SPOKANE, Wash. – Ryan Lojo (’13) has come a long way since the summer of 2011 when he learned about adversity firsthand as a full-time door-to-door pest-control salesman whose long days were filled with slamming doors, awkward moments and, in one case, being chased off the property.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is mourning the loss of Dennis Horn, a beloved leader among the University family and dean emeritus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Horn passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 11.
As part of Gonzaga’s annual Advent Calendar, President Thayne M. McCulloh, D.Phil., and Chancellor Father Bernard Coughlin, S.J., offer a special Christmas blessing.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Mark your calendars for Gonzaga Day on Saturday, Feb. 13 – the fourth annual celebration of Gonzaga University for students, alumni, parents, friends, employees, devoted supporters and casual fans. This year’s theme is “Academic Innovation,” a priority of Gonzaga’s capital campaign, Gonzaga Will.
The University celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Gonzaga-in-Florence and the “Renaissance within” many that the flagship study abroad program continues to foster.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The heroism of Spokane native and Gonzaga alumnus Sam Grashio unfolds in a new Public TV documentary “Escape in the Pacific: 1943,” which chronicles the only known successful group escape from a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II. The Gonzaga University Alumni Association and KSPS Public Television presented a special screening of the film including discussion with John D. Lukacs, whose book inspired the documentary, at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 29 in Gonzaga’s Cataldo Hall.
SPOKANE, Wash. (Courtesy GoZags.com) — The Gonzaga University women’s basketball team made school history Monday, receiving the program’s highest seed ever when the NCAA announced the pairings for the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs, the No. 6 seed in the Lincoln Region, will face 11th-seeded James Madison University in Sunday’s opening round in College Station, Texas.
This fall, Gonzaga hosts the Opus Prize, one of the world’s top faith-based humanitarian honors, and faculty, staff and students are embracing the opportunities it offers to learn from top entrepreneurial humanitarians.
If “all the world’s a stage,” as Shakespeare wrote, no wonder Father Jack Bentz, S.J. plays his part with such grace. The 1985 Gonzaga alumnus finds being a Jesuit the ideal role – one that combines his love of Jesus and theatre.