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 (’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.
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.
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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Association of Catholic Publishers has named “To Be One in Christ: Intercultural Formation and Ministry,” Liturgical Press, edited by Fernando Ortiz, Gonzaga University’s director of counseling, and Father Gerard J. McGlone, S.J., director of counseling at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, its 2016 “Book of the Year.”
SPOKANE, Wash. – Nate Disser, a human physiology major at Gonzaga University, is one of two dozen students nationwide chosen to take part in a paid 10-week Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship from the American Physiological Society. For Disser, from Broomfield, Colorado, the internship is a perfect fit.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators has awarded Gonzaga University the Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Academic Partnership for its work on the Hillyard Youth Collaborative in Northeast Spokane. The initiative is led by John Traynor, associate professor of teacher education, and Bailley Wootton, assistant director for youth programs in the Center for Community Action and Service-Learning.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University students, in finals through May 6, must rid themselves of an enormous amount of clutter before summer break. Fortunately, Gonzaga’s Housing and Residence Life is continuing its “ZAGiving” program, which collects the clutter and donates it all to Catholic Charities Spokane Furniture Bank and The Salvation Army.
A glimpse of some of the many outstanding students who graduated during Gonzaga University’s 123rd commencement exercises May 6-8.