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2014

02

Dec

Accounting - Feature

5 reasons why you should check out Gannon’s accounting major

1. Dozens of career paths. Students who study accounting can go on to become auditors, business consultants, financial planners, forensic accountants, tax attorneys, tax preparers/planners, budget analysts, FBI special agents, financial accountants, internal auditors, internal revenue agents or managerial accountants. The “possibilities” are endless.   2. A growing field. Accounting is a valuable tool in the business […]

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16

Mar

15

Feb

Gannon University and The Institutes collaborate to integrate curricula

Gannon University, a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, announced its participation in The Institutes’ Collegiate Studies for CPCU program, as well as its willingness to allow students to use certain AIS, Associate in Insurance Services, or CPCU, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, courses to waive up to three of the […]

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12

Feb

Bruce Kibler, a world professor

Students typically only view their professors through a student-teacher perspective.  They enter class, get lectured, get their assignments for the next class and then leave.  Students often forget that professors are people too, and can be a vessel of useful information and interesting stories. With this in mind I sought an interview with a unique […]

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10

Feb

Just another interview

It was a busy Thursday afternoon at my internship—everyone in the office was racing back and forth attempting to get everything completed before the day ended. I was just handed a huge stack of files to invoice when my phone buzzed, seemingly innocuously. Once I had a free moment I checked it, realizing it was […]

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09

Feb

The beauty of syllabus week

At the beginning of each semester, many classes go through a period that students lovingly refer to as “Syllabus Week.” This phrase comes from the sometimes true stereotype that professors won’t start teaching anything during the first week of class, instead using class time to go over their schedule for the semester, expectations of the […]

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2013

01

May

Granting a Twilight Wish

During this semester, I took Business Policy – a course that is required of all senior business majors to graduate. I did not have much enthusiasm for participating in this class during my last semester at Gannon since it has been known as the “gross anatomy” of the business department.  As I sat down for […]

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30

Apr

Project aids Twilight Wish

Senior business majors at Gannon University had the opportunity to dive head-first into the world of nonprofit work this semester as they spent countless hours of time and energy working with a local foundation to raise funds and spread the word. Students in this semester’s Business Policy class worked alongside their teacher, Bruce Kibler – […]

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16

Jan

The language of life

Sometimes we need perspective in our live to see what we really have. That is exactly what I received when I met Alex Nyamachabo. Alex – which I assume is his Americanized name – is native of the Congo, a country I already mentioned in an earlier blog. I gave a tour of campus to […]

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2012

11

Nov

5 things to know about sports management and marketing

Sports management and marketing is a package major at Gannon. It not only provides terrific insight on the sports industry, but applies it to business practice. After interviewing several students in the major, here are five things to know about SM: 1. An SM degree gives sports fans an opportunity to take their passion beyond […]

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