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  • Overview

    Celebrate Gannon is an annual event at Gannon University that celebrates research, scholarship, engagement, and fine art collaborations between our students and our faculty and staff. Students present their work via conference posters and platform talks, and classes are canceled across campus so that the entire community can gather and learn from one another.

    Every project is the result of students mentoring with faculty and staff on projects that evolve out of course work, independent research projects, and student service projects. It is the cumulation of months, if not years, worth of work, presented to the Gannon University community. Over the years, thousands of students have been able to share their first professional presentation.

    Celebrate Gannon, a digital platform

    Gannon University has made many adjustments to assist in slowing the spread of COVID-19. As such, our large, on-campus event, which usually fills the hardwood floor of the Hammermill and the classrooms of Beyer Hall, has moved online. 

    Although presented in a new format, the remarkable work of our amazing students can still be celebrated. Join us as we view their scholarship in this digital platform.

    Celebrate Gannon Senior Social

    Join the Gannon University Alumni Association and the Student Government Association as we toast the Class of 2020 & welcome them to the Alumni Association!

    Wear your GU attire, grab your drink & share a special moment with students, staff/faculty, alumni & friends as we welcome our newest soon-to-be alumni!

    Celebrate Gannon Day of Giving

    One way to celebrate our students is by learning more about their research, service, and fine arts efforts. Another way to celebrate our students is by participating in our annual Day of Giving, beginning at 8 p.m. on April 23 through 8 p.m. on April 24. You can give back to Gannon in many different ways through several challenges.  To view and participate in a challenge, visit:

  • Special Thanks

    A special thanks to the Celebrate Gannon committee, the Waldron Campus Center staff, the Gannon Grounds Crew, Gannon Athletics, and the Office of Academic Affairs for their hard work this Fall and Spring preparing for an on-campus event turned on-line event.

    I would like to thank the people who worked hard to create a virtual alternative to our on-campus event. Gannon University's Marketing Department created a landing page, videos, and a beautiful Issuu publication in the midst of all of the challenges associated with the Spring 2020 semester. I would like to especially thank all of the students, faculty, and staff who participated in the event this year despite the unique challenges they faced this semester.

    We hope you enjoy Celebrate Gannon 2020, and we look forward to gathering together for Celebrate Gannon 2021 in person next year, under the leadership of Dr. Christine Saber as she steps up to serve the university and all our students.


    Dr. Jessica Hartnett, chair of Celebrate Gannon

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