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, will be honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony on Friday, Jan. 30 for being named the 2015 national School Counselor of the Year.
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.
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.
Gonzaga completed its 14th annual Portland Trek and 15th annual Seattle Trek earlier this month to help Gonzaga students and alumni develop their careers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kiplinger’s Ranks Gonzaga 18th Best Value Among Private Universities in West/Southwest, 36th Nationally
SPOKANE, Washington – Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine ranks Gonzaga University the No. 18 Best College Value among private universities in the West/Southwest for 2015 and the No. 36 Best College Value among private universities nationwide. Factors contributing to Gonzaga’s exceptional value include: academic competitiveness, strong four-year graduation rate, student indebtedness (at graduation), cost and financial aid, and academic support.