Good communication is central to John Barnhardt, both in his vocation and his avocation.
First in his family to attend college, Nick Senger has built his profession around Catholic education. He is a celebrated teacher at All Saints Catholic School in Spokane, the author of a respected book on reading skills and editor of a blog on Catholic K-12 education.
This English major – who came back to Gonzaga to earn her M.B.A. in ’92 and her Ph.D. in leadership studies in 2004 – calls herself a “professional story listener.” The stories Elaine Cullen collects belong to the men who work in dangerous occupations – underground mining, commercial fishing and most recently oil and gas fields.
These professionals relish the chance to develop GU’s athlete scholars. They see not just a new job, but great experiences ahead.
Alumni, faculty and staff gaze, listen, learn, taste, ooh and ahh their way through Istanbul and west central Turkey. All this, wrapped in a Gonzaga experience.
Read excerpts from the books by Gonzaga University Alumni and Faculty authors.
Fall at Gonzaga is always a bit asynchronous: While the colors of fall foreshadow the coming winter, it is the season of new life and excitement on campus.
Father William Ryan, S.J., concluded more than 40 years of teaching at Gonzaga this spring when he received the title associate professor emeritus.