Three classes of Gonzaga University undergraduates had the opportunity this month to ask five Washington State Supreme Court justices anything they wished during an hour-long forum at Gonzaga Law School.
Sister Teresa Fitzgerald, who directs a nonprofit organization in Queens, New York, dedicated to transforming the lives of female offenders and their children, receives the 2014 Opus Prize and $1 million to advance her work.
SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University and the Opus Prize Foundation will honor three exemplary faith-based humanitarians and award one with the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize this Thursday evening, Oct. 16. Two finalists will receive $100,000 each to advance their social change initiatives. The finalists are Sister Teresa Fitzgerald of Hour Children, Queens, New York; Gollapalli Israel, of the Janodayam Social Education Centre in Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, of the Mercy Centre Human Development Foundation in Bangkok.
SPOKANE, Washington – Susan Norwood, nursing professor at Gonzaga University, has received a Fulbright Specialist appointment to travel to Benin, West Africa, to provide education and training in the area of injury control and prevention health services.
SPOKANE, Washington – Over 200 members of the Gonzaga community raised their voices to sing the “Star Spangled Banner” on Sept. 12 — marking the 200th anniversary of our national anthem. Gonzaga’s combined Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus, and Women’s Chorus led the community in singing the official 1917 musical edition of the national anthem on the steps of the Crosby Student Center. The effort was part of a nationwide campaign led by the Star Spangled Music Foundation that encouraged singers across the country to mark the anniversary. Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics to the “Star Spangled Banner” in 1814.
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Gonzaga-in-Florence, the McCarthey Family Foundation has pledged $1 million to establish an endowed scholarship fund for the study abroad program in Florence, Italy.
Saying thank you has been among the commonest of cultural civilities for centuries. Now new research offers the first evidence that expressions of gratitude go beyond mere etiquette and provide real social benefit.
SPOKANE, Washington – Some 300 Gonzaga University students, Jesuits, faculty, staff, alumni, family and friends are expected to take part in the University’s 45th annual Pilgrimage to the historic Mission of the Sacred Heart – or Cataldo Mission – in Cataldo, Idaho on Saturday, Sept. 13. Pilgrimage is open to all members of the Gonzaga community.