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Johnson is Sworn In

Administrators, faculty, staff and students were in attendance last week to see Wil Johnson be sworn in as the new director of public safety for Canisius College.“I know he will do a great job,” said Gary Everett. “I can already tell he has a great feel for campus law enforcement after his 30-plus years of service in Rochester.”

Also in attendance was Kimberly Beaty, deputy commissioner, Buffalo Police Department and Carmen Menza, E-District chief, Buffalo Police Department.


Wil Johnson with Gary Everett

Kim Beaty, deputy commissioner, Buffalo Police Department with Gary Everett












Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Canisius Professor Mentioned in Leading Journal

Ben Dunkle, associate professor of communication studies, was recently mentioned in an article in the March/April issue of Communication Arts Interactive Annual.

Communication Arts Interactive Annual is the leading trade journal for visual communications, and the largest creative magazine in the world.

To learn more about Communication Arts, click here.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

You’re Invited to Gary Everett’s Retirement Party

Please join us on Wednesday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center as we celebrate Gary Everett’s 33 years of service to Canisius. A presentation will begin at 3:00 p.m. and is open to the entire Canisius community.

For more information contact Connie Pileri at extension 2170.

Submitted by: Connie Pileri, director, New Student Orientation/associate director, GRIFF Center for Academic Engagement

Softball to Host MAAC Championships This Week

Your Golden Griffin softball team, under the direction of first-year coach Kim Griffin, clinched the top seed for this year’s MAAC Tournament by virtue of a sweep at Rider on Sunday afternoon.

Michelle DelPrince '15

As a result, the Griffs will welcome five other teams to Buffalo for the four-day, 11-game event, which starts Wednesday afternoon. All games will be held at the Demske Sports Complex with ticket prices set at $5.00 per day.

Canisius will play its first game in the double elimination bracket at 11:30 a.m. against the winner of Wednesday’s 2:30 p.m. game between Siena and Monmouth.

Game times each day are as follows:
Wednesday, May 6 – Noon and 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 7 – 9:00 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.; 2:00 p.m.; 4:30 p.m.
Friday, May 8 – 11:00 a.m.; 1:30 p.m.; 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 9 – Noon and 2:30 pm. (if necessary)

For additional game information, visit

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