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Travel Team Training

The college rolled out its new travel policy last week (this policy can be found on the ‘Canisius Policies page, under ‘General Policies’ on myCanisius). An important aspect of this policy is the utilization of the college’s designated travel agency, The Travel Team. It is expected that the partnership with The Travel Team will achieve greater cost savings, stronger buying power and total transparency of all college related trends.

Training for the Concur Travel online booking tool is scheduled for October 11 at 10:00 a.m. in Regis South for travel arrangers (those who book travel arrangements for others). There will be a session on October 15 at 10:00 a.m. in Regis North for travelers who typically book their own travel.

Please know The Travel Team’s technology is backed by travel experts available 24/7 for any and all emergency situations. In addition, agents are available to arrange complicated travel plans. Please call Kathy Kelly at Ext. 2240 to schedule your session.

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

Milestones on Main Street: Question of the Day

This photo, taken in 1967, shows Rev. Edward B. Gillen, S.J., assistant to the president for planning, and Rev. Edward Maloney, S.J., executive vice president for academic affairs, standing in the wreckage of one of the college’s buildings.

Do you know which building it is and what happened to it?

Submit your answers on the college’s Facebook page.

 Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Workshops Offered this Week

This week, there are three “E-Mail Retention” workshops, a “New to Macs” workshop and  ANGEL Drop Box and Mission SoftChalk workshops. Additionally, there is an iPad Users Group meeting scheduled for Friday at 1:00 p.m in SH-1017. Everyone is welcome.

To register for one of the workshops, please log into your my Canisius page, click on the folder for All Applications and Services. Under Campus Services click on the link for “Workshops” and select the workshops you wish to attend.

If you have any questions, please contact Joe Rizzo at Ext. 8354 or

Submitted by:  Joseph F. Rizzo, academic technology specialist, ITS

Women’s Soccer Concludes Home Schedule

The Golden Griffin women’s soccer team hosts its final two home games of the season this weekend. Canisius will meet St. Peter’s on Friday night at 7 p.m., before lining up against Manhattan at 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. There is no admission charge.

For additional information, visit and don’t forget to follow all the Canisius sports action on Twitter @gogriffs.

Submitted by John Maddock, associate athletic director – external affairs, athletics

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney to Visit Canisius for 10th Annual Hassett Reading

Canisius College presents Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, who will read from his works on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center for the college’s 10th anniversary Hassett Reading. Heaney’s visit, which is part of the Canisius College Contemporary Writers Series, is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Seamus Heaney was born in Northern Ireland. Death of a Naturalist, his first collection, was published in 1966. Since then he has published poetry, criticism and translations that have established him as one of the leading poets of his generation. Heaney has twice won the Whitbread Book of the Year award for The Spirit Level (1996) and Beowulf (1999). In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Between 1989 and 1994 Heaney was professor of poetry at Oxford, and from 1996-2006, he was the Ralph Waldo Emerson Writer-in-Residence at Harvard University. His most recent collection is Human Chain.

Heaney’s visit to Buffalo marks the 10th anniversary of the Hassett Reading that have brought many leading Irish and Irish-American writers to Western New York, including Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, and acclaimed novelists Colm Toíbín, Sebastian Barry and Alice McDermott. The Hassett Reading is supported by the distinguished Buffalo family that includes attorneys Joseph M. Hassett ’64, PhD and Paul M. Hassett Jr. ’62.

The Contemporary Writers Series was developed by Mick Cochrane, PhD, professor of English and Lowery Writer-in-Residence at Canisius. For more information, contact Cochrane at Ext. 2662.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication