THE GANNON KNIGHT

SGA holds presidential, chief of staff open forum

SGA holds presidential, chief of staff open forum

February 20, 2019

As election time nears to decide the next president of Gannon University’s Student Government Association (SGA), students gathered Tuesday evening to hear the candidates speak and to offer their vision for Gannon. Presidential candidate Beth Kropf, a sophomore psychology major, and chief of staff...

Freedom Series continues with Humanities Conference

Freedom Series continues with Humanities Conference

February 13, 2019

The fifth annual College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences conference is set to take place beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Nash Library and Learning Commons.   This is the second event of the CHESS annual lecture and event series.   Each year the series focuses on a different them...

Excellence in Advising Award to honor faculty

February 13, 2019

For the past 12 years, with the help of students, one adviser from each of Gannon University’s three colleges has been recognized for his or her excellence in undergraduate advising.   For the next 10 days, faculty advisers can be nominated for this year’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising ...

Students prepare for spring town hall meeting

Students prepare for spring town hall meeting

February 6, 2019

For the second time this academic year, Gannon’s Student Government Association (SGA), will be hosting a student town hall.   The town hall will be hosted Monday, Feb. 18 in the Yehl Ballroom of the Waldron Campus Center.   The town hall meeting allows students to voice their thoughts and opin...

Public Service and Global Affairs to hold ‘Speed Dating’

Public Service and Global Affairs to hold ‘Speed Dating’

February 6, 2019

In spirit of this month’s holiday, the School of Public Service and Global Affairs (PSGA) will be holding its first social event: “Speed Dating with the Humanities.”   The event will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Room 3216 in the Palumbo Academic Center.   All PSGA, history, political...

Gannon cancels classes for first time since 2015

Gannon cancels classes for first time since 2015

January 30, 2019

Gannon University shocked its students by canceling classes for Wednesday and Thursday due to severe cold temperatures. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill watch effective from Tuesday evening through Thursday afternoon. As a result, Edinboro University, Porreco College, Penn State Behrend...

Student organizations plan for annual Wellness Fair

Student organizations plan for annual Wellness Fair

January 30, 2019

As the spring semester begins, Gannon students, faculty and staff often use this time to begin to make healthy changes to their lives. Gannon’s annual Wellness Fair serves as one way to help kick-start some of the changes. The 15th annual event will take place Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m....

Participants prepare for Metanoia 12 retreat

Participants prepare for Metanoia 12 retreat

January 23, 2019

Metanoia 12 is a weekend retreat of faith exploration and growth that is led by students. Gannon University’s Campus Ministry host Metanoia every semester; this is the 12th semester of Metanoia.   The retreat will take place from Friday to Sunday at the Villa Maria Retreat Center.   Although it is a ...

University reminds students of campus hazing policy

University reminds students of campus hazing policy

January 23, 2019

With formal recruitment season right around the corner for Greek Life, Gannon University has taken steps to remind both fraternities and sororities that Gannon’s hazing policy is to be remembered and followed.   In an email sent out last week, Anthony DiPasqua, assistant director for Greek Life and Campus Engagement, rem...

Graduates prepare for Commencement ceremony

Graduates prepare for Commencement ceremony

December 5, 2018

Gannon University will be handing out 178 degrees at Winter Commencement Sunday. At least 150 students of the total 178 are expected to walk. Gannon’s Winter Commencement will be held at 2 p.m. in Hammermill Center, located in the Waldron Campus Center.   All graduates are expected to assemble in Club LaRiccia in the lower level of the Beyer Hall Cafeteria at 1 p...

Pancake breakfast to offer students break before finals week

Pancake breakfast to offer students break before finals week

December 5, 2018

The griddle is heating up for Gannon’s biannual Mid-Knight pancake breakfast.   The pancake breakfast will be held from 9:30 p.m. until midnight Sunday in the Beyer Hall Cafeteria, located in the Waldron Campus Center.   This event is hosted by the president’s office and is free and open ...

Gannon unveils cyber programs, I-HACK Center

Gannon unveils cyber programs, I-HACK Center

November 28, 2018

Gannon University’s College of Engineering and Business will be launching two new programs, cyber engineering and cybersecurity, next fall.   The 100,000-square-foot Knight Tower will also be transformed into an Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge (I-HACK) Center.   Beginning in the fa...

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