Knightly News: Week of April 27

Chloe Palmiere, News Editor

Highmark Events Center awarded $1.5 million grant 

Gannon University’s newly named Highmark Events Center was awarded $1.5 million by the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capitol Program.  

The RACP will be supporting Gannon’s plans to renovate the 36,560-square-foot Highmark Events Center, formerly known as the Hammermill Center. 

These improvements will enhance opportunities for athletic events, community lectures, concerts, camps, events and ways to create economic support for the Erie region.   

The Highmark Center renovations are expected to exceed $10 million, with major changes planned for inside and outside of the facility.  

The renovations include new women’s and men’s locker rooms for both home and visiting teams, new courts for all of the sports that take place in the center, as well as new seating and concession stands.  


Student Organization  Awards to be presented Thursday 

Gannon University’s Leadership Development & Campus Engagement will host an awards ceremony for student organizations from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the Yehl Ballroom.  

Student leaders from all around campus will be honored, along with different student organizations.  

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MidKnight Breakfast set for Sunday in Beyer Hall 

The Office of the President will host the MidKnight Breakfast from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday in the Beyer Hall Cafeteria.  

Breakfast will be served by Gannon faculty and staff to kick off finals week.  

Students will have opportunities to win a variety of prizes and giveaways.  

The main menu will consist of chicken and waffles, hot chocolate bar and more. 


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Chloe Palmiere