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Gonzaga Completes John J. Hemmingson Center

Gonzaga Completes John J. Hemmingson Center

Posted on July 29, 2015

After years of thoughtful planning and construction, Gonzaga University’s 167,726-square-foot John J. Hemmingson Center has been completed, and move-in is underway. The official dedication of the facility is set for Oct. 16 during Gonzaga’s second “Zagapalooza” All-Zag Reunion weekend Oct. 15-18.

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Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Posted on June 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host more than 200 high school debaters from across the nation this summer as students at the Gonzaga Debate Institute. Directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga, the GDI offers students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, discussion groups, practice debates, and research opportunities designed to prepare them for the upcoming competitive debate seasons.

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

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

Posted on May 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Up to 60 Spokane-area students in grades 2-12 will once again have opportunities to study Chinese this summer at Gonzaga University, thanks to an $89,380 grant from Startalk, a federally sponsored program designed to foster interest in less commonly taught languages such as Chinese, Arabic and Hindi.

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Posted on May 18, 2015

Inspired by Gonzaga’s hosting of the Opus Prize last fall to recognize some of our world’s top humanitarians, rising junior Aaron Danowski is helping a 22-year-old Indian “untouchable” man achieve his dream of studying at Gonzaga.

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Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony Carries on Rich Tradition

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – In a ceremony traced to Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, 29 Gonzaga University graduates received their Bachelor of Science in Nursing pins May 9 at St. Aloysius Church. The pinning ceremony represents a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into their profession.

Jundt Art Museum ‘Close In’ Series Features Work from Marilyn Lysohir, Shani Marchant Starting May 30

Jundt Art Museum ‘Close In’ Series Features Work from Marilyn Lysohir, Shani Marchant Starting May 30

Posted on May 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University continues its summer “Close In” series featuring the work of regional artists Marilyn Lysohir, from Moscow, Idaho, and Shani Marchant, Spokane. The exhibition, “Close In: Marilyn Lysohir and Shani Marchant: Between Two Worlds,” organized by Curator of Education Karen Kaiser, opens May 30 and continues through Sept. 12.

Twelve Gonzaga Students Win DECA Awards at International Competition

Twelve Gonzaga Students Win DECA Awards at International Competition

Posted on May 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Eighteen Gonzaga University students were among more than 1,300 international and American students who participated in the recent Collegiate DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) 54th International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. Twelve Gonzaga students earned awards at the conference April 18-21.

Gonzaga University to Present Young Child Conference & Expo Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Gonzaga University to Present Young Child Conference & Expo Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Posted on April 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – One of the East Coast’s most respected and popular conferences focusing on educational and health issues for children from newborn to age 6 is launching its Western debut this fall. The Young Child Expo & Conference 2015 is confirmed for Spokane from Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the new Grand Hotel Spokane. Gonzaga University is proud to serve as the host institution and present the event with Los Niños Services of New York City.

Starbucks’ Executive Scott Maw to Deliver Gonzaga’s Aram Lecture April 29

Starbucks’ Executive Scott Maw to Deliver Gonzaga’s Aram Lecture April 29

Posted on April 27, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Scott Maw, executive vice-president and chief financial officer for Starbucks Coffee Company, will discuss “What is the Role and Responsibility of a For-Profit Public Company?” at Gonzaga University’s 6th annual Aram Lecture on Business Ethics at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 29 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The free lecture follows a 5:30 p.m. reception.