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Community in a Virtual Classroom

Sep 25, 2017 No Comments by

By Dale Goodwin (’86) Today, nearly 2,000 individuals choose Gonzaga’s online programs to complete their degrees, attending class from the comfort of their homes or favorite study spots. INTERESTED IN EXPLORING AN ONLINE DEGREE? Visit gonzaga.edu/virtualcampus. St. Ignatius never conceived that teaching and learning could occur without people sharing a physical space. He wouldn’t have considered, 460 years ago, […]

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2017 Grad Spotlights: Ladd Serwat & Katie Moore

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Here are two recent graduates spreading their wings and embracing challenges around the world. Ladd Serwat (’17) International Relations Not Giving Up On Burundi When Helping Hurts Interested in helping global communities impacted by poverty and conflict? Serwat’s advice: • Research the history and culture of the place you’re visiting before you go. • Learn […]

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Father Coughlin: It’s All About Love

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By Dale Goodwin (’86) In January, Fr. Coughlin stepped down as the University’s only chancellor, a position he had held for 20 years following his 22-year run as president. In April, the 94-year-old moved to Los Gatos, Calif., and the Western U.S. Jesuits’ retirement center. Harry Magnusson, then board chair, hired Fr. Coughlin away from St. Louis University, […]

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Helping Families Caught in the Middle: The Gonzaga Scholars Program

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By Holly Jones “I come from a lower-middle-class home where I am supported and loved; but still, due to our economic standing, I couldn’t afford school. The scholarship helped put my Jesuit education within reach.” – Adam Bagley (’19) “As a single mother, my mom always worked incredibly hard and put in long hours to provide my brother and me with the best educational opportunities. I will never be able to fully repay […]

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Assignments with Impact

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By Kourtney Schott (’18), Sidnee Grubb (’18) Reading The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer inspired Gonzaga English Senior Lecturer Ginger Grey to include more actionable elements of service learning in her classroom. She selected an organization seeking to create a competitive environment in classrooms to advocate for charities around the world, and along with Senior Lecturer Jessica Halliday, put […]

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Arts & Literature: Spring Compilation

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Reflections on Poetry By Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate and Gonzaga Professor of English I had the good fortune of teaching Sierra Golden (’09) in several courses at Gonzaga, and I knew immediately that she had talent – lots of it. Of course, talent is only a small part of the equation when it comes to success […]

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The Future of Cars

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By Dale Goodwin (’86) and Megan Carroll (’18) As a kid, Rhonda Young didn’t play with Matchbox cars or electric trains. But she did imagine how roadways work, and how transportation moves people to places they need to go. So it comes as no surprise that she is among the nation’s leaders in helping improve transportation engineering education in the […]

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Going Green

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  Gonzaga readers care about sustainability and often have questions about the environmental impact of their (favorite!) magazine. The 2016 reader survey yielded 16 comments related to printing concerns. Here are a few questions we’re happy to answer: Q: If I receive the email with a link to the magazine online, will I still receive a paper copy in the mail? You […]

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