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Gannon Hosts Annual Celebrate Gannon, Day of Giving Virtually

Published: 04/22/2021

Celebrate Gannon, Day of Giving, Virtual Events in 2021

Celebrate Gannon, Day of Giving, Virtual Events in 2021

Gannon University is continuing its tradition of Celebrate Gannon through a digital platform that will showcase the scholarly and creative work of our students this Friday, April 23.

The event celebrates the culmination of a year’s worth of scholarship, research, engagement and fine art collaborations between our students, faculty and staff. Students’ work will be presented via a digital publication in addition to virtual presentations.

The University will celebrate a total of 122 submissions during the event. These include research and course projects that focus on topics such as the detection and removal of micro and meso plastics and fungal spore dispersion across Presque Isle Bay; the design and construction of a buoy that extends the data collection period in Lake Erie; green infrastructure for urban campuses; and factors that influence the spread of COVID-19 on university campuses, among others.

Students at the Ruskin campus will also present their invaluable experience conducting research in their clinical settings.

This year’s virtual format combines Gannon’s Erie campus and Ruskin campus events to create a shared celebration of accomplishments. Students from locations like Puerto Rico will also be able to share their work using this digital platform.

To join us in virtually celebrating students’ scholarship, visit Celebrate Gannon online.

The University’s annual Day of Giving will also take place during Celebrate Gannon from 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 23. This event is an opportunity to give back to Gannon by supporting the area that means the most to you.

To learn how you can participate, visit Celebrate Gannon Day of Giving online

All media inquiries can be made by contacting Haley Figurski, Media Relations and Marketing Manager, at 814-823-1886.