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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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Study Abroad Participation Increases 22.5 Percent among Gonzaga Undergraduates

Study Abroad Participation Increases 22.5 Percent among Gonzaga Undergraduates

Posted on November 16, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – A total of 654 Gonzaga University undergraduates studied abroad in 2016-17, a 22.5 percent increase from the previous year, to rank GU No. 14 nationwide (among peer institutions) for the number of undergraduates who studied abroad last year, according to the 2017 Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education.

‘Classic’ Matchups Mark 10th Season of Jesuit Basketball Spotlight

‘Classic’ Matchups Mark 10th Season of Jesuit Basketball Spotlight

Posted on November 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This fall, the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight program will mark a decade highlighting the mission of Jesuit education through basketball with two Jesuit Basketball Classics, played by four men’s and women’s teams. On Friday, Dec. 1, Gonzaga University will host Creighton University in a nationally televised men’s matchup on ESPN2.

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.

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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.

School of Education Launches School Psychology Program to Meet Growing Demand

School of Education Launches School Psychology Program to Meet Growing Demand

Posted on November 2, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Education announces the approval and launch of its Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology program to help meet the growing demand for school psychologists in PreK-12 education in the state and nationwide.

Notre Dame Professor Fr. Daniel Groody Discusses Theology, Migration Nov. 2

Notre Dame Professor Fr. Daniel Groody Discusses Theology, Migration Nov. 2

Posted on October 28, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Father Daniel Groody, associate professor of theology and global affairs at Notre Dame University, will discuss “Passing Over: Migration, Theology and the Eucharist” at Gonzaga University’s Flannery Lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to all.

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.

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.