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Gonzaga Surpasses Original Campaign Goal, Focusing Efforts Now on ISE Facility and Continued Scholarship Growth

Gonzaga Surpasses Original Campaign Goal, Focusing Efforts Now on ISE Facility and Continued Scholarship Growth

Posted on November 16, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Nearly two years after launching Gonzaga Will: The Campaign for Our Future, the largest capital campaign in Gonzaga’s history, the University is proud to announce that, due to the unmatched generosity of Gonzaga’s community of supporters, it has exceeded its original fundraising goal of $250 million. With this achievement comes a continued focus on growing the University’s endowment as well as building a new Integrated Science and Engineering facility, Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh announced today.

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Alumna Kate Hewitt Earns Prestigious Scoville Peace Fellowship at Brookings Institution

Alumna Kate Hewitt Earns Prestigious Scoville Peace Fellowship at Brookings Institution

Posted on August 4, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kate Hewitt, a 2013 Gonzaga University alumna, has been awarded a prestigious and highly competitive Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship for the fall 2017 semester and will spend six to nine months working with the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

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.

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.

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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.

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.