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Allan Collins says ‘Goodbye Gannon University’

Allan Collins says ‘Goodbye Gannon University’

May 1, 2019

Allan Collins is a senior psychology major at Gannon University who has done a lot more than just attended class. But who exactly is he? And what does he think about his final moments at Gannon? Well to start, I know that he doesn’t just like psychology; he also loves mathematics and statistics. He...

Gannon adjunct pursues love of music and doctoral degree

Gannon adjunct pursues love of music and doctoral degree

May 1, 2019

Growing up in a household with a dad as a musician, Leeanna Golembiewski was bound to fall in love with playing music. “There was always music playing in the house,” Golembiewski said. Now an adjunct lecturer in the psychology program at Gannon, Golembiewski hasn’t given up on her love to perform. Whether...

Assess your occupational wellness this summer

May 1, 2019

Occupational wellness is finding balance and fulfillment in our roles as students and employees by using our skills and talents to positively impact the community where we learn and work. It is the ability to achieve a balance between work and leisure time, addressing workplace stress and building relationships...

Catholic Relief Services serve the Gannon community

Catholic Relief Services serve the Gannon community

May 1, 2019

The organization Catholic Relief Services was founded in 1943 by the Catholic Bishops of the United States. Although the organization was originally founded to serve World War II survivors in Europe, it was since expanded to reach more than 130 million people located in over 100 countries on five continents. For...

Active Minds raises mental health awareness at Gannon

Active Minds raises mental health awareness at Gannon

April 10, 2019

Although it is impossible to fit mental health into a box, summed up with charts, numbers and percentages, the statistics speak for themselves. According to an article written by Chadron State College, 75 percent of lifetime cases of mental health conditions begin by age 24. Additionally, one in four...

Gannon student collaborates with Irish student about college

Gannon student collaborates with Irish student about college

April 10, 2019

As a Gannon University student, I was able to take a trip to Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, Ireland, for spring break this year. There I was able to meet Emerald Kenny, a media and communications with music major, and we decided to do this story on the differences between college in Ireland and...

Spiritual Wellness: Meditation can help you live healthier

April 10, 2019

Spirituality is a broad concept with many perspectives. Gannon University Wellness views spiritual wellness as the process of establishing peace and harmony in our lives by aligning values with our actions. It can also be seen as the lived experience of being in a relationship with a supreme being,...

Boost your intellectual wellness by learning new cultures

April 3, 2019

Intellectual wellness is the ability to open one’s mind new ideas and experiences by pursuing opportunities, challenging us to be attentive and to explore the world around us, exercising the mind. There are several ways to improve your intellectual wellness such as reading for leisure and learning...

Club on campus strives to decrease the potential for violence

Club on campus strives to decrease the potential for violence

April 3, 2019

Through all the clubs and all the acronyms on Gannon University’s campus, one with one of the most impactful missions is SAVE. Students Against Violence Everywhere, or SAVE, is engaged on campus to fight and protect against violence of all kinds including sexual assault, intimate partner violence...

Gannon senior seeks County Council seat, promises new vision

Gannon senior seeks County Council seat, promises new vision

April 3, 2019

There’s a stereotypical belief that those who graduate with a liberal arts degree end up working at Starbucks or some similar place of business and don’t fulfill the objective of their major. However, William Driver, a senior political science major at Gannon University, is hoping to change this...

Professor finds his rhytmn outside of classroom, follows dream

Professor finds his rhytmn outside of classroom, follows dream

March 27, 2019

David T. Blaetz is an instructor in Gannon University’s School of Communications and the Arts by day, but on weekends, he can be found performing music. Over his musical career, Blaetz has been a part of 37 bands, ranging from pop music in junior high and jazz in college, which led to jazz rock, classic...

Wellness: Every dimension of your life matters

March 27, 2019

If you are familiar with Gannon University Wellness, you know there are seven zones of wellness – physical, spiritual, emotional, environmental, intellectual, social and occupational. Did you know neglecting one aspect of your wellness can have great impact on the aspects you choose to focus on? Here...

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