THE GANNON KNIGHT

  • November 2GANNON UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES ITS EIGHTH PRESIDENT AS WALTER IWANENKO, JR., PH.D.
Nicholas Fagen, 2017 Gannon graduate with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in journalism, recently published “A Moment in Time,” a poetry and prose book that chronicles his life experiences, especially at Gannon.

Gannon graduates publish prose book

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor February 16, 2022

Sometimes, the most trying times in life end up leading to the most fulfillment.   This is certainly true for Nicholas Fagen, author of his self-published book “A Moment in Time” and a 2017 graduate...

Elections for next years Student Government Association president and chief-of-staff will be held on Feb. 22 and 23. This election will dictate many decisions that will be made that will impact the student body -- in ways both seen and unseen

Student government elections approach

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor February 9, 2022

Elections for next year’s Student Government Association president and chief-of-staff will be held Feb. 22-23. This election is important within the context of the entire campus culture and community,...

Steve Mauro, Ph.D., has had the goal to be president of a university for many years. Mauro will finally have this opportunity when he transitions to Alfred State University to take on this role.

Mauro to accept role at Alfred State

Madeline Bruce and Destiny Gonzalez February 9, 2022

Throughout the time he has known Steve Mauro, Doug Oathout, chief of staff and director of marketing and communications at Gannon University, knew that Mauro was destined to be the president of a university. Oathout...

Wellness Week explores seven zones

Wellness Week explores seven zones

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor February 2, 2022

Students will have the opportunity to fortify their physical, social, intellectual, environmental, spiritual, emotional and occupational wellness at this year’s Wellness Week, which will take place Monday,...

The pushback of the beginning of the spring semester is just one piece of the COVID-19 mitigation plan at Gannon. Other pieces include testing, vaccination, quarantining, and the LiveSafe app.

Mixed opinions about delayed semester

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor January 25, 2022

Gannon University announced the delayed start of the spring semester on Jan. 4, as part of ongoing mitigation efforts at both the Erie and Ruskin campuses related to Covid-19.   Exposures to COVID-19...

TimelyCare offers convenient, immediate 24/7 access to mental and physical health care and psychiatric services at no cost to users. TimelyCare is offered by TimelyMD, a telehealth company that specializes in health care for students in higher education.

TimelyCare offers telehealth services for Gannon students

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor January 25, 2022

To contribute to the progressing culture of health and well-being at Gannon University, students now have 24/7, immediate access to medical and mental health care through TimelyCare, an app presented by...

Homeless Not Helpless

Homeless Not Helpless

Madison Mann, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

As the transition to winter begins, the Gannon University community is speaking up on the growing homeless pandemic in the city of Erie.   According to Homeless Shelter Directory, in 2019 there...

From TinTin to Daft Punk: The importance of cultural education

From TinTin to Daft Punk: The importance of cultural education

Madeline Bruce, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

When Laure Primerano was going through the rigorous application process to become a foreign language teaching assistant through the Fulbright program, she ranked Gannon University at the top of her...

Kerr presented service-learning award

Kerr presented service-learning award

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor November 16, 2021

Aaron Kerr, an associate professor in the philosophy program at Gannon University, was recently presented the “Excellence in Service Learning” Award by the Academic Community Engagement Committee for...

Vaccination aids in return to normal

Vaccination aids in return to normal

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor November 16, 2021

Since the spring of 2020, COVID-19 has ravaged the globe, shutting down schools, businesses, institutions and the social structure that was based upon them. Now, about a year and a half past the beginning...

Female college enrollment numbers rise

Female college enrollment numbers rise

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor November 9, 2021

As a national trend, college enrollment is declining -- just one of the many effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Wall Street Journal, men have been hit particularly hard, accounting for...

Topic of abortion leads to duel

Topic of abortion leads to duel

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor November 9, 2021

On Gannon’s campus at the end of October, there was what has been referred to by students and staff as a “chalk war” on the path of A.J.’s Way, which caused tremendous conflict amongst opinionated...

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