5 lesser-known majors at Gannon University

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Throughout your time in college, you’ll likely come across dozens of people with the same majors: accounting, engineering, nursing, early childhood education. These are all great academic programs, which is why they’re so popular among students. However, there are many majors that colleges can offer aside from your typical programs. Gannon University offers a colorful […]

Lecture focuses on archaeology

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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 in Room 219 of the Waldron Campus Center. It is free and open to the […]

Gannon uncovers new archaeology museum gallery

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“This is a very significant opening.  It‘s very rare for a university the size of Gannon to have an archaeology museum,” said William G. Dever, Ph.D., and he would know.  Dever is a world-renowned American archaeologist specializing in the history of Israel and the Near East in Biblical times, and he was also the speaker […]

Gannon A to Z: A is for archaeology

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What exactly is archaeology? Well, it’s the scientific study of historic or prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of the things they left behind – artifacts, inscriptions, monuments and other such remains, especially those that have been excavated. The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at Gannon offers an 18-credit minor in archaeology […]