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Gannon prepares to celebrate National Library Week

Gannon prepares to celebrate National Library Week

April 3, 2019

Gannon University will be celebrating National Library Week from April 7-13 in the Nash Library and Student Learning Commons by asking the Gannon community to share what their favorite books are.   This is an annual celebration that recognizes the value of libraries and librarians.    It highlights the role that libraries play in our dai...

New classes being offered for fall semester

New classes being offered for fall semester

April 3, 2019

Although Advising Day was last week, some students may still be trying to get the classes they want or need.    There are also some classes that students may not even know are available or can be substituted to meet other core requirements.   Of the 855 classes being offered in the fall, m...

Baseball sees winning streak end at 7

Baseball sees winning streak end at 7

April 3, 2019

After sweeping Clarion Friday at McConnell Family Stadium, the Gannon University baseball team saw its seven-game winning streak snapped in the second half of a doubleheader Monday against the Golden Eagles in Butler. The Knights had no trouble with Clarion Friday at home, breezing to wins of 10-1 and...

SGA Executive Board for 2019-2020 announced

SGA Executive Board for 2019-2020 announced

March 27, 2019

The season of elections for Gannon University’s Student Government Association (SGA) concluded last week with the election of the 2019-2020 SGA Executive Team.   Aside from the election of David Long as president and Matt Schlessman as chief of staff that was announced last month, six other positions were fi...

Gannon raises over $15,000 during Relay for Life event

Gannon raises over $15,000 during Relay for Life event

March 27, 2019

Gannon University participated in the annual Relay for Life Saturday, reaching its goal to donate more than $15,000 to the American Cancer Society.   Relay for Life took place at Gannon’s Recreation and Wellness Center, where many teams joined together from noon until 10 p.m. to raise money to ...

Relay for Life event to take place Saturday

Relay for Life event to take place Saturday

March 20, 2019

“Heroes are made by the path they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” — Iron Man   This year, Gannon University’s annual Relay for Life participants will be fighting against cancer with their superpowers.    The event will be held at the Recreation and Wellness Center from no...

New Student Planning to replace GUXpress next year

March 20, 2019

As students prepare for Advising Day next week, this will be the last semester that GUXpress will be used.  Gannon University introduced Student Planning, which will replace GUXpress.  This project started because the software that runs GUXpress is being discontinued, so Gannon had to transition to a new system. ...

Outgoing SGA president reflects on position, lessons

March 14, 2019

When/why did you first get involved in SGA? I joined SGA as a freshman in the fall of 2015. I was very nervous to run initially because I was very shy as a freshman. Although campaigning was outside of my comfort zone, I really wanted to make meaningful changes on campus, so I decided to run. I wanted...

90.5 WERG wins three national awards at conference

March 14, 2019

Members from the staff of 90.5 WERG, Gannon University’s student-operated radio station, traveled to New York City Feb. 28 to attend the 79th annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Conference. WERG was a finalist in seven categories for the conference, winning the following three awards:...

Travel application for 2019-20 now open for students

February 27, 2019

Applications are available on EngageU for students interested in Gannon University’s TRAVEL (Transforming Residents Abroad Via Engaged Learning) Program.  These trips occur in countries pre-determined by the university and are planned out and enjoyed by eight to 14 Gannon students and led by two faculty trip advisers.  The program offers international trips that t...

Current tobacco policy on campus ‘needs to change’

February 27, 2019

Gannon University is working closely with faculty, staff and students to review its tobacco policy and work to transition to a tobacco-free campus.  Currently, Gannon’s policy bans the use of tobacco in university vehicles and buildings, and the use of any sort of tobacco, including smokeless ...

Students attend Town Hall meeting to voice concerns

Students attend Town Hall meeting to voice concerns

February 20, 2019

Gannon University’s Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its second Town Hall meeting Monday in the Yehl Ballroom of the Waldron Campus Center.    Such events are great opportunities for students to share their ideas, opinions and concerns directly with Gannon administrators in a respectfu...

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