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National Gonzaga Day
January 24, 2013
Gonzaga is coming to you for the first-ever National Gonzaga Day – a day Zags around the globe will unite in spirit and gather in person to celebrate all things GU. Everyone is invited to join the celebration, whether you’re a student, alumni, parent, or casual fan.
There are many ways you can celebrate with us on Jan. 24. Here are a few:
(Check back soon for even more.)
- Wear Zag gear to work
Don your favorite shirt, hat, sweatshirt or other gear to show your pride! Need to stock up? Visit the Zag Shop online and be on the lookout for specials in the coming months.
- Spread the word
Tweet, like and follow us to let your social media network know that National Gonzaga Day is coming. We’re also creating custom Facebook profile and cover images that you can download. (Check back soon.) Then update your profile for National Gonzaga Day to tell the world you’re a True Zag.
- Share your faith
Faith development is a vital part of the Gonzaga experience. Post a prayer to Gonzaga’s online prayer community.
- Unite in community
Join a National Gonzaga Day event near you. Times and locations for 30 events around the country will be posted here Dec. 1.
- Live in service
Bring a gently used coat or canned food item to the event near you as your “price of admission.” Make an impact by helping to take care of those in need after the holiday season, when many are forgotten.
Events Near You
Gonzaga is hosting events in 30 locations around the country – from Hawaii, to Alaska, to Dallas, to New York. This includes an event in downtown Spokane. Please visit www.gonzaga.edu/NGD for the latest information on National Gonzaga Day, including event times and locations.
This will be a great time to gather with Zags in your community, hear updates about Gonzaga’s future, learn about service efforts in your community, find out how you can support Zag graduates and more! There will be a men’s basketball game watch, updates from the women’s game at Pepperdine, a live announcement at halftime from President Thayne McCulloh in McCarthey Athletic Center and of course prize giveaways.
If you are attending the game in McCarthey that night, stay seated for the first 5 minutes of halftime. President McCulloh will make a special announcement that will be broadcast live to National Gonzaga Day gatherings around the country.
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