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White House to Honor Alumnus Cory Notestine on Jan. 30 as National School Counselor of Year

White House to Honor Alumnus Cory Notestine on Jan. 30 as National School Counselor of Year

Posted on January 23, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Cory Notestine, a counselor at Alamosa High School in Alamosa, Colorado, and a 2008 graduate of Gonzaga University’s Master of Arts in School Counseling Program, will be honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at a White House ceremony on Friday, Jan. 30 for being named the 2015 national School Counselor of the Year.

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Spokane among ‘Final 4’ Picks for ‘Slam-Dunk College Towns’

Spokane among ‘Final 4’ Picks for ‘Slam-Dunk College Towns’

Posted on January 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – The February/March edition of National Geographic Traveler magazine recognizes Spokane as one of “The Final 4: Our Picks for Slam-Dunk College Towns” thanks to the Gonzaga University Bulldogs – men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Gonzaga Presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1 & Feb. 6-8

Gonzaga Presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1 & Feb. 6-8

Posted on January 20, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington — Gonzaga University’s Jesuits & the Art Series will continue on Friday, Jan. 30 with the already sold-out premiere performance of the musical “Jesuit Christ Superstar” in the Magnuson Theatre, located at the east end of College Hall. Additional performances of the musical, presented by Gonzaga University department of theatre & dance, are set for 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 8.

Treks Help Students Build Careers

Treks Help Students Build Careers

Posted on January 20, 2015

Gonzaga completed its 14th annual Portland Trek and 15th annual Seattle Trek earlier this month to help Gonzaga students and alumni develop their careers.

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Carnegie Tabs GU for Civic Engagement

Carnegie Tabs GU for Civic Engagement

Posted on January 12, 2015

Spokane, Washington – Gonzaga University has received the prestigious 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The classification recognizes institutional practices that demonstrate dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.

Partnership Supports Health of Poor

Partnership Supports Health of Poor

Posted on January 8, 2015

Gonzaga University School of Law’s Center for Law and Justice and five community partners have formed a collaborative to address the legal needs compromising the health of low-income individuals in the Spokane area.

Local 13-Year-Old Author Jacob Keyes Pens Book on Gonzaga Basketball, Proceeds Benefit GU Scholarship

Local 13-Year-Old Author Jacob Keyes Pens Book on Gonzaga Basketball, Proceeds Benefit GU Scholarship

Posted on December 18, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Jacob Keyes, a 13-year-old Spokane author, has just published “The Little Zag’s Welcome to Gonzaga Basketball!,” and is donating all proceeds from the book to The Little Zag’s Welcome to Gonzaga University Basketball Scholarship!, a newly established fund to support students with financial need.

Gonzaga Honored for Civic Engagement, Community Service

Gonzaga Honored for Civic Engagement, Community Service

Posted on December 15, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University has earned three prestigious awards for civic engagement and community service. The Seattle-based Raikes Foundation, the Jon C. Dalton Institute on College Values at Florida State University, and the Corporation for National and Community Service – a federal agency – all honored Gonzaga, and particularly its Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL) for exemplary mentoring, service and community engagement programs.

Father-Son Research Team Discovers Cheatgrass Seeds Survive Wash Cycle

Father-Son Research Team Discovers Cheatgrass Seeds Survive Wash Cycle

Posted on December 10, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Not many sixth-graders can say they have been published in an academic journal, but Caleb Lefcort can cross that distinction off his list. Caleb got into a discussion with his father, Hugh Lefcort, professor of biology at Gonzaga University, as to whether the seed burrs from cheatgrass would survive the laundry cycle. Hugh believed the seeds would not survive. Instead of simply taking his father’s word for it, Caleb – who was in fourth grade at the time – suggested the scientific method: an experiment.