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Gonzaga Presents Award-Winning Film ‘Different Drummers’ Dec. 9; Free, All Welcome

Gonzaga Presents Award-Winning Film ‘Different Drummers’ Dec. 9; Free, All Welcome

Posted on November 25, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Different Drummers,” the film based on a true story of the spiritual journey and unlikely friendship between two fourth-grade boys growing up in Spokane during the 1960s, will air at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9 in the John J. Hemmingson Center Auditorium at Gonzaga University. The event is free and open to the public.

Gonzaga Law Professor Daggett, Education Attorney Barton Discuss McCleary Case Nov. 10

Gonzaga Law Professor Daggett, Education Attorney Barton Discuss McCleary Case Nov. 10

Posted on October 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Lynn Daggett and education attorney Tanya Barton will present “McCleary: An Update on Washington’s School Funding Litigation” at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the John J. Hemmingson Center’s Cardoner Ballroom. A reception will follow the free and public presentation.

Gonzaga University to Present Young Child Conference & Expo Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Gonzaga University to Present Young Child Conference & Expo Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Posted on April 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – One of the East Coast’s most respected and popular conferences focusing on educational and health issues for children from newborn to age 6 is launching its Western debut this fall. The Young Child Expo & Conference 2015 is confirmed for Spokane from Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the new Grand Hotel Spokane. Gonzaga University is proud to serve as the host institution and present the event with Los Niños Services of New York City.

White House Honors Gonzaga Alumnus

White House Honors Gonzaga Alumnus

Posted on January 30, 2015

Cory Notestine, a high school counselor in Colorado, and a graduate of Gonzaga’s Master of Arts in School Counseling Program, is honored by First Lady Michelle Obama as the 2015 national School Counselor of the Year.

Gonzaga Education Dean Vincent Alfonso Elected to APA Educational Affairs Board

Gonzaga Education Dean Vincent Alfonso Elected to APA Educational Affairs Board

Posted on January 13, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Vincent C. Alfonso, dean of the Gonzaga University School of Education, has been elected to a three-year term on the American Psychological Association, Board of Educational Affairs. The APA is the nation’s largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology, and is the world’s largest association of psychologists with some 130,000 member researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students.

Gonzaga Honored for Civic Engagement, Community Service

Gonzaga Honored for Civic Engagement, Community Service

Posted on December 15, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University has earned three prestigious awards for civic engagement and community service. The Seattle-based Raikes Foundation, the Jon C. Dalton Institute on College Values at Florida State University, and the Corporation for National and Community Service – a federal agency – all honored Gonzaga, and particularly its Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL) for exemplary mentoring, service and community engagement programs.

Law Professor, Education Attorney to Discuss McCleary Case Nov. 3

Law Professor, Education Attorney to Discuss McCleary Case Nov. 3

Posted on October 24, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Lynn Daggett and education attorney Tanya Barton will present “McCleary: A Case Study of Washington’s Educational Funding Responsibilities” at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3 in the Gonzaga Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by Gonzaga’s schools of Law and Education.

Gonzaga Receives $400,000 Grant to Lead Effort to Improve Educational Outcomes in Northeast Spokane

Gonzaga Receives $400,000 Grant to Lead Effort to Improve Educational Outcomes in Northeast Spokane

Posted on May 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University – in partnership with Spokane Public Schools, Communities in Schools, Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County, and Washington State University – has received a $400,000 grant to lead the Hillyard Youth Collaborative, a new model designed to catalyze and coordinate community efforts to ensure students complete high school.

Trainers of School Psychologists Group Honors Gonzaga Education Dean Vincent C. Alfonso

Trainers of School Psychologists Group Honors Gonzaga Education Dean Vincent C. Alfonso

Posted on February 25, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – The national Trainers of School Psychologists organization has honored Gonzaga School of Education Dean Vincent C. Alfonso with its Outstanding Contributions to Training award. Dean Alfonso received the award earlier this month during the National Association of School Psychologists convention in Washington, D.C.