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Sierra Magazine Names Gonzaga to List of Eco-Literate ‘Cool Schools’

Sierra Magazine Names Gonzaga to List of Eco-Literate ‘Cool Schools’

Posted on August 31, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Sierra magazine has named Gonzaga University to its 11th annual “Cool Schools” list, recognizing the nation’s most eco-literate colleges and universities. Gonzaga is among 227 sustainable four-year, degree-granting U.S. undergraduate colleges and universities on the list.

Alumna Kate Hewitt Earns Prestigious Scoville Peace Fellowship at Brookings Institution

Alumna Kate Hewitt Earns Prestigious Scoville Peace Fellowship at Brookings Institution

Posted on August 4, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kate Hewitt, a 2013 Gonzaga University alumna, has been awarded a prestigious and highly competitive Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship for the fall 2017 semester and will spend six to nine months working with the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

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 on campus.

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.

Gonzaga Presents ‘Waiting For Godot’ through New ZagLab Initiative Starting June 8

Gonzaga Presents ‘Waiting For Godot’ through New ZagLab Initiative Starting June 8

Posted on June 5, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University faculty, students and alumni are partnering with local artists, environmental groups and Terrain to present Samuel Beckett’s iconic tragicomedy, “Waiting for Godot,” at the Washington Cracker Building art-space (304 W. Pacific Ave.) June 8-11 and Sept. 7, 9-10.

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.