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‘Thank You’ From Jericho Road!

The Jericho Road Community Health Center would like to thank the Canisius College community for its generous donations towards the Bundle Up Buffalo Winter Outerwear Drive.

The collection was delivered to Jericho Road on Friday, October 23. It consisted of: 31 jackets, 10 sweatshirts, 9 blankets, 40 hats, 28 scarves, 32 pairs of gloves and 31 pairs of socks. These donations will help to warm the hearts and bodies of the recipients.

Submitted by: Barb Wozniak, administrative associate, campus ministry

Women’s Business Center Member is 43North Competition Finalist

Glenna Bett of Cytocybernetics, is now one of only 11 remaining finalists competing for the 43North $1 Million prize!

The Women’s Business Center recently collaborated with the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and 43North to bring “Think Big” to the community in an effort to get more women entrepreneurs involved in 43North opportunities.

Bett stated that the WBC was a great support in helping her to get to the 43North finals, as the feedback she received from a WBC pitch preparation improved her presentation.

Please vote to help Bett win the People’s Choice Award, which will earn her $10,000! Voting will end on Thursday, October 29 at 4:00 p.m.

To vote, visit:

Submitted by: Sara Vescio, executive director, women’s business center

Busy Wednesday Planned for Athletics

It will be a busy Wednesday on the athletic front this week. Both the women’s soccer and volleyball teams are hosting important conference games on October 28.

Women’s soccer closes out its regular season by trying to win its third game over the past five outings. Rider visits the Demske Sports Complex for the 4:00 p.m. clash.

At 7:00 p.m., the volleyball team tries to stay hot as they host Battle of the Bridge opponent Niagara University at the Koessler Athletic Center. The Eagles won the matchup earlier this season however, Canisius enters the fray having won three of its previous four matches.

A Canisius win would tie the Canal Cup battle at three points apiece.

For further information, visit

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

Online Course Development Workshop

Beginning on Sunday, November 1, an online course development workshop will begin for those looking to teach online at Canisius College. This five-week virtual workshop guides instructors through the online course creation process. Attendance is highly encouraged for those who intend to teach fully online, blended or hybrid courses.

Sign up now for this and other workshops offered this fall by the FacTS Center.

For more information about the Online Course Development Workshop, contact Leah MacVie at Ext. 8355.

Submitted by: Leah MacVie, instructional designer, FacTS Center

Human Resource Management for the Non-HR Manager

The Canisius College Center for Professional Development has open seats for its upcoming class Human Resource Management for the Non-HR Manager. The seminar will be on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information on this program, click here, or contact the CPD on how to register at Ext. 8490.

Submitted by: Colleen Kowtun, operations manager, CPD