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Gannon adjusts to online class delivery

Gannon adjusts to online class delivery

March 23, 2020

After a week of class suspension, Gannon University on Monday launched its transition online for the remainder of the 2020 spring semester.   As details have unfolded pertaining to how the transition would take shape, it came to light that the administration has decided to use a video conferen...

Gannon closes due to coronavirus

Gannon closes due to coronavirus

March 18, 2020

With Erie County declaring a disaster emergency and closing down all non-essential businesses, Gannon University has followed suit, closing its campus beginning Wednesday. Gannon made the decision Friday to suspend face-to-face classes for the rest of the semester due to the spread of the coronavirus....

Relay For Life returns to Gannon; offers chance to remember

Relay For Life returns to Gannon; offers chance to remember

March 11, 2020

Gannon University’s annual Relay For Life event will be taking place starting at noon Saturday, March 21, at the Recreation & Wellness Center. The event is an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the people most affected by the struggle of cancer, including survivors and caregivers. It’s...

Worry spreads among student body

Worry spreads among student body

March 11, 2020

Fear and worry continue to grow as increasingly more cases of the coronavirus are reported throughout the country and the world. Gannon University has taken further action to cope with the spread of the virus. Most recently, Gannon has sent for the return of students studying abroad in Italy at the American...

CHESS DAY offers opportunities for interviews, internships

CHESS DAY offers opportunities for interviews, internships

February 26, 2020

Gannon University will be hosting its annual CHESS Day at 2:30 p.m. March 23. This event will run to 5:30 p.m. and will take place in the Waldron Campus Center. The event will feature employers from 11 businesses, who will be giving interviews for internship opportunities as well as full-time jobs. Pet...

Candidates reflect on SGA campaign

Candidates reflect on SGA campaign

February 26, 2020

Gannon University’s annual Student Government Association (SGA) election for president and chief of staff will be taking place Wednesday and Thursday. The candidates for president this year will be Beth Kropf, a junior psychology major, and Matt Schessman, a sophomore pre-dental and chemistry major. Running...

Gannon partnership to help shape I-HACK program

Gannon partnership to help shape I-HACK program

February 19, 2020

A new partnership was announced Feb. 12 between Gannon University and Extreme Networks, the industry’s first cloud-driven, end-to-end networking company. This will bring new opportunities for students across several programs including health care, criminal justice and environmental science. The partnership...

Students eager for semester town hall

Students eager for semester town hall

February 19, 2020

Gannon University’s student town hall will be returning to campus at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Yehl Ballroom. The event, the first town hall held this school year, will give students the chance to come together as a student body, ask questions and have their voices heard by both the school’s...

Students celebrate Black History Month

Students celebrate Black History Month

February 12, 2020

Gannon University’s Politics & Pints monthly political event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday and will focus on celebrating and educating students about Black History Month. Dubbed “The African-American History Edition,” the event, which will have trivia, prizes and free food, will seek to...

Gannon focuses on keeping coronavirus a non-issue

Gannon focuses on keeping coronavirus a non-issue

February 12, 2020

As more and more cases of the novel coronavirus appear closer and closer to Gannon University, students worry about what is being done to keep them healthy. With growing concern, Gannon focuses on awareness as preparation after releasing its first update. In this campus-wide update, students, faculty...

GIS students to present at Jefferson Educational Society

GIS students to present at Jefferson Educational Society

February 5, 2020

Eight students from professor Christopher Magno’s Geographic Information Software (GIS) classes will be presenting their final projects at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Jefferson Educational Society. The presentation will showcase various mapping projects the students have created with GIS over...

Iowa caucus simulation educates students

Iowa caucus simulation educates students

February 5, 2020

Gannon University’s School of Public Service and Global Affairs hosted its inaugural Iowa Caucus Simulation Monday on the third floor atrium of the Palumbo Academic Center. The simulation is meant to emulate the real Iowa Caucus of the same day. The Iowa Caucus is considered one of the first battlegrounds...

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