Grants

    • Transform Project

      Gannon University was awarded a five years NSF ADVANCE Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination (PAID) grant.

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    • NSF S-STEM Scholarship

      Through funds from the National Science Foundation, Gannon University awards approximately 20 scholarships per year, each renewable for up to four years. Each recipient can be awarded up to $8,000/year, depending on awardee's unmet financial needs and available funds.

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  • Fiscal Year 2017 Grants
    College Department PI Title Funding Source Amount Awarded
    CEB Environmental Science & Engineering Dr. Michelle Homan Air Monitoring at Presque Isle Bay Department of Environmental Protection $6,068
    MCHPS Biology Dr. Chris Dempsey Aquatic Light Package LI-COR Environmental Education Fund (LEEF) $735
    CEB Environmental Science & Engineering Dr. Hwidong Kim Arsenic in Surface Sediment Regional Science Consortium $2,400
    AA Community and Government Relations Dr. Walter Iwanenko Community Schools Highmark Health Plan/ United Way $180,000
    CHESS Erie Chamber Orchestra Karen McKenna Concert Series Support for the Erie Chamber Orchestra Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts $3,433
    CHESS Erie Chamber Orchestra Karen McKenna Concert Series Support for the Erie Chamber Orchestra Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority $8,352
    CHESS Erie Chamber Orchestra Camille Pierce/Karen McKenna Concert Series Support for the Erie Chamber Orchestra Erie Arts and Culture - Clarence Beyers Fund $32,000
    MCHPS Athletic Training Dr. Rebecca Mokris Concussion Awareness Pennsylvania Athletic Trainer's Society $2,500
    MCHPS Biology Dr. Quyen Aoh Development of a reporter Assay to Examine Gene Expression Association for Biology Laboratory Education $1,456
    MCHPS/CEB Simulation & Industrial Engineering Dr. Jestin Carlson/Dr. Ike Ohu Determining the Mechanical Components of Endotracheal Intubation that Differentiate Novice from Expert Providers The American Heart Association $99,002
    CEB Environmental Science & Engineering Dr. Michelle Homan Environmental Science & Engineering Equipment and Supplies SKC Incorporated $4,849
    MCHPS Biology Dr. Chris Dempsey Establishment of the Regions First Water Quality Laboratory Dr. and Mrs. Arthur William Phillips Charitable Trust $20,000
    CEB Mechanical Engineering Dr. Hamid Torab GE Edison Grant General Electric $25,000
     
     
     
    CHESS Erie Chamber Orchestra Karen McKenna In-School Performances by the Erie Chamber Orchestra Erie Community Foundation $8,000
    AA Business & Engineering Dr. Steve Mauro Beehive Commons Dr. and Mrs. Arthur William Phillips Charitable Trust $25,000
    SDE Student Development & Engagement Susan Majocka It's on Us: Sexual Violence Prevention Pennsylvania Department of Education $30,000
    MCHPS Biology Dr. Sarah Ewing Lake Erie Science Education Pennsylvania Sea Grant $5,000
    CEB Library Kenneth Brundage STEM Center and Writing and Research Center George I. Alden Trust $90,000
    MCHPS Villa Maria School of Nursing Dr. Dawn Joy Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program Scholarships U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration $16,685
    MCHPS Villa Maria School of Nursing Dr. Dawn Joy Nursing Center at the  John E. Horan Garden Apartments Housing Authority of the City of Erie  $42,413
    AA Community & Government Relations Erika Ramalho Our West Bayfront PA Department of Community & Economic Development: Neighborhood Assistance Program; Erie Insurance $25,000
    AA Community & Government Relations Erika Ramalho Our West Bayfront PA Department of Community & Economic Development-Neighborhood Assistance Program; Marquette Savings Bank; UPMC $175,000
    AA Community & Government Relations Erika Ramalho Our West Bayfront-BEST Erie Community Foundation $500,000
    CEB Engineering Dr. Karinna Vernaza/ Dr. Lin Zhao/ Dr. Scott Steinbrink/ Dr. Barry Brinkman Scholars of Excellence in Engineering and Computer Science Awards (SEECS) The National Science Foundation $999,885
    CEB Industrial Engineering Dr. Ike Ohu Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. $67,285,723
     
