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Campus Candid

If you’re on the Canisius campus during the semester, you might notice a few faculty, staff and students celebrating “Bow-Tie Tuesday.” Malik Stubbs ’17, a political science major, is bringing that tradition to the White House this summer. Stubbs is currently interning at the Youth and College Division of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at its national headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland.


Submitted by: Jennifer Herrmann, assistant dean for new students

Canisius Hosts Inaugural “Be the Light”

Local high school students had the chance to ask difficult questions about their faith and the moral dimensions relevant to the modern-day challenges they encounter, at Canisius College’s inaugural Be the Light Youth Theology Institute.

Hosted from July 5 – 10, the six-day faith leadership experience brought rising sophomore and junior high school students to campus to deepen their understanding of themselves as people of God.

“The Be the Light Institute introduces high school students to what the Jesuits call ‘a faith that does justice,’ namely Catholic philosophy and theology viewed through the lenses of Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy,” explains Stephen Chanderbhan, PhD, director of the Youth Theology Institute.

Click here to learn more about the faith leadership experience and how it influenced the lives of participants.

Submitted by: College Communications

Pokémon Go


Before you set out on a Pokémon Go adventure, please take a minute to review the following basic safety tips.

  • Be aware of your surroundings. Don’t go anywhere that you wouldn’t normally feel safe.
  • Don’t play alone.
  • Let your roommate know you are going out to play.
  • Pay attention when you are playing the game. Be alert at all times.
  • Don’t play during classes or go to places that would cause major disruption or that are not appropriate (police stations, hospitals, private property, cemeteries, churches and chapels)
  • Don’t Pokémon and drive.

Submitted by: College Communications