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Canisius in the News

Charles Pelitera, PhD, assistant professor of kinesiology, discusses how to decide when it’s safe to exercise when you’re sick in an article featured in the Dispatch-Argus daily newspaper of the Illinois Quad Cities area.

To read the article, click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Athletics Sale Begins Today

cgriffDue to overwhelming interest and high demand, the second annual fall Canisius Golden Griffin merchandise sale will take place today, Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Koessler Athletic Center lobby.

New Era hats, team specific gear, Under Armour hoodies, Nike quarter-zips and soccer scarves will all be discounted considerably. In addition, recently received merchandise will be available at a 10 percent savings discount.

This is a great chance to take care of some early Christmas shopping for your favorite Golden Griffin fan, and to get yourself outfitted for Griffs’ home games.

For more information, call Alessandra, at 888-2979.

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

Griff Center and COLI Present: Pop-Up Tech Wednesdays!

COLIPopUplogowhiteEach Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., the Center for Online Learning & Innovation (COLI) sets up shop in the basement hallway of Old Main just outside of the Griff Center!

Students, faculty and staff learn some tech tips and savvy web practices along with a chance to win candy or our special Griff Center/COLI “scroll pens.”  Stop by to learn something new and pick up a prize!

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

Former Michigan Governor is Fitzpatrick Lecturer

GranholmheadshotFormer two-term governor of Michigan Jennifer Granholm will speak at Canisius College on Tuesday, November 1 at 7 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.  Her lecture, entitled “The Mother of All Markets: Creating Clean Energy Jobs in America,” is free and open the public. The event is presented by The William H. Fitzpatrick Chair of Political Science Lecture Series.

Granholm is credited with leading Michigan through a period of unprecedented economic challenge and change, and is an authority on leadership, politics, economic diversification, clean energy policy, advanced manufacturing and industrial clusters. She became the first woman to be elected governor of Michigan in 2002 and in 2006, Granholm was re-elected with the largest number of votes ever cast for governor in the state. Due to the meltdown in the auto industry and the global shift in manufacturing jobs, Michigan had the toughest economy in the nation and Granholm worked to diversify, add new jobs and add emerging sectors, such as clean energy, to Michigan’s economic portfolio. As a result of her leadership, Michigan led the country in the improvement of job market conditions between 2009 and 2010, according to the Gallup Job Creation Index.

For more information, contact the Office of College Communications at Ext. 2790 or click here.

Submitted by: College Communications