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Campus Candids

Senior Digital Media Arts Major Patrick  Kesterson ’15 designs a character for his video game during the Global Game Jam at Canisius on Saturday at Science Hall. Co-hosted by the Digital Media Arts Program and Buffalo Game Space, Global Game Jam at Canisius was part of a 48-hour long worldwide game design event and included an interactive video game display.

Canisius in the News

Communication Studies Professor Barbara Irwin, PhD, served as anchor guest on NPR discussing the modernization of daytime soap operas as they struggle to stay relevant.  Click here to listen.


E. Christine Moll, PhD, chair of counseling and human services, talks about how to have a purposeful life after retirement in “Everyday Health.”  Read about it here.

The Global Game Jam that Canisius co-hosted with Buffalo Game Space was covered by several local media outlets. Click here to read The Buffalo News story.

Click here to watch the Time Warner News story.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

FacTS Workshops: Google Drive and Desire2Learn

This semester, the FacTS Center is offering the following workshops that help you save time by using internet tools for teaching, research or administrative duties.

Where it Should Be: An Introduction to the Online Cloud for Faculty and Staff

This workshop introduces web-based storage, sharing and collaboration using Google Drive. Store and share files in a secure internet location, easily accessed and updated from multiple devices. Use Google’s online word processor, spreadsheet and other tools to easily collaborate with colleagues on and off campus.

Desire2Learn: Our Learning Management System

We offer several workshops devoted to Desire2Learn, covering different tools and possibilities. These include sessions on getting started in D2L, the Content and Discussions areas, and the Gradebook and Dropboxes tools. With D2L, you no longer have to spend so much time making photocopies or lugging around all that paper!

To see and sign up for our currently scheduled workshops, just click here.

Submitted by: Mark Gallimore, academic technology specialist, ITS

2014 W-2

Electronic W2’s are available to view and print on My Canisius.

If you choose to receive a paper copy W2, please pick them up in the Payroll Office, OM 009, between 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. starting today, January 26, otherwise they will be mailed on Friday, January 30.

Submitted by: Natalie Klyczek, payroll supervisor, Controller’s Office