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Memorial Mass For John Kalb, PhD

A memorial Mass for John Kalb, PhD, professor of biology, will be held Friday (January 28) at 5 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.  All are invited to attend the memorial Mass, and members of his family will be present along with Canisius faculty, staff, and students.  Please honor his great service to our campus community and to support one another in prayer and remembrance.

A professor of biology for the past 11 years at Canisius, Kalb died a few days before Christmas.  A funeral service took place in December.

Submitted by:  Rev. John Bucki, S.J., director, campus ministry

FOX News Reporter Steve Brown Lecture

FOX News reporter Steve Brown will speak in the Montante Cultural Center on Thursday, January 27 at 7:30 p.m. The talk, entitled “Here’s what I think…: America’s Pundit-Driven Politics and the Obligations of Today’s Campaign Journalists,” is free and open to the public.

The event is co-sponsored by the college’s Journalism Program, Communication Studies Department and the Fitzpatrick Institute of Public Affairs and Leadership. For more information, click here.

Submitted by: Public Relations

Friday Night KAC Parking At A Premium

Due to the early start of the basketball doubleheader on Friday afternoon and the influx of vehicles that come with hosting a nationally-televised event, parking will be limited at the Koessler Athletic Center (KAC).  Those attending the game should consider using the Canisius College parking ramp.  Public Safety will be on hand and the shuttle will make routine stops and deliver fans to the KAC door.

Less that 300 seats remain and only 70 of those are chairback.  To purchase tickets, call the ticket office at Ext. 2885.  Remember, “You Can’t Beat Pete!”

Submitted by: John Maddock, associate athletic director – external affairs, athletics

Women’s Basketball Hosts National Girls, Women In Sports Day

Allison Braun ’13

The Canisius College women’s basketball team will host Loyola, MD on Sunday (January 30) at 1 p.m. in the Koessler Athletic Center.  Please note that some schedules incorrectly indicate the game starts at 2 p.m.  Tipoff will be at 1 p.m.

This game is the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day presented by the Courtyard Marriott.  There will be opportunities for young girls to interact with members of several of our women’s sports teams prior to the game, and plenty of fun promotions and prizes will be held during the game.

To register in the activities, please call Kristen DeCarlo at Ext. 2885.  For additional information on Canisius women’s basketball go to

Submitted by: John Maddock, associate athletic director – external affairs, athletics

Celebrate The Legacy Of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bruce J. Dierenfield, PhD, director of the All-College Honors program and former director of the African American Experience program, will speak about the work and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and the future of civil rights during a 2010-2011 Soup with Substance lecture on Wednesday (February 2) from noon – 12:30 p.m. in Regis South.  A 15-minute question and answer session will follow the half-hour presentation.  This program is free and open to the public.

Come celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with food for the body and nourishment for the heart and mind.  The program will also feature a performance by celebrated gospel singer Bessie Patterson, coordinator of Buffalo’s annual MLK celebration.

Submitted by:  Deb Winslow-Schaber, director, human resources