Erie’s Spirit Animal

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If you’ve ever driven around Erie County, you’ve probably seen one of the giant frog statues. These 7-8-foot frogs are in multiple different locations around Erie, from schools to restaurants and everywhere in between. Different cities around the United States have chosen a certain animal to be their “mascot”. For example, Cincinnati, Ohio has claimed […]

Beehive Stimulates Economic Flow of Erie While Combating Brain Drain

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Image Drawn by: Christian Colton Entrepreneurship has long been the theme of the United States since the birth of democracy. In recent years, Erie, Pennsylvania has exemplified the hunger for an American revitalization, as the Northwest Pennsylvania Innovation Beehive Network and other start-up services have provided assistance to businesses in the Erie region. While manufacturing […]

5 Activities To Do In Erie This Holiday Season

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Even though it’s only the beginning of November, the Holiday Season is going to be here before we know it. Enjoy this list of some fun activities to do around Erie this Holiday Season!   Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is a rock band that originated in Tampa, Florida. Each year they have a Winter […]

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 […]

Gannon University Recognizes Occupational Therapy Month Across Two Campuses

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The occupational therapy programs on Gannon University’s campuses in Erie and Ruskin, Florida are collectively among the University’s largest in terms of enrollment. So, it’s no surprise that the observance of National Occupational Therapy month throughout April has been a flurry of events, celebrations and service. The third-year students in Gannon’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) […]

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 […]

Dining in the Dark to Benefit Sight Center

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The Gannon University chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon honor society for occupational therapy (OT) students and alumni will present Dining in the Dark, an event to increase awareness and promote advocacy for individuals who experience low vision or no vision. The event will be held Sunday, April 8 from 1-4 p.m. at The Knight Club, […]

Gannon Chemistry Department Hosts NanoDays

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Students and faculty of Gannon University’s Chemistry Department are hosting NanoDays April 6-7 from 2-5 p.m. each day at the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum. NanoDays celebrations bring university researchers and students together with community educators to create learning experiences for both children and adults to explore the tiny world of atoms, molecules and nanoscale forces. ExpERIEnce […]