Step Afrika Comes to Gannon University

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On Tuesday, February 20, you are invited to witness one of the most exciting dance forms created in the 21st century. It is called stepping! Stepping is a percussive dance genre cultivated by African-American fraternities and sororities and celebrated by thousands upon thousands. Step Afrika! Has performed on stages from Maine to Madagascar, London to Ho […]

5 lesser-known majors at Gannon University

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Throughout your time in college, you’ll likely come across dozens of people with the same majors: accounting, engineering, nursing, early childhood education. These are all great academic programs, which is why they’re so popular among students. However, there are many majors that colleges can offer aside from your typical programs. Gannon University offers a colorful […]

The conjuring at Kelleys Island

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This is the 100 percent true account of how a bunch of creepy old dolls scared the pants off of a bus of middle school kids. Back in the day (aka ninth grade), I was in an environmental science class that was deemed “totally impossible” by my fellow students. The teacher was known for being […]

Lecture focuses on archaeology

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The Collins Institute for Archaeological Research and Archaeology Museum Gallery at Gannon University will proudly welcome Debra Foran, Ph.D., and her lecture on “5,000 Years of History in Madaba, Jordan: Moabites, Christians, Muslims.” The event is from 7-8 p.m. Thursday in Room 219 of the Waldron Campus Center. It is free and open to the […]

Tall ships anchor in Erie

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Starting Sept 5, Erie will host its second tallships festival, Tall Ships Erie 2013. It kicks off with the Parade of Sail when nine large masted ships – including our own Niagara – will cruise into Presque Isle Bay under full sail, and the city will undergo four days of festivities, lectures, music, and, of […]

PHOTOS: Historic Erie

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Gannon’s campus — and downtown Erie — has a mix of old and new buildings. Here are some photos of some historic structures on and around the Gannon campus taken throughout the year. Can you identify them? [srizonfbalbum id=4]

Nursing professor, Army vet, Seinfeld fan

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Carol Amann (Villa Maria College ‘88, Gannon University ‘05M) is one of Gannon’s instructors in the Villa Maria School of Nursing. She’s often found in the Morosky Academic Center and in the field with students. Let’s find out all about her. Hometown: Erie, Pa. High school: Strong Vincent High School Favorite color: Navy blue Favorite […]

5 things to know about studying history at Gannon

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According to Marcus Garvey, a Jamaican journalist, entrepreneur and political leader: “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” The Gannon community agrees wholeheartedly, seeking to understand the past through the study of history. 1. Tsarist and Imperial Russia, the History of Science and Technology, […]

Model UN takes on international issues

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Each fall, delegates from countries all over the world come to Gannon to discuss issues of international importance – including human rights, nuclear weapons and hunger relief – at the meeting of the United Nations. What’s unique about this United Nations, however, is that all of the delegates are 18 or under and from the […]