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Spokane YWCA Honors Former Academic Vice President Patricia O’Connell Killen

Spokane YWCA Honors Former Academic Vice President Patricia O’Connell Killen

Posted on October 9, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Patricia O’Connell Killen, Ph.D., Gonzaga’s former academic vice president, recently received the 2017 Woman of Achievement award for her work in education at the 35th annual Spokane YWCA Women of Achievement Impact Luncheon at the Davenport Grand Hotel.

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Gonzaga Blesses, Dedicates Della Strada Jesuit Community

Gonzaga Blesses, Dedicates Della Strada Jesuit Community

Posted on September 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University leaders and community members gathered Thursday to formally dedicate and bless the Della Strada Jesuit Community, a new home and spiritual haven for the Jesuits of Spokane. It is located at the northwest corner of Boone Avenue and Astor Street and has been made possible by a leadership gift from Tim and Mary Barnard of Bozeman, Montana.

Gonzaga Hosts Spokane Regional Veterans’ Conference Sept. 30

Gonzaga Hosts Spokane Regional Veterans’ Conference Sept. 30

Posted on September 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will also host the free Spokane Regional Veterans’ Conference, designed to serve and support military veterans and active-duty service members and dependents in the Spokane community, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom.

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.

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Alumnus Honors Mother, Fights Breast Cancer with Memorial Bike Ride

Alumnus Honors Mother, Fights Breast Cancer with Memorial Bike Ride

Posted on July 31, 2017

SEATTLE – Gonzaga University 2013 alumni Doug Chesney and David Sheppard are raising money to fight breast cancer in the third annual Denise M. Chesney Memorial Bike Ride, a 50-mile loop around Lake Washington on Saturday, Aug. 12.

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.

Gonzaga Included in 2018 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Gonzaga Included in 2018 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Posted on July 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is included among the best 321 U.S., Canadian and British colleges and universities featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018,” the publication – a top independent guide to the best schools for more than 30 years – announced this week. This marks the third consecutive year Gonzaga has been included in the guide.

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 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.