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Gonzaga Hosts Nobel Laureate & Visiting Head of State Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Oct. 4

Gonzaga Hosts Nobel Laureate & Visiting Head of State Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Oct. 4

Posted on August 19, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is pleased to announce that it will host Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia and winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Peace, on Oct. 4. President Sirleaf, the first democratically elected female head of state in Africa, has also graciously agreed to deliver Gonzaga’s sixth Presidential Speaker Series lecture, the first by a visiting head of state, at 7 p.m., in the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Gonzaga Included in 2016 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Gonzaga Included in 2016 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Posted on July 1, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is among the best 321 U.S., Canadian and British colleges and universities featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2016,” the publication announced today. Compiled by Edward Fiske, the former education editor for The New York Times, the publication has served as a top independent guide to the best schools for more than 30 years.

Gonzaga Helps Create New Community Library in Zambezi

Gonzaga Helps Create New Community Library in Zambezi

Posted on June 17, 2015

ZAMBEZI, Zambia – The district of Zambezi, located in northwestern Zambia, recently received its first community library, a new two-room building consisting of 20,000 books and a technology center, thanks to Gonzaga University and cooperating partners.

Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s ‘Balefire’ Named a Finalist for High Plains Book Award

Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s ‘Balefire’ Named a Finalist for High Plains Book Award

Posted on June 16, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Professor Shann (Ferch) Ray’s debut book of poems, “Balefire,” has been selected as a finalist for the High Plains Book Award in poetry. A distinguished scholar of leadership and forgiveness studies, fiction writer, and poet, Ferch is a professor in Gonzaga’s Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies.

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Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Fr. Boyle, S.J., Inspires Grads

Posted on May 18, 2015

Members of Gonzaga’s Class of 2015 began and ended their student experience with wisdom from Father Greg Boyle, S.J., a Gonzaga alumnus who founded the Los Angeles-based Homeboy Industries, the nation’s largest gang intervention program.

Bringing Keys to Change to Zambezi

Bringing Keys to Change to Zambezi

Posted on May 7, 2015

When the 19 students and three faculty members from Gonzaga University departed May 11 for Zambia, they brought with them some keys to social change: 75 handmade feminine hygiene kits.

Accounting Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Accounting Students Help Generate $1 Million-Plus in Income Tax Refunds for Area Residents

Posted on April 23, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – For the second year in a row, Gonzaga University accounting students working with the IRS and United Way have helped generate more than $1 million in refunds through their free income tax return preparation efforts for low- and middle-income Spokane residents. Students from Eastern Washington University and Whitworth University joined the efforts.

Gonzaga Women ‘Bring It Home’ to Benefit Community

Gonzaga Women ‘Bring It Home’ to Benefit Community

Posted on March 25, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – It’s a little thing, but these little things add up. Every time Gonzaga’s Sweet 16-bound women’s basketball team checked out of a hotel this season, the players have collected all the complimentary toiletries – the shampoos, soaps, lotions and conditioners – and donated them to Catholic Charities Spokane.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Gonzaga Among Nation’s Best Nursing Schools

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Gonzaga Among Nation’s Best Nursing Schools

Posted on March 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s School of Nursing and Human Physiology, established in July 2013, is already the nation’s 102nd (tie) best nursing school (master’s), according to U.S. News & World Report’s rankings released today. The rankings are in U.S. News’ 2016 edition of the book “Best Graduate Schools.” View the list online.