Gannon claims highest student enrollment since 1991

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Gannon University currently has 4,410 students enrolled, which signifies the most students enrolled at the university in 23 years. In one year, the number of undergraduates enrolled at Gannon has increased by 64 students, while the number of graduate students has increased by 107 students and the number of international students has grown by 176 […]

‘Pay it forward’ lives on: Memorial hashtag raises epilepsy awareness

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Sept. 4 marked the one-year anniversary of the passing of Alyssa Josephine O’Neil, a student at Penn State Behrend.  She suffered from epilepsy and unexpectedly died of a seizure. In this tragedy, Alyssa was remembered with a purple hashtag that started at Starbucks and made its way across the world.  The purple is linked to […]

NASA’S program prepares students for today’s workforce

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A group of eight students in Gannon University’s engineering, math, nursing and pre-medical programs have been given the opportunity to take their studies to new heights through their participation in NASA’s inaugural Undergraduate Student Instrument Program. Over the last year, the students constructed their project to be submitted to NASA’s Scientific Ballooning Program. Following evaluation […]

2013 Totem wins big

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Gannon University’s literary arts publication, Totem, has once again won the 2014 National Program Directors’ Prize in the Design Category from the Association of Writers and Writing Program (AWP). This is the second time in two years Totem has received this award. The deadline for submissions of this award is in March, before Totem’s release […]

‘Celebrate Gannon’ acknowledges academics

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Students and faculty united Tuesday for Gannon University’s “Celebrate Gannon,” an event that highlighted platform and poster presentations in areas of undergraduate research, undergraduate scholarship, graduate research, engagement and creativity. Research and scholarship presentations ranged across all majors, including psychology, criminal justice, English, chemistry, electrical engineering, physics, occupational therapy and physical therapy, according to Kathleen […]

WATCH LIVE: SGA Presidential Debate presented by 90.5 WERG, Edge and The Gannon Knight

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Candidates for president of Gannon University’s Student Government Association will participate in the SGA Presidential Debate 2014 presented by 90.5 WERG, Edge and The Gannon Knight, this Thursday, March 20 starting at 6:00 p.m. Candidates for president (in alphabetical order by last name) are Michael Haas, Taylor Shaffer and Cristiana Sibley. The debate is moderated and […]

Edge partners with 90.5 WERG & The Gannon Knight to cover SGA debate

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Candidates for president of Gannon University’s Student Government Association will participate in the SGA Presidential Debate 2014 presented by 90.5 WERG, Edge and The Gannon Knight, this Thursday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m. in the Waldron Campus Center, Room 219. The debate is organized and moderated by SGA. The March 19 edition of The Gannon […]

Annual Wellness Fair returns

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As the Erie weather exhibits its ability to imitate the Arctic Tundra outdoors, the ironically Surf and Sun-themed 10th Annual Wellness Fair invited Gannon University students and staff to envision a warmer climate Tuesday. Michelle Wagner, the assistant director of wellness at Gannon, explained in a press release, sent out Monday, that the event aimed […]

Singing Valentines spread the love

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching Gannon University’s mixed chorus, Alpha Psi Omega (APO), and various students and faculty of the theater department are holding a fundraiser to benefit future theater endeavors. More specifically, the proceeds will help fund the 2014 International Collegiate Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. Singing Valentines are becoming a Gannon tradition. The recipients […]

ROTC color guard presents at Penguins game

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Five young cadets waited with anticipation as lights flashed, fans screamed and music blared. It didn’t feel real. The intensity reached a fever pitch when the cadets – hearts beating, minds racing and adrenaline pumping – saw their cue to move forward. The American flag bearer gave the command, “Forward march!” And, as the lights […]