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Career Moves & Positive Pursuits

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Career Moves & Positive Pursuits by

Career Moves BRAVE BULLDOGS June 2016 not only marked the 100th anniversary of the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), but also the first induction of ROTC alumni into the Army ROTC Hall of Fame. ’62 Jeffry Colliton was recognized for his longtime community service including a stint as Spokane city councilman, and Maj. Gen. Dr. Joseph Caravalho ’79, from the Pentagon, for his distinguished military career as […]

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Wedding Bells & Babies

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Wedding Bells & Babies by

Wedding Bells Back Where it Began ’11 Megan Hervey and ’11 Zack Berlat met six years ago as Gonzaga students spending a summer in Spokane. By the time classes were back in session, they were inseparable. They also worked together in Student Publications, she as editor-in-chief of Gonzaga Bulletin and he as photography editor. After graduation, they moved to Colorado, where they […]

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Gonzaga Day 02.11.2017

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Gonzaga Day 02.11.2017 by

On Feb. 11, we celebrated our fifth annual Gonzaga Day, a day for Zag Nation to celebrate Gonzaga and its impact on our lives and communities, as well as to cheer on both the women’s and men’s basketball teams to victory against Saint Mary’s. More than 2,000 Gonzaga alumni gathered at 30 events. For the first time, […]

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Mystery Zag: Rememering Father Arthur Desault

Apr 12, 2017 Comments Off on Mystery Zag: Rememering Father Arthur Desault by

Father Arthur L. Dussault, S.J. (pronounced due-SO) 1903-1991 Mr. Gonzaga was dean of men, athletic director, director of public relations and alumni coordinator, vice president for university relations and vice president of the university. But most importantly, this beloved priest was friend to thousands of Gonzagans during his 66 years on campus. FOLLOWING ARE READER REFLECTIONS: When I came to Spokane […]

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Alum News from the Winter ’17 issue

Dec 05, 2016 Comments Off on Alum News from the Winter ’17 issue by

Time is Money Forget what you know about the Swiss being the only ones to craft fine watches – these Gonzaga graduates have changed the game, just in time! For the past two years, ’10 Aaron Hallerman, Sean Agatep and Tim Nybo have been crafting watches at Vincero (pronounced “ vin-CHAIR-o”) Collective. As friends and roommates at Gonzaga, the trio planned to start […]

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The New Retirement: Service

Dec 05, 2016 Comments Off on The New Retirement: Service by

As director of the newly opened Career Center, Kevin Pratt spent 35 years working hard to connect Gonzaga students with resources to pursue their career paths. He loved helping students dig deeper into their calling and identify particular gifts that they care about. “In college, experience changes perspectives,” Pratt says. He developed the Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program (GAMP), which allows Gonzaga students to connect with alumni who […]

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Now Say ‘Ah’

Dec 05, 2016 Comments Off on Now Say ‘Ah’ by

For this dentist, humanitarian work in the Philippines is not what he would consider pulling teeth – it’s a blessing. Patrick Rooney (’71) spent a month this summer aboard the USNS Mercy, a part of Pacific Partnership 2016. With his experience as a Navy hospital corpsman during the Vietnam era, Rooney jumped at the chance to serve when the American Dental Association put […]

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Dating through the Decades: a Zag love story

Oct 18, 2016 Comments Off on Dating through the Decades: a Zag love story by

Compiled by Kourtney Schott (’18) We asked Gonzaga Magazine readers for their dating stories, and are happy to present quirky romances from almost every decade since the 50s. 1950s — Dancing the Night Away (as told by Steve Matule, ’56) I met Darlene on the dance floor, April 15, 1955.  Over 60 years later we’re still dancing. […]

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