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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