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300 Expected Saturday for Gonzaga’s 45th Annual Pilgrimage to Cataldo Mission

300 Expected Saturday for Gonzaga’s 45th Annual Pilgrimage to Cataldo Mission

Posted on September 9, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Some 300 Gonzaga University students, Jesuits, faculty, staff, alumni, family and friends are expected to take part in the University’s 45th annual Pilgrimage to the historic Mission of the Sacred Heart – or Cataldo Mission – in Cataldo, Idaho on Saturday, Sept. 13. Pilgrimage is open to all members of the Gonzaga community.

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Gonzaga and Knights of Columbus Complete Sale of Knights Building

Gonzaga and Knights of Columbus Complete Sale of Knights Building

Posted on September 8, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – The Knights of Columbus building at 302 E. Boone Ave., a fixture in the Gonzaga University neighborhood for more than a half-century, has been sold to the University, the Knights of Columbus Council 683 and Gonzaga announced today in a joint statement.

Themed Panels, Lectures Set Stage for Opus Prize Awards

Themed Panels, Lectures Set Stage for Opus Prize Awards

Posted on September 4, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University faculty and students explore the themes, issues and ideas surrounding the inspirational stories of the finalists for the 2014 Opus Prize in a series of lectures and panel discussions this fall. The public is invited to join in the conversations at free “Opus Prize Nights” held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium.

Gonzaga Reaches Sustainability Milestone with Locally Grown Produce

Gonzaga Reaches Sustainability Milestone with Locally Grown Produce

Posted on September 3, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – To most observers in this frenzied first week of school at Gonzaga University, today’s early morning delivery to the Boone Avenue Retail Center was simply another truckload of produce to be chopped, diced, sautéed and served across campus by Zag Dining by Sodexo. But for those gathered at the BARC loading dock, especially Jim Simon, Gonzaga’s first director of sustainability, the shipment represents a milestone in Gonzaga’s efforts to provide the freshest, most sustainable food for students, faculty and staff.

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Gonzaga’s Global Engagement Leader Collaborates on Fulbright Project in Colombia

Gonzaga’s Global Engagement Leader Collaborates on Fulbright Project in Colombia

Posted on June 27, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Joseph Kinsella, assistant academic vice president for Gonzaga University’s Center for Global Engagement, has been invited by Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia to participate in a Fulbright Specialist Project to consult with the sister Jesuit institution involving curricular internationalization.

Gonzaga Law Professor Ann Murphy Earns Second Fulbright Grant to Teach in China

Gonzaga Law Professor Ann Murphy Earns Second Fulbright Grant to Teach in China

Posted on June 18, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Ann Murphy has, for the second time in seven years, received a Fulbright grant to teach law in China. Starting in late August, Murphy will reside in China and teach for 10 months at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) Law School.

With Support from Americorps, Gonzaga to Hire Veterans’ Student Coordinator

With Support from Americorps, Gonzaga to Hire Veterans’ Student Coordinator

Posted on June 17, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will hire a full-time veterans’ coordinator to help the University’s growing number of veteran students achieve their educational and personal goals, and to create a veterans student community and culture within the University. The position is supported by a grant from Americorps.

Fr. James K. Voiss, S.J., Appointed Rector of Gonzaga’s Jesuit Community

Fr. James K. Voiss, S.J., Appointed Rector of Gonzaga’s Jesuit Community

Posted on June 11, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Father Adolfo Nicolas, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, has appointed Fr. James K. Voiss, S.J., as rector of the Gonzaga University Jesuit Community to succeed Fr. Steve Kuder, S.J. later this summer, Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh announced.

Gonzaga Alumnus, Hero Sam Grashio Featured in New Film

Gonzaga Alumnus, Hero Sam Grashio Featured in New Film

Posted on May 10, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – The heroism of Spokane native and Gonzaga alumnus Sam Grashio unfolds in a new Public TV documentary “Escape in the Pacific: 1943,” which chronicles the only known successful group escape from a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II. The Gonzaga University Alumni Association and KSPS Public Television presented a special screening of the film including discussion with John D. Lukacs, whose book inspired the documentary, at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 29 in Gonzaga’s Cataldo Hall.