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Online Education Task Force Meeting Review

For those who were unable to attend yesterday’s campus meeting on online education, but would like to review the materials that were presented and submit feedback, the Task Force on Online Education (TFOE) invites you to visit its Angel page by clicking here.  The drafts for Policies for Conducting Online Education, the State of Online Education at Canisius, and proposed resources needed are posted there, along with a drop box where you can submit comments and suggestions.  A video of the meeting also will be posted as soon as it is available.

The TFOE appreciates all of the thoughtful feedback received at yesterday’s forum and encourages additional input from students, faculty and staff as the TFOE continues to refine its work.

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

Be Featured In A NY Times Pictorial

The New York Times is currently accepting submissions for its college experience pictorial to be published later this Spring.  All Canisius College students are encouraged to participate in this event to submit photos that best illustrate and reflect their Canisius College experience.

For more information, click here (  The deadline for photographs is Friday, March 9.

Submitted by:  Keri Del Vecchio, assistant director, web services

Hispanic Women Leaders of Buffalo Luncheon (March 5)

Canisius College presents Hispanic Women Leaders of Buffalo Luncheon on Monday, March 5 at 11:30 a.m. in the Faculty Dining Room, Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center, First Level. Bring a lunch and hear stories about women that are Latinas and leaders. Make business connections and enjoy good conversation. The event is free and open to the public.

The event is co-sponsored by the department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures and the Women’s Studies Program. For more information, contact Richard Reitsma at Ext. 2408 or

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

John Borelli Lecture (March 5)

The Joseph J. Naples Conversations in Christ & Culture Lecture Series presents John Borelli, PhD, on Monday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Regis North.

Borelli is a special assistant for interreligious initiatives to the president of Georgetown University, and has been an advisor to organizations and institutions promoting ecumenical and interreligious relations. This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Timothy Wadkins, PhD, at or Ext. 2824.

Submitted by:  Marilyn Tokarczyk, administrative associate, religious studies

Blinking Voicemail Message Indicator Light

Do you have a blinking voicemail message indicator light that won’t go away? It’s likely you have a stray message on the new Unity voicemail system. Call the ITS Helpdesk at Ext. 8340 and they’ll work with you to review and clear the message. Please provide the Helpdesk with your name, extension and department when you call.

Submitted by:  Frank Kirstein, director of computer infrastructure, ITS