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Time is Running Out

There are only a few more days to register for the WPCampus 2017 event, being hosted by Canisius College in Science Hall, July 14 – 15, beginning at 8:00 a.m. each day.

The event marks the second annual in-person conference for web professionals, educators and people dedicated to the confluence of WordPress in higher education. All WPCampus events and resources are open to faculty, staff, students, and even professionals outside higher education, from all over the world.

If you use or are considering using WordPress in your classroom or for your academic content, this event is a must.

Tickets and registration are available through June 30. Click here to register.

A limited number of free tickets is available for the conference. Interested participants can contact Ben Dunkle, professor of digital media arts, for the necessary coupon code. He can be reached at

For more information about the WPCampus organization, click here. 

Submitted by: Ben Dunkle, professor, Digital Media Arts


Beyond the Basics

The third and final workshop in the Digital Humanities Summer Workshop series is scheduled for Wednesday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. in Science Hall, Room 1008.

Building on the previous workshop, during which ARCGIS was introduced, this session will cover the specific tools and methods within ARCGIS.  For those of you who attended the previous workshop, this is an excellent opportunity to further explore the potential of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for scholarly applications.

The workshop will be led by Professor Erin Warford.

Space is limited, so register today!



The 2017 Digital Humanities Summer Workshop Series is made possible by support from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Online Learning & Innovation, and the Digital Humanities Group.

Submitted by: Mark Gallimore, Center for Online Learning & Innovation

Canisius in the News II

The spring season may be over for the women’s lacrosse team but some members will have a busy summer. Head Coach Scott Teeter and Second Team All-American Erica Evans ’18 will represent Team Canada in the Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in England, July 12-22 and in the World Games in Poland, July 27-30.

The Griffs also took the top spot in The Buffalo News College Power 10 Rankings for the spring season, beating out the Niagara County Community College’s baseball and UB’s men’s tennis teams.

To read more, click here.

Submitted by: College Communications