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Canisius in the News

Kevin Hardwick, PhD, associate professor of political science, discussed the legal battle of Steve Pigeon, on WBEN 930 AM. Pigeon is a Democratic political operative who is facing charges of election law violation.

“In the short term it means a lot more legal bills,” Hardwick told WBEN. “It’s just drip,drip, drip. Between federal charges and state charges, he’s racking up quite the legal bill.”

To listen to the interview, click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Women’s Lacrosse to Meet Boston College in NCAA Tournament

On Friday, May 12, the Canisius women’s lacrosse team will take on Boston College in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship. The Golden Griffins will meet the Eagles at 4:00 p.m., in Syracuse. The winner of Friday’s game will take on No. 6 seed Syracuse on Sunday, May 14 at 3:00 p.m.

Tickets for Friday’s game are available for purchase at the gate. Tickets cost $8 for adults, $5 for students with valid school IDs and children under 12. For fans who can’t make the trip to Syracuse on Friday, the game will be broadcast live on ESPN3.

The Griffs earned their sixth MAAC Championship in seven years by defeating Fairfield 13-10 last Sunday. Junior Erica Evans was named the MAAC Championship MVP for the second-straight year after she scored six goals and four assists in the title game.

Submitted by: Matt Reitnour, assistant athletic director, communications

Watch This Month’s Episode of “Kaleidoscope”

The Canisius College Video Institute production of the May episode of “Kaleidoscope” premiered earlier this month on WGRZ-TV 2. This 30-minute television program celebrates the religious diversity of our region and is produced in conjunction with the Network of Religious Communities. “Kaleidoscope” will rebroadcast on Friday, May 12 at 6:35 p.m. on Time Warner Cable 20.

In the first segment, host Stan Bratton, PhD, talks with Parisima Sobhani, PhD, a practicing Baha’i, about her work in the United Nations Refugee Camps in Africa, the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and the Baha’i holidays of May.

In the second segment, Bratton discusses the meaning of Ramadan with Bayram Arman, an international businessman, and April Arman, director of Rahama. The pair talks about how they are able to keep the Ramadan fast in the midst of extremely busy lives.

Students in the Canisius College Video Institute produce “Kaleidoscope” under the guidance of Jamie O’Neil, associate professor of digital media arts and co-director of the Video Institute, and Paula DeAngelis-Stein ’86, MS ’02, a producer with Daybreak Productions, the broadcast arm of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.

Submitted by: Sarah Seiler, graduate assistant, Communication Studies

Summer Mailroom Services

Beginning Monday, May 15 – Friday, August 18, regular mail delivery and pickup is suspended. The mailroom service window hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please note that the service window may close temporarily during the day as needed.

Picking Up Mail: In-bound mail and parcels may be picked up at the mailroom service window located in Science Hall.  Parcels deemed too heavy to carry will be delivered to offices at the earliest opportunity.

Sending Mail: Out-bound mail, inter-office envelopes and parcels may be dropped off at the mailroom service window or in the drop box located near the mailroom. Please do not use the drop boxes located in Bagen Hall or the Student Center. For out-bound parcels deemed too heavy to carry, contact the mailroom to arrange for a pickup.

If you have any questions, call Steve Liebig or Karl Fritz in the mailroom at Ext. 2245.

Submitted by: Gary Lew, director, Purchasing