NWPA Innovation Beehive Network Supports Local Business

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Just one year after starting their business venture together, Nancy and Jason Morris have transformed an idea into a patented product sold by the company they’ve established together–Two Sparrows Learning Systems. Nancy, an instructor in Gannon University’s School of Education, and husband Jason, engineering manager at Greenleaf Corporation, have been driven by entrepreneurial spirit to […]

English as a Second Language – Teaching while Learning

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As a major in the education program (and not having a car on campus), I chose to observe the English as a Second Language courses right here at Gannon in order to fulfill the observation field requirement for my ESL methods class. I found them to be some of the most interesting I’d ever observed. Maybe it […]

#edgeREWIND: 5 things you didn’t know about English majors

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We all have an idea preconceived about English majors and how they spend their time, but how correct could those assumptions be? Here’s a few things that might just change your mind. English majors aren’t just writers. There’s this notion that possessing a degree in English means teaching or writing as a career. While those […]

#FridayPhoto – June 19, 2015

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This week’s featured photo comes from 2015 Gannon graduate Elizabeth Mayer.  Elizabeth traveled to Thailand with the Gannon T.R.A.V.E.L. program and will be spending the next 10 months teaching English at Vittahayalai School in Hua Hin, Thailand. This is Elizabeth at the Wai Khru Ceremony (or teacher day), where students honor their teachers with handmade […]

5 things you didn’t know about English majors

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We all have an idea preconceived about English majors and how they spend their time, but how correct could those assumptions be? Here’s a few things that might just change your mind. English majors aren’t just writers. There’s this notion that possessing a degree in English means teaching or writing as a career. While those […]

Compassion in composition

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Anyone who has walked down the English wing of the Palumbo can tell you it is a welcoming place. One reason for this sense of hospitality is Carol Hayes, an instructor in the English department. A beloved member of Gannon’s teaching staff, she is always glad to help, regardless of whether the issue is related […]

A new addition to Gannon’s faculty: Richard Clark, Ph.D.

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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 […]

2013 Totem wins big

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Gannon University’s literary arts publication, Totem, has once again won the 2014 National Program Directors’ Prize in the Design Category from the Association of Writers and Writing Program (AWP). This is the second time in two years Totem has received this award. The deadline for submissions of this award is in March, before Totem’s release […]

Gannon University graduate named president of Catholic schools

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The Shenango Valley Catholic School System has named Gannon University alumnus the Rev. Michael P. Allison as its president, effective July 7th. The system includes three schools located in Hermitage, Pa.: Kennedy Catholic High School, Kennedy Catholic Middle School and Blessed John Paul II Elementary School. A native of Erie, Allison graduated from Gannon in 1981 with […]