     
    CEB Small Business Development Center Maggie Horne Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Operations Small Business Administration (SBA); PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED);  Economic Alliance Foundation, Inc., Mercer County Board of Commissioners $425,168
    CEB Finance and Economics Dr. Will McAndrew Speaker Series & Book Club Koch Foundation $5,000
    AA Student Success Center Dr. Steve Mauro/Adam Nogaj STEM-PAL:  Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Peer Advising & Leadership Program Verizon Foundation $15,000
    CHESS GO College Barbara Priestap  Talent Search United States Department of Education $1,200,000
    CEB/MCHPS Electrical & Computer Engineering/ Physics Dr. Wookwon Lee/ Dr. Nick Conklin Undergraduate High-Altitude Balloon Research PA Space Grant Consortium $4,768
    MCHPS Villa Maria School of Nursing Dr. Carol Amann White Coat Ceremony Arnold Gold Foundation $1,000

    Fiscal Year 2016 Awards

    College of Engineering & Business

    • Charles Koch Foundation, Speaker Series (School of Business) -$5,000
    • Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Innovation Adoption Fund, Research & Development Grant (Mechanical Engineering) -$18,000
    • PA Sea Grant-Evaluation of exposure to and human health risks from PCPPs in drinking water from Lake Erie-$74,079
    • PA Sea Grant-Predictive Modeling of Harmful Algal Blooms in Preque Isle Bay-$74,375
    • NASA: Science Mission Directorate's 2015 Undergraduate Student Instrument Project (USIP) - Student Flight Research Opportunity program-$50,000  (Electrical Engineering and Physics) 

    College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

    • Erie Community Foundation, GO College -$250,000
    • National Endowment on the Arts, Performance of Madame Butterfly-$10,000
    • Pa. Council on the Arts-Beyer’s Fund, Erie Chamber Orchestra-$32,000
    • Erie Arts & Culture, ShakesXperience-$2,500

    Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences

    • Housing Authority of the City of Erie, Community Nursing  (Villa Marie School of Nursing) -$44,243
    • Verizon Foundation, Virtual Patient Simulation Community Outreach -$25,000
    • NASA: Science Mission Directorate's 2015 Undergraduate Student Instrument Project (USIP) - Student Flight Research Opportunity program-$50,000  (Electrical Engineering and Physics) 

    Academic Affairs & Student Services

    • U.S. Department of Education, Student Support Services Grant -$1,100,000

    Fiscal Year 2015 Awards

    College of Engineering & Business

    • Lehigh University,  Research sub-award, National Science Foundation (Mechanical Engineering) -$10,000
    • Pa. Department of Environmental Protection, Environmental Education (Environmental Engineering) -$2,687

    College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

    • Pa. Council on the Arts, Erie Chamber Orchestra -$3,122
    • Pa. Council on the Arts-Beyers Fund, Erie Chamber Orchestra -$32,000
    • Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority-Erie Chamber Orchestra, Elementary In-School Programs -$11,500
    • United Way of Erie County, GO College -$217,200
    • Erie Community Foundation-Erie Chamber Orchestra, Elementary In-School Programs -$9,500

    Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences

    • Health Resources and Services Administration, Advanced Nursing Scholarships (Villa Marie School of Nursing) -$21,246
    • Housing Authority of the City of Erie, Community Nursing  (Villa Marie School of Nursing) -$44,243
    • Hamot Health Foundation, Club Fit at Strong Vincent High School -$37,500
    • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, Research in Patient Simulation Teaching and Learning -$10,000
    • A.J. & Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust, Molecular Science Lab Equipment -$25,000
    • Dr. & Mrs. Arthur William Phillips Charitable Trust, Molecular Science Lab Equipment -$60,000
    • Orris C. & Beatrice Dewey Hirtzel Memorial Foundation, Portable High-Fidelity Simulation Mannequin -$150,000
    • Pa. Department of Environmental Protection, Summer School of Excellence (Biology) -$2,755
    • Regional Science Consortium, Development of Pharyngeal apparatus of lab-reared bluegills, pumpkinseeds and their hybrids (Biology) -$2,101
    • Regional Science Consortium, Assessing the Utility of eDNA to track sturgeon and invasive gobies (Biology) -$2,286

    Academic Affairs & Student Services

    • Pa. Urban & Community Forestry Council,  TreeVitalize, -$30,000
    • Pa. Department of Community and Economic Development, Our West Bayfront - $25,000
    • Pa. Liquor Control Board, Grants to Reduce Underage and Dangerous Drinking -$25,000
    • Pa. Department of Education, Commonwealth Academic Achievement Program -$33,050

    National Science Foundation Grants

    College of Engineering & Business

    • NSF ADVANCE Partnerships for Adaptation, Implementation, and Dissemination (PAID) grant.
    • NSF Scholarships-Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S-STEM), Scholars of Excellence in Engineering and Computer Science  (SEECS)