Nancy Garrison, Rickard Gannon, family, friends, students and colleagues of John D. Gannon, established the John D. Gannon Endowed Scholarship in October 1999. The fund supports outstanding undergraduates and graduate students on the basis of merit in the Department of Computer Science. This fund was created in memory of Professor John Gannon's many achievements as a teacher, researcher and professional in the field of computer science.
This scholarship was established in memory and tribute to John D. Gannon in October 1999 by his wife, Nancy Garrison, brother, Richard Gannon, family, friends, students and colleagues, in recognition of his many contributions and achievements as a teacher, researcher and professional in the field of computer science. John was a distinguished computer scientist, an excellent and enthusiastic teacher, a highly valued campus citizen, and an outstanding and devoted department chair.