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Milestones on Main Street: Question of the Day

Micheal Meeks, from the Class of 1996, is the only Canisius men’s basketball player to ever receive which of the following recognitions:

a. MAAC Tournament MVP
b. NCAA Tournament MVP
c. NIT Tournament MVP
d. All of the above

Submit your answer on the college’s Facebook page.

Bonus: Everyone who answers today’s question will be entered in a random drawing to receive Chartwell’s Bucks, redeemable at any dining location on campus!

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Christmas Hours Start Monday (December 17)

The college is pleased to announce that Christmas hours, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with one-half hour for lunch, will be in effect from Monday, December 17 through Friday, January 11. Adjustments in hours may be made where workloads require different operating hours.

Merry Christmas!

Submitted by: Deborah Winslow-Schaber, director of human resources

Canisius students experience success due to dedication and commitment of faculty and staff

Thank you to the nearly 200 committed faculty and staff who have contributed to the 2012-2013 Canisius Fund so far this year.

Your contributions totaling $70,000 have helped to augment financial aid and provide academic resources that make the Canisius experience a success by any measure.

Please take a moment to hear from accounting major, Royshawn Sessum ’12, MBA ’13, who is but one shining example of the difference your support makes. Please click here.

We look forward to thanking all donors who make their gift by January 31, 2013 with a special invitation to a recognition luncheon for faculty and staff, on February 12.

If you have not made your gift and would like to take advantage of the 2012 tax deduction , please access the form here; make a gift on our website or send your check made payable to Canisius College to the Canisius Fund,  Lyons 206. Thank you.

Submitted by: Jeanmarie Cieslica, director of Canisius Fund

iPad Users Group December Meeting

The iPad Users Group will be meeting on Friday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m. in SH-1017. Anyone interested in learning more from your peers about the types of things you can do with the iPad or other tablet products and smartphones are welcome. If you don’t have a tablet; no problem. Ask our group for their experiences to help make the right decision on what you might be looking for. Remember, Christmas is just around the corner. So find out what to tell that special Santa in your life.

The iPad Users Group meets on the second Friday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in Science Hall 1017. The purpose of this group is to share and explore the use of mobile devices on campus and off. This group is open to faculty and staff and for anyone using mobile technology or planning to do so. The group is moderated by Scott Clark and Joe Rizzo but is driven by the participants. Learn about applications, uses in education, changes in mobile technology, and the fundamentals of mobile technology.

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

6-1 Griffs Return Home on Monday

Your Golden Griffin men’s basketball team returns to the friendly confines of the Koessler Center Monday evening for their first home game in nearly four weeks. Canisius will host Longwood at 7 pm.

The Griffs are off to their best overall start in 38 years and their best conference start in 15 seasons. Guard Billy Baron was named the MAAC PLayer of the Week on Monday after the Griffs nailed a school record 17 treys in their win over Marist.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the ticket office at 888-2885. Faculty and staff receive a discount with school ID.

For additional information, visit or follow the Griffs on Twitter @gogriffs.

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