Gannon to open doors to community on Thanksgiving day

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Gannon University again will serve as the host for the annual Thanksgiving Dinner offered by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania. The dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day in Gannon’s Beyer Hall cafeteria, 628 Peach St. The dinner is free and open to the public; reservations are […]

Gannon signs historic agreement with American University of Madaba

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Keith Taylor, Ph.D., president of Gannon University, returned to Jordan yet again this year to formalize Gannon’s partnership in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with American University of Madaba (AUM), located in Madaba, Jordan. AUM is the first non-profit university in Jordan and a first Catholic, American university in the region. The university’s cornerstone was blessed by […]

Award named in memory of Bruce Morton Wright

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Bruce Morton Wright was an iconic figure at Gannon University and in the Erie community before his passing in 2011. A local nonprofit organization, ArtsErie, has ensured that Wright’s legacy will live on by creating an award in his memory, the “Bruce Morton Wright Artist of the Year Award.” ArtsErie named the award for Wright to […]

Gannon's club hockey team: For love of the game

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There are no NCAA scholarships. They play for love of the game. They are the students who compete for the Gannon University club hockey team. The team started its season on a promising note, with two victories against Wheeling Jesuit on Sept. 29 and Oct. 5. The Knights won 13-1 and 9-7. The Gannon club […]

Gannon announces plans for Golden Knight statue

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Gannon University and its intercollegiate athletic teams will usher in a new tradition with the addition of a Golden Knight statue at Gannon University Field. The Golden Knight statue will be six and a half feet tall, weigh more than 1,500 pounds and include a sword and a shield emblazoned with “GU.” It will reside inside the front […]

Gannon dedicates new interfaith prayer space

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Gannon University today officially dedicated a new Interfaith Prayer Space in the University’s Zurn Science Center, 143 West Seventh St. The space is located on the third floor of the Zurn Science Center and is open to students of all faith traditions. The space was created primarily because students have expressed an interest in having […]

Gannon keeps U.S. News & World Report top tier ranking

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Gannon University for the ninth consecutive year maintained its ranking as a top tier university in the new edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” and again was named to the guide’s list of “Great Schools at Great Prices.” Gannon is ranked in the top third of the “Best Regional Universities” category in its […]

Submissions now being accepted for high school poetry contests

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High school students are invited to make submissions to the Gannon University English department’s annual poetry contests. The English department is offering two separate contests: one for high school students in Erie County, and one for students nationally. Erie County students also may enter the national contest by making a separate submission. Cash prizes will be awarded […]

Gannon to 'TreeVitalize' Erie during GIVE Day

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Gannon University students on Saturday, Sept. 15 will plant more than 135 trees in the City of Erie generally and within the University’s Erie-GAINS neighborhood specifically. The Erie-GAINS (Gannon Alliances to Improve Neighborhood Sustainability) neighborhood is comprised of about 200 city blocks bordered by Presque Isle Bay to the north, Parade Street to the east, 11th Street to the […]

Faculty member interviewed by Japanese television

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The infamous “Pizza Bomber” case, one of the few Major Cases in the FBI’s history, dates back more than nine years. Brian Wells, one of the central figures, died after a bomb that had been locked to his neck detonated. Wells’ bizarre death, and the botched bank robbery that preceded it, attracted national and international […]