Social work class uses GU clubs to gain real-world experience

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By Leah Johnson, junior social work major Gannon University has been described as a campus where it is easy to get involved. With the abundance of student-run clubs and organizations, there really is something for everyone. If you don’t see an opportunity for one of your interests, students have the opportunity to create their own group. Considering this, one of […]

Celebrating an entire week of Greeks

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Each spring, Gannon University’s Greek community bands together to participate in a weeklong celebration called Greek Week. The sororities and fraternities work together to determine which team is supreme by participating in a series of activities. This year, Gannon University’s Panhellenic and Inter-fraternity Council’s Greek Week theme was “America.” Greek Week spanned from April 6 […]

RUNDOWN: The spookiest week of the year

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Sunday October 27th: The Gannon Golden Knights Hockey team will have their first home game at 1pm. The game will be at the Erie Insurance Arena. Monday October 28th: Nola Garrett will be having a poetry reading at the Knight Club. She will be sharing her poetry and inviting student to read their own as […]

The highest bids for fall rush

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During the last couple weeks, you may have come across posters strewn across campus advertising different sorority and fraternity events.  These ornate and colorful posters hoped to lure in potential members of Greek life for fall recruitment. Fall recruitment, held during the first academic semester of the year, differs from spring recruitment in that it […]

Fraternity Reunion Leads to Endowment for Gannon University Students

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Alumni from Gannon University’s chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha (PKA) fraternity, the Epsilon Upsilon chapter, established an endowed scholarship that will benefit current fraternity members who maintain a 3.0 grade-point average. The Pi Kappa Alpha Endowed “Power” Scholarship will consist of $75,000 raised by the alumni of the Gannon PKA chapter that will be […]

Learn to Teach: Preparing for a Journey to “Oz”

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Welcome back to my blog! As some of you know, in addition to teaching, I’m also involved with Gannon’s theater productions. For every production at our Schuster Theatre, there is a day devoted to that particular show: we call this “Tech Day.” Tech Day is usually from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a Saturday […]

Gannon Community Volunteers with ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’

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Move that bus! Approximately 50 Gannon student athletes, coaches and cheerleaders helped renovate the home of Erie native Clara Ward for ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” June 26. The special two-hour episode is slated to air 8 p.m. Sunday. Ward, 70, of 650 E. 21st St., founded the former Youth Development Center, which works with […]