The Gannon Center for Women and Leadership
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Sister Ann Ida Gannon Rabbi Jonathon Schulman student vocalists Barbara Bains Mahoney Dennis Keller Father John Piterate Mercedes McCambridge
Sister Ann Ida Gannon became a Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1932. The breadth of Sister Gannon's teaching career includes elementary, high school and college education. Sister Gannon earned a Masters degree from Loyola University and a Ph.D. from St. Louis University. Sister Gannon served as the Chairman of the Philosophy Department of Mundelein College and became the President in 1957. As the sixth president, Sister Gannon served the longest of any Mundelein President. Sister Gannon was also a board member of the Canon Conference, Girls Scouts of the United States, Association of American Colleges, American Council on Education, and a Member of the President's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities and the Illinois Commission of the Status of Women.
Loyola University Chicago and the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership held a celebration in honor of Sister Ann Ida Gannon's 80th birthday. Additionally, the Gannon Center is introduced and dedicated in honor of Sister Ann Ida Gannon.
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Sister Ann Ida Gannon, Center For Women and Leadership, 2 April 1995, Women and Leadership Archives, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Il
Kim Connelly Hicks; 2013-07-26
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