From grief to growth, from pain to prevention, Marny Lombard has become a champion for the prevention of suicide following her son’s death. What must colleges – and parents – know and do to help students cope when life gets rough?
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For 175 years, people of Native American tribes across the Northwest and the Jesuits of this region have enjoyed close kinship. Theirs is a friendship as deep and wide as the land they have shared for nearly two centuries.
The field of law is often defined by the Scales of Justice, which represent the balance between support and opposition. But for grads of the Law School, the focus today is on a different kind of equilibrium: work-life balance.
Literature, spirituality and art are some of the topics that make London Gonzaga’s No. 2 study abroad option. Immersion into the Italian culture has been the heart of Gonzaga in Florence for 50 years, and options expand in countries all over the world.
“We played a lot of Pictionary, which was a great way to communicate with people who don’t speak English,” says Gonzaga-in-Florence alumnus Brian Muegge (’16). “And my classmate Nick Lacey (’16) was a big hit with the kids of our Italian host family. As a result of a childhood accident, he has only four toes on his left foot. That […]
What would the process for intervention and support look like for a student at Gonzaga University who is struggling with mental illness? We’ve put together some potential pathways for two kinds of student scenarios.* *Because the University attempts to support each student individually, and respond to needs as much as reasonably possible, response might look […]
Sarah Martin (’16) served for eight years in the Army, the only female in a small firefighters unit out of Yakima that also completed a tour in Afghanistan. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, but, truth be told, what she really wants to do is serve veterans. That’s what she did while working on her degree at Gonzaga […]
It was summer and Konner Sauve (’19) was watching the Oregon landscape whiz by the windows of the family car when inspiration hit. He’d just finished his junior year of high school and had been thinking about the typical struggles of that period. What if his fellow students had a little recognition for their unique talents and gifts? What if […]