‘News’

  • Irish band plays it safe on new album

    Jan 26, 11 • 927 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 • 921 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 • 1065 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 • 1921 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 • 1166 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 • 1025 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 • 1402 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 • 1011 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 • 898 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 • 1299 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...