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Dr. Julie Henry, Dr. Barbara Burns, Dr. M. Fernanda Astiz, Principal Leslie Bennett (Armor Elementary), Mrs. Linda Murray, Dr. Kathleen Kreis and Dr. David Farrugia (not-pictured) are all recipients of the 2014 School of Education and Human Services Dean’s Exceptional Achievement Award. Faculty, staff and a community partner were honored for their contributions to the School of Education and Human Services.

Submitted by: Tracy Callaghan, executive associate to the dean, School of Education and Human Services

Soup with Substance Rescheduled

Fr. Tom Colgan


On Wednesday, April 2 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., Campus Ministry and ISHAR (Institute for Human-Animal Relations) will co-sponsor a free presentation entitled “Spirituality, Animals and Ethics” by Dr. Paul Waldau (of ABEC and the Anthrozoology Graduate Program) and Father Tom Colgan of Campus Ministry.

Dr. Paul Waldau

Come to Regis South to enjoy the soup, the presentation, and the wide-ranging discussion that is sure to follow.

Submitted by: Barb Wozniak, administrative associate, Campus Ministry

Women’s Lacrosse Hosts Marist Wednesday Afternoon

Your Golden Griffin women’s lacrosse team, in pursuit of a fourth straight league championship, hosts Marist in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference contest Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. The Griffs enter the game with a 5-4 mark overall and a 1-0 league record. This will be Marist’s first conference game however they posted the best non-conference record in the MAAC winning six of eight non-league battles.

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Submitted by: John Maddock, associate director, Athletics

Independent Health to Discuss Medicare Advantage Plans

A representative from Independent Health will be on campus to discuss Medicare Advantage plans. The presentation will include an overview of the two college-sponsored plans that are available to full-time faculty and staff when they retire. Individual plans that are available through Independent Health will also be reviewed. The presentation will be on Tuesday, April 8 in the Student Center Conference Room at 10:30.

If you wish to attend, please contact Dawn Rotterman at or at Ext. 3151 by April 3.

Submitted by: Dawn Rotterman, associate, Human Resources

CEO Speaker Series: Chris Stevens, Co-Founder of Keurig

Please join us April 10 in welcoming the co-founder of Keurig, Chris Stevens, as he speaks to the Canisius College community about his life in the coffee industry and beyond. Stevens’ created the company that revolutionized the coffee industry. He also worked for Anheuser-Busch, Procter & Gamble, and even time as a broadcaster/actor. His presentation will not be all about business: Stevens believes in giving back to the community and teaching young minds about entrepreneurial and social values. He is currently a professor at the University of Notre Dame.

April 10, 5:00 PM in the Montante Cultural Center
Tickets: $2 pre-sale; $3 at the door
All proceeds to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Submitted by: Dr. Ji-Hee Kim, associate professor and director, Entrepreneurship, Faculty Advisor of CEO(Canisius Entrepreneurs Organization), Department of Management