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 […]

How do we Celebrate Gannon?

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Celebrate Gannon 2018 is set for Friday, April 20 beginning with poster setup in Hammermill at 12:30 p.m.  Gannon University has so many wonderful things to offer to its students. Therefore, annually we hold a celebration of all of our accomplishments in an event titled no other than, “Celebrate Gannon.” This event is a chance […]

GIVE (365) Day(s)

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Doesn’t matter if it’s the scheduled day in the Fall Semester or pop-up days and events year round, Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere (GIVE Day)’s spirit remains the same. This week, Gannon’s physical therapy doctorate (DPT) students in Ruskin, Florida shared GIVE events on their Instagram page. Give Day Part 1: First year Gannon University […]

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 […]

International Night: Decadent Food and Jaw-Dropping Talent

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Under one moon, Gannon University students and faculty, as well as Erie residents came together under Gannon University’s Hammermill center to celebrate unity with International Night. Wall to wall tables contained food from around the world with international talent to accompany. International night had my stomach filled with amazing food I had never even tried, […]

Nursing Students Provide Health Program at St. Benedict Education Center

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Students and faculty in Gannon University’s undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are providing interactive, health-related programs to preschool children at the St. Benedict Education Center through the support of the Dr. Andrea R. Lindell ’70VMC Villa Maria School of Nursing Social Change Impact Endowed Fund. The students and faculty are providing the programming throughout the […]

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 […]

A Truly Transformational Experience: Detroit Edition

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This past spring break, I was lucky enough to go on an ABST. ABST stands for “Alternative Break Service Trips” that Gannon University has held for many years. These trips are meticulously planned beforehand in order to provide students with the best experiences possible in service and learning. I chose to go on an ABST […]

The Edge Podcast – Episode 1: Reganne O’Brien of Gutless Guys & Girls

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Scholarship, awareness, support and much more. Gutless Guys & Girls’ founder and president and Woman Making History award nominee Reganne O’Brien sits down with Edge podcaster Teddy Rankin to talk about the evolution of her organization that brings students with similar medical conditions like Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis together for support and community fellowship. Learn more about […]