Assistantships

  • Gannon University has a number of graduate assistantships available to full-time students. Availability and application procedures vary by department. This brochure provides the names of departments that offer assistantships, as well as a contact person and phone number. Please contact the department directly for more information, applicable deadlines and upcoming openings.

    Graduate Assistantship Facts

    • Most graduate students receive a stipend and/or percentage of tuition waiver.
    • All positions are for one year, renewable for a second year by mutual agreement.
    • Graduate assistants in Residence Life receive room and board.
    • The positions in the English Department are teaching assistantships and require teaching of College Composition and working in the Writing Center.

    Departments with Assistantships

    ATHLETIC TRAINING

    Dr. Becky Mokris
    (814) 871-7441 | mokris001@gannon.edu
    Student must be pursuing a degree in Master of Athletic Training.

    CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING

    Dr. Timothy Coppock
    (814) 871-5793 | coppock001@gannon.edu
    Preference is given to students pursuing a degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

    Dr. Mei-Huei Tang
    (814) 871-5393 | tang002@gannon.edu
    Students must be pursuing a degree in Computer and Information Science.

    OFFICE OF THE DEAN OF HUMANITIES, EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

    Bobbi Jo Fye
    (814) 871-7549 | fye001@gannon.edu

    EDUCATION

    Eileen Jolls
    (814) 871-7242 | jolls001@gannon.edu

    ENGLISH

    Dr. Laura Rutland
    (814) 871-7532 | rutland001@gannon.edu
    Students must have a Bachelor’s degree in English or at least 24 undergraduate credits in English and be pursuing a degree in English.

    ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND ENGINEERING

    Dr. Harry Diz
    (814) 871-7633 | diz001@gannon.edu
    Students must be pursuing a degree in Environmental Health and Engineering.

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

    Dr. David LeVan
    (814) 871-7730 | levan005@gannon.edu
    Students must be pursuing a degree in Occupational Therapy.

    ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP

    Dr. David Barker
    (814) 871-7700 | barker002@gannon.edu

    PHYSICAL THERAPY

    Dr. Kristine Legters
    (814) 871-5641 | legters001@gannon.edu
    Students must be pursuing a degree in Physical Therapy. Deadline to apply is January 15. Positions include Athletic Trainers, Anatomy Laboratory Assistants and Motion Analysis Laboratory Assistants. Two Program Development positions are available to second-year students only.

    RESIDENCE LIFE

    Denise Golden
    (814) 871-7564 | golden007@gannon.edu
    Preference is given to students who have previous resident life experience, but it is not required.

    SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

    Margie Unick
    (814) 871-7567 | unick001@gannon.edu
    Students must be pursuing a degree in Business Administration.

    SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER (SBDC)

    Nikia Erhunmwunsee
    (814) 871-7452 | erhunmwu001@gannon.edu

    SPORT & EXERCISE SCIENCE

    Dr. Jason Willow
    (814) 871-7788 | willow001@gannon.edu
    Students must be pursuing a degree in Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Science.