Author archives: knightadmin

  • Chinese New Year parallels American tradition

    Feb 9, 11 • 3942 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Diversity pervades our lives, and with globalization coming into full swing, differing customs and celebrations are beginning to meet in cities all over the world. Although Christmas and New Year’s seem long in the past, international students at Gannon...

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    Feb 9, 11 • 722 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by A great performance of a musical takes all the essentials — an orchestra, costumes, song and dance and throws glitter on it all. The Erie Playhouse’s performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” this past weekend was even more...

  • University proposes 2012 budget

    Feb 9, 11 • 1007 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University’s board of trustees will vote on the budget for fiscal year 2012 this Friday, which includes plans to increase tuition by 3.9 percent, increase faculty and staff compensation by 3 percent and extend meal plan equivalency hours. The...

  • Knightly News

    Feb 9, 11 • 623 Views • Knightly NewsNo Comments

    by Volunteer opportunity available The Pennsylvania Behavioral Health & Aging Coalition is seeking older adult volunteers for their Aging Coalition Trainers (ACT) program. Volunteers must be 60 or older. The ACT Program is a new training project that...

  • Mercyhurst: Rhodes gets at least 40 months

    Feb 9, 11 • 1010 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by A 3-year-old case against a former Mercyhurst College volleyball player came to a close Friday morning at the Erie County Courthouse. Judge Ernest J. DiSantis Jr. sentenced Teri Rhodes to a minimum of three years and four months in state prison stemming...

  • Zack’s Attack

    Feb 9, 11 • 776 Views • SportsNo Comments

    by Move over Trent Dilfer. After the Packers’ 31-25 victory over the Steelers Sunday, there’s a new most-overrated-Super-Bowl-winning quarterback. And he wasn’t the one hoisting Lombardi’s trophy high into the Arlington air. Super Bowl XLV kindly...

  • Freshman takes lead in upcoming show

    Feb 9, 11 • 778 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Freshman Matt Kridel does not look capable of beating someone unconscious. However, this does describe Jake, the character Kridel will portray when Gannon University’s production of Sam Shepard’s “A Lie of the Mind” opens 8 p.m. Thursday. Kridel, a...

  • Gannon to introduce four online programs

    Feb 9, 11 • 900 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University plans to offer four exclusively online programs starting in fall 2011. The programs include master of business administration, master of public administration, master of engineering management, and a registered nursing to bachelor of...

  • Sunday, Fumble, Sunday

    Feb 9, 11 • 711 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Non-sports enthusiasts usually look to commercials and food to get them through the Super Bowl, but Sunday’s proceedings also included a number of awkward celebrity moments that offered plenty of entertainment.  Christina Aguilera wins the first viral...

  • Singing valentines spice up traditional presents

    Feb 9, 11 • 1020 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Valentine’s Day, celebrated on Feb. 14 every year, is typically filled with candy, flowers, romantic dinners and now, singing valentines. This year, thanks to Gannon University’s honorary theater fraternity, Alpha Psi Omega, and Gannon University’s...