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An invitation to the inauguration of John J. Hurley as the 24th president of Canisius College on Saturday, October 16 at 11 a.m. was recently sent to members of the college community. The committee planning the inauguration events is now seeking responses from those who wish to participate in the ceremony in special ways.

Faculty and members of the staff and administration who traditionally have processed at commencement ceremonies are invited to join in the academic procession on that day. Those who wish to do this should report to the Patrick Lee Center (behind the Koessler Athletic Center) by 9:45 a.m. that morning. Academic regalia is worn for this event so don’t forget to bring it for the procession.

All members of the college community are invited to remain after the ceremony for a reception in the Patrick Lee Center.

Submitted by: Rose Marie Castner, special events coordinator, academic affairs