Get #GUnited with the Rec & Wellness Center

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Get #GUnited this year by signing up, logging on and embracing social wellness with Gannon University’s Recreation and Wellness Center and Good for U – Gannon University’s wellness initiative – through newly launched RWC social media platforms. At Gannon, wellness is more than physical health. It is multi-dimensional and includes social connectedness, emotional well-being, intellectual […]

Start Your Weekend the Right Way: New RWC Weekend Hours

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Good for U, Gannon University’s initiative to promote wellness throughout the campus community, invites university students as well as faculty and staff to “Start Your Weekend the Right Way” by taking advantage of the new weekend hours offered at the Recreation and Wellness Center. Gannon University’s Recreation and Wellness Center is now open Monday through […]

Fall Frenzy & “Expresso Biking”

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As the 2016 Fall Frenzy begins, Gannon University looks to win the “Golden Spokes” after an impressive third-place finish in last year’s annual tournament. Good for U, Gannon University’s wellness initiative, is encouraging the entire campus to get involved in this highly interactive and energetic competition. Fall Frenzy is an annual indoor-cycling tournament consisting of […]

Meet Leann, Edge’s new health and wellness blogger

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Leann Krysiak, an AmeriCorps VISTA member at Gannon’s Office of Service-Learning is new to the Gannon community. A wellness advocate, Leann will regularly share healthy-living tips that all college students can try – from natural beauty hacks to nutritious recipes to ways to refocus energy. Stay tuned!   1. First things first, who or what […]

Desks no longer just for sitting and working

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Maybe you’ve heard the buzz words nutritionists like to use for American’s infamous, first world patterns like “sedentary lifestyle” and “obesity epidemic,” but have you ever heard any solutions offered besides workout routines? Gannon University administrators recently participated in a pilot program for one of the proposed solutions to sedentary workplaces: treadmill desks. These desks […]

7 ways to conquer homesickness

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The first few weeks of college are always tough. Getting used to being away from home and living on campus can be difficult, especially if you’re not local to Erie. Here’s a few suggestions to help you get over homesickness and enjoy your time on campus. 1. Use Skype. Skype is a free video chat […]

7 ways to beat the second semester slump

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The dreaded second semester slump – characterized by lethargy, inefficiency and a general “ugh” attitude – is upon us. How can you fight it? 1. Make a change. Wikipedia lists hundreds of potential new hobbies – everything from archery to macramé to winemaking. Or try a new restaurant. Never tasted authentic Mexican? Sample the dishes […]