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Free Ice Cream Samples During Lunch

Try the new soft serve

Soft serve ice cream is now available in the Economou Dining Hall. Enjoy free samples today, Friday, January 19 during lunch hours (10:30 p.m.-2 p.m.), courtesy of the Office of Student Life. Enjoy!

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







Lecture by Drew Lanham, PhD is Rescheduled

Ecology Expert to Discuss Diversity and Conservation

Please note that due to a snowstorm in the Southeast, the lecture by Drew Lanham, PhD, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University, originally scheduled for Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center, is now Friday, January 19 at 7 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.

Lanham’s lecture, entitled “Home Range: Finding Commonality and Cause in Connecting Birds and Humans for Conservation,” is followed by a book signing for his latest release, The Home Place ‒ Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature. The event is free and open to the public.

Submitted by: Christy Hoffman, PhD, assistant professor, Animal Behavior, Ecology and Conservation





Men’s Basketball Watch Party at (716) Set for Tonight, Jan. 19

Wear your Griffs gear and enjoy food specials and prizes

(716) Food and Sport hosts a “Big 4 College Basketball Watch Party” tonight, Friday, January 19 as Canisius, Buffalo and St. Bonaventure all play nationally televised games on the ESPN family of networks. The watch party starts at 7 p.m., and runs through the conclusion of the Canisius – Manhattan men’s basketball game which tips off at 9 p.m. on ESPNU. (716) Food and Sport is located at 7 Scott Street, Buffalo, inside HARBORCENTER.

At 7 p.m., Buffalo plays at Western Michigan on ESPNU, while St. Bonaventure plays at Davidson on ESPN2. The Golden Griffins’ game at Manhattan wraps up the TV tripleheader. Canisius fans are encouraged to wear Griffs gear, as the staff at (716) hands out prizes and offers food specials to those wearing their school’s colors.

Canisius, which has won seven of its last eight games, is 11-9 overall and 5-1 in MAAC play after beating Monmouth at home January 15, by the score of 94-79. This marks the best start to league play for Canisius since the 2013-14 season.

Submitted by:John Maddock, associate athletic director, External Affairs

Swim and Dive Teams Host Niagara This Weekend

Canisius squares off against Niagara

Want to witness intense competition where wins and losses are captured in fractions of seconds? Do you like to watch  a sporting event where the athletes scream and yell as loud as the spectators? Then check out the annual Canisius vs. Niagara men’s and women’s swimming and diving meet at the ECC Flickinger Center this Saturday afternoon, January 20. Yes, it’s downtown as the KAC pool isn’t large enough to contain the enthusiasm and excitement this competition delivers. Competition starts at 1 p.m. as your Griffs have their final home meet of the season before hosting the MAAC Championship in mid-February.

If you and/or your family enjoy watching the swimming and diving events every four years at the Olympics, then don’t miss this competition. Some of the top swimmers in the MAAC are in the water and on the boards, so arrive on time and catch all the exciting action. No admission charge to watch, however you can spend a couple of bucks in our Chuck-a-Duck competition at one of the intermissions.

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Submitted by:John Maddock, associate athletic director, External Affairs


Canisius Celebrates the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Enjoy free soup and discussion

Canisius celebrates the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Soup with Substance discussion on Tuesday, February 6 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge. The program features Kimberly L. Beaty ᾽86, Buffalo’s deputy police commissioner for Operations and Homeland Security and Henry J. Taylor, PhD, professor of Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo and founding director of the Center for Urban Studies. Sandy White ᾽77, an award-winning black journalist and founding member of the Buffalo Association of Black Journalists, serves as guest moderator for the MLK Canisius program. There will be a special performance by Western New York gospel singer Bessie Patterson. Free soup will be served.

For more information, contact the Canisius College ALANA Student Center at Ext. 2787.

Submitted by: College Communications