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Former Investment Executive, White-Collar Criminal Talks “Lessons From Prison”

Former investment executive and white-collar crimintal Justin Paperny will visit campus on Wednesday, September 26 at 4:30 p.m. in the Regis Room, to discuss “Lessons from Prison.”

Paperny was released from federal prison in 2009 after serving an 18-month sentence for conspiracy to commit securities fraud. He now uses his experiences to educate others on the perils associated with white-collar crime.

To learn more about Paperny’s visit, click here.

Submitted by Marketing and Communication.

Canisius Awarded $285,000 from NSF

The Major Research Instrumentation Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Canisius College $285,000 for the purchase of a 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer.

This state-of-the-art chemical instrument will be used by chemistry and biochemistry faculty and students to enhance research, research training and education.

Nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers are the most important and versatile instruments available for chemists and biochemists who study the structures of synthetic and biological molecules.

To learn more about how this innovative new technology will be used at Canisius, click here.

Submitted by Marketing and Communication.

E-mail Retention Workshop and More

Information Technology Services has planned a series of workshops that address some of the contemporary needs of our faculty and staff. We are offering workshops in the following areas:

  • The new E-mail retention policy and how to tame your inbox
  • Online and blended course development workshops
  • New to Mac courses for new users

To register for one or more of these workshops please go to the Online Workshop Registration form. Hope to see your there.

Submitted by Joseph F. Rizzo, academic technology specialist

Canisius Signs Cooperation Agreement with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University

Canisius President John J. Hurley and His Excellency Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, PhD, president of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University (TAGIUNI), signed a cooperation agreement between the two institutions. TAGUINI is an accredited business college affiliated with German Jordanian University, which is run by the German and Jordanian governments in Jordan.
The agreement includes the following four online programs: Master of Science in International Business, Certificate in Educational Administration, Certificate in Educational Technologies & Emerging Media, and Certificate in Online Teaching and Training. The degrees and certificates will be awarded by Canisius but will also be co-branded and recognize the cooperation of TAGIUNI.

“This agreement affirms our interest in increasing our program enrollments from outside the United States,” said President Hurley. “This is one of the bridges we are building to extend our global reach. We are especially happy to partner with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University and participate in the wide network of contacts the organization has.”

Canisius will control admissions to the programs, student progress, and assessment. Instruction will be delivered online by Canisius faculty while TAGIUNI will recruit qualified students and provide academic services such as advisement, positive identification of students, testing, and tutoring.

Read more about the agreement here.

Submitted by Marketing and Communication.