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Student Offers Backpacks of Hope to Homeless

Student Offers Backpacks of Hope to Homeless

Posted on October 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga’s Jesuit ethos embraces a commitment to human dignity and solidarity with the poor and vulnerable. Rick Clark, 46, a junior in his first semester at Gonzaga, knows poverty firsthand. Formerly homeless, Clark launched the outreach program Giving Back Packs to help the down-and-out in Spokane, where he was born and raised.

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‘Archaeology and Humanities’ Conference Oct. 21 Features 13 Regional Scholars

‘Archaeology and Humanities’ Conference Oct. 21 Features 13 Regional Scholars

Posted on October 6, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University invites the public to “Archaeology and the Humanities,” a free conference presenting 13 lectures in celebration of International Archaeology Day, from 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Gonzaga Presents ‘Communities for Justice’ Events

Gonzaga Presents ‘Communities for Justice’ Events

Posted on October 2, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – In keeping with Gonzaga University’s mission to educate students for lives of leadership and service to the common good, Gonzaga is proud to present “Communities for Justice,” a series of fall events and activities that will bring together the GU community and the region.

Gonzaga Blesses, Dedicates Della Strada Jesuit Community

Gonzaga Blesses, Dedicates Della Strada Jesuit Community

Posted on September 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University leaders and community members gathered Thursday to formally dedicate and bless the Della Strada Jesuit Community, a new home for the Jesuits of Spokane. It is located at the northwest corner of Boone Avenue and Astor Street and has been made possible by a leadership gift from Tim and Mary Barnard of Bozeman, Montana.

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Students, Faculty & Staff March on 48th Annual Pilgrimage to N. Idaho Cataldo Mission

Students, Faculty & Staff March on 48th Annual Pilgrimage to N. Idaho Cataldo Mission

Posted on September 16, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 120 Gonzaga University students, Jesuits, faculty, staff, alumni, family and friends are took part Saturday in the University’s 48th annual Pilgrimage to the historic Mission of the Sacred Heart – or Cataldo Mission – in Cataldo, Idaho.

Gonzaga Honors Arc of Spokane with Community Partner Award

Gonzaga Honors Arc of Spokane with Community Partner Award

Posted on June 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Academic Vice President’s Office honored The Arc of Spokane today with its 2016-2017 Community Partner of the Year award. Molly Ayers, director of Gonzaga’s Center for Community Action and Service-Learning, presented the award to the nonprofit organization in a ceremony at its headquarters downtown.

Przemek Karnowski from Poland Reflects Gonzaga’s Global Approach to Hoops, Education

Przemek Karnowski from Poland Reflects Gonzaga’s Global Approach to Hoops, Education

Posted on March 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The anxieties Przemek Karnowski was feeling five years ago when he arrived in the United States to begin his college career at Gonzaga University had nothing to do with basketball.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, the 180th Birthday of Gonzaga Founder Fr. Joseph Cataldo, S.J.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, the 180th Birthday of Gonzaga Founder Fr. Joseph Cataldo, S.J.

Posted on March 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As the Gonzaga University men’s and women’s basketball teams prepare for their respective NCAA Tournament games on Saturday, it’s St. Patrick’s Day today, which carries special significance for the University as today marks the 180th birthday of Gonzaga’s founder, Father Joseph Cataldo, S.J.

NEW TIME: Professor McCormick Discusses Religious Violence March 23 at Flannery Lecture

NEW TIME: Professor McCormick Discusses Religious Violence March 23 at Flannery Lecture

Posted on March 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Patrick McCormick, Ph.D., professor of religious studies at Gonzaga University, will discuss “American Religious Violence: Examining the Beam in Our National Eye,” at Gonzaga University’s Flannery Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 23 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom (third floor). The event is free and open to all.