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Canisius in the News

Our world CFA champions were featured in a Buffalo News article which ran on the front page of today’s City and Region section.  Read the article here.

From left, Golden Griffin Fund financial team members Carl Larsson '15, Ryan Zimmer '15, Matt Coad '14 MBA '16, Kevin Monheim '15 and Stephen Miller '15 (not shown) won the CFA Institute Research Challenge Global Championship.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Deborah Winslow-Schaber Accepts New Position

Congratulations to Deborah Winslow-Schaber who has accepted the position of director of human resources at Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport.  Deb’s last day at Canisius is Friday, May 22.

Deb came to the college 10 years ago, and has had an impactful career at Canisius.  She was instrumental in developing and implementing human resources programs and initiatives, most recently securing the college’s new dental plan.  She also worked diligently to develop wellness initiatives at Canisius.

Please join me in wishing Deb well in her new position. 

Submitted by Marco Benedetti, vice president for business and finance

PR Team Wins International Awards

The college’s public relations team won two 2015 Hermes Creative Awards. Hermes is an international competition administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP).

Canisius received a Gold Award for the winter 2015 issue of Canisius Magazine. Entries were judged on concept, development, writing and design.

Canisius also received a Gold Award for the 2015 Campus Guide.  Kudos to Art Director Cody Weiler for his design work on both projects.

The Hermes competition has grown to become one of the largest of its kind in the world. Winners range in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies.

Approximately 22 percent of the 6,000 entries earned a Gold Award.

Submitted by Marketing and Communication

Baseball to Host Niagara in Season Finale

Still in pursuit of a first-round bye in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament, your Canisius baseball team hosts cross-bridge rival Niagara this week in a three-game series at the Demske Sports Complex. The Griffs and Eagles tangle in a Thursday afternoon twin bill, which starts at 12:00 p.m. and then conclude their regular seasons with a single-game on Friday, May 15 which also starts at noon.

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