Archive for Alumni News

Working toward a cure

Dec 09, 2015 Comments Off on Working toward a cure by

1984 Economics/Accounting grad John Bowers is COO of Kona Medical, a Bellevue start-up offering hope to people suffering from resistant high blood pressure.

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Mystery Zag: Brother Peter Buskins, S.J.

Dec 09, 2015 Comments Off on Mystery Zag: Brother Peter Buskins, S.J. by

Brother Buskins was tough as an armadillo and soft as a feather pillow. Read fellow Zags’ memories here.

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Saving the Salmon

Aug 29, 2015 Comments Off on Saving the Salmon by

Kaitlin Vadla (’08) is on a mission to protect the salmon and the quality of life for Alaska residents in the Cook Inlet watershed.

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One Alum’s Winding Road to Success

Aug 28, 2015 Comments Off on One Alum’s Winding Road to Success by

Patrice Sutton (’12) shares about the loss of identity as a student and what it takes to navigate the uncertainly of life beyond graduation.

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Mystery Zag: Dr. John Sisk

Aug 28, 2015 Comments Off on Mystery Zag: Dr. John Sisk by

Your response to the Mystery Zag – John Sisk – in the last issue was so impressive, we couldn’t fit them all in print. Here are more stories of the mark left by this literature professor.

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Harmony in the Brotherhood

Aug 28, 2015 Comments Off on Harmony in the Brotherhood by

A band of singing buddies known as The Brotherhood and The Glee Club continues to gather for song, and for connection with today’s singing students.

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In Memoriam: Colleen Magnuson

Aug 28, 2015 Comments Off on In Memoriam: Colleen Magnuson by

In the early 1970s, when Gonzaga was threatened with closure by local banks, Harry and Colleen Magnuson personally guaranteed the University’s debt. This enabled Gonzaga to survive and paved the way to its current success. They established the Harry F. and Colleen B. Magnuson Family Scholarship, which has helped 77 North Idaho students to attend Gonzaga, and funded renovation of the University’s theater, re-named the Harry F. and Colleen B. Magnuson Theatre. In 2009, the Magnusons received Gonzaga’s Ignatian Spirit Award.

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In Memoriam: Smithmoore P. Myers

Aug 28, 2015 Comments Off on In Memoriam: Smithmoore P. Myers by

One name said it all He was one of those people well-known by just one name: Smitty. He garnered the love and support of a Gonzaga Law community that is unsurpassed over the past 83 years, dating back to the day he enrolled as an undergraduate in 1932. Smithmoore P. Myers will go down in […]

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