When I was younger I used to pretend that everything about my life was a fairy tale. Even the most mundane aspects of my life would feel as if they were something magical. The bus to school was not just some vessel for my little body to be brought to some government mandated program, but […]
Study Abroad: Living the Dream…And Finding the Dream Job!
How to spin your international experiences into career opportunities…. At Gannon University, we offer long and short term study abroad opportunities. For a semester or summer abroad, Gannon has partner universities in nine countries with affiliates worldwide. If you can’t fit a whole semester into your schedule, then GIFT (faculty-led travel) Courses are another way […]
The Leadership Seminar That Went to England
For part of my leadership seminar class, I traveled to England and Wales. It sounds like part of my leadership seminar was a vacation, and parts of it did seem like that, but I learned a lot that could help with both of my majors. I decided to take my leadership seminar through the English […]
From GU to NYC; Still Gannon Family
What’s your full name, hometown, undergrad major and graduate studies program? Hi – I’m Sarah Sgro and I’m from Pittsburgh, PA. At GU, I earned my undergraduate degrees in French/ International Business before going on to graduate school earning my degree in Performing Arts Administration at NYU Steinhardt. What first drew you to Gannon? Gannon was actually the […]
Gig Life: Six days on the road with Aaron Mook
Following the last semester of my junior year I was given the truly excellent opportunity to sell merch for my friends in local post-rock band Frame and Mantle on their six-day east coast tour. Together, we drove miles and miles in a packed van to five different cities, crashing on acquaintances’ couches and checking out […]
To the UK!
This summer, Gannon University students in Dr. Doug King’s and Fr. Shawn Clerkin’s classes are traveling to England and Wales. I am in Dr. King’s Leadership Seminar and cannot wait to embark on this trip. There are so many places to explore and so many sights to see! My overwhelming excitement led me to interview […]
#FridayPhoto – June 19, 2015
This week’s featured photo comes from 2015 Gannon graduate Elizabeth Mayer. Elizabeth traveled to Thailand with the Gannon T.R.A.V.E.L. program and will be spending the next 10 months teaching English at Vittahayalai School in Hua Hin, Thailand. This is Elizabeth at the Wai Khru Ceremony (or teacher day), where students honor their teachers with handmade […]
#FridayPhoto – May 29, 2015
This week’s featured photo comes to us all the way from Melbourne, Australia. Maria Tettis, junior physician assistant major is traveling with the Gannon T.R.A.V.E.L. program. This photo was taken at the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where Gannon students were able to interact up close with the animals. Email your photos along with your […]
8 things you might not know about T.R.A.V.E.L.
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 […]