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2011 Celebration of Service Tomorrow (April 29)

The college community is invited to attend the Spring 2011 Celebration of Service ceremony tomorrow (April 29) at 3 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.

The college takes pride in the commitment of its faculty, administration and staff and will recognize those individuals who have reached 20, 25, 30, 35 or more years of service at the annual Celebration of Service ceremony. Canisius is the excellent institution it is today because these colleagues have given of their time and talents over the years. This event is a way to celebrate their success and achievements, and to honor them as well those who will be retiring from the college this year.

Please click here (Adobe Acrobat PDF) to view the 2011 list of honorees.

Submitted by: Jennifer Skowron, generalist, human resources

Reminder: Memorial Mass, Eulogies For Mel Schroeder Saturday (April 30)

A memorial mass for Mel Schroeder, associate professor of English, will take place Saturday (April 30) at 5 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.  Following the service, there will be a reception in the Grupp and Regis Rooms.  All are welcome to join his family and friends in this celebration of his life and his 48 years of service to the Canisius community.

Submitted by:  Rev. John Bucki SJ, director, campus ministry

Last “Teaching Tea” Today (April 28)

The Center for Teaching Excellence will hold its final “Teaching Tea” today (April 28) from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room.  This week’s topic is open and is whatever people want to talk about.  Just come out, commiserate, brag or take a break.

For more information, contact Pat Coward at Ext. 3720.

Submitted by:  Patricia Coward, PhD, director, Center for Teaching Excellence

Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble Concert

The Canisius College Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble perform its final concert of the semester Saturday (April 30) at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.  Paul D. Biddle directs the Concert Band in a performance of Gustav Holst’s Second Suite for Military Band, a staple in the Concert Band repertoire, as well as newer works by Samuel Hazo and Hanz Zimmer.  The Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dave Schiavone, will perform a mix of jazz and Latin jazz works.  This performance is free and open to the public.  For more information, call the Music Office at Ext. 2536.

Submitted by:  Ellen Barnum, assistant director, ArtsCanisius