Tag Archives: History

The conjuring at Kelleys Island


This is the 100 percent true account of how a bunch of creepy old dolls scared the pants off of a bus of middle school kids. Back in the day (aka ninth grade), I was in an environmental science class

Lecture focuses on archaeology


The Collins Institute for Archaeological Research and Archaeology Museum Gallery at Gannon University will proudly welcome Debra Foran, Ph.D., and her lecture on “5,000 Years of History in Madaba, Jordan: Moabites, Christians, Muslims.” The event is from 7-8 p.m. Thursday

Possibility 44: Transform Your Degree

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Find your possibilities at Gannon University!

Tall ships anchor in Erie

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Starting Sept 5, Erie will host its second tallships festival, Tall Ships Erie 2013. It kicks off with the Parade of Sail when nine large masted ships – including our own Niagara – will cruise into Presque Isle Bay under

PHOTOS: Historic Erie


Gannon’s campus — and downtown Erie — has a mix of old and new buildings. Here are some photos of some historic structures on and around the Gannon campus taken throughout the year. Can you identify them?

Nursing professor, Army vet, Seinfeld fan

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Carol Amann (Villa Maria College ‘88, Gannon University ‘05M) is one of Gannon’s instructors in the Villa Maria School of Nursing. She’s often found in the Morosky Academic Center and in the field with students. Let’s find out all about

5 things to know about studying history at Gannon


According to Marcus Garvey, a Jamaican journalist, entrepreneur and political leader: “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” The Gannon community agrees wholeheartedly, seeking to understand the past through

Model UN takes on international issues


Each fall, delegates from countries all over the world come to Gannon to discuss issues of international importance – including human rights, nuclear weapons and hunger relief – at the meeting of the United Nations. What’s unique about this United

Alumna making history on Capitol Hill

As cliché as it might sound, Gannon University was the best thing to ever happen to my life, both personally and professionally. I grew up in a tiny town outside of Pittsburgh and was always involved in after-school activities at

Gannon students gaze into the future

With all the exams and projects that comprise college life, it’s easy for students to lose sight of what they’re working toward. Some, however, have a clear picture in mind. In five years, they see themselves… Jared Schaaf, freshman history/pre-law