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Griffs and Purple Eagles Battle Tonight

Griffin Week comes to a conclusion this evening (Tuesday, February 24) with a blockbuster doubleheader scheduled at the Koessler Center. The Canisius women and men meet their Monteagle Ridge nemesis in a pair of nationally-televised contests on espn3.

The women tip off the festivities at 5 p.m., while the men meet at 8 p.m. Your Canisius women are coming off a big win this past Sunday against Monmouth, while the men clinched a first round MAAC tournament bye with thrilling road wins at Siena and Quinnipiac.

Limited tickets remain so if you plan to attend, reserve your seats in advance by calling 888-2885.

For additional game information, visit


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

Seats Available for Mini-MBA

The Center for Professional Development has five seats open for Canisius employees to participate in its Mini-MBA. The program starts on Monday, March 2 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the CPD.

The Mini-MBA is a comprehensive management development program that provides training in the most current and relevant areas in today’s business environment. This program cultivates a fundamental understanding of the primary functions of management and builds a foundation for participants to understand how an organization operates as a whole.

The program is designed for professionals who wish to gain a competitive edge over their business peers through the development of leadership skills and overall business acumen. Past participants make up a wide variety of industries so all are encouraged to attend.

For more information on this program, go to or contact the CPD at Ext. 8490 to register by 2/27/15.

Submitted by: Colleen Lyons, director of programs, CPD

Soup with Substance

Paul Waldau, PhD, professor of animal behavior ecology and conservation, and Rev. Tom Colgan, S.J., campus minister, will discuss Inclusive Christian Spirituality: Ecology and Animals on Wednesday, February 25 at 12:00 p.m. in the Regis Room North of the Student Center. The event will include food, some input, some discussion by those wanting to share and some fun.

Sponsored by Canisius Campus Ministry, ISHAR (Institute for Human-Animal Relations), the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Mission and Identity, and the Department of Religious Studies and Theology.

A free, light luncheon will be served.

Submitted by: Barb Wozniak, administrative associate, Campus Ministry

Library Workshops

Whether you are new to the library or simply looking to brush up on your skills, the library’s Academic Workshops offer something for everyone.  Database searching, research assistance and citations are just a few of the workshops available to the campus community.  Freshman students taking GRIFF 101 can participate and earn Academic Workshop credits!

All workshops are offered in the Library Learning Center.  The following is a list of what is being offered and when:
Citation Frustration: One of the most time consuming and often confusing parts of the research process is properly citing sources. Let us help you make citation less annoying. This session will share formatting tips and  tools that help to create citations, determine source type and format bibliographies. This session will save you a ton of time!
Friday, February 27, 12-1pm
Monday March 2, 7-8pm
Friday March 6, 12-1pm
Friday March 20, 1-2 pm
Monday March 23, 7-8pm

The “Find Articles” Assignment: You need to find articles for your assignment. How do you even do that? This session will help you select appropriate databases, identify various types of articles and find the resources you need for your specific assignment – in record time!
Friday, February 27, 11-12pm
Friday March 6, 1-2pm
Monday March 9, 7-8pm
Friday March 20, 12-1pm
Monday March 30, 7-8pm

So You Have to Write a Paper: Research Coach: Just tell us what you need – finding sources like books, articles or websites, choosing a topic. This session will provide general research assistance that is geared toward exactly what you need when you need it.
Friday, February 27, 1-2pm
Friday March 6, 2-3pm
Friday March 20, 11-12 pm
Friday, April 17, 12-1pm
Friday, April 17, 1-2 pm
Friday, April 17, 2-3 pm

For more information on the Academic Workshops, contact Lisa Sullivan ( Ext. 8403 or Jessie Blum ( Ext. 8404

Submitted by Lisa Sullivan, Library