Knightly News

CHESS candidate forums
Students will have the opportunity to meet one of the four remaining candidates who are in the running to become the new dean of the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences in the coming weeks.
The student forums will take place in Room 1200 of the Palumbo Academic Center.
The forum for Jeffrey Breese, Ph.D., will be held at 3 p.m. Monday.

University holds journalism contest
The journalism communications program is holding its annual journalism contest, open to all Gannon students. Submissions will fall under six categories: news, features, op-ed, reviews, sports and photo. Entries are due by noon Friday, Feb. 24, in Frank Garland’s English department mailbox, Room 3227 of the A.J. Palumbo Academic Center.
Students may enter two articles per category. Entries must have been published in a campus or professional medium between Feb. 26, 2011, and Feb. 24, 2012.
Tape each entry to 8.5-by-11 white paper and print category, name of publication, date published, your name, major, year and phone number on the back of the paper.

English department poetry contest
Students combing their creative genes are asked to submit up to two poems for the 2012  Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Gannon English department.
Interested writers should turn in their submitted work by 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Room 3227 in the Palumbo Academic Center.
Contest winners will be announced at the Awards Night Celebration at 7:30 p.m. April 18, in the Yehl Ballroom. First prize for undergraduate poetry is $100.

Café hosts poetry night
Award-winning poet Phil Terman, who has several published books of poetry, is coming to Gannon University.

Terman will be at One Green World Café at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23.
His body of work includes “The Torah Garden,” “Rabbis of the Air” and “The House of Sages.” His poems have been featured in many journals and anthologies, including “Poetry,” “The Georgia Review” and “The Kenyon Review.”
Terman has received the Kenneth Patchen Award and the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award. He teaches creative writing and literature at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Audience members will also have a chance to share their own poetry during the open mic portion of the evening.
The event is free and open to the public.

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