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James Gottstine MBA ’95, chief operating officer of Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation, joined students for a Lunch and Learn discussion on Wednesday, September 21. Students from all class years and majors participated in an engaging discussion about careers, real estate development and the Buffalo renaissance.


The Griff Center for Academic Engagement sponsors the monthly Career Lunch and Learn Series to provide students with opportunities to meet with leaders in the Western New York community, and to learn about new industries, careers and job preparation.

The next Lunch and Learn will be on Wednesday, October 19 with guest host Claudia Shoro ’92, vice president of human resources for Fidelis Care. All students are welcome. Registration is available on Handshake.

Submitted by: Julie Zulewski, associate director, Griff Center for Academic Engagement

Griffin Statue Dedication Today

griffinJoin the Canisius College community today, September 23, 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 from a gift from the Undergraduate Student Association. The Griffin statue serves as a permanent home for alumni and students to show their Canisius pride!

Submitted by: College Communications

2016 Service Recognition Ceremony

To acknowledge the contributions of all faculty, staff and administrators who make the college all that it is, there will be a Service Recognition Ceremony this fall to honor those reaching their 5th, 10th and 15th anniversaries of service. The 15th annual celebration will be held on Friday, November 4 at 3:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.

Congratulations are extended to the following colleagues being honored this fall. Click here to see the list of honorees.

If you joined Canisius any time during the years 2001, 2006, or 2011, your name should appear on the list. We don’t want to miss anyone. If this is your year to be recognized for five, 10, or 15 years of service and you do not find your name on the list, please call Human Resources at Ext. 2240 or email

Submitted by: Brianna Fasanello, Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources

Poster Session to Cover the Topic of Aging

The Network in Aging of Western New York Inc. is calling for abstracts for its 36th annual meeting and conference on Wednesday, November 2. The poster session is for research or literature reviews on issues relevant to aging in our society. This event is open to all WNY university and college students who are involved in research or literature reviews on issues relevant to aging in our society.

The deadline for abstract submissions is Friday, October 14.

After submission, an email will be sent to the author acknowledging receipt of abstract. All abstracts will be peer-reviewed. Acceptance and rejection notices will be sent by Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. Copies of accepted abstracts will be distributed in conference folders.

Three cash prizes of $100 will be given to the best student posters.

For questions about and to submit abstracts, email Dr. Machiko Tomita at or Dr. Marian Deutschman at

For questions about the meeting and registration, please contact Lisa Boron, Network in Aging Coordinator, at 829-3712 or

More information about the annual meeting can be found here and on the NIA website at

Submitted by: Kathleen Mathews, executive associate, School of Education and Human Services