Knightly News – Week of March 16

Chloe Palmiere, News Editor

COVID-19 surveillance testing program suspended

Gannon University’s Erie and Ruskin campuses have ended the surveillance testing program for all unvaccinated faculty, staff and students.

This is effective immediately for both campuses.

Testing on both campuses will continue for symptomatic individuals, people who want to get tested and athletes, per NCAA and PSAC guidelines.

This decision reflected the reduced cases within the Ruskin, Erie and Gannon communities.


Memorial gathering, fund planned for PT professor

Gannon’s Department of Physical Therapy will host a memorial service in honor of the late Matt Caster, Ph. D., a faculty member who died March 6.

The service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel.

A memorial fund planned for Caster is also planned. You can donate on and select “Matt Caster Fund.”


Student Organization Series set for Tuesday

The Occupational Therapy program is hosting a student organization series at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Morosky Café.

The series will focus on how to use household and dorm items to improve working out at home and will also focus on the overall importance of exercise and what it can do for your physical and mental health.



Bollywood Dance Night planned for Tuesday

The Gannon M.B.A. Analytics club will be hosting a Bollywood dance night at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Yehl Ballroom.

The night will focus on different aspects of Bollywood, with lights, color and songs.

RSVP for this event on


Compiled by:

Chloe Palmiere