Category Archives: Academics

Student Spotlight: 8 questions for Ayush Enkhtaivan

Ayush Enkhtaiva

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

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Gannon’s Freshwater and Marine Biology Program

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1. It’s the only program of its kind in the area. You’d think that an area right along one of the great lakes would be swimming with these programs. (Horrible joke. I’m sorry.) But Gannon’s program, which will begin admitting

PLAYLIST: Stay inspired while studying

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Like it or not, an important part of college is studying. Actually, it’s THE most important part — that’s the whole reason you’re here. But studying can be tedious and, let’s face it, boring. To keep you inspired while you

Gannon Confessions: Study habits

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It’s no secret that studying is a big part of college. Some students have their processes down to a science – utilizing flash cards, bookmarks and all the highlighters they can get their hands on. For others, studying is a

New course embraces world philosophy

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A new course was introduced at Gannon this semester: Comparative World Philosophy.  Wanting to learn a bit more about it, I contacted its professor, Dominic Prianti, an instructor in the philosophy department, and asked him a few questions.   What

Compassion in composition

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Anyone who has walked down the English wing of the Palumbo can tell you it is a welcoming place. One reason for this sense of hospitality is Carol Hayes, an instructor in the English department. A beloved member of Gannon’s

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

New school, new possibilities

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One week ago, Gannon University held a ceremony to officially open the new School of Communication and the Arts, which sits at the corner of West 7th and Peach streets. Gannon announced plans for the building after the Fall 2013

NASA’S program prepares students for today’s workforce

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A group of eight students in Gannon University’s engineering, math, nursing and pre-medical programs have been given the opportunity to take their studies to new heights through their participation in NASA’s inaugural Undergraduate Student Instrument Program. Over the last year,

Fixing an ACL, with pre-PT

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At one point or another, we all know someone who has needed physical therapy. Whether it was the football player in high school who tore his ACL during a game, the next-door neighbor with tennis elbow, or your grandma after