Getting crafty in Occupational Science lab

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As an occupational therapy student, you may hear various nuggets of information about different courses from upperclassmen. You are forewarned by your elders that neurology lab is synonymous with death, and your thesis project will consume your entire senior year. Additionally, you’re told of a class you take sophomore year called “Occupational Science lab,” or […]

Cleaning toilets, smashing spiders and other new adventures

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Back-to-school is always an exciting time on my annual calendar.  There is something about buying a pack of No. 2 pencils that refreshes my spirit, and motivates me to do my best in the upcoming school year.  Despite being almost 20 years old, I still pounce on the opportunity to inhale a deep whiff of […]

5 Things To Know About Occupational Therapy

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Does a career in the medical field excite you, but the idea of going to school for a long period of time scare you off? Then Gannon’s occupational therapy program may be for you. Here are 5 quick facts to get you started: 1. At Gannon, you can get a Master’s degree in occupational therapy […]

Student Voices: No Winter Blues for Gannon Guides

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It’s true, Erie winters are often cold and snowy, but Gannon students make the best of it! Nobody knows our campus better than the Gannon Guides, the dedicated students who give tours to visiting families like yours.  They know how to fend off the winter blues. So, we asked them how they get through the […]

Helping Haiti: Gannon’s Cara Black on Call as Translator for Orphans

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When news of Tuesday’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Port-au-Prince reached Gannon University senior occupational therapy major Cara Black, she said she was deeply distressed – but willing to do whatever she could to help. Black will be featured at 7 p.m. tonight on Channel 35 WSEE in Erie’s Haitian earthquake relief telethon – along with fellow […]

Student Voices: Where Is Your Favorite Place to Go in Erie?

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For fun, food, music or the bare necessities, GU students know where to go to get what they need. Check out the rundown as we ask: Where is your favorite place to go in Erie? Joe Witkowski, sophomore sport and exercise science major: “Forward Hall is my favorite place to go in Erie, because they […]

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 […]