Top 10 of 2016

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2017 is only hours away, time to take a look at the year that was – and the top ten Edge Magazine posts of 2016! 10. Gannon Goes to Cedar Point! Gannon goes to Cedar Point!   9. Embracing Emotional Wellness at Gannon University Embracing Emotional Wellness at Gannon University   8. The Psychology of […]

Dr. Seuss and historical messages for grown-ups

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One of the most celebrated children’s authors is Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Seuss wrote many children’s classics including “The Cat in the Hat,” “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Lorax.” While these are books loved by many children, these books have many messages that make sense only to the adults. I realized […]

Model UN takes on international issues

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Each fall, delegates from countries all over the world come to Gannon to discuss issues of international importance – including human rights, nuclear weapons and hunger relief – at the meeting of the United Nations. What’s unique about this United Nations, however, is that all of the delegates are 18 or under and from the […]

Alumna making history on Capitol Hill

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As cliché as it might sound, Gannon University was the best thing to ever happen to my life, both personally and professionally. I grew up in a tiny town outside of Pittsburgh and was always involved in after-school activities at my high school. However, after I got to Gannon, I became extremely involved in numerous […]

Gannon students gaze into the future

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With all the exams and projects that comprise college life, it’s easy for students to lose sight of what they’re working toward. Some, however, have a clear picture in mind. In five years, they see themselves… Jared Schaaf, freshman history/pre-law major: …continuing my education here at Gannon. I will be working hard to pay for […]

Dr. Thomas Ostrowski: Texan at heart

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Dr. Ostrowski’s life consists of more than just politics. Take a look at some of the things that define his life in this “All About.” Name: Dr. Thomas Ostrowski Hometown: Erie, PA High School: Cathedral Preparatory GU Major: Philosophy (for 2 years) GU Department: Political Science Favorite food: Anything garlic or Texas barbecue

Global Service: More Ways to Use Your Gannon Degree

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Elaine A. Martyn ’98 Communication English I have always been driven— even during my time at Gannon, I double majored in English literature and communications and medical studies (with a dual minor in biology and chemistry) and served as editor of Totem, the University’s literary magazine, for three years. I earned a master’s degree in […]

Winning Emmys and Practicing Law: More Ways to Use Your Gannon Degree

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Daniel A. Daube ’84 Communication Arts My career all started at a 3,000-watt radio station in Erie (Gannon’s WERG-FM)—an experience that paved the way from unpaid internships and low-paid production jobs to high-end video editing and compositing. Gannon taught me that learning on your own, asking questions and taking a few risks creates opportunities to […]

25 Ways to Use Your Gannon Degree

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There’s a reason each graduation ceremony at Gannon is celebrated with plenty of pomp and circumstance: earning that diploma is a major accomplishment. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, less than 30 percent of the U.S. population holds a college degree, meaning that Gannon graduates already have a head start among their peers when leaving […]

The Finals Countdown: Commuter Students Prep for Exams

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Finals week is quickly approaching here at GU, and students across campus have already begun preparing for tests. We asked a few commuter students how they prefer to prepare for their finals. Chris Sambuchin, freshman, sports management and marketing: “I think it’s more distracting to study at home because I have the TV, a car […]