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Special Education Major Madison Rose Named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow

Special Education Major Madison Rose Named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow

Posted on April 4, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University sophomore Madison Rose, a special education major from Centennial, Colorado, has been selected as a Campus Compact 2016 Newman Civic Fellow. Rose is among 218 student leaders from colleges and universities in 36 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico honored this year by Campus Compact.

A Blessing for the Christmas Season

A Blessing for the Christmas Season

Posted on December 16, 2015

As part of Gonzaga’s annual Advent Calendar, President Thayne M. McCulloh, D.Phil., and Chancellor Father Bernard Coughlin, S.J., offer a special Christmas blessing.

Lilly Endowment Grant to Encourage High Schoolers to Explore Theology

Lilly Endowment Grant to Encourage High Schoolers to Explore Theology

Posted on December 11, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – A $294,415 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will establish the Gonzaga University Theology Institute for High School Youth. The grant is part of Lilly Endowment’s High School Youth Theology Institutes initiative, which seeks to encourage young people to explore theological traditions, ask questions about the moral dimensions of contemporary issues and examine how their faith calls them to lives of service.

Robert Myers Leads GU Administration & Planning

Robert Myers Leads GU Administration & Planning

Posted on November 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Robert E. “Skip” Myers has joined Gonzaga University as the interim vice president for administration and planning. Myers has more than 30 years of leadership experience in private and public higher education, including as executive vice president and chief operating officer at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC), chancellor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide, and as president of Daniel Webster College in New Hampshire.

Gonzaga Names Ray Angle Assistant VP for Student Development

Gonzaga Names Ray Angle Assistant VP for Student Development

Posted on November 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University has hired Ray Angle as assistant vice president for career and professional development in the division of student development. Angle brings more than 25 years of progressively responsible career services experience in higher education to his leadership post.

John Sklut Named Chief of Staff for Gonzaga President

John Sklut Named Chief of Staff for Gonzaga President

Posted on November 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh has appointed John D. Sklut as chief of staff to the president. Sklut serves on the president’s cabinet and is responsible for advancing the interests of Gonzaga by supporting the vision and initiatives of the president, including management of special projects.

Leadership Students Win Global Prize

Leadership Students Win Global Prize

Posted on November 3, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – A team of three Gonzaga University students in the Comprehensive Leadership Program captured first place in the annual International Leadership Association Student Case Competition in Barcelona, Spain. Seniors Matthew Clark, from Gresham, Oregon, and Monica Lyons, La Canada, California, and junior Patrick Holcomb, Tacoma, Washington, received a $1,000 prize for their presentation.

Gonzaga Honors Sen. Patty Murray with Excellence in Early Childhood Award at Young Child Conference

Gonzaga Honors Sen. Patty Murray with Excellence in Early Childhood Award at Young Child Conference

Posted on October 1, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – During the opening session of the Young Child Expo & Conference today (Oct. 1), Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh honored Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., with Gonzaga’s first Excellence in Early Childhood Award for her lifetime of advocacy for young children and their families.

Pope Francis Inspires Trustee, Grad

Pope Francis Inspires Trustee, Grad

Posted on September 25, 2015

Gonzaga University News Service Feature
WASHINGTON – Gonzaga University Trustee Geraldine “Gerri” Craves and recent Gonzaga graduate John Winslow said they were deeply inspired and grateful to witness Pope Francis’ historic address Thursday to a joint session of Congress – the first address by a reigning pontiff to the legislative body.

Sen. Cantwell to Host Trustee Geraldine Craves at Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress on Thursday

Sen. Cantwell to Host Trustee Geraldine Craves at Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress on Thursday

Posted on September 22, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., will host Gonzaga University Trustee Geraldine “Gerri” Craves of Bellevue, Wash., at Pope Francis’ historic address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday. Sen. Cantwell invited Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh to nominate a representative of the University to attend the first address by a reigning pontiff to the legislative body. President McCulloh recommended that this opportunity be extended to Craves, to honor her longtime commitment to Gonzaga, and to the education of our nation’s most disadvantaged young people.