Get to Know Gannon at Preview GU (Complete Schedule)

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Gannon’s newest batch of freshmen are arriving on campus as we speak. Here’s what members of the Class of 2015 will be doing between now and the first day of classes. Saturday, August 20, 2011 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Freshman Check in/Move in (Finegan, Wehrle, & North) 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Welcome BBQ […]

Prep U for GU: Gannon (K)night Life

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If you plan to spend weekends on campus, there are many activities to keep you entertained.  Between the Activities Programming Board, sporting events and KnightLIFE, there are numerous events available every weekend for you to have fun. Activities Programming Board (APB) is one of the organizations on campus responsible for bringing many events to campus. […]

Prep U for GU: Gannon Glossary

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Starting your college career is an exciting time — for many, it means living in a new place (or at least commuting to one), meeting new people and starting a whole new way of life. While this can be exciting, it can also be a little daunting with questions like: Where are my classes? Who […]

Prep U for GU: Commuting to College

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Although many college students take the giant leap away from home to pursue their education, a lot of us also prefer to stay close to home. Gannon is just 20 miles away from my house. There are some obvious benefits to commuting — like saving on room and board. But there are some cons, too. […]

Prep U for GU: The Truth About College Classes

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“Just wait until college!” “Professors won’t care if you show up or if you do your homework.” “You’ll spend all your nights staying up doing homework.” “You’re not ready for the real world yet.” These words, or ones very similar, have been spoken countless times by high school teachers. Whether intending to make a point […]

Click Thru GU: Hammermill Center

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Also known as The Mill, Hammermill Center is the University’s gymnasium that can hold screaming crowds of up to 3,000 people. Stop by to see the Gannon Knight basketball teams, watch Greek Week activities or participate in Meet the Merchants Day. Learning how to navigate Gannon? Check out our other Click Thru GU posts.

Click Thru GU: Zurn Science Center

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If your major relates to science or engineering at all, you will become quite familiar with the Zurn Science Center. The Dean of the College of Engineering and Business has an office here. Zurn is home to the International Student Office, several auditoriums and labs specialized for the sciences. Want to know more about Zurn […]

Click Thru GU: Walker Building

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Communications-inclined students (whether they’re comm majors or not), tend to find a second home in the first level of the Walker Building. Here, you’ll find the office for our on-campus newspaper, The Gannon Knight, as well as the 90.5 WERG FM radio studio. The upper levels house apartments for upperclassmen. Interested in 90.5 WERG FM? […]

Prep U for GU: Tools to Succeed

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When you’re in college, you’ll be assigned all kinds of assignments. Expect papers, projects and research, and not just from classes. Extracurricular and honors activities will send things your way, too. But don’t worry, Gannon is here to help with all kinds of resources at your disposal. The biggest asset is undoubtedly the faculty, be […]

Click Thru GU: Student Services

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The Student Services Building houses offices that excel in resolving student issues. Whether you’re looking for help adjusting to college at the Office of New Student Services, or seeking roommate mediation in the Office of Student Living, the staff here is more than happy to help you out. PREVIOUS: Schuster Theatre > Want to learn […]