‘AlumKnights’

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    Almuna reflects on the little things

    Feb 18, 15 • 2412 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by When I began the college search process, I had very few stipulations as to what kind of school I wanted to attend. I knew that I wanted to go to a small school because I liked the tight-knit feel. After touring numerous colleges and universities, I decided...

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    Alumnus’ journey ends in Washington, D.C.

    Feb 4, 15 • 3629 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by “Journey” is the word that best describes my four years at Gannon. During those four years, I had to work full-time jobs to help support my family while still maintaining good academic standing. It certainly wasn’t easy; I moved around quite a bit...

  • AlumKnights: Home away from home for sisters

    Jan 21, 15 • 1705 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by The stacks of college mail my sister Lydia began receiving last summer brought me back to my own college hunting days. I knew I wanted to major in communications, so the task was finding a school that was the best fit. I learned about Gannon University at...

  • Alumknights: Possibilities in hard work

    Nov 11, 14 • 1521 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by As I sit here in my office at Villa Maria Elementary School (VME) on the old Villa Maria College campus, it’s hard not to reflect on the road — both literal and figurative — between here and Gannon. I graduated from Gannon with an undergraduate...

  • One moment of laughter

    Oct 29, 14 • 1884 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by The great author Edward Estlin Cummings once said, “The most wasted of days is one without laughter.” I keep this quote as my personal life challenge, and I plan to never waste a day of my life without at least one moment of laughter. I am a...

  • AlumKnights: Mentoring Program created

    Oct 8, 14 • 1464 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by Last year, the National Alumni Board was involved in a pilot project, which brought together alumni and students in a mentoring program, known as the Mentoring Assistance Program (“MAP”). The National Alumni Board received comments from both...

  • Gannon alumni GIVE too

    Sep 24, 14 • 1349 Views • AlumKnightsNo Comments

    by In addition to the hundreds of Gannon students, faculty, staff and administrators who embarked on volunteer projects during GIVE (Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere) Day, alumni across the country jumped in to serve as well. Projects were...

  • AlumKnights: Welcome Back

    Sep 10, 14 • 1597 Views • AlumKnightsNo Comments

    by On behalf of the Gannon University Alumni Association, I’d like to thank you for reading the first AlumKnights column of the new academic year. Over 35,000 alumni around the globe make up the membership of the Gannon University Alumni Association. Gannon...

  • AlumKnights: Creating lifelong connections

    Apr 2, 14 • 3035 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by As May 10 approaches, the excitement among those graduating continues to grow. The Gannon University Alumni Association is also excited to welcome the newest alumni into its fold! The Alumni Association is here to help our most recent “AlumKnights” in...

  • AlumKnights: Network over ice cream

    Mar 12, 14 • 1558 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by The National Alumni Board, Career Development and Employment Services and the Student Government Association are co-sponsoring the Alumni and Senior Social from 7-9 p.m. March 21 in Room 219 of the Waldron Campus Center. Members of the National Alumni...