SPOKANE, Wash. – Sherman Alexie, pre-eminent poet, novelist, and filmmaker of contemporary Native American reservation life, will deliver the keynote address at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 14 in the Spokane Arena. The ceremony is among Gonzaga’s three 124th commencement exercises May 13-14.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh will deliver the official welcome to the 21st African American Spokane Community Graduation Celebration at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 22 in Gonzaga’s Hemmingson Center Ballroom. This marks the 12th year Gonzaga has sponsored and hosted the celebration.
View the keynote speech delivered by priest, journalist and author Father James Martin, S.J., at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday, May 8.
A glimpse of some of the many outstanding students who graduated during Gonzaga University’s 123rd commencement exercises May 6-8.
William Fegett, accounting major from Tracy, California, received the Business Academic Excellence award from the School of Business Administration for his outstanding scholastic achievement and leadership. At Gonzaga, Fegett has become deeply involved in his area of study.
Brandy Rippon, an English major from Marcus, Washington, with minors in political science and women’s and gender studies, will receive the William A. Garrigan, S.J., Award as the undergraduate who has achieved the highest cumulative grade-point average.
Kyle Wiltjer, from Portland, Oregon, one of the most prolific scorers in Zags’ basketball history, leaves Gonzaga with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA. The DI-AAA Athletic Directors Association Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year, Wiltjer had a magnificent season in the classroom and on the court.
Angela Jones will graduate as one of 23 students in Gonzaga Law’s first accelerated two-year degree.
Megan Selden came to Gonzaga four years ago from Tacoma, Washington, eager to learn as much as possible. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Selden is graduating with a double concentration in finance and operations along with minors in entrepreneurial leadership and English.