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MyCanisius Photo Contest

Share a picture of what “My Canisius” means to you and your photo could be featured on the MyCanisius login page. To enter your picture into the contest email your photo to Select photos will be uploaded to the Canisius College Facebook page where family and friends can vote by liking their favorites. The photos with the most likes will be featured on the login page.

Please name your jpeg photo file “yourfullname_phototitle.jpg” All entries must be submitted through your valid canisius email account. Only one photo submission per person. Photo submissions are due by October 3.

Submitted by: David Courtney, director of web services

Peace activist to speak tonight

American peace activist Kathy Kelly will present “Seeing Through the Smoke Screen: The Path to Peace in Afghanistan” tonight at 7 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge. The event is free and open to the public.

Kelly’s talk is sponsored by Peace and Justice Studies, International Relations, Campus Ministry and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice.

For more information, please contact Erin Robinson, PhD, at

Submitted by: Maureen Kanczak, administrative associate, sociology, anthropology, criminal justice

Mark Twain @ ALB Library Today

Mike Randall, WKBW-TV Channel 7 meteorologist shares his award-winning Mark Twain impersonation as the finale of Banned Book Week, today, in the ALB Library. This event is open to the entire Canisius Community.

“Mark Twain” on “Mark Twain” will include readings from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and commentary on Twain’s experience as a “censored” author and journalist. Read-Out participants will share excerpts from other banned, challenged or censored book.

The final event of the ALB Library’s Annual Banned Book Week begins at 11:30 a.m. on the library’s 1st floor. We’ll Read-Out until all readers are heard.

For more information, please contact Kathleen DeLaney, archivist & special collections librarian at

Submitted by: Kathleen DeLaney, archivist/reference librarian

Graduate Open House and Brunch

The Office of Graduate Admissions will host a Graduate Open House and Brunch for current and prospective students on Saturday, October 26 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Chester HON ’01 and Diane Stranczek Commons of Science Hall.

Canisius faculty and admissions officers will be on hand to meet with students and discuss their interests in the college’s graduate degree and certificate programs. Financial Aid staff will also be in attendance to answer questions and help individuals navigate financing plans. Student-led campus tours will be offered throughout the event.

For more information, or to register for the Graduate Open House and Brunch, call 716-888-2545, email, or visit

Submitted by: Michael R. George, director of enrollment communications and technology

ArtsCanisius -Informally Formal Concert – October 1

ArtsCanisius presents the first Informally Formal concert of the year on Tuesday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. Informally Formal is part of “The BPO on Campus” series. Performers Robert Hausmann, cello, Martha Malkiewicz, bassoon, and Jane Cary, harpsichord will present a concert featuring works by Mozart, Couperin, Bozza and others. Light refreshments will be served.

Tickets ($15 general admission and $7 students) may be purchased at the door. Open parking available during the concert in all lots except Loyola Hall.

For more information, please call the Canisius Fine Arts Office at 716-888-2542, write to, or visit us at

Submitted by: Martha Malkiewicz, ArtsCanisius co-director