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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.

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View Fr. Martin’s Commencement Speech

View Fr. Martin’s Commencement Speech

Posted on May 20, 2016

View the keynote speech delivered by priest, journalist and author Father James Martin, S.J., at Gonzaga University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday, May 8.

Gonzaga Honors Gerri and Bob Craves with Ignatian Spirit Award

Gonzaga Honors Gerri and Bob Craves with Ignatian Spirit Award

Posted on April 15, 2016

Gonzaga University honored Geraldine “Gerri” and Bob Craves with its Ignatian Spirit Award on Thursday, April 14 at the ninth annual Ignatian Gala at the John J. Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The Craves were recognized for their leadership and lifelong dedication to the Jesuit ideals of helping others through education.

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Opus Prize Moves Student to Act

Posted on May 18, 2015

Inspired by Gonzaga’s hosting of the Opus Prize last fall to recognize some of our world’s top humanitarians, rising junior Aaron Danowski is helping a 22-year-old Indian “untouchable” man achieve his dream of studying at Gonzaga.

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Gonzaga Engineering Students Refurbish Golf Cart for Service Project

Gonzaga Engineering Students Refurbish Golf Cart for Service Project

Posted on April 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Students from Gonzaga University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, under the direction of staff engineer Beau Grillo, are rebuilding a donated 1978 golf cart to benefit the KXLY 4 Extreme Team, a nonprofit that helps people and organizations in extreme need.

Lugers Honored with Ignatian Award

Lugers Honored with Ignatian Award

Posted on April 10, 2015

Gonzaga honored John and Donna Luger with its Ignatian Spirit Award at the eighth annual Ignatian Gala at the downtown Convention Center on April 9.

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.

Five Gonzaga Alumni Find Niche with Farmgirlfit, All-Women Gym

Five Gonzaga Alumni Find Niche with Farmgirlfit, All-Women Gym

Posted on April 2, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – ­­Farmgirlfit is not your average fitness gym. Exclusively for women and 100-percent owned by Gonzaga University alumni, the gym offers workout classes, yoga, and a community focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Kevin Pangos on March Madness, Goals, and Life as a Gonzaga Student

Kevin Pangos on March Madness, Goals, and Life as a Gonzaga Student

Posted on March 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University senior point guard Kevin Pangos has big plans for the future after helping the No. 2-seed Zags advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1999. The Zags’ all-time 3-point shooting leader, Pangos helped lead this team to a school-record 35 wins. Before the tournament, Pangos spoke of his dream to advance in the tournament and reflected on his time as a Gonzaga student.