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2017

28

Mar

Kendra Gannon

My Gannon Experience: Defining

When I think of the Gannon Experience, the main thing comes to mind is this overwhelming sense of love. I have grown from someone entirely consumed by this fear of failure into an individual who is ready to fail. I feel so supported, and loved, at Gannon that I am willing to take criticism and […]

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17

Jan

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A life-changing guest speaker in my theology class

Every student at Gannon is required to take either “Theology of Moral Response” or “Philosophy of Ethics.” I ended up taking the theology class this semester with Dr. Kerr, who brought in a guest speaker named Miguel. Miguel suffered a broken back in a motorcycle accident and began to realize the discrimination people with disabilities […]

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2016

15

Nov

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Embracing Spiritual Wellness at GU

As the holiday season approaches, Good for U – Gannon University’s wellness initiative – looks to continue promoting a culture of wellness at Gannon University by reminding the campus community to give thanks, and to embrace their spiritual well-being. Spiritual wellness is the lived experience of being in a relationship with God, which involves the […]

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14

Nov

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International Education Week 2016

This week marks International Education Week, 2016. It will be celebrated on campus with a variety of events – share your week and your photos by tagging us, Gannon University or using #IEW2016 to see how students are observing the week all over the world. MONDAY, 11/14 Coffee & Culture: Hosted by the African American […]

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20

Oct

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Culture: How I Found Some

When it comes to different cultures, I am sometimes at a loss. I have only really experienced my own culture. Some may consider my lack of branching out as being closed minded, and looking back, I would have had to agree with those people. But not anymore. Ever since coming to Gannon and being immersed […]

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27

Mar

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Gannon Guest Speaker: Eboo Patel

  On February 23, Gannon recently had the privilege of hosting speaker Eboo Patel at the Hammermill. Eboo Patel is a current member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships, and founder and President of the nonprofit, Interfaith Youth Core. He comes from Illinois, where he spent time as an activist for a number of causes […]

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18

Feb

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The Perks of Going to a Catholic University

There are plenty of colleges to choose from for prospective students. Some of us, including Gannon students, chose the Catholic university experience.  Those of us who made that choice already know that there are some great benefits that come from that decision. We have all experienced them and we all know that they are part of […]

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2015

25

Dec

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from the Gannon Edge Staff! Enjoy time with your family and friends on this very special Christmas day!

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12

Dec

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The awkward story of the only Jew at a Catholic mass

For my Catholic Tradition class, I had to attend a Catholic mass. It sounds like a pretty easy assignment to most people. Just show up, answer the questions the professor gave you, and you earn full credit. That was not exactly the case for me. I was raised Jewish and the majority of the religious […]

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02

Apr

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History of Gannon University: Part 1

Gannon University has been a pillar of the City of Erie for decades. Yet, the history of Gannon University is far richer than most people would image. The University began as a mission of the Catholic Church, which has influenced its goals and teachings since its inception.     The namesake of Gannon, Bishop John […]

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