THE GANNON KNIGHT

Students plan safer walking routes for kids

Students plan safer walking routes for kids

February 19, 2020

A group of Gannon University students received local recognition and praise last month for their work creating safer routes for local elementary students to get to and from school. The group of students, including Cora Yenges, Adam Figurski and Qusai Abdel Wahab, began working last semester to map the...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these ideas

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these ideas

February 12, 2020

Whether you’re celebrating by yourself, with someone special or with your friends, spread some love with these Valentine’s Day specials. Restaurants What could be better than a bouquet of flowers? Well Olive Garden has joined the competition with its breadstick bouquet. It is offering a “Valentine’s...

Gannon offers Erie Technology Incubator

Gannon offers Erie Technology Incubator

February 12, 2020

In 2008, the Erie Technology Incubator was launched by Gannon University as an initiative to create more strong businesses in the region. Since then, Northwest Pennsylvania’s only technology incubator has served around 80 different companies and is currently serving 10 traditional incubator clients...

Tinder swipes right on security features

Tinder swipes right on security features

February 12, 2020

Online dating is popular among the youth of America in today’s modern age. It is fast, convenient and can provide many options for someone looking for a hookup, relationship or something in between. However, it can also pose security risks. Doing anything online can be risky, due to the way online...

Business students get Super Bowl experience

Business students get Super Bowl experience

February 5, 2020

Students from Gannon University gained work experience at Super Bowl LIV Sunday. The 12 students returned to campus Tuesday after having left Jan. 28 to work the days leading up to the Super Bowl. Gannon faculty Eric Brownlee, Ph.D., an associate professor of the Dahlkemper School of Business, and Jinhee...

Student compiles art gallery at Nash Library

Student compiles art gallery at Nash Library

February 5, 2020

In the School of Communication and Arts, there is almost always a new and exciting project going on, whether it be a new edition of The Gannon Knight or even a new performance taking place at the Schuster Theatre. This time around the SCA introduces the new Nash Library Art Collection catalog. An art...

Shakira and Lopez make history at Super Bowl

Shakira and Lopez make history at Super Bowl

February 5, 2020

Miami is a city that prides itself in its Latino heritage that precedes the first permanent British settlement in the U.S. In part, it is due to the flood of Cuban immigrants who moved to South Florida in the 1960s, when Fidel Castro rose to power. These immigrants brought their language, food, dance...

Gannon hosts 16th Annual Wellness Fair

Gannon hosts 16th Annual Wellness Fair

January 29, 2020

The Wellness Fair at Gannon University has become a staple in the Gannon community as a way to learn about wellness in an open-ended and interactive way. This year, the Wellness Fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., then 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Students are able to explore seven “zones”...

Sailing coach wins Memorial trophy

Sailing coach wins Memorial trophy

January 29, 2020

Gannon University sailing team coach AJ Miceli was awarded the Erie Yacht Club’s Thompson Memorial Trophy for his “outstanding service and achievement in the world of yachts and yachtsmen.” Miceli, former chairman of the university’s communication arts program and later director of the newly...

Students continue healthy dieting tactics

Students continue healthy dieting tactics

January 29, 2020

Whether you are a freshman or senior, moving into college after any break can come with a bit of culture shock. With new people, classes and things to do, it can be easy for students to slip into a rather unhealthy lifestyle. That is why it’s important for students to remember to be active, hydrate...

Students explore Gannon’s YouTube channel

Students explore Gannon’s YouTube channel

January 22, 2020

Many know about Gannon University’s Instagram and Facebook pages, but that isn’t the only social media that Gannon is active on. Gannon has its own YouTube channel named “gannontube.” With almost 500 subscribers, the channel has been actively uploading videos for several years, joining the website...

O’Neill serves as a role model for students

O’Neill serves as a role model for students

January 22, 2020

To a stranger, Anne O’Neill could be viewed as just another woman, but to her female students of Gannon University, she is so much more. O’Neill has been labeled as a professor who exhibits girl power and pushes her young female students to step outside of the idea that they are living in a “man’s...

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