Step Afrika Comes to Gannon University

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On Tuesday, February 20, you are invited to witness one of the most exciting dance forms created in the 21st century. It is called stepping! Stepping is a percussive dance genre cultivated by African-American fraternities and sororities and celebrated by thousands upon thousands. Step Afrika! Has performed on stages from Maine to Madagascar, London to Ho […]

@GU: Break away from studies for fun-filled February

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The semester is well underway and we’re beginning to feel the time crunch. We have to remember to drag ourselves out of the library and shut the books for at least an hour. To help, here’s a list of things going on in and around campus this month. – The Activities Programming Board (APB) has […]

VIDEO: Celestine Davis Recalls Life in Segregated South

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Gannon students learn through unique classroom experiences. In the Fall of 2010,  Dr. Bomberger‘s Minority Literature class produced video interviews of prominent African Americans in the Erie community. Graduate English students Jessica Ciccone and Rabab Attrabulsi interviewed Celestine Davis, a native of Mississippi who moved to Erie 58 years ago. Ms. Davis’ experience in the […]