Gannon Alumni Trip 2016 to Yellowstone National Park

It was a special summer for alumni and friends who explored the wonders of Yellowstone National Park (YNP) through the eyes of Gannon resident experts Distinguished Professor Dave Gustafson ’71,’73M and Dr. Steve Ropski ’78!  Each day presented awesome and diverse experiences.  Travelers could hardly determine their favorite memory when their choices included discovering the beauty of wildlife and flora indigenous to the park, the magnificence of the geysers, hot springs and other thermal features and the camaraderie of Gannon friends, old and new.

Tim Spaeder ’71, who traveled with his daughter Natalie ’16, shared, “Seeing abundant wildlife in ‘big sky country’, while traveling with two Gannon biologists who could tell you everything about the flora and fauna was a wonderful and intellectually stimulating experience!” What a way to celebrate the grandeur of YNP, especially as the National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday!

Don’t miss our next Gannon Alumni Trip to Italy with Gannon’s A.J. Miceli in May 2017!  Find more information at But hurry – there are only 4 seats left!

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