NEW: St. Joseph House of Faith in Action Construction Tracker

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New life and new possibilities are under construction on the 400 block of West 4th Street. “The St. Joseph House of Faith in Action provides a welcoming home for all who seek to serve in solidarity with the local urban community and to be transformed through their own efforts to transform the neighborhoods of Our […]

Top 5 Things Mérida Taught Me

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Never underestimate the power of a day. Sometimes the moments you originally deem as insignificant become the moments that you shape the rest of your life. When I was placed on the waitlist for Gannon’s Physician Assistant program in 2016, I was extremely disappointed. At that point, I thought that my dream of becoming a […]

Take Back the Night

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Gannon University is asking the community to join its students, faculty and staff in a march to raise awareness of and bring an end to rape and sexual violence. The annual Take Back the Night March and Community Rally will be held Thursday, April 12. Those interested in participating should assemble at Perry Square in […]

Gannon Knights Serve the Community for a Day of Caring

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About 400 Gannon University students, faculty and staff are expected to answer the call of service on Saturday, April 14 for Day of Caring. (More info and signups available here.) This year, the action will focus on the neighborhood adjacent to campus that is part of the Our West Bayfront initiative organized and funded in […]

RUNDOWN: Take Back the Night, Celebrate Gannon, Zumbathon

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Monday, April 13: Take Back the Night begins at 7:00 p.m. in Perry Square. Sponsored by Students Against Violence Everywhere, this event helps participants create posters, march through the streets of Erie and promote opportunities to speak out against sexual violence. Tuesday, April 14: Today is Celebrate Gannon! It’s GU’s annual conference that showcases work that […]

RUNDOWN: Diversity Dialogues Week

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When someone says “diversity,” maybe you conjure up images of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his dream for equality. Maybe you even think of the infamous “Diversity Day” episode of the hit sitcom “The Office.” Despite the onslaught of the phrase “diversity” in history and media, many people still are unsure of what that […]

Fair Trade Sale to be held Friday

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Students will be given the opportunity Friday to do some guilt-free shopping for Christmas presents — or themselves — thanks to the annual Fair Trade Sale. Gannon University’s Catholic Relief Service ambassadors are hosting the sale at the Waldron Campus Center as part of their goal to increase fair trade products available on campus. Sara […]

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week inspires giving

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As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s more important than ever to think of those who don’t have the same privileges that we do. For this reason, the Center for Social Concerns sponsored Gannon’s annual Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. On Sunday, the Knight Club hosted a T-shirt swap. Attendees were able to swap their T-shirts with someone […]

Gannon gives back

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Every year, Gannon encourages students to give back to the Erie community and make a few memories along the way. This day, known as GIVE Day, has become a tradition; it simply wouldn’t be fall if students didn’t wear matching shirts and do some good. The idea behind GIVE Day is to help as many […]

PA student’s summer packed with service, study abroad

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Katelyn Przybyszewski, a fifth-year student in Gannon’s physician assistant program, was pretty busy over the summer. Immediately after graduation, Katelyn took a service trip with campus ministry to Glenmary Farm in Kentucky. For the duration of the trip, the group completed different projects, including yard work, food pantry and interacting with people with intellectual disabilities. […]