109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
105 Commercial Center Drive
Ruskin, FL 33573
Baker was recently accepted into the following graduate social work programs -
Columbia University School of Social Work, Case Western Reserve University,
Jack, Joseph, & Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, University
of Buffalo, School of Social Work and Falk School of Social Work, Syracuse
University. Congratulations Daniel on an outstanding achievement!
Gannon University’s social work program will give you the knowledge and skills you need to effectively collaborate, advocate and assist people
of all ages and from diverse communities. Become a part of one of the most dynamic, versatile and rewarding professions today as you strive
toward a better world.
Gain real-world knowledge through key social work courses
Human Diversity: Participate in a homeless simulation in
downtown Erie dressed as a homeless individual to develop
increased empathy and gain a firsthand experience with
homelessness and pauperism.
Generalist Practice with Families/Groups: Work
directly in classroom settings with clients who are HIV-positive, identified individuals with a substance use disorder
and parents with troubled adolescents or children with
Social Welfare Policy, Programs and Issues: Learn
from guest lecturers, including local and regional government
leaders, the director of United Way and local executives of
for-profit and nonprofit agencies.
Our social work program is designed for your success. Through
curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities,
All programs accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s
Commission on Accreditation (COA) measure and report student
learning outcomes. View assessment data collected during the 2020-2021 academic year.
Chris Frye Social Work
"I am forever indebted to Gannon University for my higher education and for the mentorship I received. The personal investment in my life from the faculty has aided me in becoming a passionate public servant that desires to make a difference in the lives of all the people who cross my pathway. The support and encouragement from Gannon University is always greatly appreciated."
Venera Loshaj Social Work
"Gannon University’s Social Work program gave me a good foundation and provided the tools necessary to succeed in my current profession years after graduating. Their compressive and applied approach to training prepared me for every aspect of my career. In light of the current events, social workers have become an essential tool to combat the mental toll that people are experiencing."
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Parris BakerAssociate Professor
Sara LichtenwalterAssociate ProfessorField Placement Coordinator
Michelle CarpinAdjunct Lecturer
Brandy Cortes-ArmstrongAdjunct Lecturer
Ruthanne Dimitrov HackmanAdjunct Lecturer
Charles MurphyAdjunct Lecturer