SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University supporters worldwide united in person and spirit Saturday night to celebrate the second National Gonzaga Day and the impact of Gonzaga’s global education. Zags were treated to a dazzling halftime show streamed live from McCarthey Athletic Center to 34 alumni chapter events worldwide. Fans cheered the men’s basketball team to a 84-69 win over Brigham Young University while the GU women beat Pepperdine 69-39.
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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University varsity debate program begins its semester break this week ranked No. 7 in the nation in the National Debate Tournament Varsity Rankings. Coach Glen Frappier, director of forensics and senior lecturer in Gonzaga’s communication studies department, said he is pleased with the team’s success.
Coach Kelly Graves, who has led Gonzaga women’s basketball to nine consecutive West Coast Conference Championships and six NCAA Tournament appearances in the past seven years, has found love to be a transformative strategy.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s new “Jesuits and The Arts” series begins this month with a focus on music. The first event is the interdisciplinary panel discussion “Jesuits, Baroque Art, and the New World,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the University Chapel in College Hall.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Concert Choir will perform the program, “Journey of the Luminous Soul: Songs of Youth, Love, and Passage,” at St. Aloysius Church on Gonzaga’s campus at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25. The concert will take place during Fall Family Weekend when families of current students are on campus.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s planned construction of the transformative University Center, scheduled to open in 2015, translates into some significant changes for students this fall. With classes scheduled to begin Sept. 3, students will find both the ZagShop, Gonzaga’s bookstore, and The Marketplace, their main cafeteria, relocated to the Boone Avenue Retail Center – known as BARC.
SPOKANE, Wash. – For the first time, Gonzaga University is among 336 U.S., Canadian and British colleges featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges” (revised and updated for 2014). Compiled by Edward B. Fiske, former education editor for The New York Times, the publication has become known for capturing the highlights and character of schools for 30 years.
Gonzaga University will bring internationally renowned artist Dale Chihuly to Spokane as part of its 125th Anniversary celebration to present a free public lecture at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 25 in the Bing Crosby Theater (901 W. Sprague Ave.). Free tickets for the public sold out March 26, the first day they were available.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Excitement is building for the first National Gonzaga Day on Jan. 24 as Zags worldwide prepare to unite – in spirit and at dozens of special events worldwide – to celebrate and support the University’s mission to educate people for others.
The yearlong celebration of Gonzaga University’s 125th Anniversary, themed “Tradition and Transformation,” will reach a crescendo on National Gonzaga Day, Jan. 24 (2013), when Zags worldwide unite to celebrate and support the University’s rich and living mission to educate people for others.