Research and Scholarship, Celebrated at Gannon

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“Celebrate Gannon is an annual showcase of the academic accomplishments of Gannon University’s undergraduate and graduate students,” said Jessica Hartnett, Ph.D., Celebrate Gannon Chair and associate professor of psychology. “It is a wonderful opportunity to share intellectual passion with the Gannon community and to learn how to communicate the excitement you feel about the work […]

How do we Celebrate Gannon?

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Celebrate Gannon 2018 is set for Friday, April 20 beginning with poster setup in Hammermill at 12:30 p.m.  Gannon University has so many wonderful things to offer to its students. Therefore, annually we hold a celebration of all of our accomplishments in an event titled no other than, “Celebrate Gannon.” This event is a chance […]

Interning Now Helps Your Job Prospects Later

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From college to the “real-world,” there is no telling where you will go, what you will achieve and how you will do it. A lot of students, however, don’t enter the real-world known as their preferred industry workplace. According to Pew Research, 44% of college graduates in the U.S. are currently working in jobs that […]

PA student’s summer packed with service, study abroad

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Katelyn Przybyszewski, a fifth-year student in Gannon’s physician assistant program, was pretty busy over the summer. Immediately after graduation, Katelyn took a service trip with campus ministry to Glenmary Farm in Kentucky. For the duration of the trip, the group completed different projects, including yard work, food pantry and interacting with people with intellectual disabilities. […]

Scientists present research at Ridge Center

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This article by Colleen Langham originally published in The Gannon Knight on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Gannon University students competed for first place awards Thursday and Friday at the eighth Annual Research Symposium. The Symposium, which took place at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center in Erie, was hosted by the Regional Science Consortium. The consortium is a conference for […]

N is for Nash

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Whether you need some research help, want to grab a DVD for the night or just want to find a good book to read, the Nash Library is the place to be. After being completed in the fall of 1972, the library was dedicated on September 5, 1973. It was later named the Nash Library […]

High school students study on Gannon's floating classroom

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High school students from Erie, Crawford and Warren Counties take to the water on Gannon’s research vessel, Environaut, during the Summer School of Excellence. Hands-on research is one of many advantages to Gannon’s location on Lake Erie. See the video below from WICU 12 News. WICU12/WSEE Erie, PA News, Sports, Weather and Events

Having a light bulb moment at my summer job

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Thomas Edison is most famous for the invention of the lightbulb. And while the attribution isn’t exactly correct – Edison didn’t create the lightbulb, but rather designed a long-lasting, usable filament – his contributions are no less significant. Commenting on his pursuit of a working filament, which required the testing of many different materials, Edison […]

Gannon students gaze into the future

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With all the exams and projects that comprise college life, it’s easy for students to lose sight of what they’re working toward. Some, however, have a clear picture in mind. In five years, they see themselves… Jared Schaaf, freshman history/pre-law major: …continuing my education here at Gannon. I will be working hard to pay for […]

Oral Presentations: The Horror! The Horror!

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Everyone has been there at one point or another. It’s the first day of class and your professor loudly and happily announces that there will be a required oral presentation at the end of the semester. I used to think that they announced it only to see an entire classroom shift into a state of […]