Student Impact

Stephanie AllenStephanie Allen ('17)

Major: Sociology & History
Hometown: Chandler, AZ

"Without donor support, I wouldn't be part of the largest and most diverse freshman class in Gonzaga's history."

Ben ReeceBen Reece (‘16)

Major: Sports Management/Business
Hometown: Olympia, WA

"When I walk around campus and see the amazing change and transformation that is taking place, I know firsthand that none of it would be possible without the generous gifts of parents and alumni to whom I get to speak with every night."

Cierra DauenhauerCierra Dauenhauer (‘16)

Major: Biochemistry
Hometown: Butte, MT

"When I decided to come to Gonzaga, it was for the programs, class sizes and financial aid. It wasn't until I started my freshman year that I realized how the commitment and enthusiasm for these small parts creates a community of support that make the University what it really is."

Lauren BanisLauren Banis ('16)

Major: Journalism & Broadcast Communications
Hometown: Arcadia, CA

"Having the best professors teaching within small, personal and meaningful classes has enabled me to really learn on an intimate and impactful level. These experiences would not be possible without gifts from generous."

Sarah HitchingsSarah Hitchings (‘16)

Major: Nursing
Hometown: Issaquah, WA

"Through generous donor support, I received a scholarship that made it possible to attend a school where I was admitted into the nursing program going into my freshman year. Without that scholarship, I would have attended a school without the security of knowing I’m already in the program I’m passionate about."

Maria SanchezMaria Sanchez (‘16)

Major: International Studies
Hometown: St. Louis, MO

"As a student receiving significant scholarship support, I am so thankful for contributions to the annual campaign that allow my classmates and me to grow and excel at this great university."

Mary FloydMary Floyd (‘17)

Major: Undeclared Arts & Sciences
Hometown: Bellevue, WA

Without the help I receieved in scholarship money, I would not be able to attend Gonzaga University, meet incredible friends, or be challenged in a rigorous academic environment.