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Milestones on Main Street: Question of the Day

Which Canisius professor conducted extensive research into the origins of Santa Claus?

a. Frank Riga, PhD – English
b. E. Christine Moll, PhD – Counseling & Human Services
c. Timothy Wadkins, PhD – Religious Studies & Theology
d. Peter Boehm, PhD – Modern Languages

Submit your answer on the college’s Facebook page.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Holiday Shopping at the West SIde Bazaar

Canisius Enactus (formerly SIFE) will be selling handcrafts (knitwear, purses, decorative items) created by the clients served by Enactus projects at the West Side Bazaar, 25 Grant St., Tuesday, December 18 – Saturday December 22. Hours are 11:00 a.m. –  6:00 p.m., Tuesday to Friday and 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

The West Side Bazaar has 22 merchants and 4 ethnic cooks selling a variety of hand-made products. Complete your holiday shopping, meet some of our Enactus clients, and support our local community. This is Enactus’s first step towards preparing some of our clients to be business owners renting space and selling their products and services.

Submitted by: Patricia A. Hutton, professor, economics & finance

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