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Gannon University Recognizes Occupational Therapy Month Across Two Campuses

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The occupational therapy programs on Gannon University’s campuses in Erie and Ruskin, Florida are collectively among the University’s largest in terms of enrollment. So, it’s no surprise that the observance of National Occupational Therapy month throughout April has been a flurry of events, celebrations and service. The third-year students in Gannon’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) […]

Embracing the Awkward in College (and Growing Up)

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We all have moments in our lives that define us; those moments where we are asked to make choices that make us a little bit uncomfortable. Whether it’s because of the weight of the decisions or the nature of the decisions themselves… we often do not embrace these changes completely. I know that when I was applying for […]

Pebbles of Positivity with #RockOutErie + #GURocks

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There’s a trend buzzing… or, rocking. I first saw this in my hometown of Cleveland, Ohio by members of the Facebook group “Northeast Ohio Rocks,” participants have been painting rocks and hiding them around the city. The rocks are sprinkled with happy messages, bright colors, or inspirational quotes.  Individuals who find a painted rock snap […]

My Experience as an International Student at Gannon University

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Contributed by Gannon University Global Student (and student ambassador) Lameck Kapupa My name is Lameck Kapupa and I am from a city in Zambia known as Livingstone city. I graduated in December 2015 from the University of Zambia, obtaining an undergraduate degree in Social Work. I came to know about Gannon University through William Edmondson in […]

#edgeREWIND: what to do in Erie this summer

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If you’re in Erie this summer and are looking for things to do, fret no more! Here is a list of 13 things in Erie that will keep you from boredom and show you parts of Erie you may not have thought to explore before! Warner Theatre From Broadway shows to comedians, the Warner Theatre hosts […]

You Ought to Know: Mr. Joe

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Joe was a guy tough to get a hold of over those holidays. Once he answered his phone late last week, though, he was good and friendly, and excited to talk, all ready to show me what he’s up to with this thing he calls the “Thousandaires’ Club.” From what I picked up through him […]

New downtown eatery tastes like art

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How would you like to have the “Mona Lisa” for lunch – Or the artist, Van Gogh himself? Of course I’m not talking about eating a priceless painting, or a long-deceased artist. (Both of which are extremely illegal!) I am talking about two of the masterpieces at Picasso’s: The Art of Food. Picasso’s is a […]

Fortunate Victory at the Blasco Library

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“Don’t give up the ship!” Did you know these words were not originally uttered by Oliver Hazard Perry? How about the controversy surrounding the Flagship Niagara, or Commander James Elliot? In addition to Erie’s Perry 200 Celebration and the Tall Ships Festival, attendees of the original play “Fortunate Victory” were treated to a historical re-enactment […]