Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

  • Issue7_Features_AlumKnights

    AlumKnights: Becoming involved

    Oct 24, 17 • 260 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by I graduated from Gannon University in 1961 and, for about 50 years, I concentrated on my family and my career as I made my way in this world. In 2011, I co-chaired our 50th class reunion and was reintroduced to Gannon with great gusto. I was offered the...

  • University prepares for Homecoming

    Oct 4, 17 • 372 Views • Harlee Boehm, News, Top StoriesNo Comments

    by Gannon University is set to hold its annual Homecoming Weekend from Friday through Sunday with the theme of “Around the World.” Over 1,000 alumni from Gannon and Villa Maria College are expected to attend and take part in the variety of events being...

  • Alumni return

    Oct 4, 17 • 368 Views • Knight Vision, OpinionNo Comments

    by Gannon University will celebrate its annual Homecoming this week, and The Gannon Knight staff encourages everyone to attend as many of the festivities as possible. Thursday’s highlight will be a 7 p.m. Pep Rally at the Hammermill Center. Friday’s...

  • Issue3_Features_GIVEDay1

    AlumKnights: GIVE Day continues after graduation

    Sep 19, 17 • 884 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by As a Gannon University undergraduate, GIVE Day generally works its way onto your academic calendar. Gannon works hard to cultivate a culture of volunteerism, in part because this university understands how much more we gain in our lives when we give. What...

  • AlumKnights: Remaining a part of the community

    Sep 12, 17 • 287 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by One minute I was your typical college student, comfortably navigating campus life surrounded by a circle of friends and sorority sisters, as well as faculty and staff that had my back; the next minute I was dancing under the Gannon arch in my graduation...

  • Issue16_Features_Alum

    AlumKnights: No ‘what ifs’

    Feb 7, 17 • 874 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...

  • Issue14_Features_Almi1

    Gannon alumna takes on candidacy for mayor

    Jan 24, 17 • 1403 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Almi Clerkin wants to rewrite the script for Erie. After 25 years of working at the Erie Playhouse, 10 of which as its executive director, the Gannon University alumna is running for Erie mayor. Not only is Clerkin a part of the Gannon community as an...

  • Issue13_Features_Alum

    AlumKnights: The influences we make

    Jan 17, 17 • 1115 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...

  • issue8_features_alum

    Alumna reflects on ‘adulting’

    Nov 1, 16 • 1283 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,...

  • issue7_features_alum

    Alumna finds companion in pup

    Oct 25, 16 • 1147 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...