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Town Hall Meeting Set for Thursday, April 20

The campus community is cordially invited to attend President Hurley’s Town Hall on Thursday, April 20 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Regis Rooms.

At the beginning of the Town Hall, President Hurley will present Jacob Casell, garage mechanic in Facilities Management, with a citation for saving a life. Casell acted swiftly and intelligently when he noticed someone in distress on the Canisius campus.

President Hurley will then give an update on a number of important topics and welcome any questions you may have. You also have an opportunity to submit questions to the president anonymously in advance of the forum by clicking here.  All submissions are due by 9:00 a.m. the morning of the event.

Submitted by: Erica C. Sammarco, AVP, assistant to the president and secretary, Board of Trustees

Canisius Named Community Partner of the Year

The Heritage Centers of Buffalo recently named Canisius its Community Partner of the Year. The award acknowledges the various collaborations between the center and the college’s academic schools, as well as the Center for Professional Development. The award also recognizes Patricia A. Johnson, assistant professor of accounting, who serves on the Heritage Center’s Finance Committee.

Heritage Centers will honor Canisius on May 16 during the center’s annual meeting of its Board of Directors at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant.

A leading agency in Western New York for more than 65 years, Heritage Centers offers individualized and comprehensive, person-centered services and support to people with developmental disabilities.

Submitted by: Christina Yensan, client specialist, Center for Professional Development

This Week in the Griff Center

Happening this week in the Griff Center: Check out Resume Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and 2:00 -5:00 p.m. in the Employer Services Suite (HO 014).

Then, on Thursday, come join the Tech Tools Workshop from 4:00 – -5:00 p.m, in the same room.

Friday closes out the week with an information session from the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Office at 11:00 a.m. in the Employer Services Suite.

As always, check out Handshake!

Submitted by: Darby Ratliff, graduate assistant, Griff Center for Academic Engagement

Last Chance to Lace Up


On your mark, get set – register!

The Canisius College Shoes for the Shelter 5k is this Sunday, April 23 but online registration closes tomorrow, Wednesday, April 19 at 5:00 p.m. (Yes, you can still register at the KAC through Saturday. But if you wait until race day, the price increases $5.00.)

The start time for the race is 10:00 a.m. and there will be plenty of great food at the finish line, along with a dri-fit shirt for all participants. Runners, joggers and walkers are all welcome, as are shoes! Sneakers, dress shoes, heals, baby shoes – whatever you no longer wear in your closet, we’ll take them.

Submitted by: John Maddock, associate director, athletics, external communications