‘News’

  • ISO opens Coffee Shop fundraiser in Zurn

    Jan 26, 11 • 700 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University’s International Student Office, in an attempt to narrow the gap between American and international students, kicked off the spring semester with its student-run Coffee Shop fundraiser in the Zurn Science Building. Jason Steinberg, the...

  • Award nomination outcomes obvious

    Jan 26, 11 • 562 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Don’t expect anyone to “Crash” the 83rd Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 27. Though some have made mountains out of molehills of the snubs and Sundance nominations announced Tuesday, the victories will be no surprise, as this year’s award season...

  • SGA, APB to renovate publicity room

    Jan 26, 11 • 601 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University’s publicity room will experience a facelift in February when members of the Student Government Association and the Activities Programming Board renovate the space with new art supplies, a paint job and improved lighting and heating. The...

  • Irish band plays it safe on new album

    Jan 26, 11 • 710 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by The new album from The Script, “Science and Faith” finally hit the U.S. shore and fans witnessed very unscripted emotions. The Irish alternative band offers up an album full of emotional lyrics, but lacking any real risks in its music. In late 2009,...

  • Mercyhurst seniors to build outdoor plaza

    Jan 26, 11 • 696 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by This year’s Mercyhurst College seniors have decided to build an outdoor plaza for their senior gift. The plaza consists of a circular structure of retaining walls, which will provide seating and a gathering area for students, faculty and college...

  • Biomedical engineering program offers new degree

    Jan 26, 11 • 903 Views • News1 Comment

    by Gannon University is now the first university in Northwest Pennsylvania to offer a degree in biomedical engineering, with the official opening of its new program this 2011 spring semester. Biomedical engineering was first introduced to students in March of...

  • Behrend student charged after break in

    Jan 20, 11 • 1660 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by By KATIE DUFFY news editor, The Behrend Beacon A student was arrested Sunday morning after allegedly breaking into Hungry Howie’s Pizza and two University Gates apartments before assaulting a female Behrend student. Adam George Miller, 19, of Warren,...

  • Mercyhurst adds new biology class

    Jan 20, 11 • 949 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...

  • Professor takes role as interim president

    Jan 20, 11 • 789 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 • 1124 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...