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Weston Resumes Role As Ombudsman

Anthony R. Weston, PhD, professor of mathematics, will resume his role as college ombudsman effective September 15, 2010, after returning from sabbatical.  Jack D’Amico, PhD, professor of English, had served as college ombudsman while Weston was on sabbatical.

The ombudsman’s role is generally to assist students who are having a perceived problem with the college personnel including faculty, staff, and other students.  Weston can be reached in Wehle Technology Room 304D and at Ext. 2471.

Submitted by:  Jerome L. Neuner, PhD, associate vice president, academic affairs

Athletics Family Passes Now Available

The family pass is a great way to experience the college’s athletic programs.  For $125, the pass includes four general admission tickets to all home regular season men’s and women’s basketball, hockey, and men’s lacrosse games this year.  All other sports contests are free admission.

For more details or questions, please contact Todd Hummel at Ext. 2885.

Submitted by:  Todd Hummel, ticket office manager, athletics

TIAA CREF Representative On Campus

Bill Stark, individual consultant for TIAA CREF, will be on campus for individual counseling sessions Thursday, September 23, Thursday, October 14 and Thursday, October 21.  He will meet with individuals to review and discuss current investments, answer questions, and review their options to help meet retirement goals.

To make an appointment, contact the scheduling center at 1-800-732-8353 or click here.

For any questions, please contact Dawn Rotterman at Ext. 3151.

Submitted by:  Dawn Rotterman, associate, human resources

Oktoberfest 2010 Coming October 1

The Canisius College German Club sponsors the annual Oktoberfest celebration as part of Family Weekend on Friday, October 1 from 8 p.m. – Midnight.  Music will be provided by the Frankfurters (pictured below) and authentic German food will be available.

The event is free to Canisius students, faculty and staff with ID and children under five years of age. Admission is $5 for other adults and $3.00 for non-Canisius students and children ages five to 16. The admission price includes a souvenir mug and ticket for first beverage. Tickets for food and additional beverages may be purchased separately.

For more information, contact Barb Wozniak, German Club adviser at or Ext. 3737 or Charles Agel, German Club president at

Submitted by: Barb Wozniak, administrative assistant, student success and retention