SPOKANE, Wash. – While Gonzaga’s founding in 1887 was an intercultural educational apostolate of the Jesuits in the pioneer West, the University’s future mission is envisioned as an educational force for social good on a much larger scale – the global frontier.
- Global Scholar in Residence and Tibetan Monk Geshe Phelgye to Gift Gonzaga a Peace Pole
- Alumna Patricia O’Connell Killen Named Academic Vice President
- National Gonzaga Day Jan. 24 Brings Gonzaga to You
- Gonzaga Institute For Hate Studies To Honor Reyes, Human Rights Institute Oct. 12
- Gonzaga Mission Vice President Rev. Frank Case Offers ‘Reflections on Rome’ Feb. 26
SPOKANE, Wash. — Due to unforeseen scheduling complications, an event set for March 21 to honor Larry Spears as the Gonzaga University Servant Leadership Scholar has been canceled. The event will he rescheduled in the future and announced.
Gonzaga University’s popular “What Can We Learn?” lecture series, which focuses on valuable lessons from great thinkers of the past, continues this spring with the discussion, “What Can We Learn from Nietzsche?” The free public event starts at 7 p.m., Monday, March 25 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.
Christopher Stevens, director of Gonzaga University’s Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program in the School of Business Administration, will discuss “Doorways to Creative Thinking” at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday March 26 in the Martin Centre’s Bulldog Room. The event, sponsored by the Greater Gonzaga Guild, is free and open to the public.
Gonzaga Environmental Studies Series Presents Gloria Flora Lecture March 22 on Women & Climate Change
Sustainability expert Gloria Flora will discuss how women worldwide are confronting the challenge of climate change in a free public lecture titled, “If You Can’t Stand the Heat: Women and the Global Response to Climate Change” at 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 22 in Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.
Paul A. Manoguerra has accepted the position of director and curator of the Gonzaga University Jundt Art Museum, effective June 1. Manoguerra has served since 2002 as chief curator and curator of American Art at the Georgia Museum of Art located at the University of Georgia, in Athens.
Spokane-area residents are used to visiting the Gonzaga University campus for outstanding lectures from scholars in many fields. As part of its 125th Anniversary celebration, Gonzaga is launching a new series of free faculty lectures titled “Transformation Cafes.” Presented in neighborhood venues, Gonzaga brings scholars to the community to share knowledge, perspectives and the joy of learning with more residents.
Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh has approved Gonzaga’s first comprehensive Climate Action Plan, which aims for Gonzaga to achieve climate neutrality – zero emissions – by 2050, said Brian G. Henning, associate professor of philosophy and co-chair of Gonzaga’s Advisory Council on Stewardship and Sustainability.
Gonzaga University will welcome eight new Act Six Scholars to join the entering class of 2013. The scholars are among 65 students statewide to receive full college scholarships as part of the 2013 Act Six class. Chosen through a rigorous three-month competition among more than 700 applicants, these diverse student leaders were chosen by the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative for their distinctive leadership, academic potential, and commitment to making a difference in their communities.
The Gonzaga University ROTC Bulldog Battalion finished second at the recent University of Hawaii Ranger Challenge team at the Viking Challenge II Championship at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, near Tacoma. A team from California Polytechnic State University placed third.