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Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Back as Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Back as Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

Posted on June 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monique Rizer, a 2001 Gonzaga University graduate, knows the transformative impact of education. After attending various postsecondary institutions, she entered Gonzaga at age 22, married, and with a 2-year-old son. Now she is directing a bipartisan national initiative focused on providing opportunities for others.

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Gonzaga Welcomes Eight Act Six Scholars

Gonzaga Welcomes Eight Act Six Scholars

Posted on March 9, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will welcome a total of eight new Act Six Scholars to the incoming class of 2021. The scholars are among 100 Pacific Northwest and Midwest students to receive full-tuition, full-need college scholarships as members of the latest Act Six cohort.

First Person: Scholarships Matter

First Person: Scholarships Matter

Posted on February 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – I would not be able to attend Gonzaga University without the support of donors whose scholarships are allowing me to pursue my passions in a supportive, uplifting and challenging environment.

Meet Fulbright Scholar Ryan Lojo (’13)

Meet Fulbright Scholar Ryan Lojo (’13)

Posted on September 20, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Ryan Lojo (’13) has come a long way since the summer of 2011 when he learned about adversity firsthand as a full-time door-to-door pest-control salesman whose long days were filled with slamming doors, awkward moments and, in one case, being chased off the property.

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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.

Freshman Twins Simon & Simeon Menso from Liberia Keen to Hear President Sirleaf Oct. 4

Freshman Twins Simon & Simeon Menso from Liberia Keen to Hear President Sirleaf Oct. 4

Posted on September 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Simon and Simeon Menso, identical twin freshmen at Gonzaga University who immigrated to the United States from Liberia at age 6, will be listening attentively to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf when she delivers Gonzaga’s sixth Presidential Speaker Series lecture at 7 p.m., Sunday (Oct. 4) at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Gonzaga Alumni, Friends Everywhere Celebrate Belief in Zags on Gonzaga Day

Gonzaga Alumni, Friends Everywhere Celebrate Belief in Zags on Gonzaga Day

Posted on February 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University supporters worldwide united Saturday night to celebrate the third annual Gonzaga Day and its theme “Believe in Zags.” Fans cheered the men’s basketball team to an 82-64 win over University of Memphis and the GU women’s team to an 85-63 victory at University of Portland.

Foundation Endows American Indian MBA

Foundation Endows American Indian MBA

Posted on January 15, 2015

The Johnson Scholarship Foundation pledges $1 million to Gonzaga’s MBA in American Indian Entrepreneurship program to create an endowment for student scholarships in honor of Diane and Ted Johnson.

Gonzaga Day Jan. 31 Celebrates Zag-Believers, Features ESPN2 Matchup vs. Memphis from Kennel

Gonzaga Day Jan. 31 Celebrates Zag-Believers, Features ESPN2 Matchup vs. Memphis from Kennel

Posted on January 14, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University will celebrate the community of people who believe in Zags on Gonzaga Day, Saturday, Jan. 31 when its men’s basketball team takes on the University of Memphis in a game broadcast nationally by ESPN2, tipping off at 7 p.m. (PST) from the McCarthey Athletic Center. Earlier that day, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team will be at University of Portland for a 2 p.m. (PST) game.