The Student News Site of Gannon University since 1947


The Student News Site of Gannon University since 1947


The Student News Site of Gannon University since 1947


Knightly News

Wellness Fair set for Tuesday

Gannon University’s JumpStart wellness program will hold its ninth annual Wellness Fair Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the second floor of the Waldron Campus Center.

The event will feature free health screenings, evalutions, massages and prizes.

New this year, Metz Culinary Management and Honey House Holistic Bakery will give cooking demonstrations for crafting whole wheat pesto pasta and three types of tofu dishes.

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For more information, interested students can consult JumpStart’s portal page on


Ash Wednesday Services

An evening prayer service will be offered in addition to the normal Ash  Wednesday Mass schedule. The prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel.


Sunday features health event

The Gannon Physician Assistant Program is sponsoring a woman’s health seminar at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Room 104 of the Zurn Science Center.

The free seminar is titled “What do your ‘Pap Smear’ results really mean?” Interested students can contact Lauren Hiller for more information.


Linked by Pink Fundraiser

Gannon’s Panhellenic Council is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner in conjunction with Saturday’s women’s basketball Pink Zone game.

Food will be served at 2 p.m. in the Yehl Ballroom of the Waldron Campus Center.

A meal costs a $5 donation.


Journalism contest is now accepting submissions

The journalism communications program is holding its annual campus-wide contest.

Submissions will fall within six categories: news, features, op-ed, reviews, sports and photo.

Entries are due by noon Friday, March 1, and can be submitted at Room 3229 and Room 3227 of the Palumbo Academic Center.

Students may submit two entries per category. Each submission must have a publication record in either a campus or professional medium between Feb. 24, 2012, and March 1, 2013. Students must tape each entry to 8.5-by-11 white paper.


Deadline for Computer Programming Contest

registration set for Sunday

Gannon University is sponsoring the annual Computer Programming Contest for high school students who can write in Visual BASIC, C++, Java or other high-level programming language.

Individual or group entries are permitted and participants must have a sponsoring teacher..

A cash prize of $300 will be given to first-place winner(s), $150 and $100 will be awarded to second- and third-place winners, respectively.

For more information on registration, contest rules, project requirements, judging criteria and projects’ submission, applicants can visit the contest’s page by searching “Programming Contest.”


To submit news tips to be featured in the Knightly News section, should please send an brief email to [email protected] by 5 p.m. Sunday.

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