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50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

50 Nations, 40 Languages Represented at Gonzaga’s 19th Summer Language Program

Posted on July 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 300 Spokane-area immigrant and refugee learners from preschool through age 80 representing over 50 countries and speaking more than 40 languages are taking part in Gonzaga University’s 19th annual Summer Language Program being held on campus through July 28.

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Gonzaga Included in 2018 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Gonzaga Included in 2018 ‘Fiske Guide’ to Best U.S., British and Canadian Colleges

Posted on July 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University is included among the best 321 U.S., Canadian and British colleges and universities featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018,” the publication – a top independent guide to the best schools for more than 30 years – announced this week. This marks the third consecutive year Gonzaga has been included in the guide.

Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Back as Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

Alumna Monique Rizer Gives Back as Executive Director of Opportunity Nation

Posted on June 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Monique Rizer, a 2001 Gonzaga University graduate, knows the transformative impact of education. After attending various postsecondary institutions, she entered Gonzaga at age 22, married, and with a 2-year-old son. Now she is directing a bipartisan national initiative focused on providing opportunities for others.

Gonzaga Honors Arc of Spokane with Community Partner Award

Gonzaga Honors Arc of Spokane with Community Partner Award

Posted on June 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Academic Vice President’s Office honored The Arc of Spokane today with its 2016-2017 Community Partner of the Year award. Molly Ayers, director of Gonzaga’s Center for Community Action and Service-Learning, presented the award to the nonprofit organization in a ceremony at its headquarters downtown.

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Rorholm Receives Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies Eva Lassman Student Research Award

Rorholm Receives Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies Eva Lassman Student Research Award

Posted on June 5, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies has awarded Marnie Rorholm, a student in Gonzaga’s Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies, the Eva Lassman Memorial Student Research Award, which includes a $700 stipend to assist in her study of a hate-related issue.

Gonzaga Chamber Chorus Performs in Zambia, Zimbabwe through May 30

Gonzaga Chamber Chorus Performs in Zambia, Zimbabwe through May 30

Posted on May 19, 2017

Twenty-eight student vocalists from Gonzaga University’s premier choral ensemble Chamber Chorus are traveling throughout Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa for an intercultural exchange and performance tour of their repertoire “Unclouded Day: Music of a Hopeful Search” until May 31.

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Recognizes Díaz for Play ‘A La Roro’

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Recognizes Díaz for Play ‘A La Roro’

Posted on May 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival has awarded Gonzaga University senior Art Por Díaz the Artists Striving to End Poverty scholarship in recognition of the play he wrote titled, “A La Roro.” The scholarship allows Díaz to attend the Artist as Citizen Conference in June at the Juilliard School in New York City.

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

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

Posted on April 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – For the fourth consecutive year, Gonzaga University School of Business Administration 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.

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Students Install Floating Wetlands in Lake Arthur as Part of Earth Week

Posted on April 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of Earth Week, Gonzaga University environmental studies students will install two Biohaven floating wetlands in Lake Arthur on Gonzaga’s campus at 4 p.m., Friday, April 21 in an effort to improve the lake ecosystem and provide a living laboratory for students.