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Feast of St. Francis

In honor of the Feast of St. Francis on Sunday, October 4 Campus Ministry will have a blessing of pets at the 8:30 p.m. mass in Christ the King Chapel. You may bring your pet, a photo of your pet or a stuffed animal.

For more information, contact Barb Wozniak in Campus Ministry at Ext. 2420.

Submitted by: Barb Wozniak, administrative associate, campus ministry

Volleyball Hosts Two Games

Your Canisius volleyball team returns to the Koessler Athletic Center this weekend for a pair of MAAC contests. The Griffs host Marist on Saturday, October 3 before meeting Siena on Sunday afternoon. Both matches start at 1:00 p.m.

For additional information visit

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

Hockey at the HARBORCENTER

It’s time for Canisius hockey! Your Golden Griffins open play on Sunday, October 4, with an exhibition contest versus the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Game time at the HARBORCENTER is scheduled for 4:05 p.m.

Canisius opens its regular season Saturday, October 10 when Penn State comes to town.

Individual and season tickets are currently on sale. Call 888-TIXX to purchase. For additional information, visit

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

First ACAC Meeting Wednesday

The Academic Computing Advisory Committee (ACAC) will hold its first meeting Wednesday, October 7 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the President’s Board Room.  Future meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of each month during the fall and spring semesters.

ACAC consists of faculty, the FacTS Center and ITS administrators. Staff from all academic departments and programs are encouraged to participate. Meeting attendees do not need to be ACAC members! Participants discuss campus information technology issues and investigate possibilities for supporting academics with digital tools and web resources.

Charles Wigley, PhD, professor of communication studies, serves as chair of the ACAC. Join us for an enjoyable and productive discussion!

Submitted by: Mark Gallimore, academic technology specialist