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Gonzaga, Xavier: Jesuit Universities in the Sweet Sixteen

Gonzaga, Xavier: Jesuit Universities in the Sweet Sixteen

Posted on March 23, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Consider the similarities between Xavier and Gonzaga universities: founded in the 1800s in the historic Jesuit tradition; focused on “cura personalis,” which translates into “care for the whole person” – a unique focus in higher education; a beautiful campus enrolling around 7,000 undergraduates and graduates; athletic programs that set an incredibly high standard both on the court and in the classroom; and due to the success of men’s basketball, universities that now have national recognition as among the elite programs in the game.

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Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss Aims to be a ‘DreamKeeper’

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss Aims to be a ‘DreamKeeper’

Posted on March 22, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – An All-American on the court and in the classroom, guard Nigel Williams-Goss has been a dream come true for Gonzaga University. As the Zags prepare to face No. 4-seed West Virginia in the Sweet 16 on Thursday, he intends to be a “DreamKeeper.”

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.

Killian Tillie from France Thriving at Gonzaga

Killian Tillie from France Thriving at Gonzaga

Posted on March 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – A year ago, Killian Tillie was back home in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, weighing multiple opportunities from American colleges offering basketball scholarships. Ultimately, two things drove the 6-foot-10-inch forward’s decision to attend Gonzaga University.

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David Ahern Wins National Writing Award

David Ahern Wins National Writing Award

Posted on March 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University science student David Ahern hopes to become a physician some day but could also pursue a career as a professional writer. Ahern recently won first place in the Norton Writer’s Prize competition for an essay from his English 101 class in spring semester 2016.

Bianca Pagdanganan a Rising Golf Star

Bianca Pagdanganan a Rising Golf Star

Posted on March 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – After becoming the first golfer in Gonzaga history to compete in the NCAA Championships – last season, as a freshman – Bianca Pagdanganan is rapidly distinguishing herself as a rising star.

More than 100 Gonzaga Students Serve Others Nationwide on Spring Break

More than 100 Gonzaga Students Serve Others Nationwide on Spring Break

Posted on March 9, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – In what has become a rite of spring, more than 100 Gonzaga University students along with staff and faculty advisers embarked Saturday, March 11 for nine sites nationwide where they are spending their spring break serving others at nonprofit organizations through Gonzaga’s Mission: Possible program.

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.

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.