Gonzaga writer Eli Francovich was among the 2015 graduates to hear Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries, the nation’s largest gang intervention program. As freshmen in 2011, the graduates read Fr. Boyle’s inspiring best-seller “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion.”
Classrooms of first-year college students are transformative spaces. Here, young people engage writers, texts and ideas to discover new landscapes of meaning.