What does the phrase “battle of the books” mean to you? If you envisioned something resembling a snowball fight, but with literature as a substitute projectile, you may be disappointed. It is actually more like a quiz bowl for local middle and high school students. On March 3rd, Gannon will be hosting the Battle of […]
Gannon Magazine: United, Across Nations
The United Nations (U.N.) has had a great effect on the lives of millions of people throughout the world, and Anjali Sahay, Ph.D., is one of them, but perhaps not in the way you might expect. “I did not pick the U.N., but it picked me,” Sahay, associate professor of political science, said. “My father’s […]
Gannon’s Gulf Coast Guide: Summer in the South
With its palm trees and sunshine all year round, the Ruskin campus is spoiled with summer weather for most of the school year, but the hard work doesn’t stop. For the first time in a year, the students and faculty were able to have a bit of a break while still focusing on laying the […]
Edge is a proud part of the #GannonFamily
For the full article (and #GannonFamily videos), visit the June 2016 issue of Gannon Magazine: “Over the years of asking students and other Gannon University community members what makes Gannon special, an expression is frequently used: “Gannon is a family.” As Gannon University alumni, students, faculty and staff sit around their family dinner tables they should always be reminded that they will also […]
Gannon Goings-On: Professors Talk Classes!
We’ve heard a lot about what students are doing that they find interesting in classes and clubs, but what are teachers enjoying about their classes this semester? Gannon Goings-On has the scoop! Dr. Aaron Kerr, Philosophy Professor “My ethics class is finishing up their course by reading Nancy Sherman’s After War. In this course, we have […]
Taking refuge in service
Students on Gannon University’s campus are putting together a clothing drive to help support the Refugee Resettlement Project, part of Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services in Erie, Pennsylvania. The project is a result of Professor Mark Blair’s leadership seminar class. He is very excited to see it come into fruition, especially because he simply […]
A new addition to Gannon’s faculty: Richard Clark, Ph.D.
Clark is a visiting professor, so he’s only here for a short time, but he’s already leaving an impact on students. A member of the English department, Clark teaches lecture courses such as Prose Literature. He focuses on quality over a “cookie-cutter” English curriculum. He is the kind of professor that is open to discussion […]
Professor establishes endowment to benefit teachers
Professor Stan Zagorski has been a part of the Gannon biology faculty for 46 years. He has dedicated much of his career to the education of young people about the environment. His substantial and generous gift established the Stanley J. and Mary H. Zagorski Endowed “Power” Scholarship, which benefits students with a GPA of 3.0 […]