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Former Orlando Magic Coach to Speak

Stan Van Gundy, an assistant basketball coach at Canisius under Nick Macarchuk and former NBA boss with both the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic, will be the guest speaker at the season’s first Cage Club Luncheon, December 4. The event will take place from Noon to 1:30 pm at the Buffalo Hyatt Regency. Cost is $25.00 and reservations can be made at or by calling 888-2885. Golden Griffin head mentor Jim Baron will also talk about this year’s team.

In addition to speaking with the Cage Club, Van Gundy will address Canisius College student-athletes that evening from 7-8:30 pm at the Montante Cultural Center.

For additional information, call 888-2977.

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

Canisius Care Open Enrollment Meetings

Open Enrollment for Canisius Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Open Enrollment for Canisius Care will begin on November 14 and run through December 7. A Representative from Independent Health will be here for open enrollment meetings on Tuesday, November 27 in Regis South and Wednesday, November 28 in Student Center Conference Room #205. Meetings will be held on both days at 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

There is a change for 2013: The maximum allowable for the Unreimbursed Medical Account is reduced from $4,000.00 to $2,500.00. This is a requirement of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Account – also known as health care reform.

Anyone wishing to enroll for 2013 must complete an enrollment form and return the form to Human Resources. Enrollment forms can be found at or in the Human Resources Office.

Current participants in the plan please note: An Enrollment form MUST be completed for 2013.
DO NOT discard your PowerPay card. PowerPay cards are reloaded at the end of 2012 with your 2013 election.

If you do not wish to re-enroll, email Dawn Rotterman at stating that you are declining for 2013.

If you have any questions, regarding Canisius Care Flexible Spending Accounts, please contact Human Resources at extension 3151 or email Dawn Rotterman at

Submitted by: Dawn Rotterman, human resources associate

Course Merge Requests

Are you interested in having your courses merged in ANGEL for the spring 2013 semester? (Merge means that you combine two or more sections of a course into one). If the answer is yes, simply submit an email to as soon as possible.

In the email include the following:
Instructor name- first and last (example Bea Merry)
Courses to be merged- course code and course number (example EDC 121 and EDC 234)

Submitted by: Jodi Moore, academic technology specialist, ITS

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Applications Available

Please consider nominating a worthy senior or junior for Who’s Who Among Students. Information about qualifications, including an application, can be found at

If you have any questions call Brian Smith, director of leadership development at X 2190 or email here.

Submitted by:  Brian Smith, director of leadership development, campus programming & leadership development