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Travel Expense Report Update

The new travel expense report, which has been very well-received, was revised October 8. To find it, go to myCanisius under College Policies. In the Policies section, click Canisius Templates. If you had downloaded and saved the original, please be sure to replace it with the revised version.

If you have any questions, please call JoAnn at x8528.

Submitted by: Joann Feary, office manager, controller’s

ArtsCanisius -Canisius Concert Band and Erie County Wind Ensemble Concert

The Canisius Concert Band, directed by Paul Biddle, and the Erie County Wind Ensemble, directed by John Maguda, will perform separately and jointly in a 5 pm concert on Saturday, October 26, 5 p.m. at the Montante Cultural Center . Free and open to the public.

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

Volleyball Hosts Dig Pink Game

Your Canisius Volleyball team will host its annual “Dig Pink” event Saturday afternoon. The Griffs host Rider at 1 pm in the Koessler Athletic Center before meeting St. Peter’s on Sunday, also at 1 p.m.

Contributions will be accepted on Saturday with proceeds benefiting the Side-Out Foundation. Side-Out awards grants to medical research organizations and entities dedicated to providing compassionate support to breast cancer patients and their families. Your participation gives youths the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of all breast cancer patients.

For additional information, visit

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

Athletic Training Club and SAAC Present Ray Ciancaglini

On Sunday, Oct. 27, the Canisius Athletic Training Club and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will welcome former professional boxer Ray Ciancaglini to campus. Ciancaglini has spoken to student-athletes, coaches and athletic trainers across New York state about post concussion and secondary impact syndromes, and last spring he was featured in a segment on ABC’s Good Morning America. A native of Geneva, NY, Ciancaglini was an aspiring middleweight boxer from 1966-74, but he now suffers from Dementia Pugilistica, also known as “Punch-Drunk” syndrome.

The event will be held in the main Koessler Athletic Center gym and will start at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the entire campus community.

Submitted by:  Matt Reitnour, director/athletic communications, athletics

Video Institute Produces October Kaleidoscope Broadcast

The Canisius College Video Institute production of the October episode of Kaleidoscope is now airing on Time Warner Cable. This 30-minute television program celebrates the religious diversity of our region, and represents collaboration between the Video Institute and the Network of Religious Communities. Kaleidoscope is re-broadcast each Friday at 6:35 pm on Time Warner Cable 20.

This episode features a story about the significance and meaning of Hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca and the largest gathering of Muslim people in the world, as well as a story about the history and religious diversity of the Hispanic Community of Western New York.

Students in the Canisius College Video Institute produce Kaleidoscope monthly under the direction of Barbara Irwin, PhD, professor of Communication Studies and co-director of the Institute, and Paula DeAngelis-Stein, COM ’86/MS ’02.

Submitted by:  Barbara J. Irwin, PhD, professor, communication studies