Gannon Magazine: $1.2 Million Grant to Serve Erie High School Students

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Colleges and universities know that there are talented students everywhere, but finding them and steering them toward a rewarding academic career has often been a challenge. That search just got a little easier at Gannon University thanks to a $1.2 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will support Gannon University’s […]

Meet Leann, Edge’s new health and wellness blogger

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Leann Krysiak, an AmeriCorps VISTA member at Gannon’s Office of Service-Learning is new to the Gannon community. A wellness advocate, Leann will regularly share healthy-living tips that all college students can try – from natural beauty hacks to nutritious recipes to ways to refocus energy. Stay tuned!   1. First things first, who or what […]

Erie community reaches out to students

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Gannon University held its annual Service Fest Wednesday in the Yehl Ballroom of Waldron Campus Center, presenting students, faculty and staff with local volunteer opportunities. Gretchen Fairley, director of Gannon’s service learning program, said since more than 30 organizations participated this year, she felt that 2013’s Service Fest was a great success. Fairley said the […]

Click Thru GU: Waldron Campus Center

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Waldron is one of the busiest buildings on campus. Here, you’ll find three dining options (the Cafeteria, Doc’s Landing and Knight’s Cove) and several offices (Activities Programing Board, Student Government Association, Student Office of Leadership Development, Service Learning, Campus Ministry and Center for Social Concerns). There’s also the power room downstairs and a game room […]

Gannon Takes Part in Recyclemania Challenge

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Edge and The Gannon Knight are teaming up to bring you periodic headlines from Gannon’s student-produced weekly newspaper. Check out this article by The Gannon Knight’s Tessy Pawlowski to see how Gannon is going green. The Gannon Goes Green committee wants everyone on campus to get manic about recycling. Recyclemania – the countrywide recycling initiative […]

Helping Haiti: Gannon’s Cara Black on Call as Translator for Orphans

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When news of Tuesday’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Port-au-Prince reached Gannon University senior occupational therapy major Cara Black, she said she was deeply distressed – but willing to do whatever she could to help. Black will be featured at 7 p.m. tonight on Channel 35 WSEE in Erie’s Haitian earthquake relief telethon – along with fellow […]

Maroon, Gold and Green: Making GU 'Earth-Friendly'

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“Going green” has become immensely popular over the last few years, from celebrity endorsements to trendy shopping accessories to the realization that a little more eco-consciousness on everyone’s part actually can help the future of our planet. We are slowly evolving into a more earth-friendly society. Gannon has been doing its part to help mother […]