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Engineering a Better World: an Alumni Spotlight

Meet Jared Lossie. A Lake City, PA graduate of Girard High School, Jared earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Gannon in 2012. What first drew you to Gannon? In addition to having an excellent mechanical engineering program, three key things helped me decide on Gannon: it was close to home, had a theatre program, […]

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Robotics in Jordan

GUBotDev (Gannon University’s robotics team) was selected to help design a robotics curriculum to be taught to high school students in Jordan. The trip was held during spring break. Computer and Information Sciences professor Mark Blair, associate provost Dr. Kathleen Kingston, and junior electrical engineering major Nick Devine also went on the trip. GUBotDev designs and […]

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What you never knew about engineering majors

Gannon offers the only Mechanical Engineering Master’s Degree in the region. What you might not know is that Gannon also offers five other branches of engineering for students: biomedical, electrical and computer, environmental, industrial  and software. Biomedical Engineering: The Biomedical Engineering program expands on traditional engineering expertise to analyze and solve problems in biology and […]

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Gannon introduces industrial engineering program

Gannon University’s  College of Engineering  and Business will be offering an industrial engineering program beginning in the fall. This new program offered by the College of Engineering and Business is a direct response to the increase in demand for highly trained engineers to design, organize and optimize complex processing in fields such as manufacturing, healthcare, […]

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NASA’S program prepares students for today’s workforce

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, the students constructed their project to be submitted to NASA’s Scientific Ballooning Program. Following evaluation […]

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Gannon alumna to present biomedical engineering research

Gannon University alumna Angelica de Rosa will conduct a presentation on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Zurn Science Center, Room 104, on 143 W. Seventh St. Her presentation is called “Radiation Induced Bone Loss: Space Flight and Beyond,” and it will focus on the problem of radiation-induced osteoporosis, both in space flight […]

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Gannon keeps U.S. News & World Report top tier ranking

Gannon University for the ninth consecutive year maintained its ranking as a top tier university in the new edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” and again was named to the guide’s list of “Great Schools at Great Prices.” Gannon is ranked in the top third of the “Best Regional Universities” category in its […]

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Science through the looking glass

Graduated cylinders and volumetric flasks line the shelves of the chemistry department. Gannon’s Zurn Science Center is home to many  programs — including chemistry, biology and engineering.

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@ GU: Admissions and awareness in April

This month brings much more than just the Easter eggs. See what is going on in April @ GU. [youtube_sc url=””]

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Stephanie Smith: An English major in a computer world

Stephanie Smith, a senior English major, works as an office assistant for the computer information services and engineering departments. What kinds of duties are you typically assigned to do? I assist the faculty and staff of the CIS and engineering departments by making copies and helping create original documents. On slow days I get some […]

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