Come Rain or Shine – Marketing & Communication Open House

Don’t let the wind or rain keep you from today’s Open House, hosted by the Office of Marketing & Communication. The event will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., in Lyons Hall, Room 209.

The Open House is a great opportunity to meet new team members and reconnect with the “old.” Learn more about how Public Relations, Creative Services and Web Services can help support your programs and projects. It’s also a great time to share with us important information about your latest research, news and events.

If nothing else, stop by to enjoy some refreshments and score a free T-shirt.

Hope to see you there!

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Men’s Soccer Is Home on Wednesday Afternoon

Your Golden Griffin men’s soccer team returns to home turf today (Wednesday) for a 4 p.m. match against Siena.

Canisius enters this afternoon’s action with a 1-1-1 record in league play and an overall mark of 5-4-2, while the Saints sit at 1-1 in conference action with a 5-5 mark on the season.

There is no admission charge at the Demske Sports Complex.

For more information visit gogriffs.com

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

Managing Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

Renay Moran of the Epilepsy Association of WNY (EAWNY) will give a presentation on epilepsy tomorrow evening, tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Science Hall 1053.

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder affecting about 2.5 million Americans. The mission of the EAWNY is to assist individuals and their families in coping with and adjusting to epilepsy and seizure disorders, and to enable them to lead more independent, productive and satisfying lives. Renay (M Ed.) will discuss the disorder and the programs administered by the EAWNY to meet its mission. She has been the Information Services Coordinator for Erie County for 10 years and is thedirector for the annual Maggie Lee Memorial Race that will be held October 26 at Delaware Park.

The presentation is open to the public. For more information contact Mel Crotzer at crotzerm@canisius.edu.

Submitted by: M.E. Crotzer, PhD, adjunct professor of mathematics and statistics

John Haught to speak on Christianity and Evolution

John Haught will deliver this year’s first lecture in the annual Joseph J. Naples ’41 Conversations in Christ and Culture Lecture Series. Haught’s lecture, titled, “Can Christian Theology Make Sense of Evolution?” will take place on Thursday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Grupp Fireside Lounge.

John F. Haught is Senior Fellow of Science & Religion at Georgetown University’s Woodstock Theological Center. He specializes in systematic theology but has a particular interest in issues that pertain to science, cosmology, evolution, ecology and religion. Haught is the author of hundreds of articles and 18 books, including Is Nature Enough? Meaning and Truth in the Age of Science and God After Darwin: The Theology of Evolution. His latest book is Science and Faith: A New Introduction. He testified for the plaintiffs in the Harrisburg, PA “Intelligent Design trial” (Kitzmiller et al. vs. Dover Board of Education).

Submitted by: Philip Reed, PhD, assistant professor, philosophy

TIAA CREF Representative to be on Campus

Richard Brewer, individual consultant for TIAA CREF, will be on campus Thursday, October 24 in the Student Center Executive Conference Room and Tuesday, November 5 in the Student Center Conference Room for individual counseling sessions. He will meet with individuals to review and discuss current investments, answer questions, and review their options to help meet retirement goals.

To make an appointment, contact the TIAA CREF Service and Scheduling Group at 1-800-732-8353.

For more information, please contact Dawn Rotterman at Ext. 3151.

Submitted by: Dawn Rotterman, Human Resource associate