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  • Mercyhurst adds new biology class

    Jan 20, 11 • 1245 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by For those who think that science is boring, think again. One need only look to the first floor of Zurn Hall and its marine biology curriculum to witness the possibilities of this discipline. Mercyhurst College’s biology department is offering a new...

  • Knightly News

    Jan 20, 11 • 1063 Views • Knightly NewsNo Comments

    by University to hold annual Wellness Fair Gannon University will hold its annual Wellness Fair 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1. Organizers of Gannon’s upcoming Wellness Fair said they hope the event drives home the importance of “numbers.” Those numbers include...

  • Professor takes role as interim president

    Jan 20, 11 • 1078 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Philip Kelly, Ph.D., is best known around Gannon University as a professor in the English department and bicycling enthusiast. But for the next few months, Kelly will take on another role as interim president of the university. During his career at Gannon,...

  • University purchases Antlers

    Jan 20, 11 • 1501 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by More downtown expansion is in store for Gannon University due to the recent acquisition of Antlers Pub at 162 W. Fourth St. The university purchased the Antlers land, building and equipment for $180,000 on Dec. 21, said Linda Wagner, vice president for...

  • Former student Luckey dies at 83

    Jan 20, 11 • 1078 Views • News1 Comment

    by Robert “Joe” Luckey, a former Gannon student who has served the university for more than 55 years, died Tuesday at age 83. Luckey enrolled at Gannon College in 1952 after working for one year at Erie’s General Electric. At the request of Fr. Wilfred...

  • Students react to crosswalk removal

    Jan 20, 11 • 964 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by The recent shutdown of the crosswalk on West Eighth Street between A.J.’s Way and the A.J. Palumbo Academic Center has quickly garnered the attention of students coming back from break. Tom Panighetti, Student Government Association president, said that...

  • University recognized by Malaysian government

    Jan 20, 11 • 1373 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University has been formally recognized by Malaysia’s Ministry of Education. The recognition will allow the university to continue to increase its international student population. As a result, Gannon has been awarded a Malaysian Quality Assurance...

  • Rex Ryan becomes “Ryan the Messiah”

    Jan 20, 11 • 920 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by I’m sure that Rex Ryan put a celebratory foot in his mouth Sunday night. I’m just glad it wasn’t his own foot and didn’t happen as a result of the New York Jets’ not-as-close-as-the-scoreboard-says 28-21 victory over the heavily favored New...

  • PSAC winning streak snapped as Knights enter conference play

    Jan 20, 11 • 938 Views • Sports, Women's BasketballNo Comments

    by For the Gannon University women’s basketball team, the new year has ushered in the beginning of Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play, as well as the end of a lengthy streak. After 721 days, the Gannon ended its 24-game PSAC Western Division...

  • Swim teams earn split on heels of Florida trip

    Jan 20, 11 • 1395 Views • Sports, SwimmingNo Comments

    by Although the Gannon Swimming and Diving teams had no classes to wake up for, no homework to finish and no tests to study for, the end of semester break may have served as the busiest part of the season for the Knights. The 6-2 Women’s team and 3-3...