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Constituent Engagement

The Gannon Family is uniquely positioned to keep Gannon University vibrant for generations to come. Our graduates continue to make a difference throughout the world and we are so proud! We aim to connect GU alumni and friends with the University and one another through a variety of programs and opportunities.

  • Share Your Story: With well over 40,000 living Gannon and Villa alumni, we have many exceptional alumni who are doing exciting things both personally and professionally. Let Gannon share your story.
  • Share Your Good News: Let your classmates and friends know about your new career move, big promotion, where you've moved and/or introduce your spouse and family! Class notes are shared with alumni and friends in the Gannon Magazine.
  • Follow us on Social Media: Facebook and Instagram are great tools to stay in touch with the Gannon family.
  • Attend Alumni Events: The Office of Alumni Engagement hosts a series of events on campus and across the country connecting the Gannon family to one another.
  • Homecoming & Family Weekend: Each Fall Gannon University welcomes alumni, families and friends to campus in celebration of their alma mater.


  • Corporate Relations: Gannon’s Corporate Relations office offers a central point of contact for corporations that are interested in forging something new or strengthening their connections to the Gannon community.
  • Small Business Development Center: The Small Business Development Center at Gannon University offers no-cost, confidential consulting services for small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to start a business.
  • Erie Technology Incubator: Erie Pennsylvania's only technology incubator - provides early stage, high growth technology-based companies with the resources necessary to support them during this challenging phase.



  • Center for Social Concerns and Global Exploration: The Center for Social Concerns and Global Exploration, inspired by Catholic Social Teaching, empowers students to make community service, education for peace and justice, and civic engagement for social change an integral part of a Gannon education.
  • ERIE-GAINS: Erie-Gannon Alliances to Improve Neighborhood Sustainability (Erie-GAINS) coordinates strategic initiatives between the University, government agencies and community organizations to stimulate positive change and improve the sustainability and viability of downtown Erie and the neighborhoods surrounding campus. Follow ERIE-GAINS on Facebook for exciting ways to stay engaged in the Erie community.

We believe in the possibilities that will come when you join our campaign – the ones that inspire generations of students, faculty and alumni to pursue bold opportunities that transform them and those in their communities across the world.