THE GANNON KNIGHT

Sherwin Bitsui is the 2021 guest poet.
Annual Writing Awards ceremony to have second virtual event
Madeline Bruce, Features Editor • April 6, 2021

At a university that sees the majority of students pursuing degrees in the health sciences, business and engineering, it can be easy for a writing...

Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel will reopen to students April 18.
Chapel renovations wrap up as semester comes to a close
Madeline Bruce, Features Editor • April 6, 2021

Warmth. Grace. Beauty. All of these things can be felt upon walking into the newly renovated Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel on Gannon University’s...

The Nash Library green roof was part of the renovations on the building that started in 2016. The roof was added to enhance the sustainability of the building
Gannon continues sustainability efforts, joins Erie 2030 District
Madeline Bruce, Features Editor • March 30, 2021

Green roofs. Recycling initiatives. New solar-powered buildings. These are just a few environmentally friendly strategies employed across Gannon...

The first JEDI Steering and Student Committee forum was held on March 23. Students from both Ruskin and Erie participated in-person and virtually to discuss how change can be made in the areas of diversity and inclusivity on campus.
JEDI Committee holds first-ever forum to further inclusivity
Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor • March 30, 2021

Both the Erie and Ruskin campuses came together on March 23 for the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Student Forum. This forum was an...

Writing major offers versatility to students in all programs
Writing major offers versatility to students in all programs
Madeline Bruce, Features Editor • March 16, 2021

Last month, Gannon University’s Board of Trustees approved the English department’s proposal for a new writing major, set to be added to...

The 2020-2021 academic year has seen unprecedented changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mask-wearing, hand sanitizing stations around campus, signs about maintaining social distance and protocols to keep students and faculty safe as they navigate face-to-face classes amid the pandemic have become the norm. Stations like the one pictured are common and have become a normal part of campus appearance in the past year.
Gannon community marks one year since pandemic began
Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor • March 16, 2021

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Six days later, students and staff at Gannon University were sent...

Celebrating influential women on campus
Madeline Bruce, Anna Malesiewski, Ali Smith, and Chloe Forbes March 9, 2021

A group of seniors known as the Harvest Helpers is selling limited edition Gannon merchandise to raise money for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania as part of its business policy senior capstone course.
Senior capstone project raises funds for Second Harvest Food Bank
Chloe Forbes, Editor-in-Chief • March 9, 2021

A group of students in the Dahlkemper School of Business’ business policy senior capstone course has now raised $896.75 for the Second Harvest...

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