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Video, Audio Now Available Of March 10 Strategic Planning Forum

For those who missed the Strategic Planning Forum on Thursday, March 10, video and audio-only files are now available for download through the college’s iTunesU site. Click here to log in to iTunesU and access the files. For more information of the college’s long-range strategic planning initiatives, click here.

Submitted by: Erica C. Sammarco, assistant to the president, secretary for the Board of Trustees

Commuter Student Of The Year Award Nominations Sought

The Office of Campus Programming & Leadership Development (CPLD) is now accepting nominations for the Commuter Student of the Year award.  Please review the selection criteria and nominate any deserving commuter student by filling out and returning a nomination form to the Office of Campus Programming & Leadership Development.  A list of criteria and nomination forms are available in the CPLD office or online here.

Nominations are due by Friday, April 15, 2011 at 5 p.m.

Submitted by:  Katie Martoche, assistant director, campus programming & leadership development

Men’s Lacrosse Kicks Off Break With Home Game

Nick LoCoco ‘11

The Canisius College men’s lacrosse team hosts new MAAC member Jacksonville University at Noon on Saturday (March 19) at the Demske Sports Complex.  The Griffs are led by preseason MAAC Player of the Year, Adam Jones.  Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling Ext. 2885.

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

Digital Mind Quest Reading Group: Today & Tomorrow

The Digital Mind Quest brown bag lunch reading group meets today (March 16) and tomorrow (March 17) at noon in the Student Conference Room.  Light refreshments will be served.

This month’s topic is “Pen and Paper vs. the Laptop: Note taking in the Classroom.”  Readings are posted in the Online Learning Community (OLC) website and in the MS Word document located here.  It is not necessary to attend both sessions and participants should select the session that best fits their schedule.

For more information or to register for one of the group meetings, click here.  Walk-ins are wonderfully accepted.  For questions, please contact Kelly Showard at or at Ext. 8358.

Submitted by:  Kelly Showard, special projects analyst, FacTS

Tip #2 For National Nutritional Month

Reading Food Labels

Almost every packaged product has a food label.  Paying attention to the information on each food label can help to ensure a healthy diet.  Click here (Adobe Acrobat PDF) to learn how to read a food label properly.

Submitted by:  Dawn Rotterman, associate, human resources