Ten years after Gonzaga in Florence's 50th

GIF 50th Celebration
Alumni and friends celebrate in Florence, Italy, in 2014.

December 13, 2023
University Advancement

With Gonzaga in Florence preparing to celebrate 60 years of transformative experiences as the University’s flagship study abroad program, look back to a decade ago when alumni and friends celebrated its 50th jubilee:


·      Florence at 50 (Gonzaga.edu)

·      Celebrating Gonzaga in Florence at 50 (Gonzaga News)

·      Gonzaga in Florence Commemorates 50 Years (Gonzaga Bulletin)

·      The Gonzaghini (GIF 50th Anniversary Newsletter)


Florence, Italy


Embarking on a transformative journey of learning and cultural exploration, students at Gonzaga University expand their horizons through the unique study abroad program in Florence. You are invited to be a catalyst for these dreams by supporting scholarships that make this extraordinary experience accessible to all students.


Gonzaga in Florence is not just a program; it's a gateway to a world of knowledge, cultural understanding and personal growth. Your contribution ensures that financial barriers won’t stand in the way of students eager to immerse themselves in the art, history, and vibrancy of Florence.


Your support makes a difference by providing:


Cultural Enrichment: Students gain a profound understanding of global perspectives, enhancing their academic journey and personal development.


Diverse Experiences: Scholarships enable a diverse group of students to participate, fostering an inclusive learning environment that mirrors the global society we live in.


Lifetime Impact: Your donation is an investment in creating future leaders who will contribute positively to our interconnected world.


To make a meaningful impact today, make your gift here. Your generosity, no matter the amount, plays a pivotal role in shaping the futures of these aspiring scholars. Imagine the impact your support can have on their lives as they explore the cobblestone streets of Florence, delve into centuries of history, and form connections that last a lifetime.


And you can be part of the Gonzaga in Florence 60th anniversary celebration in Florence, Italy, May 16-18, 2024. Learn more and register by February 1, 2024, here.


Thank you for considering this opportunity to be a part of something extraordinary. Ignite dreams with a gift of support for Gonzaga in Florence scholars today!


We hope that others, who feel as we do, will join us in making the rich experience of Florence accessible to as many students as possible. We reach out to all our brothers and sisters across the country, not just Gonzaga people, whose lives were enriched by being a part of the program. Which particular the funds are donated to, is irrelevant. We ask you to be a part in keeping this program alive and well and flourishing.
Larry and Rose (GIF '79, '80) Goulet