‘AlumKnights’

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    AlumKnights: Changing seasons

    Mar 28, 17 • 652 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by “The earth laughs in flowers,” American writer and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson observed, and if that’s true, spring must be the happiest time of the year. There are very few occasions quite as effective as the return of spring to evoke thoughts...

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    AlumKnights: The family circus

    Mar 14, 17 • 1350 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by Our oldest child has become obsessed with Bil and Jeff Keane’s “The Family Circus” comic strip. It’s one of the oldest and well-known strips around, and is known for its use of a single panel, a design similarly used by “The Far Side,”...

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    Senior Social fast approaches

    Feb 21, 17 • 1024 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by Networking is crucial for seniors who are preparing to graduate and start their career. Many individuals’ careers begin with networking, which continues to allow them to grow and fulfill their career expectations. Gannon University has various...

  • Presidential elections soon

    Feb 8, 17 • 406 Views • AlumKnightsNo Comments

    by Maybe it’s too soon to think about it now, considering we just came off such a divisive national election, but the Student Government Association (SGA) is holding presidential elections Feb. 14-16. Why should you care about the SGA president? For one...

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    AlumKnights: No ‘what ifs’

    Feb 7, 17 • 697 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by As I reflect on my education and work accomplishments, the one message that I can offer others is to “Go big or Go home.” Similar statements can be applied to sports, where “you miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” As an industrial...

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    AlumKnights: The influences we make

    Jan 17, 17 • 939 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by As another year has come to an end, many of us will take the opportunity to reflect on 2016 and make resolutions for the New Year. What were your “shining” moments? What decisions could you have made differently? Who were the people who influenced you...

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    Extraordinary love in ordinary form

    Dec 6, 16 • 1155 Views • AlumKnights, Features3 Comments

    by This Advent season, Christians eagerly await the celebration of our savior, portrayed in a text dating back nearly two millennia. The story offers a paradox in which two simplistic people, Mary and Joseph, welcome God as a child. I’m sure many of you...

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    Alumna reflects on ‘adulting’

    Nov 1, 16 • 1120 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by I set a bagel on fire in the cafeteria my freshman year at Gannon. I know exactly what happened — I did a terrible job cutting it in half and a jagged piece of bread got stuck in the back of the weird rotating toaster. I had to call out to the staff,...

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    Alumna finds companion in pup

    Oct 25, 16 • 945 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by I never was a dog person. The hair. The drool. The barking. But Winter 2010, something shifted. I suddenly felt this drive to have a beast living in my house. If you’re out there calculating – yes, I was in fact a senior looking at a year of graduate...

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    Alumna reflects on lessons, values taught by Gannon University

    Sep 28, 16 • 578 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by “And the winner of Gannon University’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for the School of Engineering and Business is (drum roll)…Almitra Clemente Clerkin, Class of 1985!” (Thunderous applause; orchestra plays the Gannon alma mater as Almi...