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School of Education Launches School Psychology Program to Meet Growing Demand

School of Education Launches School Psychology Program to Meet Growing Demand

Posted on November 2, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Education announces the approval and launch of its Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology program to help meet the growing demand for school psychologists in PreK-12 education in the state and nationwide.

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Boat-Building Project Led by Alumna Marcy Ray Serves as Vessel for Learning

Boat-Building Project Led by Alumna Marcy Ray Serves as Vessel for Learning

Posted on September 1, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University alumna Marcy Ray, a first-year English Language Development teacher at Shaw Middle School, led a summer-school project to build a traditional Marshallese outrigger sailboat. The effort, featured in an article in The Spokesman-Review, culminated in the boat’s launch this month at Fish Lake.

APA Honors Education Dean Alfonso with Bardon Distinguished Service Award

APA Honors Education Dean Alfonso with Bardon Distinguished Service Award

Posted on August 10, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The American Psychological Association’s Division of School Psychology honored Gonzaga University School of Education Dean Vincent C. Alfonso earlier this week with the 2017 Jack Bardon Distinguished Service Award.

50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

Posted on July 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 300 Spokane-area immigrant and refugee learners from preschool through age 80 representing over 50 countries and speaking more than 40 languages are taking part in Gonzaga University’s 19th annual Summer Language Program on campus.

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Gonzaga Receives Ignatian Medal for Hillyard Youth Collaborative

Gonzaga Receives Ignatian Medal for Hillyard Youth Collaborative

Posted on May 5, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators has awarded Gonzaga University the Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Academic Partnership for its work on the Hillyard Youth Collaborative in Northeast Spokane. The initiative is led by John Traynor, associate professor of teacher education, and Bailley Wootton, assistant director for youth programs in the Center for Community Action and Service-Learning.

Madison Rose Aims to Reform Education

Madison Rose Aims to Reform Education

Posted on April 18, 2016

By Taylor Hornney Class of 2016 SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University sophomore Madison Rose knows all about adversity. In many ways, her struggles with multiple learning disabilities have formed who she is today: a national award-winning advocate for the learning disabled who aspires to someday become the U.S. Secretary of Education. The special education major […]

Special Education Major Madison Rose Named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow

Special Education Major Madison Rose Named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow

Posted on April 4, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University sophomore Madison Rose, a special education major from Centennial, Colorado, has been selected as a Campus Compact 2016 Newman Civic Fellow. Rose is among 218 student leaders from colleges and universities in 36 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico honored this year by Campus Compact.

Students from Gonzaga, Regionwide Present Original Research April 23

Students from Gonzaga, Regionwide Present Original Research April 23

Posted on April 3, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Undergraduate and graduate students from Gonzaga University and throughout the region will present their original, faculty-advised scholarly research at the annual Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference at Whitworth University on Saturday, April 23. The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 9 a.m.-4:4

Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Posted on January 15, 2016

Gonzaga Exceptional Hockey, launched by Gonzaga special education Professor Mark Derby to help youth overcome learning and communications difficulties, has caught the attention of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks.