Surviving Lent: Getting over the loss of (chocolate, soda, naps etc.)

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The Catholic observance of the Lenten season is one marked by the themes of sacrifice and absolution for sins. Those who actively practice Catholicism tend to mark their commitment to this 40-day period by giving up something or adding some sort of service activity to their daily lives. This extra challenge helps students focus on […]

Gathering in praise every Thursday

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As a Catholic university, the Gannon community finds it important to promote faith in a way that is easily accessible to students. There are many opportunities for students to celebrate their faith, even if they aren’t Catholic. Gannon’s campus is close to many different churches and temples for those who practice various religions. There’s also […]

Gannon University graduate named president of Catholic schools

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The Shenango Valley Catholic School System has named Gannon University alumnus the Rev. Michael P. Allison as its president, effective July 7th. The system includes three schools located in Hermitage, Pa.: Kennedy Catholic High School, Kennedy Catholic Middle School and Blessed John Paul II Elementary School. A native of Erie, Allison graduated from Gannon in 1981 with […]

In the Classroom for Protestant Tradition

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Gannon is a Catholic school, but part of a Gannon education is the study of other denominations and religions. In this episode, we go inside the classroom of Dr. Terry Giles for Protestant Tradition. [youtube_sc url=””] Shawn Hogue, who took Protestant Tradition in the past, talks about his experience with the class in his January […]

Explore your faith, no matter what you believe

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One of the first things that I wondered when deciding to come to a Catholic university was, “What will I have to do?” So I figured that would be a good place to start my blog series. As a private, Catholic university, there are certain requirements at Gannon that may not exist at a public […]

[VIDEO] Fr. Jason Glover talks faith, reason, dogs and God

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Father Jason Glover is a theology instructor at Gannon University. He’s also known for traversing the campus with a four-legged friend named Drake. Find out more in this video from Edge. [youtube_sc url=””] Meet other Gannon faculty, staff and students who believe in the possibilities.

5 Things to Know About Theology

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Ever considered the religious life or just want to learn more about religion? Then Gannon’s Theology Department might have the class for you. Here are 5 things to know about theology as a major: 1.The total number of credits required is 128 total credits for the bachelor’s degree in theology. Some interesting classes are: The […]

All About Sister Michele Healy

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“All About…” is a new series that will give you an inside look at people from the GU community. Take a minute to get to know all about the awesome people who believe in Gannon. There is more than meets the eye when it comes to Sister Michele Healy, assistant professor of theology at Gannon. Sr. […]

GUEST BLOG: Studying Body, Mind and Spirit with Brandon Wiley ’10

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Brandon Wiley is a 2010 graduate of Gannon’s psychology program with minors in both sport and exercise science and theology. He currently works as a campus minister for Erie’s Cathedral Preparatory School and is a grad student in the masters program for community counseling. Check out how his studies in “body, mind and spirit” led […]

Come to Gannon’s Spring Open House on Sunday, April 18!

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Would you like to meet with Gannon faculty members and take a tour of the campus? Do you have questions about summer orientation, student housing or the FAFSA form? Gannon’s Spring Open House, on Sunday April 18, is the perfect way to accomplish all of this in one stop. The event runs from 11 a.m. […]