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Campus Candid

The Office of Student Life thanks all of the faculty and staff who brought their families to the Canisius Candy Crawl on Monday night. More than 40 families attended the dinner and received candy in Dugan Hall from our students. We hope you enjoyed the evening.

Submitted by: Phil Ciallela, assistant director, Office of Student Life

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Canisius in the News

President John J. Hurley wrote an article for The Buffalo News Another Voice column regarding the recent event hosted by the Canisius College Center for Urban Education. The center recently hosted Jabari Mahiri, PhD, professor of education and William and Mary Jane Brinton Family Chair in Urban Teaching at the University of California, Berkley, and a panel of experts to discuss issues in urban education on October 19. The topic of Mahiri’s lecture was “A New Racial Literacy for Educational Equity.”

The expert panel included:

  • Robert Gioia, president of the John R. Oishei Foundation
  • Yvette Jackson, senior scholar at the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education
  • Nadia Nashir, assistant superintendent of multilingual education for Buffalo Public Schools
  • David Rust, executive director for Say Yes to Education, Buffalo
  • Finune O. Shaibi ᾽05, supervisor of multilingual student placement for Buffalo Public Schools

Read the article here.

Watch a video of the event here.

Submitted by: College Communications

President’s Town Hall is Monday

Canisius faculty and staff members are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting with President Hurley on Monday, November 6 in the Regis Rooms from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Donuts and cider will be served.

President Hurley will provide an update on a number of topics and respond to any questions you may have.  Faculty and staff are also welcome to submit questions in advance of the meeting online by clicking here.  Submissions are completely anonymous and are due by close of business today, Friday, November 3.

Submitted by: Laura Montaro, executive associate, Office of the President

CEO Team Takes Home “Best Chapter Awards”

Pictured above (l-r):  Elisabeth Williams ’20, Andrew Boccio ’18, Jonathan Wess ’21, Elise Miller ’19, Ji-Hee Kim, associate professor and director of entrepreneurship major and interdisciplinary entrepreneurship minor, Ellen Hamlett ’18, Timothy Wysocki ’18, Nathan Waley ’21, Adelle Tucker ’20 and James Garvey ’21

Another year, another win for the Canisius College chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO). For the ninth time in 10 years, the college’s CEO team took home Best Chapter Awards from the CEO Global Conference and Competition, which took place October 26 – 28, 2017 in Tampa, FL. The Canisius team competed against CEO chapters from more than 400 colleges and universities.

The Canisius CEO chapter won first place in the category for Best Cross Campus Innovation and Networking. The award recognizes a CEO chapter that has expanded beyond its primary audience of business majors to interact, organize and engage with other colleges or academic programs.

The Canisius CEO chapter also secured a first place win in the category for Outstanding Chapter Revenue Generating Initiative. This award recognizes a CEO chapter that generated revenue by launching a business or fundraising initiative.

Andrea Singleton ’19, president of the Canisius CEO chapter, helped lead the Canisius team to wins alongside chapter vice president Elise Miller ’19 and Ji-Hee Kim, PhD, faculty advisor to the chapter and director of the Canisius entrepreneurship program.

A total of nine Canisius students attended the global conference and competition.

Click here to read more about the competition and student presentations.


Public Safety Joins No Shave November

Public Safety is participating in No Shave November, so you may notice that some public safety officers have a little more facial hair this month!

During No Shave November, participants forgo shaving in order to evoke conversation and raise cancer awareness. Money typically spent on shaving and grooming is donated to cancer education and prevention.

Participating Public Safety officers donated at least $30 to be a part of No Shave November. Funds raised will be donated to Roswell Park Cancer Institute in memory of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. If you would like to donate, please drop off cash or checks payable to Roswell Park Cancer Institute to the Office of Public Safety in Bosch Hall lower level. Public Safety supervisors will also accept checks.

Submitted by: Wil Johnson, director of Public Safety