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Jeanie, Fritz Wolff Receive Ignatian Spirit Award

Jeanie, Fritz Wolff Receive Ignatian Spirit Award

Posted on April 19, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Over the years, Jeanie and Fritz Wolff have served Gonzaga University and the Spokane community with a love and generosity that has left an indelible mark. From numerous leadership roles to transformational gifts, the Wolffs have demonstrated a lifelong dedication to the Jesuit ideals of helping others through education. For this, Gonzaga honored the Wolffs as the 2017 recipients of the Ignatian Spirit Award, conferred at the 10th annual Ignatian Gala on April 6.

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Fritz Wolff to Discuss ‘The Dash’ in Gonzaga’s Pigott Entrepreneurship Lecture March 21

Fritz Wolff to Discuss ‘The Dash’ in Gonzaga’s Pigott Entrepreneurship Lecture March 21

Posted on March 6, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Fritz Wolff, chairman of The Wolff Company, will discuss “The Dash” at the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration’s Sixth Pigott Entrepreneurship Lecture at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 21 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Mark Your Calendars for Gonzaga Day Feb. 11

Mark Your Calendars for Gonzaga Day Feb. 11

Posted on January 12, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Mark your calendars for the fifth annual Gonzaga Day on Saturday, Feb. 11 when Gonzaga students, alumni, parents, friends, employees, devoted supporters and casual fans worldwide unite in spirit and gather in person to watch the men’s and women’s basketball teams compete and celebrate all that makes Gonzaga exceptional.

Board Approves Two Key New Buildings

Board Approves Two Key New Buildings

Posted on July 19, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – In a resounding affirmation of the continuing success of its $250 million Gonzaga Will capital campaign, the Gonzaga University Board of Trustees has approved the investment of more than $36.3 million to construct a new Jesuit Residence, a home and spiritual haven for Jesuits, and the Center for Athletic Achievement to support student-athletes.

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Miss Myrtle Woldson Celebrates Arts, Education with $55 Million Gift to Gonzaga

Miss Myrtle Woldson Celebrates Arts, Education with $55 Million Gift to Gonzaga

Posted on October 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Miss Myrtle Woldson, an accomplished businesswoman, musician and philanthropist, has celebrated her love of the arts, music and student success with a $55 million gift to Gonzaga University – the largest in University history – to fund student scholarships and build a performing arts center.

‘Gonzaga Will’ Campaign to Raise $250 Million for Scholarships, Exemplary Jesuit Education

‘Gonzaga Will’ Campaign to Raise $250 Million for Scholarships, Exemplary Jesuit Education

Posted on October 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University announced Thursday a $250 million campaign with five major priority areas, the most prominent of which involves increasing scholarship support to students. The other priorities underscore Gonzaga’s commitment to develop leaders prepared to shape their communities and professions for the common good through a focus on academic innovation, global engagement and community-building.

Gonzaga Completes John J. Hemmingson Center

Gonzaga Completes John J. Hemmingson Center

Posted on July 29, 2015

After years of thoughtful planning and construction, Gonzaga University’s 167,726-square-foot John J. Hemmingson Center has been completed, and move-in is underway. The official dedication of the facility is set for Oct. 16 during Gonzaga’s second “Zagapalooza” All-Zag Reunion weekend Oct. 15-18.

Lugers Honored with Ignatian Award

Lugers Honored with Ignatian Award

Posted on April 10, 2015

Gonzaga honored John and Donna Luger with its Ignatian Spirit Award at the eighth annual Ignatian Gala at the downtown Convention Center on April 9.

Benefactor Family Inspired By Basketball Success Makes $5 Million Gift to Gonzaga

Benefactor Family Inspired By Basketball Success Makes $5 Million Gift to Gonzaga

Posted on April 3, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University announced today that it has received a $5 million gift from a family who has asked to remain anonymous, and whose generous benefaction is inspired by its student-athletes and the continued success of the men’s and women’s basketball teams.