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Zags Alumni Climb Mount Rainier

Zags Alumni Climb Mount Rainier

Posted on August 28, 2015

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.

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Professor Julie Beckstead Named among ‘100 Inspiring Women in STEM’ Education

Professor Julie Beckstead Named among ‘100 Inspiring Women in STEM’ Education

Posted on August 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Insight Into Diversity magazine has selected Julie Beckstead, professor of biology and environmental studies at Gonzaga University, as a recipient of the “100 Inspiring Women in STEM Award” for her work inspiring a new generation of young women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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.

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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Gonzaga Alumna Karen Krantz Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Gonzaga Alumna Karen Krantz Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Posted on April 7, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University alumna Karen Krantz has won the 2014-15 Milken Educator Award, which includes an unrestricted $25,000 award. Krantz, who earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Gonzaga in 2000, is a sixth-grade teacher at Adams Elementary School in Spokane.

Five Gonzaga Alumni Find Niche with Farmgirlfit, All-Women Gym

Five Gonzaga Alumni Find Niche with Farmgirlfit, All-Women Gym

Posted on April 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – ­­Farmgirlfit is not your average fitness gym. Exclusively for women and 100-percent owned by Gonzaga University alumni, the gym offers workout classes, yoga, and a community focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Zags’ Breakthrough Season Ends in Elite Eight Loss to Duke; View Photo Gallery

Zags’ Breakthrough Season Ends in Elite Eight Loss to Duke; View Photo Gallery

Posted on March 29, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) – Second-seeded Gonzaga fell to top-seeded Duke 66-52 in the South Regional Final on Sunday in NRG Stadium.

Catching up with Zag Stephen Gentry, Now a Coach at Stephen F. Austin

Catching up with Zag Stephen Gentry, Now a Coach at Stephen F. Austin

Posted on March 28, 2015

HOUSTON – Stephen Gentry, a member of the Gonzaga team that lost to UCLA in the 2006 Sweet 16, dropped into town Friday to watch the Zags defeat the Bruins in the regional semifinal and advance to play No. 1 seed Duke on Sunday.

Houston Chapter of Alumni Association Takes Flight

Houston Chapter of Alumni Association Takes Flight

Posted on March 26, 2015

HOUSTON – Desean Garnett, an attorney and Gonzaga University undergraduate alumnus, is the first president of the burgeoning Houston Chapter of the Gonzaga Alumni Association. He sees plenty of growth ahead for this 10-member chapter launched only five months ago in the nation’s fourth most-populated city.