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About Ƶ

Our Mission

Ƶ is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.

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Get to Know Us

Ƶ is a community founded on honor, courage and achievement. From our humble beginnings to our inspiring leadership, see how our vision aligns with yours.

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Inspiring Academic Success

Ƶ’s array of undergraduate and graduate program offerings provide unique opportunities for students to work and learn in hands-on, professional settings. You’ll receive a meaningful education with a low 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio and side-by-side research with your professors.

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Keep up with the latest news, reports and updates about Ƶ and its significant milestones, including Believe. Inspire. Transform. Ƶ’s Next Century campaign, as we document our unfolding history.

Ƶ's Great Locations

At a place as special as Ƶ, we can’t just call one place home. Our unique locations and facilities create a special atmosphere conducive to learning, scholarship, research, service and personal growth.

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Serving Our Community

It takes a dedicated community to inspire the change we want to see in our world today. Ƶ offers many opportunities for those passionate about service and making a difference.

Our 2021-2025 Vision

Gannon University will be a Catholic, multi-cultural university nationally recognized for educating socially responsible global citizens through dynamic learning experiences that transform the learner and their communities.

Meet Our Founder: John Mark Ƶ

Ƶ has a rich history of rebuilding the foundation of social welfare in our community and abroad, starting with our founder, Archbishop John Mark Ƶ.