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    AlumKnights: Home away from home for sisters

    Jan 21, 15 • 382 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by 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 about Gannon University at...

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    Alumknights: Possibilities in hard work

    Nov 11, 14 • 392 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by 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 with an undergraduate...

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    One moment of laughter

    Oct 29, 14 • 483 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by 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 laughter. I am a...

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    AlumKnights: Mentoring Program created

    Oct 8, 14 • 396 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by Last year, the National Alumni Board was involved in a pilot project, which brought together alumni and students in a mentoring program, known as the Mentoring Assistance Program (“MAP”). The National Alumni Board received comments from both...

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    Gannon alumni GIVE too

    Sep 24, 14 • 376 Views • AlumKnightsNo Comments

    by In addition to the hundreds of Gannon students, faculty, staff and administrators who embarked on volunteer projects during GIVE (Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere) Day, alumni across the country jumped in to serve as well. Projects were...

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    AlumKnights: Welcome Back

    Sep 10, 14 • 561 Views • AlumKnightsNo Comments

    by 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 Alumni Association. Gannon...

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    AlumKnights: Creating lifelong connections

    Apr 2, 14 • 1376 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by As May 10 approaches, the excitement among those graduating continues to grow. The Gannon University Alumni Association is also excited to welcome the newest alumni into its fold! The Alumni Association is here to help our most recent “AlumKnights” in...

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    AlumKnights: Network over ice cream

    Mar 12, 14 • 621 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by The National Alumni Board, Career Development and Employment Services and the Student Government Association are co-sponsoring the Alumni and Senior Social from 7-9 p.m. March 21 in Room 219 of the Waldron Campus Center. Members of the National Alumni...

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    AlumKnights: What it means to be an alum

    Feb 19, 14 • 590 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by What’s it like to be a Gannon University alumnus? At first it didn’t feel like much, to be honest. After graduating in 1988, I was preoccupied with other things: trying to find a job, thinking about where I wanted to live and if I wanted to continue on...

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    AlumKnights: New Year’s resolutions

    Jan 22, 14 • 858 Views • AlumKnights, FeaturesNo Comments

    by 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 down the decorations after...