Canisius is committed to the wellness of the college community. It is difficult to make the correct food choices, especially when we are so busy. I encourage all employees to view a 15-minute presentation that provides tools to improve our eating habits.
Click here to view the Eating on the Run presentation (Duration: 15 minutes)
Let’s all make our health a priority.
Submitted by: William M. Collins, vice president, Institutional Advancement
The final Informally~Formal Chamber Recital of the year is tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. The program features the Mekinulov family in a performance of works for celli, piano and voice.
The BPO’s principal cellist, Roman Mekinulov, will be performing works for cello and piano with his father, pianist Alexander Mekinulov and works with his two children, Talia and Benjamin, who are also cellists.
The first half of the program features works by Saint-Saëns and Vivaldi. The second half of the program has an operatic theme and includes soprano Sebnem Mekinulov (wife of Roman and mother to Talia and Benjamin) singing two arias by Verdi, as well as cello transcriptions of Verdi’s arias for cello and piano. The entire family will perform Astor Pizzolla’s Oblivion to close the performance.
Tickets for this concert are $15 general admission and $7 for students, and can be purchased at the door in the Fine Arts Office (LY406) or online at canisius.edu/artscanisius-tickets.
Submitted by: Ellen Barnum, director, ArtsCanisius
There is one week left for students to submit abstracts for the eighth annual Ignatian Scholarship Day! The online student application ends Friday, March 13.
This year’s ISD will be held on Friday, April 17 in Science Hall and Christ the King Chapel. This event is an opportunity for every student to submit accomplished work from the current or previous semester for exhibit, presentation or performance in a conference environment similar to that of a learned society or organization.
In addition, Canisius College academic clubs are invited to participate with exhibits and demonstrations in Science Hall Atrium. Academic club presidents should contact Kathy Peter at Ext. 2121 for an Academic Club application.
If you would like more information on Ignatian Scholarship Day 2015, please visit the myCanisius CEEP portal at http://www.canisius.edu/academics/academic-affairs/ignatian/
Submitted by: Kathy Peter, executive associate, Academic Affairs
Your Canisius Golden Griffin hockey team will host Sacred Heart this weekend in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Hockey Championship. Games on Friday and Saturday start at 7:35 p.m., while, if necessary, the game on Sunday in the best 2 of 3 series will face off at 5:05 p.m.
Tickets are priced at $12.00 for adults and $5.00 for youth. A Family Pack is also available for $39.99, which includes four tickets and food.
If you are planning to attend the games, please note the Bandits are home Friday night and the Sabres are home on Saturday evening. To avoid parking issues and costs, please park near one of the subway stations and take the train. The KAC lot should be wide open with break starting this weekend.
For tickets, call 888-2885. Visit www.GoGriffs.com for additional information.
Submitted by: John Maddock, associate athletic director, external affairs