, consul general of Israel in New York and a 20-year veteran of Israel’s Foreign Service, visited Gonzaga University last week for a series of roundtables and small-group meetings with students, faculty and community partners on the topic of nation branding.

Twelve Gonzaga Students Win DECA Awards at International Competition

Twelve Gonzaga Students Win DECA Awards at International Competition

Posted on May 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Eighteen Gonzaga University students were among more than 1,300 international and American students who participated in the recent Collegiate DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) 54th International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. Twelve Gonzaga students earned awards at the conference April 18-21.

Four Gonzaga Senior Computer Science Majors Develop ZigZaga App to Buy, Sell & Recycle

Four Gonzaga Senior Computer Science Majors Develop ZigZaga App to Buy, Sell & Recycle

Posted on April 29, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Four Gonzaga University senior computer science majors, in conjunction with campus sustainability initiatives, have developed a new free app for Apple’s iPhone that offers a better and more sustainable way for the Gonzaga community to buy, sell and recycle textbooks, household goods and other items.

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Gonzaga Names English Professor, Poet Tod Marshall the Powers Chair of the Humanities

Gonzaga Names English Professor, Poet Tod Marshall the Powers Chair of the Humanities

Posted on April 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University English Professor Tod Marshall has been named the Robert K. and Ann J. Powers Professor Chair of the Humanities at Gonzaga for a two-year term effective immediately. The chair was previously held by philosophy Professor Wayne Pomerleau.

Gonzaga University to Present Young Child Conference & Expo Oct. 1-2

Gonzaga University to Present Young Child Conference & Expo Oct. 1-2

Posted on April 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – One of the East Coast’s most respected and popular conferences focusing on educational and health issues for children from newborn to age 6 is launching its Western debut this fall. The Young Child Expo & Conference 2015 is confirmed for Spokane Oct. 1-2 at the new Grand Hotel Spokane. Gonzaga University is proud to serve as the host institution and present the event with Los Niños Services of New York City.

Gonzaga Engineering Students Refurbish Golf Cart for Service Project

Gonzaga Engineering Students Refurbish Golf Cart for Service Project

Posted on April 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Students from Gonzaga University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, under the direction of staff engineer Beau Grillo, are rebuilding a donated 1978 golf cart to benefit the KXLY 4 Extreme Team, a nonprofit that helps people and organizations in extreme need.

Starbucks’ Executive Scott Maw to Deliver Gonzaga’s Aram Lecture April 29

Starbucks’ Executive Scott Maw to Deliver Gonzaga’s Aram Lecture April 29

Posted on April 27, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Scott Maw, executive vice-president and chief financial officer for Starbucks Coffee Company, will discuss “What is the Role and Responsibility of a For-Profit Public Company?” at Gonzaga University’s 6th annual Aram Lecture on Business Ethics at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 29 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The free lecture follows a 5:30 p.m. reception.

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.

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.

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Gonzaga Names Andrew Goldman the Arnold Professor of Humanities

Gonzaga Names Andrew Goldman the Arnold Professor of Humanities

Posted on April 29, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Andrew Goldman, associate professor of history and chair of the classical civilizations department since 2007, has been named to a three-year term as Gonzaga University’s Alphonse A. and Geraldine F. Arnold Professor of the Humanities, effective immediately. The post was previously held by history Professor Robert Carriker.

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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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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.

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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.