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Canisius in the News

The Buffalo News highlights the “lasting legacy” for the late Rev. Vincent M. Cooke, SJ, in today’s editorial section.

Buffalo News reporter Dale Anderson remembered Father Cooke as a “visionary” in his front-page story, which announced the passing of the former Canisius College president.  Click here to read the story:

Click here to read more about Father Cooke’s history as a Jesuit:

Submitted by: College Communications

Canisius in the News II

Area job growth is steady but Western New York remains slow to recover from the 2009 Great Recession, compared to the rest of the nation. So says Economics Professor George Palumbo, PhD, who is quoted in the following story in The Buffalo News.

Click here to read the story.

Call for Nominations

Do you know someone who should be nominated to receive an honorary degree from Canisius?  Click here to read the attached memo from President Hurley regarding the nomination process.

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


Summer Sale is On!

Now is the time to get great savings on all your favorite Canisius gear! In order to make room for the  fall apparel, we are making tons of markdowns on your favorite gear including Under Armor hoodies, Champion t-shirts and League Ra-Ra shirts.

Stop in to the store Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or shop online at

Submitted by: Andrew Thomas, manager, Canisius Bookstore

Dial into “Crossroads” this Sunday

Dennis Smith, a member of the Veterans Treatment Court mentor team, will be the featured guest on “Crossroads” this Sunday, July 2. Program host Rev. Jonathan D. Lawrence, PhD, speaks with Smith about the mentor group, which is vital to the success of veteran defendants struggling with substance dependency and/or mental illness. Additionally, Smith will discuss his journey into joining the Baha’i religious community.

“Crossroads” is a monthly radio program produced by the Network of Religious Communities.  It airs on the first Sunday of each month at 6:00 a.m. on MIX-96 (96.1 FM) and at 6:30 a.m. on JACK-FM (92.9).

In case you miss Sunday’s broadcast, the July program will be available on the Canisius SoundCloud beginning Wednesday, July 5.

Jonathan Lawrence is filling in as the “Crossroads” program host while Rev. Patrick Lynch, SJ, is on sabbatical. Lawrence is associate professor of religious studies and theology at Canisius and director of the Religion in Western New York Project.

 Submitted by: College Communications