New York State Assemblyman Robin Schimminger ’69, HON ’07 secured a $100,000 grant for Canisius College in the 2016-17 state budget. The grant will support and advance the Center for Professional Development (CPD) and the Women’s Business Center (WBC).
The CPD offers educational programs and services directed at workforce development, talent management and business planning. The WBC provides women entrepreneurs and small-business owners with the knowledge and skills to succeed through education, connections and community.
“Both the WBC and the CPD are important resources for Western New York residents,” said Assemblyman Schimminger, in announcing the grant.
Schimminger is chair of the Committee on Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry.
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Submitted by: Public Relations