From Australia to Erie, Social Work Across the Globe

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Meet Elle, an international student from Canberra, Australia studying abroad in the social work program here at Gannon. Hear what she thinks about the small social work cohort “family” she is a part of here and experiences she’s had while studying here in the US. Australian social work student loves Gannon pic.twitter.com/mxTaTaujNH — GU Social […]

8 things you might not know about T.R.A.V.E.L.

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Gannon T.R.A.V.E.L. trips are underway, so we wanted to bring back one of our favorite features all about the T.R.A.V.E.L. program. You can follow the trips on Facebook at facebook.com/GannonTRAVEL. Trips are currently in Italy, Ireland, Israel, France, Spain, Australia, and England! If you’re anything like me, you fantasize about packing up your belongings and […]

Student Spotlight: 8 questions for Ayush Enkhtaivan

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Ayush Enkhtaivan, an MBA candidate at Gannon, has lived all over the world – Mongolia, China, Japan and now Erie, Pennsylvania. In honor of International Education Week, we sat down with Ayush to discuss cultural differences, on-campus involvement and the value of traveling abroad. 1. What is the difference between American and Chinese schooling? Classes […]

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. […]

Crossing cultures at Islamic Night

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Without divulging any current beliefs, I was raised a Lutheran in the small town of Waterford, Pa. (about 30 minutes away from campus). It’s safe to say I did not grow up with a strong sense of other cultures, be they foreign or simply of a different religious background. However, this did not lead to […]

5 things to know about social work

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A Gannon student gets the unique experience of finding a major that is just right. With the help of the faculty and other students you can find your niche. One major that might be the right fit is social work. The social work department maintains about 50 students at all times, and for good reasons. […]

Scholarships available for study abroad

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This article by Joe Cuneo appeared in Gannon Magazine, Summer 2012 Did you know? Gannon has three endowments in place to help aid students who study abroad. The Robert J. Christenson Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship, the Leo I. Davis Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship and the Dr. Alexander J. Miczo Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship offer students going overseas for studies, service-learning or internships […]

After semester in France, je suis à la maison!

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When I was getting ready to leave for France, one of the biggest things people would remind me of was culture shock and I didn’t really understand why. Of course France is going to be different than the United States, no big deal. However, it actually was a big deal, obviously bigger than what I […]

Paris rules, but home's nice, too

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I have approximately three weeks left in Paris. Twenty-one days. I don’t really know where all the time has gone. Paris has become my city, a place where I can try new things and explore and live in a way that is so different and exciting from my life in the States. I’ve been so […]