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Grads Shine with Many Gifts

Grads Shine with Many Gifts

Posted on May 3, 2016

A glimpse of some of the many outstanding students who graduated during Gonzaga University’s 123rd commencement exercises May 6-8.

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Gonzaga No. 1 for Peace Corps for Fourth Consecutive Year

Gonzaga No. 1 for Peace Corps for Fourth Consecutive Year

Posted on February 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Washington – For the fourth consecutive year, Gonzaga University is the nation’s top-ranked (tie) Peace Corps volunteer-producing institution among “Small Colleges and Universities” with 18 undergraduate alumni serving in 15 countries worldwide, lifting Gonzaga’s historical total to 338 alumni with Peace Corps service. Gonzaga shares the top spot this year (for the first time) with the University of Puget Sound.

‘Gonzaga Will’ Campaign to Raise $250 Million for Scholarships, Exemplary Jesuit Education

‘Gonzaga Will’ Campaign to Raise $250 Million for Scholarships, Exemplary Jesuit Education

Posted on October 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University announced Thursday a $250 million campaign with five major priority areas, the most prominent of which involves increasing scholarship support to students. The other priorities underscore Gonzaga’s commitment to develop leaders prepared to shape their communities and professions for the common good through a focus on academic innovation, global engagement and community-building.

Gonzaga-Affiliated Scholars Collaborate on ‘Conversations on Servant-Leadership’

Gonzaga-Affiliated Scholars Collaborate on ‘Conversations on Servant-Leadership’

Posted on June 23, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University-affiliated scholars Shann Ray Ferch, Larry C. Spears, Mary McFarland and Michael R. Carey have collaborated as co-editors for the book “Conversations on Servant-Leadership: Insights on Human Courage in Life and Work” (State University of New York Press, 2015).

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Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s ‘Balefire’ Named a Finalist for High Plains Book Award

Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s ‘Balefire’ Named a Finalist for High Plains Book Award

Posted on June 16, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s debut book of poems, “Balefire,” has been selected as a finalist for the High Plains Book Award in poetry. A distinguished scholar of leadership and forgiveness studies, fiction writer, and poet, Ferch is a professor in Gonzaga’s Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies.

Bringing Keys to Change to Zambezi

Bringing Keys to Change to Zambezi

Posted on May 7, 2015

When the 19 students and three faculty members from Gonzaga University departed May 11 for Zambia, they brought with them some keys to social change: 75 handmade feminine hygiene kits.

Gonzaga No. 1 Again for Peace Corps

Gonzaga No. 1 Again for Peace Corps

Posted on February 18, 2015

For the third consecutive year, Gonzaga is the nation’s top-ranked Peace Corps volunteer-producing institution among “Small Colleges and Universities” with 20 undergraduate alumni serving worldwide.

Carnegie Tabs GU for Civic Engagement

Carnegie Tabs GU for Civic Engagement

Posted on January 12, 2015

Spokane, Washington – Gonzaga University has received the prestigious 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The classification recognizes institutional practices that demonstrate dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.

Global Humanitarians Arrive for Announcement of $1 Million Opus Prize on Thursday

Global Humanitarians Arrive for Announcement of $1 Million Opus Prize on Thursday

Posted on October 14, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University and the Opus Prize Foundation will honor three exemplary faith-based humanitarians and award one with the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize this Thursday evening, Oct. 16. Two finalists will receive $100,000 each to advance their social change initiatives. The finalists are Sister Teresa Fitzgerald of Hour Children, Queens, New York; Gollapalli Israel, of the Janodayam Social Education Centre in Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, of the Mercy Centre Human Development Foundation in Bangkok.