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Gonzaga Surpasses Original Campaign Goal, Focusing Efforts Now on ISE Facility and Continued Scholarship Growth

Gonzaga Surpasses Original Campaign Goal, Focusing Efforts Now on ISE Facility and Continued Scholarship Growth

Posted on November 16, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Nearly two years after launching Gonzaga Will: The Campaign for Our Future, the largest capital campaign in Gonzaga’s history, the University is proud to announce that, due to the unmatched generosity of Gonzaga’s community of supporters, it has exceeded its original fundraising goal of $250 million. With this achievement comes a continued focus on growing the University’s endowment as well as building a new Integrated Science and Engineering facility, Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh announced today.

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Gonzaga Invites Community to Unite Nov. 16 to Mark International Day of Tolerance

Gonzaga Invites Community to Unite Nov. 16 to Mark International Day of Tolerance

Posted on November 10, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University invites the public to the John J. Hemmingson Center (702 E. Desmet Ave.), first-floor rotunda, at noon, Thursday, Nov. 16 to link arms with Gonzaga faculty, staff and students to form a human chain of solidarity to mark the United Nations’ annual International Day of Tolerance.

Monica Elenes: An Artist for Others

Monica Elenes: An Artist for Others

Posted on November 3, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monica Elenes, a junior transfer from Seattle, cannot imagine her life without melodies. Throughout her childhood, she sang in church, listened to hip-hop and music in Spanish with her family, and wrote songs with her older brother.

Student Offers Backpacks of Hope to Homeless

Student Offers Backpacks of Hope to Homeless

Posted on October 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga’s Jesuit ethos embraces a commitment to human dignity and solidarity with the poor and vulnerable. Rick Clark, 46, a junior in his first semester at Gonzaga, knows poverty firsthand. Formerly homeless, Clark launched the outreach program Giving Back Packs to help the down-and-out in Spokane, where he was born and raised.

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Scholar, Activist Angela Davis Speaks Oct. 25

Scholar, Activist Angela Davis Speaks Oct. 25

Posted on October 3, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Center for Public Humanities is proud to present a lecture by Angela Davis, Ph.D., whose activism and scholarship have been deeply involved in our nation’s quest for social justice, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. Moderated questions will follow.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson to Gonzaga Law Students: Ask the Right Questions

Attorney General Bob Ferguson to Gonzaga Law Students: Ask the Right Questions

Posted on September 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson told Gonzaga University School of Law students today that a key reason his office is 4-0 in cases it has brought against the Trump administration is an unwavering focus on the most relevant questions.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson to Discuss DACA Case at Gonzaga Law School Sept. 29

Attorney General Bob Ferguson to Discuss DACA Case at Gonzaga Law School Sept. 29

Posted on September 26, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson will discuss the lawsuit brought by 15 states and the District of Columbia regarding the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 29 in the Barbieri Courtroom at the Gonzaga University School of Law.

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.