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 […]

Postmarked: Alaska

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My favorite movie is UP. If none of you have ever heard of this cinematic masterpiece, educate yourselves on this delightful Disney work of art. A quick synopsis of the movie is as follows: a very old, very grumpy man refuses to go to a nursing home, so he turns his house into an aircraft […]

Top Ten Packing Trips for Travel (from a student pro)

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(Photos courtesy of the Gannon University TRAVEL Program Facebook page – hop on over (when you’re done reading here, of course!) to see more from our student’s travels!) Gannon University is filled with countless opportunities to go abroad. Over the course of my 3 years at Gannon I have had to the opportunity to go […]

Freedom is: Gannon University

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Freedom. It is a simple word that almost everyone knows the definition of. Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines freedom as “the quality or state of being free, such as the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action.” It seems like a simple concept, yet many lives have been laid down for this simple […]

A Look Into the GU OTD White Coat Ceremony & Celebrate Ruskin

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On Friday May 4th, 2018, the 2nd Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) cohort (c/o 2019) at the GU Ruskin campus gathered with faculty, families, and loved ones at Prince of Peace Catholic Church to display their scholarly research for Celebrate Ruskin and to attend their White Coat ceremony. Around 2pm, OTD students awaited anxiously near their […]

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) […]