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Dr. Ellen Conley Highlights List of Inductees to Sports Hall of Fame

Former Vice President for Student Affairs, Ellen O. Conley, PhD, highlights a great group of inductees into this year’s Sports Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies will take place at halftime of the women’s basketball contest this Sunday afternoon at the Koessler Athletic Center. Game time is scheduled for 2 p.m. against Iona College.

A pre-game lunch honoring this year’s class will start at 11:30 a.m. at the Montante Cultural Center. To secure reservations for the lunch and game, please call 888-2703.Total cost for the lunch and game is $25. Game tickets only are $5.

Joining Dr. Conley in this year’s class are former women’s basketball great Jenel Stevens and softball pitcher Veronica Maher.

In addition, Don and Pat McMahon will receive the Rev. Paul J. Dugan S.J. Award for their decades-long commitment to supporting Canisius athletics. Fr. Dugan is expected back on campus for the ceremonies.

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

Women’s Business Center presents Facebook for Business

From the living room to the boardroom – businesses shouldn’t ignore Facebook!
Find out why millions of small businesses are already using Facebook. Learn how to take Facebook beyond your personal profile, create a business page and successfully utilize it to engage with customers!

Focusing on Facebook as a free or inexpensive marketing strategy for growing your business, this is educational and hands-on workshop will be held in the computer lab at the Canisius Center for Professional Development in Amherst on Thursday, February 5 at 5:30 p.m.-8:30 pm. Get your questions answered and start developing your own Facebook business page on the spot!

Please call Karen Burke at 888-8282 for more information and to register.

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

Canisius College Faculty Show XIII

An opening reception for an exhibition featuring works by Canisius Fine Arts faculty will be held on Friday, January 30 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. in the Gallery at Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library. Exhibitors include Tom Wolf, David Miller, Rev. Michael Tunney S.J., Maria Pabico, and Katherine Sehr.

The exhibit runs through February 9 during regular library hours.

Submitted by: Katie Sehr, gallery director, Fine Arts