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Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Back as Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Back as Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

Posted on June 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monique Rizer, a 2001 Gonzaga University graduate, knows the transformative impact of education. After attending various postsecondary institutions, she entered Gonzaga at age 22, married, and with a 2-year-old son. Now she is directing a bipartisan national initiative focused on providing opportunities for others.

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New Report Shows Success of Gonzaga’s Class of 2016

New Report Shows Success of Gonzaga’s Class of 2016

Posted on May 4, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Ninety-four percent of the Gonzaga University graduates who received their bachelor’s or graduate degrees with the class of 2016 reported they are employed (full- or part-time), continuing their education, doing volunteer work or serving in the military.

Gonzaga Welcomes Eight Act Six Scholars

Gonzaga Welcomes Eight Act Six Scholars

Posted on March 9, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will welcome a total of eight new Act Six Scholars to the incoming class of 2021. The scholars are among 100 Pacific Northwest and Midwest students to receive full-tuition, full-need college scholarships as members of the latest Act Six cohort.

First Person: Scholarships Matter

First Person: Scholarships Matter

Posted on February 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – I would not be able to attend Gonzaga University without the support of donors whose scholarships are allowing me to pursue my passions in a supportive, uplifting and challenging environment.

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New Computing Program Bridges Fields

New Computing Program Bridges Fields

Posted on July 15, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Anyone with a smart phone intuitively understands the trend toward completely interconnected devices that are always available. This shift – termed pervasive or ubiquitous computing – represents a large and increasing share of our world economy, and Gonzaga University has introduced a new degree that blends highly marketable computer science skills with the intellectual breadth of study in the humanities and social and natural sciences.

Gonzaga’s Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Gonzaga’s Popular Startalk Chinese Language Summer Program Open to Students Grades 2-12

Posted on June 2, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Up to 60 Spokane-area students in grades 2-12 will have opportunities to study Chinese this summer at Gonzaga University, thanks to an $89,822 grant from Startalk, a federally sponsored program designed to foster interest in less commonly taught languages such as Chinese, Arabic and Hindi.

School of Engineering & Applied Science Launches ‘Innovention’ Challenge April 16-17

School of Engineering & Applied Science Launches ‘Innovention’ Challenge April 16-17

Posted on April 7, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Engineering and Applied Science will launch its 24-hour challenge “Innovention” competition at noon on Saturday, April 16. Teams of three-to-five-members will compete for a grand prize of $1,000 using skills in design, creativity, presentation, research, and resourcefulness.

New Report Shows Success of Gonzaga’s Class of ’15

New Report Shows Success of Gonzaga’s Class of ’15

Posted on March 24, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 92 percent of Gonzaga University graduates who received their bachelor’s degrees with the class of 2015 reported they are either employed (full- or part-time), continuing their education or serving as volunteers or in the military.

Gonzaga No. 1 for Peace Corps for Fourth Consecutive Year

Gonzaga No. 1 for Peace Corps for Fourth Consecutive Year

Posted on February 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Washington – For the fourth consecutive year, Gonzaga University is the nation’s top-ranked (tie) Peace Corps volunteer-producing institution among “Small Colleges and Universities” with 18 undergraduate alumni serving in 15 countries worldwide, lifting Gonzaga’s historical total to 338 alumni with Peace Corps service. Gonzaga shares the top spot this year (for the first time) with the University of Puget Sound.