ROTC receives MacArthur Award

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The Army ROTC program at Gannon University was one of eight universities to receive the General Douglas MacArthur Award for excellence from the U.S. Army’s Cadet Command and the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Foundation for 2012. Gannon’s ROTC program was honored as the most outstanding among the 41 schools in the 2nd Brigade, based on a […]

Helping Those Who Protect: More Ways to Use Your Gannon Degree

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Maj. Vincent B. Myers ’00, ’00C Nursing There is absolutely no better job than caring for America’s warriors (both current soldiers and retirees) and their families, and the leadership opportunities, cultural growth opportunities and the variety of clinical experience as an Army nurse are unmatched. So far, I have moved eight times in 11 years, […]

Erie History Mystery: Who is Strong Vincent?

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If you’ve ever walked or driven around the city of Erie, chances are you’ve noticed the name “Strong Vincent” emblazoned somewhere on a building, bridge or bench. Well that raises a question – just who is this Strong Vincent, and why is he everywhere in the city?

A Proud History, A Bright Future with ROTC

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When I see students walking around in army fatigues on campus – even those who I am good friends with – I get a little, well, fatigued. What are they doing? Truthfully, they intimidate me. Gannon University’s ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) program isn’t scary, though. In the words of Melanie Zack, senior nursing major […]