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Canisius in the News

The Huffington Post reported on new research published by Christy Hoffman, PhD, assistant professor of animal behavior. The research examined “black dog syndrome,” which describes the difficult time dark-colored dogs are thought to have making it out of shelters and into homes.

Hoffman’s research looked at four years of adoption data from two animal shelters in the Pacific Northwest to see how black dogs fare compared to dogs of other demographics. Her results found that black dogs actually have shorter shelter stays when compared to different colored dogs.

Click here to read The Huffington Post story in its entirety.

Submitted by: Marketing and Communication

Dianna Civello a Finalist for ATHENA Award

Congratulations to Dianna Civello, associate vice president for advancement. Dianna is one of five finalists for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2016 ATHENA Leadership Award.

The ATHENA Awards honor individuals in the community who have achieved the highest level of professional excellence, contribute time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, and actively assist others – particularly women – in realizing their full leadership potentials.

Dianna will be recognized at a luncheon in March 2016 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Congratulations Dianna! Well deserved!

Submitted by: Bill Collins, vice president, institutional advancement

TIAA CREF Representative on Campus in January

Greg Tedone, financial consultant for TIAA-CREF, will be on campus Tuesday, January 12 in the library conference room for individual counseling sessions.  He will meet with individuals to review and discuss current investments, answer questions and review options to help meet retirement goals.

To schedule an appointment, contact the TIAA CREF Service and Scheduling Group at 1-800-732-8353.

Submitted by: Dawn Rotterman, benefits specialist, human resources

Bookstore Clearance

All “ugly sweater” sweatshirts and long sleeves tees are now 25 percent off! Get into the holiday spirit and have some festive fun while showing off your Canisius spirit. Ugly sweater tees are now only $18.99 and sweatshirts are $26.99!

Submitted by: Andrew Thomas, manager, book store