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Business Students Visit ‘Oracle of Omaha’ Warren Buffett

Business Students Visit ‘Oracle of Omaha’ Warren Buffett

Posted on October 18, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Twenty Gonzaga University School of Business Administration students spent Friday in Omaha learning about business, ethics, and life from billionaire Warren Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha,” one of the most innovative, influential and respected business leaders in the world.

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Zag Grads, Friends Succeed in School of Business and Beyond

Zag Grads, Friends Succeed in School of Business and Beyond

Posted on July 20, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Three close friends and May graduates of the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration have left legacies of leadership, tenacity and Zag pride throughout their undergraduate careers. Along the way, they also led efforts to help dozens of local entrepreneurs develop new products and businesses.

School of Engineering & Applied Science Launches ‘Innovention’ Challenge April 16-17

School of Engineering & Applied Science Launches ‘Innovention’ Challenge April 16-17

Posted on April 7, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Engineering and Applied Science will launch its 24-hour challenge “Innovention” competition at noon on Saturday, April 16. Teams of three-to-five-members will compete for a grand prize of $1,000 using skills in design, creativity, presentation, research, and resourcefulness.

Freshman Brandon Sayegh Works for Others, Holds Four Patents

Freshman Brandon Sayegh Works for Others, Holds Four Patents

Posted on July 31, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga’s class of 2019 is filled with bright and talented students, including Brandon Sayegh who already holds four patents in his name and serves as president of the no­nprofit organization his father started in 2011, the USS Foundation, which is dedicated to bringing the hope of a better life to underprivileged children.

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Student Launches App to Take Ice-Bucket-Like Challenges to Next Level

Student Launches App to Take Ice-Bucket-Like Challenges to Next Level

Posted on April 7, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The recent social media trend of challenging friends to dump buckets of ice over their heads for the ALS Association has inspired Gonzaga University senior Scott Alderson and his brother Matt, a Seattle University freshman. The brothers have developed an Apple app called 1Up Challenges to take such competitions to the next level.

Real-Life Lessons in Leadership

Real-Life Lessons in Leadership

Posted on February 24, 2015

Some 120 students in Gonzaga’s undergraduate Comprehensive Leadership Program put leadership theory into practice recently when they responded to real-life case studies presented by 11 local organizations and businesses.

New Venture Lab Inspires Students

New Venture Lab Inspires Students

Posted on February 13, 2015

Gonzaga’s New Venture Lab, launched in 2003 in the Jepson Center for the School of Business Administration, continues to inspire and change the lives of students.

Treks Help Students Build Careers

Treks Help Students Build Careers

Posted on January 20, 2015

Gonzaga completed its 14th annual Portland Trek and 15th annual Seattle Trek earlier this month to help Gonzaga students and alumni develop their careers.

Startup Weekend Spokane Begins at Gonzaga

Startup Weekend Spokane Begins at Gonzaga

Posted on November 7, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University welcomes some of the region’s most innovative emerging entrepreneurs as Startup Weekend Spokane, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, launches tonight in the Jepson Center on campus. The competitive event, which concludes Sunday night, offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas and collaborate with developers and designers to create a MVP (Minimum Viable Product) within a 54-hour period. The event links entrepreneurs with the experience, resources and contacts to start a business.