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Gonzaga Leverages Basketball Success to Boost Academic Mission

Gonzaga Leverages Basketball Success to Boost Academic Mission

Posted on March 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As Gonzaga University enters its first Final Four appearance on Saturday following a magical 36-1 season and a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament – its 19th consecutive Big Dance – key institutional numbers underscore how Gonzaga has leveraged basketball success to support its academic mission.

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Zags Beat West Virginia 61-58, Advance to Elite Eight

Zags Beat West Virginia 61-58, Advance to Elite Eight

Posted on March 23, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 Thursday night to advance to the West Regional final.

Gonzaga, Xavier: Jesuit Universities in the Elite Eight

Gonzaga, Xavier: Jesuit Universities in the Elite Eight

Posted on March 23, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh and Xavier University President Rev. Michael Graham, S.J., have come to a friendly agreement regarding the Elite Eight matchup here Saturday to determine which of the Jesuit schools will advance to the Final Four from the West Region of the NCAA Tournament.

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss Aims to be a ‘DreamKeeper’

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss Aims to be a ‘DreamKeeper’

Posted on March 22, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – An All-American on the court and in the classroom, guard Nigel Williams-Goss has been a dream come true for Gonzaga University. As the Zags prepare to face No. 4-seed West Virginia in the Sweet 16 on Thursday, he intends to be a “DreamKeeper.”

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Attorney General Bob Ferguson to Discuss Immigration Case at Gonzaga Law March 24

Attorney General Bob Ferguson to Discuss Immigration Case at Gonzaga Law March 24

Posted on March 20, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson will discuss the case that placed him and the state of Washington in the center of the national debate on immigration during a free, public forum at noon Friday, March 24 in the Barbieri Courtroom at the Gonzaga University School of Law. (The event had been scheduled for a different date.)

Zags Women, Men Dancin’ in NCAA Tournament

Zags Women, Men Dancin’ in NCAA Tournament

Posted on March 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams are dancin’ in the NCAA Tournament, again, on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. This marks the 19th consecutive NCAA Tournament berth (20th overall) for the men – ranked No. 2 in both major polls this week – and eighth in nine years (ninth overall) for the women.

David Ahern Wins National Writing Award

David Ahern Wins National Writing Award

Posted on March 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University science student David Ahern hopes to become a physician some day but could also pursue a career as a professional writer. Ahern recently won first place in the Norton Writer’s Prize competition for an essay from his English 101 class in spring semester 2016.

Bianca Pagdanganan a Rising Golf Star

Bianca Pagdanganan a Rising Golf Star

Posted on March 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – After becoming the first golfer in Gonzaga history to compete in the NCAA Championships – last season, as a freshman – Bianca Pagdanganan is rapidly distinguishing herself as a rising star.

School of Business Administration Retains AACSB Business, Accounting Accreditations

School of Business Administration Retains AACSB Business, Accounting Accreditations

Posted on March 13, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – In recognition of its excellence in business education, the Gonzaga University School of Business Administration has once again received affirmation of its business and accounting accreditations by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The accreditation status, which is reviewed every five years, will be assessed again in 2021.