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Town Hall Meeting Today

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting with President John J. Hurley today, October 13. The meeting will be held in the Grupp Fireside Lounge of the Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

President Hurley will discuss the latest developments at Canisius and answer questions. As always, attendees are invited to pose questions at the microphone or may write questions on index cards, which will be collected during the meeting and presented to President Hurley.

Additional Town Hall meetings will be held on Monday, November 23, 2015, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 and Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

Submitted by: Laura Montaro, executive associate to the president

“The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code”

The Department of Philosophy and the Ethics & Justice Programs present “The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code” on Thursday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Lyons Hall 418. This 60-minute documentary film surveys the impact of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery from an Indigenous perspective. John Kane, from the “Let’s Talk Native” radio show will host the film and provide a question and answer segment afterwards.

The event is free and open to the public. For information, please contact Adam Fix at, Deacon Newhouse at, or call the Department of Philosophy at Ext. 2320.

For more information, view the flyer here.

Submitted by: Deanna N. Pavone, administrative associate, philosophy

Bundle Up Buffalo 2015

Campus Ministry is supporting Jericho Road Community Health Center this month by collecting cold weather gear for refugees who arrive unprepared for the harsh winter conditions of Western New York.

Please look in your closets over the next few weekends for any new or gently used:

  • Coats
  •  Boots
  •  Scarves
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Hats
  • Blankets

Drop off items to Campus Ministry’s main office (OM 207) by Wednesday, October 21.

Submitted by: Luanne Firestone, associate campus minister, campus ministry

The Dynamic of Grace and Incarnation at Play in the Spiritual Exercises

The Buffalo Chapter of the Jesuit Collaborative presents Kevin O’Brien, SJ, vice president for mission and ministry at Georgetown University, retreat director and author of the book The Ignatian Adventure: Experiencing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius in Daily Life.

The event will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Canisius College Science Hall Commons.

The cost is $10.00. Please bring a brown bag lunch and RSVP by Saturday, October 17 by calling 716-759-6893 Ext. 175 or Email: For further information, please contact Tom Colgan, SJ, at Ext. 2420 or

Submitted by: Barb Wozniak, administrative associate, campus ministry

Canisius Presents Lecture by Mining Injustice Solidarity Network

Canisius College will present “Environmental Solidarity: Injustices and transnational mining operations in Latin America,” from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Monday, October 26 in the Science Hall Commons. A presentation will be given by members of the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network, a Toronto-based activist group that educates about unfair practices of Canadian mining companies. The group will discuss their work to resist exploitation and build environmental justice.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Canisius College Department of Campus Ministry, the Department of Latin American Studies, the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the WNY Peace Center.

For more information, contact Terry Bisson, PhD, professor of mathematics and statistics, at Ext. 2497.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication