Today in History: 1979


Franco Rea, senior biology major, presents a cadaver in the Zurn Science Center during Tri-Beta’s annual Biology Day on Nov. 2, 1979. Rea would graduate from Gannon in 1980 and go on to become a thoracic surgeon. Tri-Beta is a national biology honors society and Gannon’s chapter was founded in 1966. Since then, they have won the society’s annual Lloyd M. Bertholf award for outstanding chapter in the country four times among over 670 other chapters.