NEW: St. Joseph House of Faith in Action Construction Tracker

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New life and new possibilities are under construction on the 400 block of West 4th Street. “The St. Joseph House of Faith in Action provides a welcoming home for all who seek to serve in solidarity with the local urban community and to be transformed through their own efforts to transform the neighborhoods of Our […]

11 Things You Realize Going into Your Senior Year

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It feels as though just last year I was a freshman in college. I wish that I could say that I was better prepared for how quickly these few years were going to move by but in truth I wasn’t. Just like all good things, college too must come to an end. As I approach […]

GIVE (365) Day(s)

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Doesn’t matter if it’s the scheduled day in the Fall Semester or pop-up days and events year round, Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere (GIVE Day)’s spirit remains the same. This week, Gannon’s physical therapy doctorate (DPT) students in Ruskin, Florida shared GIVE events on their Instagram page. Give Day Part 1: First year Gannon University […]

Top 5 Things Mérida Taught Me

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Never underestimate the power of a day. Sometimes the moments you originally deem as insignificant become the moments that you shape the rest of your life. When I was placed on the waitlist for Gannon’s Physician Assistant program in 2016, I was extremely disappointed. At that point, I thought that my dream of becoming a […]

Nursing Students Provide Health Program at St. Benedict Education Center

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Students and faculty in Gannon University’s undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are providing interactive, health-related programs to preschool children at the St. Benedict Education Center through the support of the Dr. Andrea R. Lindell ’70VMC Villa Maria School of Nursing Social Change Impact Endowed Fund. The students and faculty are providing the programming throughout the […]

Gannon Knights Serve the Community for a Day of Caring

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About 400 Gannon University students, faculty and staff are expected to answer the call of service on Saturday, April 14 for Day of Caring. (More info and signups available here.) This year, the action will focus on the neighborhood adjacent to campus that is part of the Our West Bayfront initiative organized and funded in […]

Bali Marathon – Gannon Alum Gives Back

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The heart of Gannon University’s education is to pursue passion while giving back to others. Gannon University prides itself in its current students and alumni that carry out this theme. One particular alumnus, Vanessa Niemeyer, deserves recognition for her unique and honorary service. Vanessa Niemeyer, a DPT alumnus has been chosen as one of 15 […]

A Truly Transformational Experience: Detroit Edition

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This past spring break, I was lucky enough to go on an ABST. ABST stands for “Alternative Break Service Trips” that Gannon University has held for many years. These trips are meticulously planned beforehand in order to provide students with the best experiences possible in service and learning. I chose to go on an ABST […]

Habitat for Humanity Makes a Difference

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Are you interested in community service? Do you like hands-on work where you can see the difference that you’re making? If you answered yes to these questions, then Habitat for Humanity may be a great club for you to join! Background Habitat for Humanity was founded by Millard and Linda Fuller in the 1970s as […]

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 […]