‘Features’

  • New program aids English Language Learner students

    Apr 4, 17 • 472 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Gannon University’s Writing and Research Center (WRC) recently started a new program to help international students develop their English verbal communication skills. The Conversation Partners program was introduced this semester after exploration by WRC...

  • A talk with veterans on Gannon’s campus

    Apr 4, 17 • 373 Views • Features, Top StoriesNo Comments

    by Students studying how to doctor animals are not the only vets on Gannon University’s campus. Named a military friendly school for its ROTC program, Gannon also works with veteran GI bills to bring service members an education. Nathan Venesky, a senior...

  • Living Person sponsors Rock CF

    Apr 4, 17 • 218 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students, faculty and staff, as well as alumni from Gannon University, John Carroll University, Notre Dame College and University of Michigan gathered in Grosse Isle, Mich., on March 26 for the annual Rock CF Race with the Living Person group. Started by...

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    Relay for Life Event

    Apr 4, 17 • 237 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by It was more than just “a little off the top” for junior biology major Evan DeFalco at Gannon University’s recent Relay for Life fundraising event at the Recreation and Wellness Center. DeFalco shed his long locks for a shorter hairdo to raise money...

  • Printer on display at Open House

    Apr 4, 17 • 229 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by One of top-five largest filament three-dimensional printers in the world will be on display at Gannon University’s upcoming Open House on April 22, and it just happens to have been designed and built by members of Gannon’s own GUBotDev team. Senior...

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    Voting begins for Residence Life awards

    Mar 29, 17 • 295 Views • Features, Top StoriesNo Comments

    by Students have the opportunity to recognize members of Residence Life who have gone above and beyond during the 2016-2017 academic year. The Office of Residence Life Special Events Committee is currently accepting submissions until April 5 via EngageU to...

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    Men’s conference promotes faith, leadership

    Mar 29, 17 • 534 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Men from near and far had the opportunity to better their spiritual lives, confess long-lasting sins and learn how to act more like a man of God at the fourth annual Men’s Conference Saturday at the Warner Theatre in downtown Erie. The whole conference...

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    AlumKnights: Changing seasons

    Mar 28, 17 • 493 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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    Guest commentary: Save the Great Lakes

    Mar 28, 17 • 409 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by I remember a time when going to Presque Isle was all about sand castles and hunting for beach glass, because you sure as hell didn’t want to go swimming. If you wanted to swim in a lake, you went to Lake Pleasant, the Edinboro Lake or Lake LeBoeuf....

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    Spring on Campus: 1960

    Mar 28, 17 • 266 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students advertise Spring Weekend in 1960, which took place May 13-15. The celebration was a joint event with the all-girls Villa Maria College that featured live music and a dance to ring in the new season. The weekend ended with a picnic at the Water...