Posts Tagged ‘AlumKnights’

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    ALUMKNIGHTS: On to the next chapter

    Apr 27, 16 • 1415 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by I have something in common with all who will be graduating in a week and a half. We are closing a chapter of our time together at Gannon University. While you walk across the stage to accept your diploma, completing your tenure at Gannon, I will be...

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    Wiley reflects on Gannon’s ‘spiritual journey’

    Apr 13, 16 • 1358 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by In fall 2006, I made Erie my home. I arrived at Gannon University through my desire to pursue the priesthood at St. Mark’s Seminary. This was the beginning of what I deemed the “spiritual journey,” even though the spiritual journey had...

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    New inductee reflects on Gannon influences

    Feb 24, 16 • 923 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by I was recently inducted into the Gannon Hall of Fame, Class of 2016 for football. I was a student at Gannon from 1989-1995. Being inducted into the Hall of Fame is a truly humbling experience and a great honor. From the start of the day arriving at noon...

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    ALUMKNIGHTS: Events carry on for Homecoming

    Sep 30, 15 • 660 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by It’s hard to believe that fall is here and Gannon’s Homecoming festivities are just a few days away. It’s an exciting time of the year and the campus comes to life, welcoming Gannon and Villa Maria alumni, families and friends from around the world....

  • AlumKnights: Home away from home for sisters

    Jan 21, 15 • 1312 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 • 1074 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 • 1478 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: Welcome Back

    Sep 10, 14 • 1163 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: New Year’s resolutions

    Jan 22, 14 • 1529 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by When I lived in Erie and went to Gannon University until 2011, January was not my favorite month of the year. As great as it is to be back with your college friends and back on campus, January is full of extra transitions: taking down the decorations after...

  • Life after Gannon

    Sep 11, 13 • 1207 Views • AlumKnightsNo Comments

    by It’s one of my favorite days of the year, a day when I give back to the community in which I live and reconnect with one I became a part of more than 30 years ago – the Gannon community. The first GIVE Day was held in Erie in 1997, and since 2009,...