Gannon National Alumni Board Hits 100 Percent Support of University’s Annual Fund
Posted: July 23, 2014
Gannon University's Annual Fund for Academic Excellence reached
a milestone this year with the unanimous support of all thirty-one
members of Gannon's National Alumni Board. This marked the
first time that the giving to the Fund has had full participation
by the board. Jim Ahearn, a 1961 alumnus and former Gannon Knight
basketball star who now serves as a member of the Alumni board,
said, "Reaching 100 percent board giving will be a shining example to all
The board comprises 31 members from Pennsylvania, Georgia,
Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia
who work to promote alumni success; foster personal and
professional networking; to communicate Gannon news, events, and
priorities to the alumni body; to engage with the University,
current and prospective students and to support the traditions and
growth of Gannon University.
Gannon University alumni can be found in all 50 states, the
District of Columbia and four U.S. territories, and in 56 nations
around the world.
The Annual Fund supports scholarships, technology upgrades,
student and faculty research, library resources, and many other
projects and initiatives. For more information about the Annual
Fund, contact Miranda Grom, director, at (814) 871-5368 or by email here.