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Canisius in the News

An article by Angela Fulk, PhD, adjunct professor of first-year writing, entitled “Tea and Sympathy” is featured in Inside Higher Ed.

The article references research performed by Terri Mangione, PhD, vice president for student affairs and Margaret McCarthy, PhD, vice president for academic affairs, and discusses how faculty members serve as informal mentors. Fulk also touches on the importance of building “an image for our students that shows we are also human beings who care about them and can be relied on for guidance and support.”

To read the full article, click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Canisius in the News II

Mike Haselswerdt, PhD, professor of political science, spoke yesterday with WBEN 930 AM Tuesday morning about President Trump’s address to Congress. Prior to Trumps speech, Haselswerdt said “I think he has to assure Republicans on health care in terms of what to do with it. And then I think he’ll have some more broad picture ideas.”

To read the full article, click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

PageUp Launches Today!

Human resources is pleased to announce that its new recruitment management system is live.  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, diverse workforce.

Going forward, all open 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.  PageUpAll searches that began on the paper process will conclude through the paper process.

To access PageUp, login to and click on the human resources tab. PageUp can be found in the drop down menu.

For additional information, contact Jenn Skowron in human resources at

Submitted by: Jennifer Skowron, assistant director, human resources

Hockey Wins First-Ever Conference Title

Congratulations to the Canisius hockey team for claiming its first regular season conference championship!. The Griffs, who hold the nation’s longest unbeaten streak at 15 games, edged Air Force by one point in the Atlantic Hockey standings and now own the number one seed for the upcoming Atlantic Hockey Conference tournament.

The Griffs opponent will be decided this weekend as the pre-quarterfinals take place March 3 – March 5. Those results determine who Canisius will host at HARBORCENTER in a best of three series, March 10-12.

Tickets for those games are now on sale. Call 716-888-TIXX or log onto to purchase. Tickets are priced the same as the regular season with seats at the drink rail selling for $20, reserved seats for $15 and general admission for $10. Group rate tickets are priced at $7.00. Family Four Packs and Fan Two Packs are also available for $40.00, with children receiving discounted rates. Canisius students with ID will be admitted at no charge.

The game schedule is as follows:

March 10 – 7:35 p.m.

March 11 – 8:05 p.m.

March 12 – 6:35 p.m. (if necessary)

We encourage you to continue to support your Griffs and purchase your seats early for what promises to be an exciting weekend of playoff hockey.

For more information, please visit

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