NWPA Innovation Beehive Network Supports Local Business

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Just one year after starting their business venture together, Nancy and Jason Morris have transformed an idea into a patented product sold by the company they’ve established together–Two Sparrows Learning Systems. Nancy, an instructor in Gannon University’s School of Education, and husband Jason, engineering manager at Greenleaf Corporation, have been driven by entrepreneurial spirit to […]

Take Back the Night

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Gannon University is asking the community to join its students, faculty and staff in a march to raise awareness of and bring an end to rape and sexual violence. The annual Take Back the Night March and Community Rally will be held Thursday, April 12. Those interested in participating should assemble at Perry Square in […]

Greenhouse created by students

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The four-story, sandy brick building known as Finegan Hall, located at 120 W. Fifth St., is full of life, housing up to 244 Gannon University students. However, student life is not the only thing thriving within the building’s walls. Thanks to an innovative idea germinated by some Gannon students, the building is now home to […]

Gannon faculty and staff feed the hungry, pound for pound

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In the fall of 2011, the sport and exercise science department and Exercise Science Club were charged with developing healthy recipes using ingredients traditionally found in the food banks and pantries within Gannon’s Erie-Gannon Alliances to Improve Neighborhood Sustainability (Erie-GAINS) outreach area. Through this experience, an identified lack of two common food products became apparent. […]

GU students giving more and more every year

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The online version of the Merriam-Webster dictionary offers 16 definitions for the verb “give.” Most of which involve the everyday usage of the word’s meaning “to make a present of” or “to offer to the action of another.” Here at Gannon, “give” has another definition—“Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere.” Sponsored by Gannon University’s Center for […]

Gannon University announces little free libraries picnics

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In keeping with Gannon’s mission of service, volunteerism, and civic engagement, the University is introducing Little Free Libraries to northwestern Pennsylvania. Each Little Free Library is designed to hold at least two dozen books. The books for Gannon’s Little Free Libraries generously have been donated by the University’s Nash Library. Little Free Libraries resemble oversized birdhouses and are a type […]

Gannon alumnus Luke Marusiak to hold book signing

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Author and Gannon University alumnus Luke Marusiak will be in Erie Monday, July 8th, for a book signing at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore located at 5909 Peach St. Marusiak, a 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalist, will be signing copies of his novels, “Marx & Ford,” “Loud & Clear,” and “Fear & Hope” which […]

Little Free Libraries shape up

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Forget the bulldozers, cranes and steamrollers. Gannon University students are in the process of constructing libraries on a much smaller scale, while staying true to the mission of encouraging reading. Nash Library reference librarian Deborah West has brought a national movement called Little Free Libraries to Gannon’s campus in pursuit of her passion for providing […]