Borrowed some Tony Awards from my internship at New York Theatre Workshop

From GU to NYC; Still Gannon Family

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What’s your full name, hometown, undergrad major and graduate studies program? Hi – I’m Sarah Sgro and I’m from Pittsburgh, PA. At GU, I earned my undergraduate degrees in French/ International Business before going on to graduate school earning my degree in Performing Arts Administration at NYU Steinhardt. What first drew you to Gannon? Gannon was actually the […]

WERG preps for return trip to New York

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WERG will return to New York City for a second year to attend the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Conference this March. Last March, Gannon’s student-run radio station set out on a nine-hour train ride for an exploration of both the Big Apple and the radio world. With five students and two adult staff members, WERG […]

Big fish, enormous pond: WERG conquers NYC

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Two days before spring break, I set off on one of the best trips of my life. I traveled for what seemed like days (10 hours) on a train with a group of people who would become some of my closest friends. New York City was overwhelming to a girl whose 19 years in Pittsburgh […]

Finding inspiration in New York City

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And the first word of the 2012-2013 academic year: luck. The last time you heard from me, I was desperately seeking summer employment in my hometown. To make a dull story short, I landed a job as a cashier at Staples and spent the next few months scanning carts full of back-to-school supplies. And while […]

Big City Helps Change Big Plans

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This truly has been one of my favorite semesters at Gannon thus far. It really flew by and I have learned so much. I have learned a tremendous amount of information not only in my classes but about myself. I feel I have grown as a student and as a person this semester, getting ready […]

Blogger Feeling Nostalgic in November

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I cannot believe it’s already November. The holiday breaks are coming up and I am one step closer to graduation. It dawned on me the other day after a grueling week that we have to remember that while we are students and we are here to get a good education, we are allowed to have some […]

1,000 Words: A Bite of the Big Apple

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This is the canopy of the GE Building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, home to the many television shows produced by NBC. After I attended the New York City trip hosted by the Activities Programming Board at Gannon, I told my family that was where I wanted to go for vacation. And […]

Student Takes a Stab at Hands-On Nursing

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We are six weeks into the semester and it is going by so quickly I can’t believe it (but I say that a lot.)  I am really enjoying my clinical rotations this semester, more than I thought that I would, and of course I am learning so much. We have a lot more freedom this […]

Nursing Senior Ponders Critical Care Career in Big City

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -Eleanor Roosevelt I have been pondering my future a lot lately as it is my senior year at Gannon.  We are already three weeks in and I am learning a lot and loving almost every minute of it.  Having a type A […]

Fr. Shawn Clerkin: Praying for Understanding on 9/11

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I didn’t know anyone in the planes or in the towers. I didn’t lose a brother or sister, uncle or aunt, friend or acquaintance. But I knew that after this day, my life, the lives of all of us, would be forever changed. On campus, there was a pall, a dread that defied the sunny, […]