Volume VIII, Issue 8            Welcome, , to your GU eNEWS!            August 7, 2009

New Class Notes

Brian Domitrovich
Added: 1/18/2010 3:17 PM
Engagements and Marriages
Carolyn Moncrief ('05) married Brian Dom...

Leigh-Anne Williams
Added: 12/22/2009 8:54 AM
Births and Adoptions
Madolyn Elizabeth Williams born 1/28/08 ...

Leigh-Anne Williams
Added: 12/22/2009 8:52 AM
Engagements and Marriages
Leigh-Anne Persing married to Matthew Wi...

Julia Burton
Added: 12/18/2009 10:54 AM
Births and Adoptions
Julia (Dembinski) Burton '94 and husband...

Michael Valente
Added: 12/1/2009 7:45 PM
Chief Resident in Surgery at Summa Healt...

GU Athletes Get “Extreme”
Gannon University student-athletes, coaches and cheerleaders volunteered their time and talents to help a local Erie woman receive a brand-new home thanks to ABC’s hit television show, Extreme Makeover: Home EditionGo to the photo gallery >

Gannon Alumni to G.I.V.E. Back
Gannon alumni across the country are invited and encouraged to participate in G.I.V.E. (Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere) Day on Sept. 19. As Gannon students, faculty and staff work together to better the Erie community, alumni will also join forces for a day of service in their respective regions. Get involved! >
It’s Almost Time to Re-U-Knight!
Mark your calendars for Oct. 23-25 and plan on returning to Erie for this year’s Alumni Homecoming & Reunion Weekend. From events to affinity reunions to landmark class celebrations, the weekend is guaranteed to help you reminisce and reunite. Event listings, schedule & more information >

Gannon is All Over Pittsburgh
    Let’s All Get Together!
You’re invited to join President Garibaldi, faculty, coaches and leading Pittsburgh alumni on Oct. 27 for an exciting evening when alumni, prospective students and parents can mingle, learn from each other and enjoy an ice cream social. Even if you can’t make the event, please show your GU pride by wearing maroon and gold on Oct. 27! Look for more details in the September issue of GU eNews and at www.gannonalumni.org.

Gannon's Vision for the Future
Gannon is busy planning for the future with the recent approval of its 10-year Master Plan, which outlines potential improvements and modifications to the physical surface of campus. It focuses on three distinct principles: reinforcing existing land use patterns, creating a unique and recognizable campus and developing purposeful open spaces. Watch for the summer issue of Gannon Magazine, coming soon, for all the details! Read Gannon Magazine online >

Thank You Billboard a BIG Success
A digital billboard thanking the University’s loyal donors appeared around Erie on July 1 and 2. Gannon University wants to thank our generous donors in a BIG way for helping us raise $1,263,000 for the Annual Fund for Academic Excellence. Your gift allows Gannon to offer students the best learning and living environment possible. We sincerely appreciate your support and thank you for believing in the possibilities at Gannon!

Gannon in the News
Read all about it! Gannon University is a newsmaker, in Erie and beyond. Gannon’s YouTube page always features the latest news in video form. Log on today to learn more about the Physician Assistant Program, hear from faculty in the Dahlkemper School of Business or experience a day in the life of a commuter student. Watch videos >

Every Alum Has a Story
Thomas Dever ’84, a native of Sharon, Pa., graduated from Gannon University with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, and went on to receive a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University in 1990. Tom is currently a senior investigator and head of the section on protein biosynthesis at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md. Read more >

Photo of the Month
Gannon University's National Alumni Association has new officers! Stay tuned for future issues of GU eNEWS for more information about your new alumni leaders.

Upcoming Events

Gannon Hosts Business After Hours
1/21/2010 5:00 PM to 1/21/2010 7:00 PM
Gannon University hosts the Business After Hours networking event on Thursday, January 21, 2010 in the Morosky Academic Center, 150 W 10th Street.

Basketball Pre-Game Receptions
1/27/2010 to 2/24/2010

Join the Gannon Alumni Association for two pre-game receptions in the Baldauf Lounge of the Waldron Campus Center before the women and men Knights take on Edinboro on January 27th and Mercyhurst on February 24th.

We welcome your comments and suggestions! To share your thoughts or be added to our e-mailing list, contact Cathy Fresch, director of Alumni Services, at fresch001@gannon.edu.

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