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I-HACK Headlines Community Project Funding Request by US Representative

Published: 05/11/2021

I-HACK, Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge at Gannon University

I-HACK, Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge at Gannon University

Millions of dollars for projects throughout Northwest Pennsylvania, including for the Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge at Gannon University, headline a series of funding requests by U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) in the upcoming federal budget, according to Erie News Now

The requests are among hundreds made by members of the U.S. House of Representatives through “community project funding.” Kelly, a Butler County Republican, has submitted requests for ten projects throughout the 16th Congressional District, which includes Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Lawrence, and Butler counties.

Project: Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge at Gannon University
Sponsor: Gannon University
Amount: $500,000
Address: 109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541
Benefits: This funding will be used to create a STEM pathway for middle and high school students in the National Youth Cyber Education Program and provide undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering fields, among other initiatives. These programs will improve workforce development and prepare students for well-paying jobs in fields that need qualified works.

Learn more about cyber programs at Gannon University, visit www.gannon.edu/ihack.