Planting Seeds of Hope: Gonzaga Students, Staff, & Faculty Embark March 8 to Serve Others During Break
SPOKANE, Wash. – In a rite of spring at Gonzaga University, 116 students, staff and faculty advisers will embark Saturday, March 8 for nine sites nationwide where they will spend their entire spring break serving others through Gonzaga’s Mission: Possible program.
- 140 GU Students, Staff Embark Saturday for ‘Mission: Possible’ Service Work
- Students Serve Tacoma Residents through New ‘Justice In January’ Program
- Students Serve Homeless, Break Down Barriers
- Gonzaga Welcomes Eight New Act Six Scholars
- Gonzaga’s Regional Scholarships Offer Ideal Way to Support Students
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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Lisa Miklush, an assistant professor of nursing at Gonzaga University, has been chosen by the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, Khan Academy and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing as one of 14 individuals who are working to transform how health education is delivered across disciplines worldwide.
Siddharth Kara, author of “Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery,” will share his eye-opening research on modern slavery, including documentation of 1,300 cases in 30 countries, when he delivers Gonzaga University’s Presidential Speaker Series lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 1 in the McCarthey Athletic Center. Tickets will be available starting Feb. 26 through TicketsWest.
This fall, Gonzaga hosts the Opus Prize, one of the world’s top faith-based humanitarian honors, and faculty, staff and students are embracing the opportunities it offers to learn from top entrepreneurial humanitarians.
If “all the world’s a stage,” as Shakespeare wrote, no wonder Father Jack Bentz, S.J. plays his part with such grace. The 1985 Gonzaga alumnus finds being a Jesuit the ideal role – one that combines his love of Jesus and theatre.
M. Shawn Copeland, professor of Catholic systematic theology at Boston College, will deliver Gonzaga University’s 38th annual Flannery Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 20 in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room.
SPOKANE, Wash. – For the second consecutive year, Gonzaga University has been named the top-ranked institution among “Small Colleges and Universities” in the nation with 22 undergraduate alumni serving overseas as Peace Corps volunteers in 18 countries worldwide, lifting Gonzaga’s historical total to 320 alumni with Peace Corps service, the agency announced today.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will welcome eight new Act Six Scholars to the incoming class of 2018. The scholars are among 59 students from the Pacific Northwest to receive full college scholarships as members of the latest Act Six cohort.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Comprehensive Leadership Program has selected its newest student cohort from the undergraduate class of 2017 for its leadership studies program. Forty-three talented students with a wealth of experiences were selected from a pool of 153 applicants.