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Gannon Ruskin Campus Voted Best of the Best in Tampa Bay Times

Published: 07/22/2022

People's Choice 2022, Best Graduate School Gannon University Ruskin Campus, Tampa Bay Times

People's Choice 2022, Best Graduate School Gannon University Ruskin Campus, Tampa Bay Times

Gannon University's Ruskin Campus was voted the Best of the Best by the Tampa Bay Times for Best Graduate Schools! 

Gannon's Florida site is an innovative response to the increasing demand for high-quality graduate education in disciplines that serve the rapidly expanding health care sector of the Florida economy. The additional site increases the opportunity for Gannon University students, prospective students and faculty to help meet the need for health professionals in a state where the population of both older persons and school-age persons is growing.

Our extensive market research spanned the country and several states with growing populations. The west coast of Florida had the optimal balance of growing population of college-age students, a growing need for healthcare professionals combined with a limited number of graduate healthcare professional programs and an extremely welcoming community. 

The additional site was also chosen for its congruence with Gannon University's Mission and Catholic Identity. The University was encouraged to find open and eager partners within the Ruskin community, the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg and at potential sites for clinical and field placements.

"The Ruskin campus leverages Gannon's program strengths and capacity to deliver high-quality education," said Gannon President Keith Taylor, Ph.D. "This initiative speaks to the academic, financial, and organizational health of Gannon and our Erie campus."

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