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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 2,000 Zags gathered to celebrate Zagapalooza Reunion Weekend Oct. 15-18 and witnessed the launch of GU’s largest fundraising campaign, the announcement of its largest gift that will benefit generations of students, and dedication of the John J. Hemmingson Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gonzaga senior Christopher Birmingham, who has focused his studies on developing robots to help the disabled and the elderly, has won an extraordinarily competitive Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in the United Kingdom.
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.