By: Brady Essmann Dear Parents of Graduating Seniors, Over the course of your student’s collegiate career, Gonzaga University has been developing him or her for a life of service and leadership for the common good. Called to be men and women for and with others as part of our Jesuit heritage, Gonzaga students come to exemplify this integral component of our

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Family Gatherings, Shopping & More! Tom and Elaine Bigley, Parent and Family Council Whether it’s for Thanksgiving or Christmas, your home will soon be filled with holiday joy, the kids will return from school, and mom and dad will be thrilled to have a home filled with family activities. As the parents of three Zags

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Freshman Parents/Families: How can we keep you informed? Your participation in this short survey will help us guide services and provide information that keep you informed about your student’s experience at Gonzaga University. It takes less than 5 minutes to complete. http://studentvoice.com/gonz/newfamily Thank you for your feedback!

Congratulations and welcome to our Zag/Bulldog Family! We are pleased that your student chose Gonzaga University as the place to continue his or her education. Please let me take this time to introduce myself. I am Amy Swank, and I direct the Office of Parent and Family Relations. At Gonzaga University, we believe that parents

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by: Clare Chambers, class of 2012 Although my parents are not Gonzaga alumni, they are serious converts to the Zagnation. Many people have been fooled into thinking that they went to Gonzaga, met there, lived their college days on East Boone Avenue, (and at Jack and Dan’s of course) and got married after he graduated

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Parents and families play a vital role in the lives of students and the Gonzaga community. They are an essential part of the support network and their dedication and determination help our students achieve their higher education goals. We honor the commitment of two such parents – Kevin and Kelly Smith. Kevin and Kelly have

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GU family is all encompassing.  It is the heart and soul of my personal and professional life. It’s hard to determine where it began. Rich and I raised our boys in a very close, family comes first, environment. Our children were educated in Catholic school from preschool (St. John Vianney) through high school (Gonzaga Prep).

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          Zig Zagging to the Top by: Natalie Weryk ’11 Gonzaga is my Cinderella story. Growing up in Lakewood, Colorado, I never imagined going to school in Washington state. When it came time to start applying to colleges, Gonzaga was actually not even on my original list. I knew I wanted

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You will soon be receiving a mailing from the Parent & Family Office with information about finals care packages. This year, we are partnering with OCM, a company that works with hundreds of universities to streamline the process of sending and receiving care packages. They are a reputable company with a long history of success.

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