NEW: St. Joseph House of Faith in Action Construction Tracker

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New life and new possibilities are under construction on the 400 block of West 4th Street. “The St. Joseph House of Faith in Action provides a welcoming home for all who seek to serve in solidarity with the local urban community and to be transformed through their own efforts to transform the neighborhoods of Our […]

GIVE Day 2014

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Once again, Gannon students have happily donated a portion of their weekend to the greater good. This year, GIVE day saw 58 of the university’s clubs and organizations volunteering at 51 sites, from the Erie VA Medical Center to Gridley Park to Gannon’s own Goodwill Garden. GIVE Day coincided with the “International Coastal Cleanup Day,” and as […]

Gannon gives back

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Every year, Gannon encourages students to give back to the Erie community and make a few memories along the way. This day, known as GIVE Day, has become a tradition; it simply wouldn’t be fall if students didn’t wear matching shirts and do some good. The idea behind GIVE Day is to help as many […]

5 ways to beat boredom

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People always tell you about the craziness that is your first month of college. What they don’t mention is the possibility of being bored out of your mind. Sure, the weekends are fun, but what about Monday through Friday? You might find yourself lying in bed wishing you had something to do before or after […]

RUNDOWN: Literacy, comedy and community engagement

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Monday, Sept. 8: It’s International Literacy Day! Spend a few minutes reading your favorite novel (or finally cracking open that textbook you haven’t used yet). Tuesday, Sept. 9: Come to the Community Engagement Expo from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Yehl Alumni Room to learn about local volunteer opportunities. Wednesday, Sept. 10: Sex Signals, […]

SGA strengthens bond with MLK Center

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Gannon University’s Student Government Association recently announced plans to further develop its existing relationship with the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, specifically with the children who participate in its programs. Student Government Association President Luke King said that SGA is attempting to reflect the university’s strategic themes by strengthening the partnership between the MLK Memorial Center […]

I volunteer as tribute!

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…Not for the Hunger Games. Volunteering and giving to the community are huge parts of life on Gannon’s campus. The year starts off with GIVE Day, Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere. With representatives from nearly every on campus organization, students work all over the city, doing any sort of work from painting to picking up […]

Dr. Taylor, students, faculty, and staff to devote break week to service

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Gannon University students and faculty will be helping victims rebuild their lives after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy – but they’ll be doing more than cleaning up. Gannon University President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., and Gannon students and faculty will be building homes for Habitat for Humanity – but they’ll be doing more than carpentry. During Gannon’s […]

[VIDEO] GU-REVU: Student athletes impact global community

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This week’s GU-REVU takes a look at the community service our student athletes perform as well as a look at Gannon’s volleyball team. Erika Greco met up with Nate Walters, head swimming coach at Gannon, to talk about what types of service our athletes perform and how it is affecting the community. Meanwhile, Alex DelPiombo sat down with women’s volleyball […]