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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.

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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.

Gonzaga Reveals Historic Campaign

Gonzaga Reveals Historic Campaign

Posted on October 21, 2015

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.

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.

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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.

Birmingham Wins Marshall Scholarship

Birmingham Wins Marshall Scholarship

Posted on December 2, 2014

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.

McCartheys Gift Florence Scholarships

McCartheys Gift Florence Scholarships

Posted on September 10, 2014

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.