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Gonzaga has established the Office for Parent and Family Programs to help parents help their students be successful at college. Studies show that parental involvement improves the chances that college students will graduate and enhances the college experience. This office is fully committed to making these objectives a reality. Whether inspiring your students to become active in student government, community service, or extra-curricular activities, or simply sending a reminder about an academic deadline, the Office for Parent and Family Programs is dedicated to helping your student/s find their passion.
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October 16, 7:30 PM
Dinnerstein performs with GU Symphony


October 23, 7:30 PM
GU Theatre Launches 'Pride and Prejudice'


October 27, 7:00 PM
'What Can We Learn from Sartre and Camus?'


November 3, 7:00 PM
GU to Host 'Just Desserts' Event Nov. 3 in Crosby


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'Exhibit Spokane' at Jundt Art Museum


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Gonzaga Students Stepped Up for World War I
When the United States officially entered World War I in 1917, Gonzaga students wanted to join the war effort. President James Brogan, S.J., seeking ways to keep them on campus, he persuaded officers at Fort Wright to provide drill instructors. Gonzaga then negotiated with the Department of War to establish a Students Army Training Corps (SATC) that began in fall 1918. Selected students and faculty were sent to the Presidio in San Francisco for 60 days of training. Afterward, these students and teachers helped officers assigned here. The program allowed students ages 18-21 to continue their studies at Gonzaga and prepare for military service. The 350 students who joined received the rank and pay of a private. In its first month, Capt. Theophilus Steele replaced Col. W. R. Abercrombie as commandant and Abercrombie was reassigned. After the armistice was signed, the SATC disbanded in December 1918. Gonzaga received a certificate of devotion to country in 1921 from the adjutant general.