SPOKANE, Wash. – Stockton. Gonzaga University. Basketball. The words are inextricably linked. Laura Stockton, daughter of Gonzaga and NBA Hall of Fame legend John Stockton (’84) and Nada Stockton (’84), and sister of former Zag guard David Stockton (’13), is making a name for herself as a first-year student and guard for the Zags.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Bill Pohlad (’78), whose filmmaking and production credits include “12 Years a Slave,” which won the 2013 Academy Award for best picture, and the 2005 Oscar winner “Brokeback Mountain,” returned to alma mater Gonzaga recently to share his experience and wisdom with students.
KYIV, Ukraine – Gonzaga University alumna Christi Anne Hofland (’05) is leading an experiment in U.S. international relations at the center of a volatile geopolitical drama. As director of the newly opened America House cultural center here, Hofland combines her passions for cultural diplomacy and people-to-people engagement.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Miss Myrtle Woldson, an accomplished businesswoman, musician and philanthropist, has celebrated her love of the arts, music and student success with a $55 million gift to Gonzaga University – the largest in University history – to fund student scholarships and build a performing arts center.
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.
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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.
MOUNT RAINIER, Wash. – Gonzaga University 2008 alumni Tyler Kowal, Andrew Lightfoot, Dash Tokar, Scott Webster, and Ryan Wieder along with 2007 alumnus Brandon Surma climbed to the summit of the 14,410-foot Mount Rainier on June 27.
Insight Into Diversity magazine has honored Julie Beckstead, professor of biology and environmental studies at Gonzaga, for inspiring a new generation of young women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Gonzaga University has been a household name for three generations of the Kelly family and continues with four first cousins now attending.