Green initiatives on campus

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When it comes to on-campus environmentally friendly initiatives, people generally think of major projects such as huge solar panels. While Gannon might not have those major visual projects, there are many smaller projects. Environmental science professor Dr. Homan said that there are three categories of environmental initiatives on campus: education initiatives, administration initiatives and equipment energy […]

What you never knew about engineering majors

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Gannon offers the only Mechanical Engineering Master’s Degree in the region. What you might not know is that Gannon also offers five other branches of engineering for students: biomedical, electrical and computer, environmental, industrial  and software. Biomedical Engineering: The Biomedical Engineering program expands on traditional engineering expertise to analyze and solve problems in biology and […]

High school students study on Gannon's floating classroom

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High school students from Erie, Crawford and Warren Counties take to the water on Gannon’s research vessel, Environaut, during the Summer School of Excellence. Hands-on research is one of many advantages to Gannon’s location on Lake Erie. See the video below from WICU 12 News. WICU12/WSEE Erie, PA News, Sports, Weather and Events

Maroon, Gold and Green: Making GU 'Earth-Friendly'

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“Going green” has become immensely popular over the last few years, from celebrity endorsements to trendy shopping accessories to the realization that a little more eco-consciousness on everyone’s part actually can help the future of our planet. We are slowly evolving into a more earth-friendly society. Gannon has been doing its part to help mother […]

Honors Society Takes a Walk on the 'WLD' Side

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Starbucks, homework and a football game are all common activities for a college student’s Saturday afternoon – not horseback riding, archery and a low ropes course. On Sept. 26, 19 students from Gannon’s chapter of Phi Eta Sigma were able to forgo the typical Saturday morning routine and partake in outdoor team-building activities at the […]

Hoist the “Green” Sails on the Environaut

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Getting hands-on experience is a major part of the educational process – especially as a college student. At Gannon, students in the field of environmental science, biology and other related majors have the luxury of using the Environaut, Gannon’s own research vessel. The Environaut gives students a chance to learn how aquatic and environmental life […]