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

Presidential Debate

Students are invited to attend a debate between the three candidates campaigning to be Student Government Association’s 2013-14 president. The debate will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 219 of the Waldron Campus Center.

Each candidate will have an opportunity to speak and discuss his goals if elected to SGA’s highest office.

The regularly scheduled General Assembly meeting will follow.

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Peace Corps visiting campus

A presenter from the Pittsburgh recruiting office of the Peace Corps will be on campus at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Wright Room, located on the first floor of the Waldron Campus Center. The representative will speak about the benefits of joining the organization, detail what goes into the application process and will leave time to answer student questions.


Sigma Tau Delta holds poetry reading

The English honors society, Sigma Tau Delta, will host poet Ron Hayes for a poetry night at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Knight Club.

Hayes is an English teacher and varsity football coach at East High School in Erie.

His work has been published in journals such as the Fjords Review, Referential Magazine and the Battered Suitcase.

His poem “All that Remains” was a runner-up for the William Stafford Prize for Poetry offered by Rosebud Magazine.

An open mic opportunity and light refreshments will follow the reading.


Deadline nears for “Celebrate Gannon”

The last day to submit for “Celebrate Gannon” is Friday. The conference will begin at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of graduate research, undergraduate research, undergraduate scholarship, creativity and engagement.

Application instructions may be found at the “Celebrate Gannon” link on the provost’s site at  Prizes will be available in most categories; see the application instructions for details.

Questions may be directed to Interim Associate Provost Michael Caulfield, Ph.D., at [email protected].


GOLD conference coming in April

The GOLD Leadership Conference will be held April 13-14 at Gannon University. The event will feature food, activities and speakers. A nationally recognized speaker, Troy Stende, will be the main focus of the conference.

Pick up applications in the SGA office in Waldron or at the information desk. Applicants who submit their forms by Wednesday will receive a free gift. Any questions should be directed to Erica Rider, or stop in the SGA office.


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

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