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Activities Programming Board (APB) The Activities Programming Board (APB) provides a wide variety of educational and social activities for the student body. This board is completely student-run, derives its funding from the activities fee, and is comprised of 13 student representatives who plan various activities throughout the year. Programs are presented throughout the year to try to meet the interests of all students which include, but are not limited to, Homecoming, Family Weekend, movies, comedians, hypnotists, speakers, trips, cultural and social events. Come and visit us in the APB office which is located in Keim Commons. Clubs and Organizations Gannon University houses approximately 73 recognized clubs and organizations, which offer a wide variety of opportunities to its students. Gannon has clubs in each of the following categories: Academic & Profession-Related Organizations; Governing & Programming Organizations; Media Organizations; Greek Letter and Honor Societies; Special Interest Clubs; Club Sports; and Social Fraternities and Sororities. Co-Curricular Transcript The Co-curricular Transcript is an official record of activities and accomplishments of undergraduate students. Official copies of the transcript are used to complement your resume and academic transcript for applications to graduate school and prospective employers. Your involvement in co-curricular activities is a statement of commitment just as your diploma is a measure of your ability to learn. You may also place a copy of the transcript in your senior file in the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education. Fraternities and Sororities There are six inter/national fraternities and five inter/national sororities on Gannon University’s campus, which comprise what is commonly known as the “Greek Community�. Dating back to the first chartered organization in 1953, fraternities and sororities have played an integral part in developing both leadership and social skills in Gannon University students. While students attend college ultimately to attain a degree that will aid in their future employment, students also learn lessons outside the classroom. Interaction with peers through involvement in fraternities and sororities provides scholarship programs, leadership activities, community service, and social events. Additionally, fraternities and sororities offer a variety of other channels through which a student can get involved including the Gannon University Interfraternity or Panhellenic Councils, regional leadership events, and national conferences. Students in fraternities and sororities are campus leaders, academic scholars, and contribute thousands of hours of community service each year at Gannon and in the greater Erie-area. Student Government Association The Student Government Association (SGA) is a student-run governing body that represents all full-time undergraduate Gannon students and acts as a liaison between the students, faculty, and administration. It strives to maintain a healthy academic and co-curricular student environment through: a) serving in an advisory capacity on all administrative levels; b) providing a forum for students to voice their concerns on existing university policies, procedures, and practices; c) addressing issues and concerns of students; and d) supporting recognized student clubs and organizations. The SGA General Assembly consists of an eight member executive board, nine representatives elected from each class, and representatives from other student governing boards and councils. Throughout the year the SGA actively participates and has voting rights on most University standing committees to ensure that student needs are addressed. For

Gannon University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014  
Gannon University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014  
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