Join the Gannon University Alumni Association
for an Alumni Lunchtime Lecture on
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Dr. Steve Ropski ’78 is
The REAL Batman:
Gannon's Bat Tracking Project
Come to this spooktacular lecture to find out more about Pennsylvania's native bat species and specifically about Dr. Ropski's project to track and tag the bats in the belfry -- or stairwells, porches, and archways-- throughout Gannon's campus. Learn why Dr. Ropski is the real (non-)Caped Crusader superhero of the natural world right here in downtown Erie!
Location: Msgr. Yehl Alumni Room, second floor of the Waldron Campus Center, 124 West 7th Street
Check-in: 11:45 a.m.
Lecture: Noon - 1 p.m.
About Dr. Ropski
Dr. Steve Ropski is a 1978 graduate of Gannon University. He attained his doctorate in ecology from Indiana State University. Dr. Ropski has been a professor of biology at Gannon since 1984 and he also advises the Tri-Beta Biology Honors Society and is an active contributing member of Gannon Goes Green for campus sustainability. Dr. Ropski will co-lead the sold-out Alumni Association Galapagos Wildlife Adventure travel trip to Ecuador next spring. He also co-leads trips to Yellowstone National Park for students, alumni and friends each summer and recently returned back from his twenty-sixth trip. Dr. Ropski literally wrote the book on Yellowstone tourism; signed copies of his "Let Yellowstone Come to You" book are available for sale at the Gannon Bookstore.