Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Frank Garland,
Assistant Professor and Journalism Communication Program Director at Gannon University

An assistant professor and the Journalism Communication Program Director at Gannon University, Mr. Garland has taught there for the past 11 years. Prior to coming to Gannon, Mr. Garland worked for 30 years as a news, features, and sports reporter at several Northern California newspapers, including The Modesto Bee and The (Stockton) Record. Raised in Pittsburgh, Garland is a lifelong Pirates fan who spent seven summers researching and writing the definitive biography of Pirates Hall of Famer Willie Stargell, titled Willie Stargell: A Life in Baseball. He is now working on a biography of another Pirate great, Arky Vaughan.