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“Why Americans Once Stood up to Organized Wealth and Power and No Longer Do”

Steve Fraser, PhD, author and professor of economic history, will speak at Canisius College on Wednesday, October 21 at 7 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge. His lecture, entitled “Why Americans Once Stood up to Organized Wealth and Power and No Longer Do,” is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is presented by The William H. Fitzpatrick Chair of Political Science Lecture Series.

Fraser is a historian, writer and editor.  He is the author of Labor Will Rule: Sidney Hillman and the Rise of American Labor; Every Man a Speculator:  A History of Wall Street in American Life; Wall Street: America’s Dream Palace; and most recently The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power.  He is the co-editor of The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order and Ruling America: A History of Wealth and Power in a Democracy.

Fraser is a Distinguished Lecturer of the Organization of American Historians.  He has taught at Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, New York University and Columbia University.

To read more about Fraser and the Fitzpatrick Speaker Series, click here.

For more information, contact the Office of Public Relations at Ext. 2790.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Battle of the Bridge Points on the Line Wednesday Night

The Battle of the Bridge rivalry with Niagara University fires up Wednesday, October 21 with both the men’s and women’s soccer teams meeting the Purple Eagles. The men’s team, fresh off a shutout win at Quinnipiac University, hosts Niagara at 7:00 p.m. while the women’s team travels north to Lewiston to meet their counterpart, also scheduled at 7:00 p.m.

The men’s game will be televised live on ESPN3.

For additional information, visit, or follow #GoGriffs.

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

Meet-the-Faculty Recital this Thursday

ArtsCanisius presents a Meet-the-Faculty Recital this Thursday, October 22, at 1:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center featuring Diane Hunger, saxophone and Elizabeth Balentine, guest piano. The duo will perform works by J.S. Bach, Roland Caravan, Erland von Koch and Maurice Whitney.

Diane Hunger is a German native who currently resides in Buffalo, NY. She holds the tenor chair in the critically-acclaimed Mana Saxophone Quartet, is a member of the duo Klang par2 and teaches saxophone at Syracuse University, Fredonia and Canisius College. Elizabeth Balentine is a sought after freelance accompanist within the Rochester community.

This concert is free and open to the public. Contact the Fine Arts Office at Ext. 2542 or visit for more information.

Submitted by: Ellen Barnum, director, ArtsCanisius

Sign up for Resumania!

Starting Monday, October 26 through Friday, October 30, local employers will be on campus to meet with students to review their resumes. This is a great opportunity to receive professional feedback and network with local employers. All undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate. Employers include Rich Products, Ingram Micro, People Inc., Teach for America, Curbell, DataSol, M&T Bank and more.

Students can sign up through their Handshake accounts. Online students can email their resumes to for review.

Submitted by: Julie Zulewski, associate director, Griff Center

Buffalo THATCamp This Weekend

On Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., D’Youville College is hosting the Buffalo area’s 2015 THATCamp. THATCamps (The Humanities and Technology Camp) are “unconferences.” They are open, collaborative, interactive workshop-style meetings at which humanists, artists and technologists of all skill levels gather to share and build skills to energize their teaching, research and artistic practice.

Friday’s line-up features a dynamic array of boot camp workshops with practitioners in a range of fields. On Saturday, all participants can propose sessions on the spot and we’ll teach and learn together.

To read about THATCamp, please click the included flyer, or visit the website at For any questions concerning THATCamp, contact Mark Gallimore at Ext. 8353.

We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

Submitted by: Mark Gallimore, academic technology specialist