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Canisius in the News

Sasha-Ann Simons, of Rochester’s WXXI News, recently interviewed Associate Professor of Communication Studies PJ Moskal, PhD, about how video games sparked the gamification craze and the influence of the gaming culture.

Click here to listen to Moskal’s interview.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

It’s a Busy Week for Griffs’ Winter Sports Teams

What a great week to be a Griffs fan!

Starting with tonight’s men’s basketball game against St. Bonaventure in the Koessler Athletic Center, the three winter sports teams will play a combined six games in Buffalo between Tuesday, November 24 and Sunday, November 29.

The schedule of events is listed below:

Tuesday, November 24 – MBB vs. St. Bonaventure – 7:00 p.m. – KAC
Wednesday, November 25 – WBB vs. Binghamton – 7:00 p.m. – KAC
Friday, November 27 – IH vs. Army – 4:00 p.m. – HARBORCENTER
Saturday, November 28 – MBB – 2:00 p.m. – Alumni Arena (UB)
Saturday, November 28 – IH vs. Army – 7:35 p.m. – HARBORCENTER
Sunday, November 29 – WBB vs. Bucknell – 2:00 p.m. – KAC

Discounted faculty-staff tickets are available for every game, except the one at the University at Buffalo. The KAC ticket office will be open the following hours:

Tuesday, November 24 – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 25 – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 26 – Saturday, November 28 – Closed
Sunday, November 29 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For more information, call 888-TIXX and visit

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

Early Dismissal Reminder

The college will close at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25. All but essential personnel are included in this early dismissal. Please note that the college is also closed the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 27. The college will reopen on Monday, November 30.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Submitted by: Linda Walleshauser, associate vice president, human resources