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Canisius Alumna to Compete on Jeopardy

Canisius alumna, Lindsey Ohmit Love ’08, will compete on America’s favorite quiz show, Jeopardy, this Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. on WIVB-TV Channel 4.

Click here to view the promo that teases this week’s contestants. Lindsey is mentioned at 0:52 seconds.

Ohmit Love, a native of Eden, NY, currently resides in Washington, DC.  She is a European Studies-International Relations-French major. Love is program coordinator, European & Eurasian Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communications

Campus Candids

Lauren Preti ’18 and Matthew Simmerly ’18 have taught TJ Dulski Center students STEM activities every Tuesday afternoon throughout the school year. Some of the activities developed are about tornadoes, volcanoes, and geological strata. Great job Lauren and Matt!

Submitted by: Ann W. Wright, Ph.D., professor of biology

Check out the Baseball Team as they Host Binghamton Today

Your Canisius baseball team wraps up a lengthy home stand that saw them play 9 of 10 contests at home. Weather permitting, the contest versus Binghamton is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at the Demske Sports Complex with a 4:00 p.m. start.

The Griffs do not return home until May 2 and will play their next 14 games on the road.

For additional information, please visit

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

Be a Hero For a Day at Relay For Life

Students, faculty, and community members are invited to Canisius College’s 9th Annual Relay For Life event this Friday, April 10, from 4:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m. The 12-hour event is hosted by Colleges Against Cancer and will be held in the Koessler Athletic Center in an effort to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Relay for Life is a life-changing community event that gives everyone around the world a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.

What to Expect:

-12-hour, organized community fundraising walk
-Food, games, activities, prizes and more to provide entertainment and build camaraderie
-Teams and individuals take themed laps around a track
-Teams camp out and line up around the track with specially themed fundraising activities, items, and food
-A fun and friendly atmosphere with a chance to make a difference and save lives

Every year, the Relay For Life movement raises more than $400 million. The American Cancer Society puts these donations to work, investing in groundbreaking research for all cancer types and providing free information and services to cancer patients and their caregivers. Walk-ins and individual participants are welcome but to create or join a team, sign up here.

Be a part of something special and help make a difference in our community! See you there!

Submitted by: Alex Corbelli, vice president, Colleges Against Cancer

Attend the Spring 2015 Celebration of Service

The college community is invited to attend the 2015 Celebration of Service ceremony on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.

The college takes pride in the commitment of its faculty, administration and staff and will recognize those individuals who have reached 20, 25, 30 and 35 or more years of service at the annual Celebration of Service ceremony. Canisius is the excellent institution it is today because these colleagues have given of their time and talents over the years. This event is a way to celebrate their success and achievements and to honor them as well those who will be retiring from the college this year.

Please click here to view the 2015 list of honorees.

Submitted by: Deborah Winslow-Schaber, director, Human Resources