AlumKnights: Home away from home for sisters

January 21, 2015

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...

Alumknights: Possibilities in hard work

November 11, 2014

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...

One moment of laughter

October 29, 2014

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 laugh...

AlumKnights: Welcome Back

September 10, 2014

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...

AlumKnights: New Year’s resolutions

January 22, 2014

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...

Life after Gannon

September 11, 2013

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...

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