By: Jill Culley, Associate Director, Academic Advising & Assistance Center for Student Academic Success  Congratulations on the completion of your student’s first semester at Gonzaga University! Your student will be joining you around the family table soon, and may be looking to you for help navigating and making sense of their first semester experience. The following are

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Center for Student Academic Success The mission of the Center for Student Academic Success (CSAS) is: Empowering students to be active and independent learners in pursuit of their academic success. Through this mission, we strive to help build men and women who view self-advocacy and appreciation of the learning process as pillars of success. As

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By: Angela Ruff, University Events Book that hotel for May 8-10, now! Gonzaga’s commencement weekend is the same dates as a nearby prominent state university, WSU. This means the hotels in Spokane fill up fast. The main feature events for Commencement weekend include Mass on Saturday at 4pm, and the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Sunday

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By: Marianne Salina, Academic Advising and Assistance We see many first year students in our office, some with questions about planning their course schedules, others who need help finding a balance between their academic lives and the many commitments they have here on campus. And we welcome all of these questions, because as advisors, we

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By:  Marianne Salina As parents of incoming students, Academic Advising welcomes you to Gonzaga with arms wide open and with a sincere desire to make your student’s first semester at college as smooth as possible. We help to ease this transition for students by taking the burden of registration off their shoulders for the first

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By: Marianne Salina, Academic Advising and Assistance Spring Break serves as a much-needed pause for students, allowing them to recharge and come back to school refreshed and ready to tackle the rest of the semester.  This is also a time when students are looking ahead to the summer months when a longer, warmer hiatus awaits

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By: Marianne Salina, Academic Advising Call it a product of the recession or perhaps a new level of unwavering determination, but it seems more students arrive on campus with a clear and decided path set before them, typically with a specific job in mind. Two popular areas we see students pursue are those majors that

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By: Marianne Salina, Academic Advising and Assistance  There is no shortage of acronyms in university life, and this holds true here at Gonzaga as well. Take for example our office, Academic Advising and Assistance. We aim to support students along their academic journeys; in light of this effort, we may sometimes be likened to the American

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Marianne Salina, AAA We are in the midst of many exciting transitions here at Gonzaga. Just a stroll across campus reveals the swift work of fall making its way through the trees, and the crisp air against our cheeks reminds us that indeed, the 2013-14 school year is well underway. As we embrace this new

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By: David Garcia Congratulations on the completion of your student’s first semester at Gonzaga University!  Your student will be joining you around the family table soon.  Please find a few themes that may emerge during the Holiday break and some ideas and information that may be helpful in overcoming some common first semester challenges: Registration:

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