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Open Networking at the Women’s Business Center

Kick off your new year with this unique and dynamic networking session on Wednesday, January 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.! Open networking is a fantastic opportunity to make new contacts, teach and learn all at one event! Come and share your best business growth tip and learn best practices from the group about what has helped to propel their business. Remember to bring plenty of business cards, and a guest! There is no charge to attend this networking session call 888-8282 to register.

Submitted by: Karen Burke, administrative associate, Women’s Business Center

Academic Talent Search Black History Month Event

Academic Talent Search is planning their annual Canisius College, Black History Month event. They are asking you to Save the Date –Thursday, February 26, 2015.

The theme last year was Reaching Back, Moving Forward – Celebrating Twenty Years of the Academic Talent Search/ Trio Program—An Education, Health, and Economic Empowerment Summit. We featured keynote speakers: spiritual leader and strategist for the Civil Rights Movement Rev. Dr. CT Vivian, and iconic journalist, culture critic, and TV host Touré, among others.

In previous years, we featured award-winning authors Barbara A. Seal-Nevergold and Peggy Brooks-Bertram, nationally-known inspirational speakers and authors of The Pact; The Three Doctors, Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt, and George Jenkins, awarding-winning actor, bestselling author and philanthropist Hill Harper, and investigative journalist, social activist, political commentator and author, Jeff Johnson.

These committed professionals focus on making the world a better place, sharing their story, and shedding light on the issues that matter most. They are an inspiration to all, especially young persons who are economically disadvantaged and at-risk. The emphasis of these talks will be to highlight the cultural, economic, educational and health issues critical to the students they serve, their families, and the communities where they live.

This year on Thursday, February 26, they expect it to be as impactful. The program is free to the public and located at Zion Dominion Global Ministries, 895 N. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221. In addition to these talks on February 26, they will host a VIP reception and book-signing event held the evening before.

Highlighting our program, ATS will have workshops and informational stations set up from various organizations consisting of educational opportunities, career choices, financial literacy, mental health, wellness, and other topics.

The Academic Talent Search Program of Canisius College is one of five federally funded Trio programs established under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. ATS serves approximately 600 youths recruited from area schools and community service organizations. The program provides educational, social, and career support services as well as co-curricular and cultural enrichment experiences.

Canisius College ATS Program is proud to host inspirational role models that bring an inspiring message to the young people of Buffalo and encourage them to pursue their own dreams and goals.

For more information and to RSVP for this event contact Elizabeth P. Caffee, in the Talent Search Department at 888-3280

Submitted by: Debbie LaBounty, administrative associate, Talent Search

The Dome: Off Until After New Year

Your favorite daily newsletter is going on hiatus over the holidays.

The Dome will publish its last issue of the year on Tuesday, December 23. It’ll be back after the New Year: The Dome will publish once during the week of January 5 on Wednesday, January 7 so have your submissions in by Tuesday, January 6. The daily Dome schedule will resume with the start of classes on Monday, January 12.

Until then, may you have the Merriest of Christmas’ and a Happy and Healthy New Year!

Submitted by Marketing & Communication

Plenty of Holiday Hoop Action on Tap in the KAC

Even though the students are on break and many offices are closed, there will be plenty of activity in the Koessler Center the next couple of weeks.

Here is the schedule, should you be looking for some quality and inexpensive entertainment and/or are looking for some reasons to get you and the family out of the house. For tickets, call 716-888-2885, or get more information at

On behalf of Canisius athletics we wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and we hope to see you at a game here shortly.

Women’s Home Schedule:
Monday – December 29 – Canisius vs. U/Buffalo – 7 p.m. [Big 4 Battle]

Men’s Home Schedule
Tuesday – December 30 – Canisius vs. Missouri-Kansas City – 7 p.m.
Friday – January 2 – Canisius vs. Monmouth – 7 p.m. [MAAC Home Opener]
Sunday – January 4 – Canisius vs. Manhattan – 2 p.m.

$5.00 off coupons in The Buffalo News for the January 2 and Jananyary 4 games.

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