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. […]

Student uses break…to take a break!

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Some students use spring break as an opportunity to go home and see their families. Others travel to warm and sunny destinations, leaving all the stressors of school far behind. Spring break – and all breaks for that matter – for me is an opportunity to squeeze in as many hours at my job at […]

AfterThoughts: Random musings from Edge

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It’s Friday afternoon at Gannon. Here’s what’s on our minds as we close the door on another week: Tyler Babcock, editor-in-chief: Most college students would cringe at the thought of waking up at 5:30 a.m. Not me. Thanks to my job at UPMC Hamot, I can’t wait to go to bed at 9 p.m. on […]

Making Med School A Possibility

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You would think at 22 years old, I would know how to describe myself. Yet, each time I look at my medical school applications with essay prompts asking about what characteristics make me a qualified candidate for medical school, I don’t know what to say. I’m a qualified candidate because I’m … responsible? Driven? Caring? […]

Working in a Level Two Trauma Center

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In my last blog I had mentioned that fate landed me with a job in what was used to be Hamot Medical Center’s emergency room. I still work in the same department, except the hospital is now known as UPMC Hamot. I had an extensive background in emergency care from working for Emergency Medical Services. […]