SPOKANE, Wash. – Heralded as the most exciting weekend in Gonzaga’s history, the University is hosting a series of events Oct. 15-18 honoring recent milestones and presenting a fresh, inspired vision of its future. Zags everywhere, including residents of the Spokane community, are invited to join in the festivities and celebrate the promising future of Spokane’s original “hometown” university.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s transformative new John J. Hemmingson Center has received the prestigious “Gold” certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Three Gonzaga professors are collaborating to bring the ancient stories of women from Scripture to the stage in a new, modern perspective. “Weaving Our Sisters’ Voices,” an original Gonzaga production, will show in the Magnuson Theatre Oct. 9-11 and Oct. 16-18.
SPOKANE, Wash. – During the opening session of the Young Child Expo & Conference today (Oct. 1), Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh honored Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., with Gonzaga’s first Excellence in Early Childhood Award for her lifetime of advocacy for young children and their families.
Trustee Geraldine Craves, ’15 Alumnus John Winslow Inspired at Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress
Gonzaga University News Service Feature
WASHINGTON – Gonzaga University Trustee Geraldine “Gerri” Craves and recent Gonzaga graduate John Winslow said they were deeply inspired and grateful to witness Pope Francis’ historic address Thursday to a joint session of Congress – the first address by a reigning pontiff to the legislative body.
Sen. Cantwell to Host Trustee Geraldine Craves at Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress on Thursday
SPOKANE, Wash. – Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., will host Gonzaga University Trustee Geraldine “Gerri” Craves of Bellevue, Wash., at Pope Francis’ historic address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday. Sen. Cantwell invited Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh to nominate a representative of the University to attend the first address by a reigning pontiff to the legislative body. President McCulloh recommended that this opportunity be extended to Craves, to honor her longtime commitment to Gonzaga, and to the education of our nation’s most disadvantaged young people.
SPOKANE, Wash. – An Oct. 1 reading by Kimberly Meyer, a nonfiction writer and professor at the University of Houston, will launch the 2015-16 edition of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series. The celebrated annual series presents nationally and regionally prominent writers reading their work.
SPOKANE, Wash. – While many states automatically seal records when an offender turns 18 years old, Washington does so only after certain requirements have been met. For adults with a juvenile criminal record, this means access to employment, housing, and higher education can all be more difficult. In Spokane County, 2,169 juveniles were arrested in 2014.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A Sept. 16 screening of the film “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” a documentary about the civil war and the Christian and Muslim women’s peace movement in Liberia, will serve as a prelude to Gonzaga University’s sixth Presidential Speaker Series lecture next month featuring Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.