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Milestones on Main Street: Question of the Day

The ranks of Canisius alumni include bank presidents, government officials, medical professionals and yes, even some celebrity-types including Michael Healy ’70. Can you guess his claim to fame?

a. “The Cheetah Girls”
b. “High School Musical”
c. “Wizards of Waverly Place”
d. All of the above

Submit your answer on the college’s Facebook page.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Christmas Hours End January 11

Christmas hours end Friday, January 11.  All offices will resume regular working hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a one-hour lunch starting Monday. January 14.

Please note that the college will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

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

Payroll Tax increase for 2013

Starting with the first payroll in January you will notice a 2% increase in your social security tax. It reverts back to 6.2% that we were paying in 2010. This is not a new tax.

Submitted by:  Natalie Klyczek, payroll supervisor, controller’s office

Ongoing Website CMS Training: Location Change

The location for the ongoing website training has been changed to Science Hall 1008. The time and dates have stayed the same.

If you haven’t had a representative from your department sign up for CMS training, the web office will offer two training sessions per month, starting in December. Training will be offered the first and third Thursday of each month in Science Hall 1008 from 1-2 p.m. The month’s first training session will be for beginners, and the second will be an advanced, open-forum training, where website editors can bring questions.

Please register online here

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

ANGEL Course Merge Requests

Do you need to have 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 and beat the beginning of the semester rush. In the email include the following:

Instructor name- first and last (example Happy Winter)
Courses to be merged- course code and course number (example EDC 121 and EDC 234)
If you have any questions, please contact me, Jodi Moore here.

Submitted by: Jodi Moore, academic technology specialist, ITS