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Canisius Enhances Dining Experience With Subway, 2.mato

Let’s eat fresh! Five dollar foot-longs will be on the menu at Canisius this fall when a new Subway franchise opens on campus.  In addition to Subway, the pizza and pasta-themed restaurant 2.mato will open to tempt Italian food lovers. The Old Main Snack Bar and Upper Deck will undergo renovations, and students will enjoy the flexibility of several new meal plan options.

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Submitted by:  Office of Public Relations

Faculty, Staff Invited To Participate In Canisius Community Day

Canisius faculty and staff are invited to participate in Canisius Community Day on Saturday, April 16 from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. and perform community service at non-profit organizations in the city of Buffalo.

Dave Koenig, computer support specialist III/ITS, at St. Monica’s Scholars Program (Jesuit Middle School) during the November 2010 Community Day.  Koenig triaged the computers in the library and returned to the school later to follow-up on his work.

Space is limited so please sign-up by Friday, April 11.  Lunch will be provided.

To view a photo essay that captures the spirit of Canisius Community Day and for more information, click here.

Submitted by:  Joe Van Volkenburg, assistant to the director of campus ministry, campus ministry

Human Rights Conference Explores Sudan Issues

A lecture entitled “Civil War, Genocide, Peace and Secession: The Current Situation in Sudan” by John Prendergast, co-founder of “The Enough Project,” will be given during the ninth annual Human Rights Conference on Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge.  This lecture is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by Canisius College Amnesty International, International Affairs Society, Justice in Action, William H. Fitzpatrick Institute of Public Affairs and Leadership, and NYSUT.

“The Enough Project” is an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity.  An activist with more than 25 years of experience promoting peace and working to secure recognition of human rights for all in Africa, Prendergast is one of the few experts on the situation in Darfur, Sudan, the Congo and Uganda.

Prendergast has worked for the White House under President Bill Clinton, the State Department, UNICEF, Human Rights Watch, International Crisis Group and the US Institute of Peace.  An author/co-author of 10 books, Prendergast has been a visiting professor at countless colleges and universities including Stanford University, Columbia University, and the American University in Cairo, and has been awarded six honorary doctorates.  He is also a board member of Not On Our Watch, an organization founded by George Clooney, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle and Brad Pitt, which aims to end human rights violations.  Most recently, Prendergast launched the Satellite Sentinel Project with Clooney to raise awareness of combustible regions in order to prevent conflict and human rights abuses through the use of satellite imagery.

For more information, contact the Office of Campus Ministry at Ext. 2420.

Submitted by:  Sarah Signorino, associate campus minister, campus ministry

Outlook Workshops For April

The following MS Outlook workshops are scheduled for this month and are limited to six participants:

Outlook Web Application (OWA) for PC and Mac
When ITS upgraded to the latest version of Exchange 2010, they provided significantly expanded capabilities for both platforms.  OWA now supports the major browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and the new Google Chrome browsers.  For workshop dates, times, and to make a reservation, click here.

Inbox Magic: Taking Control Of Your Inbox
This advanced workshop demonstrates easy ways to empty a stuffed inbox, archive important mail, get rid of spam, and unsubscribe from unwanted email.  For workshop dates, times, and to make reservations, click here.

Outlook Calendaring
This is another advanced workshop that demonstrates the effective use of the Outlook calendar.  It will include arranging meetings, sharing calendars, setting permissions, and viewing schedules.  For workshop dates, times, and to make reservations click here.

All classes are held in the Wehle Technology Center ITS Conference Room (WT-106) and are one hour in length.  If a checkbox in the Doodle survey is not active or clickable, it means that the maximum number of participants has been reached.

Submitted by:  Joseph F. Rizzo, academic technology specialist, ITS/FacTS Center