THE GANNON KNIGHT

MRSA outbreak causes rumors to swirl on campus

MRSA outbreak causes rumors to swirl on campus

November 6, 2019

A handful of Gannon University student athletes developed a staph infection of the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain early last week, causing uninformed students to panic and university officials to begin disinfecting several portions of the Recreation and Wellness Center. Rumors...

Annual security report reveals violations increase

Annual security report reveals violations increase

October 30, 2019

Gannon University’s annual security report showed an increase in disciplinary reports relating to both drug possession and alcohol violations on campus in 2018 when compared with previous years. Comparing the numbers on the report, the number of disciplinary referrals for liquor law violations for...

Global Summit making return to Gannon

October 30, 2019

The Jefferson Educational Society’s Global Summit speaker series will once again be returning to Gannon this fall. The three-week long lecture series will be bringing some well-known faces to campus. Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will be speaking in the Yehl Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. Monday. In...

Morosky College being revamped

Morosky College being revamped

October 23, 2019

Gannon University’s Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences is facing some major program restructuring throughout the next three years. The restructuring will result in five schools created and organized under the Morosky name. Under this plan, five schools will be formed under the Morosky...

Gannon expands footprint, acquires Senior Center

Gannon expands footprint, acquires Senior Center

October 23, 2019

Gannon University added another building to its Erie campus recently. The university purchased the LECOM Health Center for Health and Aging building at Peach and West Fourth streets, across from the Recreation and Wellness Center and adjacent to North Hall. The center, which was previously known as...

Gannon chapel undergoes changes

Gannon chapel undergoes changes

October 16, 2019

With a gas well leak discovered under Gannon University’s Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel, renovations are swiftly underway in a $1.25 million project. As of Oct. 8, the buildings surrounding Gannon’s chapel -- the student services building and the pontifical center -- were taken down to provide better...

Mobile STEM lab to spread innovation nationwide

Mobile STEM lab to spread innovation nationwide

October 16, 2019

Gannon University has unveiled a number of new opportunities this school year, including the new I-HACK building, vegan and vegetarian opportunities in the cafeteria and more recently, the new mobile STEM lab. On Oct. 7, Gannon unveiled the GUBotDev Mobile STEM lab. The ceremony took place outside...

Model United Nations welcomes new leadership

October 2, 2019

Gannon University’s Model United Nations is facing many changes after operating for over 60 years. Changes are being spearheaded by the club’s secretary general, sophomore public services and global affairs major Randall Sutter. The club has also taken on two new advisers to replace associate professor...

Business Day seeks to open doors

October 2, 2019

Gannon University will host its annual Business Day event Friday in the Center for Business Ingenuity. The event, which will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., is an opportunity for Gannon students to participate in panels dedicated to discussing specialized business topics with area business figures. Students...

Donations support I-HACK program

Donations support I-HACK program

September 25, 2019

After a previous donation to the fledgling Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge – or I-HACK -- Gannon University received another generous gift from an accomplished alumnus this week. On Monday, Gannon President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., announced during a press conference that the I-HACK program will...

GIVE Day: Serving our community

GIVE Day: Serving our community

September 25, 2019

Gannon University students, staff and faculty came together Saturday to participate in Gannon’s Invitation to Volunteer Everywhere, more commonly known as GIVE Day. The Hammermill Center was bustling with activity, as volunteers gathered to launch the annual GIVE Day festivities. With a line...

Homecoming sparks university pride and spirit

Homecoming sparks university pride and spirit

September 25, 2019

Gannon University’s annual Homecoming and Family Weekend is this weekend, beginning with registration at noon Thursday and continuing through Sunday, ending with a brunch with President Keith Taylor, Ph.D. Starting with registration Thursday, the weekend will be filled with a variety of events, but...

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