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  1. New business development comes to ErieRead the original story

    Thursday | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University will be among the beneficiaries of a $1 million grant that has been awarded to the Innovation Beehive Network from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration . The grant, which was announced Tuesday at Gannon, will help fund the efforts being put forth by four local universities: Gannon, Mercyhurst, Edinboro and Penn State Behrend.

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  2. Environmental Center dedication brings opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University dedicated the Donald M. and Judith C. Alstadt Environmental Center in a ceremony on Oct. 4. The ceremony celebrated the generosity of the Alstadts and opened the door to new opportunities for students. Judith C. Alstadt was the guest of honor at the outdoor ceremony and was surrounded by trustees, faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members at the Center in Spring Creek, Pa.

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  3. Fall is a time for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Gannon Knight

    My favorite time of the year is the time period in between late fall and early winter. I specifically love that glorious month-long time period between Thanksgiving and Christmas when everything in the world seems magical and most people are filled with good spirits for the holiday season.

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  4. Erie BusinessRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University officially announced Tuesday that the school would be receiving a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration. The grant will go toward funding the Innovation Beehive Network.

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  5. History professor releases second novelRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Gannon Knight

    In the busy day-to-day hustle of classes, it is easy for many students to forget that their professors have research, projects and lives that they live outside of the classroom. Unknown to many of students on campus, Carolyn Baugh, Ph.D., an associate professor in Gannon University's history department, is a novelist who released her second novel in a suspense series on July 11. The Nora Khalil Series follows a strong, independent American-born Muslim woman who works to keep cities safe as an FBI agent.

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  6. Exploring Erie history: The U.S. Brig NiagaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Gannon Knight

    The sun was bright, and the sky was blue. The birds sang a melody as a large wooden warship bobbed to their song while it remained tethered to the dock near the Maritime Museum.

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  7. New Ruskin campus, EDDC plans revealedRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Gannon Knight

    The Gannon University Board of Trustees has approved the construction of an 80,000-square-foot building on the university's campus in Ruskin, Fla. The board, which took action at its meeting on Sept.

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  8. It's finally fall and this editor is enjoying itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Gannon Knight

    It is finally fall in Erie, and I am glad to say that I feel as though I am in my prime as of right now. I always seem to feel my best once summer is officially over and the holidays are right around the corner.

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  9. Erie Refocused looks to better the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Gannon Knight

    Guess what, Gannon. I'm back on my "Erie is awesome" soap box. As part of the "Thriving and Surviving in Uncertain Times" series, Kathy Wyrosdick, director of the Erie County Planning Department, presented last week on Erie Refocused, the city's first comprehensive plan in 50 years.

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  10. Students serve Shankar Service FoundationRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Gannon Knight

    Udai Singh, Ph.D., a professor in Gannon University's mechanical engineering department, and his family recently celebrated 25 years of providing health care to the poor at their charity's main facility in their home village of Gagaha, in the nation of India. The Shankar Service Foundation was founded in 1988 in Erie by Singh's family with help from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania.

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  11. Bringing the 2018 NCATA Championships to GannonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Gannon Knight

    Tuesday was a big day for Gannon University athletics as Lisa Goddard McGuirk, the school's director of athletics; Ron Sertz, the executive director of the Erie Sports Commission; and Jacquie Eshleman, the acrobatics and tumbling team's coach, announced that Gannon will host the 2018 National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association Championships in April. Sertz said the process for getting the NCATA Championships to Erie began after the NCAA Conference in February once McGuirk introduced Sertz to the NCAA national director of acrobatics and tumbling, and then earlier this year the Erie Sports Commission bid on the event.

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  12. Mural takes shape quickly on AJ's WayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Gannon Knight

    Work has rapidly progressed on a long-awaited new mural on AJ's Way. The mural has been in the making for three years.

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  13. St. Joseph House to benefit local Gannon communityRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University is partnering with the Our West Bayfront community as demonstrated through the recent groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the St. Joseph House of Faith in Action. Administrators, students, community members and the Board of Trustees gathered at 457 W. Fourth St. Friday afternoon to witness the blessing of the ground that will soon be the home base of Erie- GAINS' newest strategic initiative.

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  14. NCATA Championships come to GannonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University Athletic Director Lisa Goddard McGuirk on Tuesday announced that Gannon and the Erie Sports Commission were partnering together to bring the 2018 National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association Championships to Erie. Last year, the championships were held at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

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  15. The perks of going to school in ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Gannon Knight

    Erie is a dynamic place to be, and while there are many negative connotations ascribed to the city we call home for eight months - and for others, life - it does have a lot going for it. One of my favorite things about going to Gannon University and being in Erie is the proximity to Presque Isle State Park.

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  16. Gannon collects clothes for Dress for Success Erie driveRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Gannon Knight

    As most people know, making a good first impression is critical to landing a job, and that impression is often made at the interview. A faculty group from Gannon University is helping women in Erie this week by collecting professional clothes that will help them get back into the workforce and on their feet.

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  17. Family Weekend to bring events to campus FridayRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University students and their families are being treated to a weekend of food and activities on and around campus, courtesy of APB. Check-in for Family Weekend can be done Friday on Gannon's Friendship Green from 6 - 7:30 p.m., where there will be food and crafts.

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  18. GIVE Day inspires editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Gannon Knight

    The first time I participated in GIVE Day it was because I was forced to. I suppose that sounds misleading because it wasn't like I was shoved onto a school bus and dropped off at some random Erie neighborhood, and expected to pick up trash against my will.

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  19. AlumKnights: GIVE Day continues after graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Gannon Knight

    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.

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  20. Today in History: 2000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Gannon Knight

    Loretta Sigley, former vice president of academics, cuts the ribbon with a member of the Housing Authority of Erie at the grand opening of the Gannon Nursing Center at John E. Horan Garden Apartments on Sept. 20, 2000.

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