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Discounted Tickets to Buffalo Home Show

Canisius College employees can purchase discounted tickets to the Buffalo Home Show, which runs from March 7 – 9 and March 14 – 16.

Tickets to the Home Show are normally $8.00 per person.  Canisius employees will receive a $3.00 discount when they purchase tickets online.  Simply visit  Click on “Buy Tickets” and then click on the green box that says “Save $3.00.”  Use the promo code: CANISIUS.

For more information, click here. 

Submitted by: Kathy Kelly, administrative associate, Human Resources

Canisius Hosts All-College Honors Conference

The Canisius All-College Honors faculty and students will host the ninth annual meeting of Jesuit Honors Programs, starting today, February 14 and continuing through Saturday, February 15.

The purpose of this gathering of the Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities (AJCU) is to improve Honors education and to further the Ignatian ideal of “magis”—doing and being “more.” President John Hurley will welcome the participants. Among the Canisius faculty presenters will be Drs. Robert Butler and Mick Cochrane, from the English Department. Other Canisius participants include Sr. Pat Brady, Father Patrick Lynch, SJ, and Father Michael Tunney, SJ, who will preside over Saturday evening Mass at Christ the King Chapel. AJCU president Father Michael Sheeran, SJ, will also address the conference. The conference schedule is posted on the Honors website. 

Submitted by: Jane Pope, administrative associate, Kinesiology

Jim McNicholas ’68, MS ’97 is more than a fan!

Jim McNicholas earned two degrees from Canisius, a bachelor’s degree in 1968 and a master’s degree in education in 1997. He and his wife, Dorothy, live in Buffalo and help support student success through their annual gift to the Canisius Fund.

Learn more about Jim and the Beat Niagara Challenge at

Submitted by: The Office of Alumni Engagement and the Canisius Fund