Posts Tagged ‘Today in History’

  • Issue3_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 2000

    Sep 19, 17 • 43 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Loretta Sigley, former vice president of academics, cuts the ribbon with a member of the Housing Authority of Erie at the grand opening of the Gannon Nursing Center at John E. Horan Garden Apartments on Sept. 20, 2000. Gannon’s Villa Maria School of...

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    Today in History: 1999

    Sep 12, 17 • 65 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Antonio “A.J.” Palumbo, center, poses with students after speaking on campus on Sept. 13, 1999. Earlier that year, Palumbo had donated $750,000 toward the construction of the Waldron Campus Center, bringing his total donations to $1.85 million....

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    Today in History: 1975

    Apr 25, 17 • 863 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Jean Kozlowski, class of 1976, works diligently at a typewriter as a member of The Gannon Knight editorial board in 1975. This issue will conclude the 70th year of production of The Knight, which has been Gannon University’s campus newspaper since 1947....

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    Spring on Campus: 1960

    Mar 28, 17 • 469 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students advertise Spring Weekend in 1960, which took place May 13-15. The celebration was a joint event with the all-girls Villa Maria College that featured live music and a dance to ring in the new season. The weekend ended with a picnic at the Water...

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    Today in History: 1984

    Mar 21, 17 • 401 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Former Gannon University professor of political science David Kozak, Ph.D., center, prepares to speak at a special alumni reception and lecture held on Capitol Hill on March 22, 1984. The event was co-chaired  by Kozak’s wife, Maryanne Kozak, and...

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    International Night: 1995

    Mar 14, 17 • 355 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students dance  and celebrate together at the eighth annual International Night in the Hammermill Center on March 25, 1995. The sold-out event, hosted by the International Students Association, saw students showcasing talents and featured a variety of...

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    Today in History: 1977

    Feb 21, 17 • 471 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Monsignor Wilfred Nash (left), former university president, is presented with a horse by Gerald Beck (center), local thoroughbred horse trainer, in honor of his upcoming retirement during halftime of a Gannon University basketball game against Slippery...

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    Today in History: 1990

    Feb 14, 17 • 449 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by A student walks toward the Old Main annex, the back of what is now the Waldron Campus Center, after an ice storm on Feb. 15, 1990. According to an article from the “Los Angeles Times,” all five news stations in Erie were knocked off the air, while...

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    Today in History: 1977

    Jan 31, 17 • 468 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Eddie Warner dribbles up the court in a game against the St. John Fisher Cardinals on Feb. 1, 1977. According to a 1977 issue of The Gannon Knight, Warner helped increase female attendance with his “Robert Redford image,” while the team would go on to...

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    Winter at Gannon: 1997

    Jan 24, 17 • 405 Views • Features1 Comment

    by Gannon students pose in front of a snowman on Friendship Green while taking advantage of the recent snowfall in the winter of 1997. by...