Nursing Students Provide Health Program at St. Benedict Education Center

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Students and faculty in Gannon University’s undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are providing interactive, health-related programs to preschool children at the St. Benedict Education Center through the support of the Dr. Andrea R. Lindell ’70VMC Villa Maria School of Nursing Social Change Impact Endowed Fund. The students and faculty are providing the programming throughout the […]

Is There a Doctor in the House: Meet Dr. Ryann Allen ’12

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Hi! My name is Ryann Allen and I grew up in beautiful Erie, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Harbor Creek High School, I attended Gannon University and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2012. I began medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. After long years of intense studies and hard […]

Is Nursing Your Calling? RN to BSN is Achievable Online

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Interested in the RN to BSN track but think you don’t have time between your already hectic work schedule, life and everything else? Meet the RN to BSN program at the Villa Maria School of Nursing at Gannon University. With courses that are available in seven- or 14-week sessions during fall, spring and summer semesters, the […]

Day in the life: commuter nursing student

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It’s comes as no shock that Gannon University’s nursing program is one of the toughest majors offered at the school. Students have to juggle classes, care plans and clinicals, all the while making sure they, you know, get a chance to eat every couple of hours. For those of you who are unaware, the average […]

Nursing a tough class load

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It’s a typical day; you wake up, pull on your scrubs, walk out the door and head to your clinical training for a long, busy day at the nursing home. Well, at least that’s a typical day for sophomore nursing student Andrea Yosten. Yosten, like many other sophomore nursing students, just started her level-one nursing […]

RUNDOWN: Polished resumes, Greek nurses and Robert Downey Jr.

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Sunday September 22nd: The men’s soccer team will be taking on Alderson-Broaddus College at 1pm on the Gannon field. Monday September 23d: The nursing fraternity Alpha Tau Delta will be having an ice cream social open for all nursing majors. Any nursing major interested in joining or learning more about ATD is welcome! Tuesday September […]

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 […]

Gannon to offer doctor of nursing practice degree

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Gannon University’s Villa Maria School of Nursing will offer a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree starting in the Fall 2013 Semester. The addition of a doctor of nursing practice degree reflects the evolving nature of the healthcare industry and of the nursing profession specifically, said Kathleen Patterson, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of the Villa Maria School […]

Z is for zoology

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Students who study biology must examine every living organism, from a single cell to the largest ecosystem – or all creatures great and small, as the poem goes. For those particularly interested in the processes and behavior of animals, Gannon’s zoology courses are surefire favorites. Taught by Dr. Edward Phillips and Dr. Steve Ropski, zoology […]