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Fall 2016 Service Recognition Ceremony

The campus community is invited to attend the fall 2016 Service Recognition Ceremony this Friday, November 4 at 3:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.

Congratulations are extended to the following colleagues being honored for their five, 10 and 15 years of service anniversaries this fall.

Click here to see the list of honorees.

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

Griffs Host RIT at HARBORCENTER This Friday

The two-time defending Atlantic Hockey champion RIT pays a visit to HARBORCENTER on Friday, November 4 to battle your Golden Griffins in a big early season conference showdown. Face-off is slated for 7:35 p.m. RIT is currently 3-1-0 in league, while your Griffs are 1-0-1. The two teams will be in Rochester the following night, Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m.

Friday also kicks off a month long event called Movember. Movember is an annual event involving the growing of mustaches, during the month of November, to raise awareness of various men’s cancers, such as prostate cancer.

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Avoid long lines and purchase your seats in advance by calling 888-2885. A portion of the proceeds from pre-sale tickets will be donated to the United Way.

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

Accounting Student Wins Student Research Paper Contest

Michael Carroll ’16, a current MBA in accounting student, earned first place in the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Technology Assurance Committee 2016 Technology Assurance Research Paper Contest with his paper entitled “National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework.”

The contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending colleges and universities in New York State.  This contest is designed to encourage accounting research, foster the development of students in the accounting profession and promote involvement in the New York State Society of CPA’s committees and publications.

Caroll also received his undergraduate degree from Canisius with a dual major in accounting and accounting information systems (AIS). He developed the paper in his Information Systems Auditing course.

Submitted by: Joe O’Donnell, PhD, professor, accounting