Our donors can join us on the forefront of this innovation by supporting endowment and development of the lobby and second and third floors. Giving opportunities include scholarships, research positions, a faculty chair, professorships, research and development projects, internships and equipment acquisition and replacement.
Gannon’s investments into I-HACK’s development and venture to advance cyber education is thanks to the generosity of many community and individual donors who have shown tremendous support for the University:
- Pierre McCormick ’79 donated to develop the Pierre McCormick Cyber Learning Center, also known as the academic heart of I-HACK.
- Stacy M. Juchno ’98 made a gift to create the Juchno Cyber Innovation Fund, which aids faculty and staff recruitment and development efforts.
- Erie Insurance provided a gift to develop the Hatchery, a collaborative innovation space that will combine industry and professional development with academic creativity and learning.
- Extreme Networks donated and committed to a partnership to provide cutting-edge equipment and software, as well as industry certification opportunities through Extreme Academy to students who are the first in the country to obtain them.
- The George I. Alden Trust provided a grant to develop the Geographic Information Systems Center for Education and Engagement.