90.5 WERG wins Gold Microphone Award

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In its 40-year history, Gannon University’s student-operated radio station, 90.5 WERG, has launched the careers of dozens of prominent professional broadcasters and has achieved milestones disproportionate to the size of its signal (Remember the ice storm of 1990 when WERG was the only station on the air to supply critical updates and information?). Now 90.5 […]

Daniel Ruth, ’72, wins 2013 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing

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Daniel Ruth, a 1972 Gannon University alumnus, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing, along with co-worker Tim Nickens. Ruth was announced winner of the Pulitzer Prize and $10,000 on April 15, 2013 for his and Nicken’s work at the Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ruth and Nickens collaborated on research pertaining to fluoridation […]

Gannon uncovers new archaeology museum gallery

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“This is a very significant opening.  It‘s very rare for a university the size of Gannon to have an archaeology museum,” said William G. Dever, Ph.D., and he would know.  Dever is a world-renowned American archaeologist specializing in the history of Israel and the Near East in Biblical times, and he was also the speaker […]

Join us for Spring Open House on April 13!

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Gannon will open its doors to prospective students and their families when the University hosts its annual Spring Open House on Saturday, April 13. Open House is an opportunity for students and families to see the campus and learn more about University resources as well as admissions and financial aid. While reservations are not necessary, it […]

ROTC receives MacArthur Award

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The Army ROTC program at Gannon University was one of eight universities to receive the General Douglas MacArthur Award for excellence from the U.S. Army’s Cadet Command and the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Foundation for 2012. Gannon’s ROTC program was honored as the most outstanding among the 41 schools in the 2nd Brigade, based on a […]

Making sense of financial aid: practical advice and insight

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Sharon Krahe has straightforward advice for parents of high school students going through the process of visiting colleges and applying for financial aid: leave no stone unturned and don’t make assumptions. Krahe, director of Gannon University’s Financial Aid Office, encourages parents and students to apply for financial aid, even if they don’t believe they will be […]

Think pink: Women’s Basketball Team to host annual Pink Zone Game Feb. 16

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The Gannon University women’s basketball team, currently ranked in the top 10 nationally in NCAA Division II, has dominated its opponents on the court. Fittingly, the Lady Knights have chosen “Together We Can Dominate” as the theme for their sixth annual Pink Zone game, to be played Saturday, Feb. 16 at Hammermill Center. The Lady Knights […]

Gannon celebrates newest class of alumni

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Gannon’s newest alumni earned their degrees during the University’s annual Winter Commencement exercises. Gannon University President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., awarded 212 degrees during the ceremony, held in Hammermill Center. He congratulated the graduates and reminded them that the best is yet to come. “You are about to transition from a period of preparation and anticipation, […]

Gannon renames Catholic House in honor of Bishop Trautman

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For more than 22 years, Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman served as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie and as Chairperson of the Gannon University Board of Trustees. Today, Gannon University said thank you. Gannon held a formal ceremony to rename its Catholic House, located on West Sixth Street, as the Bishop Donald W. Trautman […]