THE GANNON KNIGHT

Breathe in, breathe out

November 20, 2013

You’ve made it through the stressful week filled with writing papers and taking tests, and you can’t wait to finally relax. Luckily, there are free Yoga Jam classes held every Friday evening on the second floor of the Erie...

‘Doctor Who’ turns 50

November 20, 2013

The longest-running science fiction show in the history of television, “Doctor Who,” is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The BBC’s “Doctor Who” tells the story of “the Doctor,” a  time lord and a member...

Alumni gifts Gannon with grant

November 13, 2013

Rona L. Nesbit, a Gannon University graduate, presented the university with a $30,000 gift to establish The Richard and Peggie Miller Nesbit Endowed “Power” Scholarship and to benefit the Annual Fund for Academic Excellence. Nesbit...

Model U.N. celebrates 61st year

November 13, 2013

Gannon University’s Model United Nations – Model U.N. – program, one of the oldest running conferences in the United States, celebrated its 61st year on campus Friday and Saturday. This year, Model U.N. had about 480...

Honors Program undergoes changes

November 13, 2013

Major changes are in store for Gannon University’s  Honors Program starting January. Ann Bomberger, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the English department, will assume the position of Michael DeSanctis, Ph.D., the outgoing...

Class welcomes new teaching style

November 13, 2013

A Gannon University professor is choosing a new method when it comes to educating her students. Anne O’Neill, director of the advertising communication program, is working to introduce a new teaching style referred to as...

‘Luigi’ smashes WERG window, sustains injury

November 6, 2013

A Gannon University graduate student broke the glass of WERG, the university’s radio station at the corner of Seventh and Peach streets, early Friday morning, according to Chet LaPrice, operations manager at WERG. According...

Survivor visits Gannon

November 6, 2013

Gannon University will host Margit Meissner, a Holocaust survivor, as she shares her story of how she overcame a truly horrific experience 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Yehl Ballroom. Her visit is made possible by the History Club...

Donation kickstarts transformations

November 6, 2013

The Gannon University College of Business and Engineering was gifted a building and will be making a move to 900 State St. within the next four years. The College of Business and Engineering, Erie Technology Incubator – ETI...

WQLN Challenges Gannon to donate

October 30, 2013

Locals tuned in to 91.3 WQLN from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday for a friendly competition between the seven Erie colleges. Erie’s public radio station and PBS affiliate, WQLN, hosted its annual fall fundraiser Wednesday...

Gannon contributes $500,000 to Erie

October 30, 2013

Gannon University announced it was contributing $500,000 to the city of Erie at a press conference held Tuesday. The contribution, announced by Gannon President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., will be used toward public safety initiatives...

$1.8 million project sets new school in motion

October 23, 2013

Gannon University recently approved the addition of the School of Communication and the Arts to its College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (CHESS). The approval comes after a multi-step process, which resulted...

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