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Members of the college’s Senior Leadership Team grilled hot dogs for the campus community at yesterday’s United Way fundraiser in the Bart Mitchell Quad. All proceeds from the lunch went to the non-profit organization.

What Is Your Financial IQ?

Test your financial know-how and you could win a $100 AMEX gift card!

We’ve teamed up with TIAA to bring you the “What’s Your Financial IQ? Challenge.” From now to October 31, take this educational challenge to have fun and learn important information about financial planning.

Each day, five new questions will be added to the challenge. Every time you play, you are automatically entered for a chance to win a $100 AMEX gift card.

The more you play, the better your chances of winning — so sign on every day! (All responses are confidential). Ready to test your financial savvy and learn something new each time you play?

Click here!

Submitted by: Brianna Fasanello, human resources assistant, Human Resources Department

Counseling Center Screens For Depression, Anxiety

The Counseling Center will offer screenings for depression and anxiety on Thursday, October 6 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the second floor of Old Main, in the main lounge. Students will have the opportunity to complete an anonymous survey and meet privately with a counselor to review the results of their screening. This screening offers students insight into symptoms of depression and anxiety that they may be experiencing, and provides information about treatment and referrals, if necessary.

Some of the questions typical of the screening include:

Have you lost interest in activities that you used to enjoy?
Do you have trouble sleeping or eating?
Do you deliberately avoid social situations?
Does your mood fluctuate between “high” and hopeless?
Do you experience unexplained aches and pains?

Faculty and staff are encouraged to refer students who may benefit from this screening. The Counseling Center encourages all students who may be experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety to participate in the screening.

Submitted by: Eileen Niland, director, Counseling Center

Volleyball Returns Home This Weekend

volleyballYour Canisius volleyball team returns to campus this weekend for a pair of conference matches. The Griffs host Manhattan on Saturday and then turn their attention to Iona on Sunday. Both contests start at 1 p.m. and can be viewed on espn3.

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Submitted by: John Maddock, associate director of athletics for external affairs