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Carrie Cariello ’01 to Speak on Campus

cariello-smallCanisius College will welcome Carrie Cariello ’01 to campus on Tuesday, October 18 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge. Cariello delivers presentations to teachers, students and families across the country about her life and experiences with autism. Her lecture, “Exploring the Colorful World of Autism,” is open to the public. The registration fee is $5 per person. The event is made possible by the JUSTICE Project.

Register online here.

Submitted by: College Communications

BPO Tickets Available

President Hurley is offering a pair of tickets to the campus community for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra concert this Saturday, October 15 at 8:00 p.m. at Kleinhans Music Hall.

Members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus will lend their voices to the “1812 Overture” on a program that includes Tchaikovsky’s only work for cello and orchestra.

The tickets are available on a first come, first-served basis. Please contact Laura Montaro at or Ext. 2100 if you are interested.

Submitted by: Laura Montaro, executive associate, Office of the President

Women’s Soccer Hosts Iona

The Canisius women’s soccer team will meet Iona College at the Demske Sports Complex on Saturday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m. There is no admission charge to the match.

Don’t forget to download your BlueGoldWin app on your mobile device!

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

Want Help With Teaching and Technology? Let’s Meet!

coli_canisius_left_revIn the Center for Online Learning & Innovation (COLI), we’re happy to help you explore new ways to make technology work in your classroom or online course. Whether you have questions or problems concerning a particular application, or have something you’d like to do and want to learn what technologies may be most helpful or appropriate, we’re glad to discuss it.  Schedule a consultation with Leah or Mark today!

COLI_RegisterSubmitted by: Mark Gallimore, PhD, instructional designer, COLI

American Marketing Association Buffalo Shirt Sale

The Canisius College American Marketing Association (CCAMA) attends the National Collegiate Marketing Conference each spring in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Members participate in several competitions and workshops to help build their marketing and business knowledge. CCAMA not only brings several awards home each year, including best videos in social impact competitions, but placed first overall for the past four years!

CCAMA is currently selling long-sleeved and short-sleeved Buffalo-themed shirts for $20 until Monday, October 31 to help offset the cost of travel for students. The shirts will arrive at the CCAMA Clubroom on main campus within the first two weeks of November.  Emails will be sent out when shirts are ready for pick-up!

In addition, CCAMA is recognized as an outstanding chapter for their performance on and off campus. CCAMA completes community service with Camp Good Days and the Ronald McDonald House.  On campus, CCAMA provides its members with opportunities to grow professionally, including tours of local businesses workshops for members.

It is important for CCAMA to attend the National Conference because the experiences gives members opportunities for success outside of Buffalo through networking, cultural diffusion and individual growth. The conference also allows for Canisius College to gain a national recognition for its business and marketing abilities.

CCAMA fundraises throughout the year to support students hoping to travel.  Supporting CCAMA will increase their chances to bring as many dedicated members to the conference as possible and bring home first place yet again!

Submitted by: Beth Crvelin, assistant director, student life