Professor establishes endowment to benefit teachers

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Professor Stan Zagorski has been a part of the Gannon biology faculty for 46 years. He has dedicated much of his career to the education of young people about the environment. His substantial and generous gift established the Stanley J. and Mary H. Zagorski Endowed “Power” Scholarship, which benefits students with a GPA of 3.0 […]

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 […]

Physician assistant professor wins Educator of the Year Award

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When she was contemplating a career, Kim Cavanagh, DHSc, PA-C weighed whether to become a health care provider or an educator. In the end, she did both, and the wisdom of her decision was confirmed with the Educator of the Year award given by the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) at the group’s annual convention late […]

Gannon University and The Institutes collaborate to integrate curricula

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Gannon University, a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, announced its participation in The Institutes’ Collegiate Studies for CPCU program, as well as its willingness to allow students to use certain AIS, Associate in Insurance Services, or CPCU, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, courses to waive up to three of the […]

St. Peter Cathedral School announce collaborative Professional Development School

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The School of Education at Gannon University and St. Peter Cathedral School in Erie have announced a collaborative program that is designed to improve student learning at the school while offering enhanced educational opportunities to students at the nearby university. Called the St. Peter Cathedral-Gannon Professional Development School, the program creates a means for students […]

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. […]

Faculty & Staff Talent Show to benefit students

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It’s an impulse that’s as old as Sophocles (or at least the Little Rascals): Let’s put on a show. And when that show is a benefit for a group of Gannon University students who are traveling to Scotland this summer to, essentially, put on a show that makes this event unusually compelling. It’s the talent […]

Tibetan Buddhist monks return to Gannon University

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Gannon University welcomed Tibetan Buddhist monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery on Thursday Oct. 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the A.J. Palumbo Academic Center, room 1200. They presented a dharma talk on lovingkindness, one of the foundational practices of Tibetan Buddhism. A question and answer session will followed. Gaden Shartse Monastic College […]

Gannon University to host 74th annual Pennsylvania Communication Association Convention

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Gannon University will be this year’s host for the Pennsylvania Communication Association (PCA) pre-conference and conference. The 74th Annual convention will be held Oct. 17-19 in the University’s Waldron Campus Center located at 130 W. Sixth and Peach Streets. Representatives from more than 10 Pennsylvania universities, including Robert Morris University, Duquesne University, Point Park University […]

Gannon University celebrates bookstore grand re-opening

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Gannon University’s Bookstore has a fresh coat of paint, new carpet new layout and new Gannon merchandise. But the most important thing about this renovation is that the Bookstore is now a retail hub in downtown Erie. The Bookstore functions perfectly for students, parents, alumni and faculty providing a great resource to buy your Gannon […]