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Gannon University To Host Annual International Night March 18

Mar 09, 2017 | Posted in Investor News, News

Erie, Pa. – More than 450 people are expected to travel the world without leaving the Gannon University
campus at the annual International Night event Saturday, March 18.

The event, “Snapshot of the World,” with food, dazzling entertainment and fun, will be held in the
University’s Hammermill Center, 620 Peach St.

International Night is designed to celebrate the cultural diversity of Gannon and the surrounding
community. In the current Academic Year, 674 students from 43 nations are enrolled at Gannon University,
16 percent of total enrollment.

The evening will begin with a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. featuring food from the culinary traditions of more than
20 nations, including Greece, Honduras, India, Libya, Nepal, the Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia and

Entertainment and cultural performances, including Indian, Philippine and Polish folk dancing, and
Mongolian horsehead fiddling from Gannon student Tenger Batjargal are scheduled for 7:15 p.m.

Tickets are $14 for adults, $9 for college students with valid ID and $7 for children ages 6 and older.
Children under 6 are free. Tickets can be purchased at and will not be available at the

Students, faculty, staff and community members help to organize and participate in the event, which is
hosted by Office of Global Support and Student Engagement and Global Unity at Gannon University (GU2).
About Gannon University:

Gannon University is a Catholic, diocesan university with campuses in Erie, Pa. and Ruskin, Fla. offering
online and traditional associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs to more than 4,000
academically talented and diverse students.

Gannon University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Inspired by the Catholic
Intellectual Tradition, the University offers a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that
emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.

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