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Bookstore Welcomes New Textbook Manager

Follett Higher Education Group at Canisius has hired Nancy Safe as textbook manager.  Safe has extensive experience in higher education book stores and banking, and, most recently, was textbook supervisor at Follett’s University at Buffalo North Campus location.  At UB, she worked with publishers, oversaw fulfillment of online orders, and hired, trained and supervised floor staff at one of Follett’s largest stores in Western New York.  Safe will be responsible for working with faculty, assisting in the textbook adoption process, and ensuring that textbooks are ordered and received in a timely manner.  Please feel free to stop at the bookstore to meet with Safe or call her at Ext. 3256.

Submitted by:  Gary Lew, senior facilities operations manager, facilities management

Independent Health To Discuss Medicare Primary Plans

A representative from Independent Health will be on campus April 20 in Lyons Hall, Room 118 at 11 discuss Medicare primary plans.  The presentation will include an overview of the two college sponsored plans that are available to full-time faculty and staff when they retire as well as individual plans available with Independent Health.

To attend, please contact Dawn Rotterman at or Ext. 3151 by April 18.

Submitted by:  Dawn Rotterman, associate, human resources

Baseball Begins Six Game Homestand Today (April 14)

The Canisius College baseball team opens a six game homestand today (April 14) with a single game against visiting LeMoyne.  First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the Demske Sports Complex.

For additional information on today’s game and the remainder of the homestand, and/or to follow the contest pitch by pitch, visit

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

Canisius Chorale Presents Ignatian Scholarship Day Concert

The Canisius College Chorale, under the direction of Frank Scinta, will cap the college’s annual Ignatian Scholarship Day with a concert Friday (April 15) at 7 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.  The program is free and open to the public and will feature works of Mendelssohn, Lotti, Lauridsen, Bernstein, Dawson and others.  Also appearing will be the Chorale’s chamber choir, Griffinry.

Now in its 13th season, the Canisius College Chorale remains one of Western New York’s most active collegiate music ensembles.  Composed of 120 undergraduate and graduate members, the chorale regularly presents concert programs to school, church, and community audiences throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario.

Submitted by:  Frank Scinta, adjunct professor, fine arts