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Employment Contracts Online

Faculty contracts will be sent via email on or about April 1. Administrator contracts will be distributed in the same manner on or about May 1. A push of a button will record acceptance of the contract. No further action will be required. The process is quick and confidential, with all information recorded by the human resources department.

If you have any questions, please contact the human resources department at Ext. 2241.

Submitted by:  Deborah J. Winslow-Schaber, director, human resources

New Latin American Studies Program

A new major and minor is offered at Canisius! Students now have the opportunity to dual major or obtain a minor in Latin American Studies (LAS). This degree will not only allow students to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the Latino world, but to also build their resume and expand their career opportunities after graduation.

To learn more about the specialization in Latino and Latin American & Caribbean Studies contact Fernanda Astiz, PhD, at or visit the LAS website.

Submitted by:  Deanna N. Pavone, administrative associate, modern languages, literatures & cultures

All Invited To Spring Faculty Meeting

All faculty and staff are invited to the spring faculty meeting today (March 29) in the Grupp Fireside Lounge. Refreshments will be served starting at 3 p.m. with the program beginning at 3:15 p.m. Richard A. Wall, PhD, vice president for academic affairs, will address the state of academic affairs and answer questions.

Submitted by:  Lisa Fischer, executive associate to the vice president, academic affairs

Canisius Hosts NYS Science Olympiad This Weekend

Canisius College will host the New York State Science Olympiad on Friday, March 30 – Saturday, March 31. The visual events are open to the public and will take place on Saturday from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Koessler Athletic Center.

More than 900 students from NYS high schools will participate in the team science competition. Approximately 50 students and faculty from Canisius College will serve as hosts and greeters for the event. In addition, three Canisius faculty members will present to the Science Olympiad participants on Saturday, between 4 -5:15 p.m., in the KAC gymnasium – this is also open to the public. These presentations are:

  • “Exploring the Killer Whale Mind” – Michael Noonan, PhD
  •  “Game Development: The Convergence of Technology and Art” – PJ Moskal and Jamie O’Neil

The awards ceremony will immediately follow the presentations. Please contact Lisa Fischer at Ext. 2120 or for additional information.

Submitted by:  Lisa Fischer, executive associate to the vice president, academic affairs

VP Chats Start Today (March 28)

Faculty and staff are invited to join Canisius vice presidents for open-style, informal chats on Wednesday, March 28 and Wednesday, April 25 in the Regis Room North from noon to 1 p.m.

Ellen Conley, vice president for student affairs; Craig Chindemi, vice president for institutional advancement; Patrick Richey, vice president for business and finance; and Richard Wall, interim vice president for academic affairs will be on hand to discuss topics important to you, and answer questions you may have about the state of the college.

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