Posts Tagged ‘Today in History’

  • Issue24_Features_TodayInHistory

    Gannon Spring Sports: 1962

    Apr 24, 18 • 1492 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The Gannon bowling team won the district title on April 26, 1962, and went on to represent District 30 in the first annual NAIA bowling tournament. by...

  • Issue22_Features_TodayInHistory

    Spring at Gannon: 1961

    Apr 10, 18 • 1245 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students line up in Old Main to register for fall classes in the spring of 1961. Gannon did not implement online registration until the spring of 2002. by...

  • Issue21_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1964

    Mar 20, 18 • 720 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by A couple dances at the St. Patrick’s Day Military Ball on March 21, 1964. The dance was held at Rainbow Gardens and featured music from Teddy Armen and his orchestra. According to an article in The Knight the day before the event, tickets could be...

  • Issue20_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1992

    Mar 13, 18 • 616 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Devi Nair, a junior mathematics major, tends to a table serving traditional Indian cuisine at the fifth annual International Night March 14, 1992. According to the Gannon University Summer 1992 magazine, the event took place in the Commons and featured...

  • Issue18_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1996

    Feb 20, 18 • 1018 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students Andy Shaffer (left), Michael Palermo and Arif Vysal and Charles Bennett, director of Gannon’s Center for Economic Education, look in awe at the results of Gannon’s Spring 1996 Stock Market Game on an “Internet site on the World Wide Web,”...

  • Issue17_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1984

    Feb 13, 18 • 486 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Two players compete for a rebound in the annual Faculty-Administration basketball game in the Hammermill Center on Feb. 14, 1984. In an issue of The Gannon Knight the week prior to the matchup, David Frew, a professor of management and spokesman for the...

  • Issue16_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1981

    Feb 6, 18 • 384 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Former Gannon University biology professor Carl Hultman, Ph.D., far right, performs with the bluegrass group “Generic Grass” in the Scrounge on Feb. 7, 1981. Hultman told The Gannon Knight in 1981, “All my recreation time is pretty much spent on the...

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    The Gannon Library: 1948

    Jan 23, 18 • 421 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The first Gannon Library began construction in 1946 and was completed in 1948. The building was home to 95,000 books and is now a part of the Waldron Campus Center. The new Nash Library was dedicated and blessed on Friday, 70 years after the completion of...

  • Issue12_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1997

    Dec 5, 17 • 465 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Robert “Joe” Luckey poses with a faculty member at the annual Gannon University staff Christmas party on Dec. 6, 1997. Luckey was one the most beloved members of the Gannon community, working over 55 years as a maintenance worker. Luckey was awaded the...

  • Issue11_Features_TodayInHistory

    Schuster Theatre: 1992

    Nov 29, 17 • 522 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The Schuster Theatre presented William Shakespeare’s “A Winter’s Tale” Nov. 12-21, 1992. The upscale production of the classic Shakespeare play about love and deception featured the Rev. Shawn Clerkin as King Loentes, who is not pictured. The...