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Check out the photos from Petey’s party. The celebration was held prior to the men’s basketball game on February 24 against Fairfield.

Submitted by: College Communications

One Million Meters

Rowing1Pictured left to right: Jimmy Croglio ’17, Justin Fague ’19, Thomas Chameli ’20,
Nick “Moose” Senchak ’19, Antonio Guzman ’19, Geoff Hobika ’17

The Canisius College club men’s rowing team set out this week to hit a milestone that many other teams across the country would be afraid to try.  While the rest of campus enjoyed time off in celebration of President’s Day, the team doubled its practices in a quest to row one million meters before the end of the week.

The team accomplished this on indoor rowing machines commonly referred to as “ergs.”  The team will row between 4,000 – 15,000 meters in a typical practice. As a comparison, the distance would be like traveling to Nashville, TN or Columbia, SC by a human-powered boat.

“At first it was fun pushing ourselves beyond what we thought was possible,” said Nick Senchak ’19, “but by the end I just wanted to chop my legs off.” Even coxswain Jimmy Croglio ’17 got into the spirit as he helped pull over 100,000 meters to help out his teammates.  Lots of hours and hard work went into this week but it was all worth it to the team as they hit their goal on Saturday morning.

However, the real challenge begins for the Griff rowers as they begin water practices and their spring racing schedule.

Submitted by: Sean O’Hara, men’s head rowing coach, athletics

ALANA Achievement Award

Please consider nominating a senior for the ALANA Achievement Award. The senior who is selected will exhibit the Jesuit value of magis and receive an impressive Canisius College diploma frame ($100.00 value) during the Honors Convocation on Friday, May 19, 2017.

How do you nominate an ALANA senior? First, ensure that the senior matches the criteria for the award and complete the nomination form here.

Please note, self-nominations are accepted. All nominations are due by Tuesday, February 28. Direct any questions to the ALANA Student Center at Ext. 2787 or to Erin Robinson, PhD, associate professor of sociology, anthropology and criminal justice, and award committee chair at Ext. 2748.

Thank you for supporting this important program.

Submitted by: Maureen Kanczak, administrative associate, Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

Human Resources Introduces PageUp

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce that its new recruitment management system, PageUp, will go live on Wednesday, March 1. PageUp will automate and streamline the position requisition, application and hiring process.  The utilization of PageUp will enhance the college’s ability to recruit a highly talented and diverse workforce.

Going forward, all open positions or new positions shall be requested using the PageUp system.  Human resources will no longer use or accept the personnel requisition form to initiate replacement or new position requests.

All searches that began on the paper process will conclude through the paper process.

For additional information, contact Jenn Skowron in human resources at

Submitted by: Jennifer Skowron, assistant director, human resources