International Night: Decadent Food and Jaw-Dropping Talent

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Under one moon, Gannon University students and faculty, as well as Erie residents came together under Gannon University’s Hammermill center to celebrate unity with International Night. Wall to wall tables contained food from around the world with international talent to accompany. International night had my stomach filled with amazing food I had never even tried, […]

We’re All Under the Same Moon: International Night 2018

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Saturday, April 7th marks Gannon University’s annual International Night, fashioning the theme “Under the Same Moon.” Coming up this weekend… International Night – Under The Same Moon MORE: — Edge (@GannonEdge) April 5, 2018 Just 238,900 miles away from Earth orbits this bright and round rocky mass. This natural satellite hovers above us, […]

Nostalgia, Dancing, Friendship and Food at International Night

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If you ever wanted to travel the world in one day, Gannon’s annual International Night celebration is for you. Between the food, the music, and the company, International Night is always a favorite on campus. If food is something that brings you an immense sense of joy like it does me, then taste-testing different foods […]

English as a Second Language – Teaching while Learning

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As a major in the education program (and not having a car on campus), I chose to observe the English as a Second Language courses right here at Gannon in order to fulfill the observation field requirement for my ESL methods class. I found them to be some of the most interesting I’d ever observed. Maybe it […]

My Experience as an International Student at Gannon University

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Contributed by Gannon University Global Student (and student ambassador) Lameck Kapupa My name is Lameck Kapupa and I am from a city in Zambia known as Livingstone city. I graduated in December 2015 from the University of Zambia, obtaining an undergraduate degree in Social Work. I came to know about Gannon University through William Edmondson in […]

International Education Week 2016

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This week marks International Education Week, 2016. It will be celebrated on campus with a variety of events – share your week and your photos by tagging us, Gannon University or using #IEW2016 to see how students are observing the week all over the world. MONDAY, 11/14 Coffee & Culture: Hosted by the African American […]

Pakistani student joins Gannon for semester of study

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As President of Gannon, Dr. Keith Taylor’s vision for the University includes its continued efforts to be more global and its commitment to developing socially responsible, global citizens. Tabish Shaikh, a 21-year-old visiting student from Pakistan, is helping to make Dr. Taylor’s vision a reality. During the current Spring Semester, Shaikh is taking classes at Gannon University […]

The language of life

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Sometimes we need perspective in our live to see what we really have. That is exactly what I received when I met Alex Nyamachabo. Alex – which I assume is his Americanized name – is native of the Congo, a country I already mentioned in an earlier blog. I gave a tour of campus to […]

What 30 refugees taught me

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When you become a tour guide, you gain another title: storyteller. I tell stories about Gannon, but I also hear new stories about people – what students have done, what they are doing now and their future plans. As I hear these stories, I learn more about the people who are touring. Recently I gave […]

5 things about Erie’s (and Scranton's) favorite grocery superstore

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If you are like me and have only been surrounded by magnificent Giant Eagle Market Districts before living in Erie, then consider Wegmans supermarket to be Giant Eagle’s amped up big brother. Here are just five of Wegmans’ best assets: 1. International market. Fresh Indian, kosher, Asian, Italian, Mediterranean and Latin American classics are available […]