Gannon Community Volunteers with ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’

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Move that bus! Approximately 50 Gannon student athletes, coaches and cheerleaders helped renovate the home of Erie native Clara Ward for ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” June 26. The special two-hour episode is slated to air 8 p.m. Sunday. Ward, 70, of 650 E. 21st St., founded the former Youth Development Center, which works with […]

Edgar Allan Poe is Alive and Well at the Schuster Theatre

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Talent, literature, and appeal were the driving factors behind The Rev. Shawn Clerkin’s  choosing of “Nevermore” as the most recent musical production on the Schuster Theater stage. Nevermore is a musical based on the last few hours Edgar Allan Poe spent alive. It incorporates many of his works into the show as well as the […]

A Proud History, A Bright Future with ROTC

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When I see students walking around in army fatigues on campus – even those who I am good friends with – I get a little, well, fatigued. What are they doing? Truthfully, they intimidate me. Gannon University’s ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) program isn’t scary, though. In the words of Melanie Zack, senior nursing major […]

Spirit of Singing: Students Express Faith in Chapel Choir

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Gannon students express their faith in many ways; some through service, others through thoughtful discussion and still others through music. The Chapel Choir, directed by Pam Verity, sings at mass, which is held in the Mary Seat of Wisdom Chapel, located on Gannon’s campus. The choir sings and plays at Sunday Masses, held at 11 […]

Honors Society Takes a Walk on the 'WLD' Side

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Starbucks, homework and a football game are all common activities for a college student’s Saturday afternoon – not horseback riding, archery and a low ropes course. On Sept. 26, 19 students from Gannon’s chapter of Phi Eta Sigma were able to forgo the typical Saturday morning routine and partake in outdoor team-building activities at the […]

A Record Number of Gannon Students GIVE

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GIVE Day – Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere – seems to be one of the most popular days at Gannon. Students, faculty and alumni sign up to participate in community service throughout the Erie area. Everyone who participates gets a free T-shirt, but that’s not the only benefit – those who participate in GIVE Day […]