Doctor’s Generous Gift to Benefit Crawford County Students at Gannon
Posted: March 16, 2015
Gannon University has announced the establishment of the Carl R.
Hoegerl, D.O. Family Endowed "Power" Scholarship to benefit
students from Crawford County. The gift will be matched
dollar-for-dollar under the provisions of the "Power" Scholarship
Challenge. Dr. Hoegerl feels that, "it is a privilege to be able to
give back to Gannon and for the education of future good citizens
Dr. Carl R. Hoegerl earned his biology degree in 1997 from
Gannon University. He went on to earn his doctorate in osteopathic
medicine in 2001 and a Clinical Master of Science degree in 2009,
both from the Philadelphia College of Medicine. He is a
neurologist, author, administrator, researcher and teacher.
Dr. Hoegerl's professional activities have included establishing
and directing the Multiple Sclerosis Clinic at Geisinger Medical
Center in Danville, Pa., and serving as the principle investigator.
Currently he is the chair of medicine at the Liberty University
College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lynchburg, Va. He and his wife,
Seeniann, live in Forest, Va. with their daughter, Julia, and son,
The Carl R. Hoegerl, D.O. Family Endowed "Power" Scholarship is
among the 234 endowed scholarships at Gannon providing $914,000 in
scholarship support annually to 413 deserving students from diverse
locations, backgrounds and financial circumstances. Ninety-five
percent of students at Gannon University received financial aid in
the 2013-14 academic year. Endowed gifts to Gannon can also help
fund faculty professional development, student and faculty
research, speaker series, study-abroad programs, mission trips,
academic departments, athletics or the library.
More than 90 percent of undergraduate students received some
type of Gannon grant or scholarship. Endowed gifts to Gannon can
also help fund faculty positions, professorships, chairmanships,
faculty excellence and study abroad programs at the University.
For more information on the scholarship please contact Tony
Fulgenzio, director of philanthropy at Gannon University, at (814)