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Gonzaga-Affiliated Scholars Collaborate on ‘Conversations on Servant-Leadership’

Gonzaga-Affiliated Scholars Collaborate on ‘Conversations on Servant-Leadership’

Posted on June 23, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University-affiliated scholars Shann Ray Ferch, Larry C. Spears, Mary McFarland and Michael R. Carey have collaborated as co-editors for the book “Conversations on Servant-Leadership: Insights on Human Courage in Life and Work” (State University of New York Press, 2015).

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Gonzaga University Mourns Passing of WSU President Elson Floyd

Gonzaga University Mourns Passing of WSU President Elson Floyd

Posted on June 20, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh expressed deep sadness today at the passing of Washington State University President Elson Floyd, describing him as a true champion for higher education in our region and nation.

Gonzaga Students to Present at National Jesuit Leadership Conference June 24-28

Gonzaga Students to Present at National Jesuit Leadership Conference June 24-28

Posted on June 19, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – A dozen Gonzaga University students and a staff member from Gonzaga’s Payne Center for Leadership Development will participate in the National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference June 24-28 at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. Six of the Gonzaga students will present original workshops.

Gonzaga Helps Create New Community Library in Zambezi

Gonzaga Helps Create New Community Library in Zambezi

Posted on June 17, 2015

ZAMBEZI, Zambia – The district of Zambezi, located in northwestern Zambia, recently received its first community library, a new two-room building consisting of 20,000 books and a technology center, thanks to Gonzaga University and cooperating partners.

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Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s ‘Balefire’ Named a Finalist for High Plains Book Award

Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s ‘Balefire’ Named a Finalist for High Plains Book Award

Posted on June 16, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s debut book of poems, “Balefire,” has been selected as a finalist for the High Plains Book Award in poetry. A distinguished scholar of leadership and forgiveness studies, fiction writer, and poet, Ferch is a professor in Gonzaga’s Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies.

Dan Stewart to Lead Gonzaga’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Dan Stewart to Lead Gonzaga’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Posted on June 16, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Dan Stewart, professor at Gonzaga University since 2006, has been appointed director of the Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. Norm Leatha, who served as interim director of the Hogan Program since July 2014, will return as the program’s entrepreneur in residence.

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Posted on June 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host more than 200 high school debaters from across the nation this summer as students at the Gonzaga Debate Institute. Directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga, the GDI offers students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, discussion groups, practice debates, and research opportunities designed to prepare them for the upcoming competitive debate seasons.

Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Posted on May 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Up to 60 Spokane-area students in grades 2-12 will once again have opportunities to study Chinese this summer at Gonzaga University, thanks to an $89,380 grant from Startalk, a federally sponsored program designed to foster interest in less commonly taught languages such as Chinese, Arabic and Hindi.

First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

First Cousins Continue Zag Legacy

Posted on May 18, 2015

Gonzaga University has been a household name for three generations of the Kelly family and continues with four first cousins now attending.

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Posted on May 18, 2015

Inspired by Gonzaga’s hosting of the Opus Prize last fall to recognize some of our world’s top humanitarians, rising junior Aaron Danowski is helping a 22-year-old Indian “untouchable” man achieve his dream of studying at Gonzaga.

Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Posted on May 18, 2015

Members of Gonzaga’s Class of 2015 began and ended their student experience with wisdom from Father Greg Boyle, S.J., a Gonzaga alumnus who founded the Los Angeles-based Homeboy Industries, the nation’s largest gang intervention program.

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Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – In a ceremony traced to Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, 29 Gonzaga University graduates received their Bachelor of Science in Nursing pins May 9 at St. Aloysius Church. The pinning ceremony represents a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into their profession.

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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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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.”

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Jundt Art Museum ‘Close In’ Series Features Work from Marilyn Lysohir, Shani Marchant Starting May 30

Jundt Art Museum ‘Close In’ Series Features Work from Marilyn Lysohir, Shani Marchant Starting May 30

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University continues its summer “Close In” series featuring the work of regional artists Marilyn Lysohir, from Moscow, Idaho, and Shani Marchant, Spokane. The exhibition, “Close In: Marilyn Lysohir and Shani Marchant: Between Two Worlds,” organized by Curator of Education Karen Kaiser, opens May 30 and continues through Sept. 12.