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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.

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Gonzaga Honors Arc of Spokane with Community Partner Award

Gonzaga Honors Arc of Spokane with Community Partner Award

Posted on June 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Academic Vice President’s Office honored The Arc of Spokane today with its 2016-2017 Community Partner of the Year award. Molly Ayers, director of Gonzaga’s Center for Community Action and Service-Learning, presented the award to the nonprofit organization in a ceremony at its headquarters downtown.

Gonzaga Chamber Chorus Performs in Zambia, Zimbabwe through May 30

Gonzaga Chamber Chorus Performs in Zambia, Zimbabwe through May 30

Posted on May 19, 2017

Twenty-eight student vocalists from Gonzaga University’s premier choral ensemble Chamber Chorus are traveling throughout Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa for an intercultural exchange and performance tour of their repertoire “Unclouded Day: Music of a Hopeful Search” until May 31.

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Posted on April 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of Earth Week, Gonzaga University environmental studies students will install two Biohaven floating wetlands in Lake Arthur on Gonzaga’s campus at 4 p.m., Friday, April 21 in an effort to improve the lake ecosystem and provide a living laboratory for students.

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Gonzaga Presents ‘Women Lead Spokane’ Conference March 15 at Hemmingson Center

Gonzaga Presents ‘Women Lead Spokane’ Conference March 15 at Hemmingson Center

Posted on February 27, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University presents Women Lead Spokane, a leadership conference designed to educate and empower women personally and professionally, from 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, at the Hemmingson Center. Cost is $149 (which includes two continuing education credits and meals). Registration deadline is March 8. To register visit: www.gonzaga.edu/womeninleadership.

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Gonzaga Hosts Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17

Posted on February 6, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Feb. 16-17 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The public event is titled, “Caring for Our Common Home,” a reference to “Laudato Sí,” Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment. Registration is $50 for students and $200 for nonstudents.

Jason Iloreta: His Brother’s Keeper

Jason Iloreta: His Brother’s Keeper

Posted on December 12, 2016

Jason Iloreta (’14) nearly joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps before heeding a more personal calling to serve his brother Josh who has cerebral palsy. Together, they are raising awareness of people with diagnosed differences.

International Student’s Faith Odyssey

International Student’s Faith Odyssey

Posted on October 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – After an odyssey from the slums of Chennai, India, Manojprabhakaran Thirupal is thriving in his second semester in Gonzaga University’s master of organizational leadership program. Filled with faith and hope, he aims to create a nonprofit organization to help oppressed people worldwide.

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.