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Griffin Statue Dedication

griffinJoin the Canisius College community on Friday, September 24 from 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. outside of the Science Hall Commons for the dedication of the bronze Griffin statue during Homecoming Weekend!

This sculpture was made possible by the Class of 2016 due to a gift from the Undergraduate Student Association.  This now serves as a permanent home for alumni and students to show their Canisius pride!

Please click here to register for this event along with other Homecoming Weekend activities.

As a reminder, discounted rates of $25 (regular price $40) are available to faculty and staff who attend the Tent Party on Friday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m!

Submitted by: Cecelia Gotham, assistant director of stewardship and events, Institutional Advancement

Bookstore Sale

Stop in to the bookstore today, September 20 and Wednesday, September 21 to save big on Jansport and Champion apparel! The bookstore is taking 25 percent off all Jansport and Champion t-shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants.

We will also be taking 25% off all notebooks, binders and portfolios. So stop in and save on some of your favorite Griff gear!

Submitted by: Andrew Thomas, manager, bookstore

Apply for the Tuition Exchange and FACHEX Programs

Applications for the FACHEX and Tuition Exchange Programs for the fall 2017 semester are due by Saturday, October 15. Faculty or staff members with a minimum of three years of full-time employment at Canisius College prior to August 2017 who have a dependent who is interested must complete the Tuition Exchange application on the MyCanisius Portal using the attached directions.

For a list of schools participating in the Tuition Exchange program please visit For a list of schools participating in the FACHEX program please see attached PDF. Note that some schools participate in both programs and students will be certified for both.

The Tuition Exchange and FACHEX programs are very competitive and spots are limited. The college cannot guarantee acceptance into either program but early submission is important. Please check with the Admissions Office at the selected schools to see if additional information is required. For questions or more information, contact Sean Hudson in the Student Records and Financial Services Office at Ext. 2305 or at

Submitted by: Sean Hudson, assistant director, Student Records and Financial Services

Men’s Soccer Opens Conference Play on Saturday Night

Fresh off a weekend sweep of St. Bonaventure and Central Connecticut, the men’s soccer team opens Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) play Saturday, October 24 against Rider University. The Homecoming weekend matchup is slated for 7:00 p.m.

Canisius sits at 4-4 on the season, while the Broncs are 4-2 with victories over Villanova and Temple.

For additional information on this early season conference showdown, please visit Don’t forget to follow the Griffs on Twitter @GoGriffs.

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