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Gannon Magazine: Make Yourself at Home

Published: 12/05/2022

South Hall, Gannon University's newest residence hall.

South Hall, Gannon University's newest residence hall.

It was an unseasonably warm Friday in mid-September when Gannon formally dedicated and blessed its newest on-campus residence, South Hall.

This modern residence hall was designed to accommodate the university’s growing population and the evolving needs of our upper-level students to provide a welcoming place to call home for 95 Knights.

The intentionality of the facility’s layout and amenities were guided by student input throughout its development and prove that the small details are what make a Gannon residence feel like home.

So, what makes South Hall stand out from Gannon’s other residence halls on campus?


Three floors of this four-story building are dedicated to varying single and multi-student suites with private bathrooms designed to provide practical and convenient on-campus living. Three live-in resident assistants are available to support the residents 24/7.

“The kitchen provides students with opportunities to bond, make great food and spend time together. I’ve watched some of my residents make fried chicken in the kitchen while watching NFL together on our top-of-the-line TVs. This is the goal … this is what we want to provide for our residents and for our students: the possibility to form community. -Ella Hammer, South Hall Resident Assistant

Read more in the latest edition of Gannon Magazine.

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