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Campus Candids

Denny Strigl ’74 (left) and co-author Frank Swiatek ’65 (right) discuss their book “Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?” at the  Center for Professional Development (CPD) Taking the Lead Speaker Series.

Submitted by: Brynne Harrison, program coordinator, CPD

Canisius Celebrates Black History Month on February 27

Canisius presents “Reaching Back, Moving Forward,” an education, health and economic empowerment summit on Thursday, February 27 from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at The Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The event, in celebration of Black History Month, is sponsored by the college’s Academic Talent Search Program and is free and open to the public. The day also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Freedom March, and the 20th anniversary of Academic Talent Search at Canisius College.
8:30 a.m. – Civil Rights legend Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian leads students in a reenactment of the Freedom March. Rev. Vivian and students, grades 6 – 12, will march down Franklin Street and into the Convention Center to begin the program.
9:00 a.m. – Rev. Vivian, spiritual leader and strategist and Touré, iconic journalist, culture critic and television host, address the audience. A panel discussion will follow.
Read more about the celebration.
Submitted by: Public Relations

Counseling Center Offers Suicide Prevention Training

Students and Counseling Center staff participate in the Out of the Darkness Walk in Delaware Park, to promote Suicide Prevention

Counseling Center staff are available to conduct QPR Suicide Prevention Training for the Canisius College community. If you would like your class, department or student group to learn how to prevent suicide, contact the Counseling Center at  Ext. 2620 to schedule a training.

All members of the Canisius College community are encouraged to participate in this 90-minute suicide prevention training program. QPR is the CPR for suicide prevention. QPR stands for Question… the student about suicide, Persuade…the student to get help, and Refer…the student for help. To learn more about QPR suicide prevention training, click here (

Submitted by: Eileen Niland, director, Counseling Center