‘News’

  • Irish band plays it safe on new album

    Jan 26, 11 • 1257 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    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, the...

  • Mercyhurst seniors to build outdoor plaza

    Jan 26, 11 • 1231 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 community...

  • Biomedical engineering program offers new degree

    Jan 26, 11 • 1400 Views • News1 Comment

    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 • 2378 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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, Pa.,...

  • Mercyhurst adds new biology class

    Jan 20, 11 • 1505 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 class,...

  • Professor takes role as interim president

    Jan 20, 11 • 1341 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 • 1957 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 • 1280 Views • News1 Comment

    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 J....

  • Students react to crosswalk removal

    Jan 20, 11 • 1222 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 the...

  • University recognized by Malaysian government

    Jan 20, 11 • 1619 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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...