How Will You Celebrate?


Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us on January 25.  
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There are many ways to celebrate. Here are a few ideas:

I will celebrate learning by...
  • making a commitment to further my education.
  • sharing my expertise on a topic with someone I know.
  • joining a book club.
  • learning about a culture different from my own.
  • telling someone about a place in the world I've visited.
I will celebrate service by...
  • volunteering my time to a non-profit organization.
  • donating to an organization that makes a difference in another part of the world.
  • shoveling my neighbors' driveway.
  • visiting a retirement home or tutoring at a local school.
  • referring someone to Gonzaga's not-for-profit legal services.
I will celebrate faith by...
  • submitting a prayer to Gonzaga's online prayer community.
  • attending a church service.
  • signing up for one of Gonzaga's spiritual retreats.
  • visiting the Gonzaga Grotto to light a candle, reflect, and pray.
  • starting a new holiday tradition.
  • practicing the daily Jesuit Examen.
I will celebrate bulldogs by...
  • wearing my favorite Gonzaga apparel (especially on Jan. 25, 2014).
  • attending a National Gonzaga Day event in my area.
  • digging out that old Kennel Club t-shirt.
  • putting a Gonzaga pride sign in the window of my business.
  • watching the men's basketball game on TV (tip-off at 7 p.m. PST on ESPN2).
  • showing the world what it means to be a Zag.
I will celebrate success by...
  • hiring a Zag as an employee or intern.
  • congratulating a recent GU graduate.
  • calling my GU student to wish him/her luck on an upcoming test.
  • signing up to be a mentor for Gonzaga students.
  • making a gift to support a Gonzaga student's education.
  • reflecting on my career goals and developing a plan to achieve them.
I will celebrate inspiration by...
  • visiting Jundt Art Museum or a museum near me.
  • doing an art project with my kids.
  • writing a poem.
  • attending a performance by Gonzaga Theatre Arts or a local theatre group.
  • planning a trip to experience another culture.
  • having coffee with someone who inspires me.
I will celebrate tradition by...
I will celebrate gratitude by...
  • telling my parents how much I appreciate everything they've done for me.
  • calling a former professor to thank them for the difference they made in my education.
  • making a gift to an organization that supports those in need.
  • writing a thank you letter to someone who supported my education or study abroad experience.
  • letting a co-worker know how much I appreciate them.
  • telling someone in my family how much I love them.
I will celebrate studying abroad by...
  • digging out my travel photos and recalling the many study abroad memories.
  • registering for the 50th anniversary reunion in Florence.
  • enjoy a traditional ethnic meal, either test your own culinary talent or enjoy a restaurant experience.
  • reading a recent issue of The Gonzaghini Newsletter.
  • call one of your study abroad classmates to catch up and reminisce on your travel experiences.
  • honor your experience in Florence with an Individual Recognition Tile in the GIF building, The Mozilo Center.

2013 National Gonzaga Day