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Canisius in the News

President John Hurley was quoted in a Business First article regarding what might be next for Bishop Richard Malone as he navigates his last few years leading the Diocese of Buffalo.

Read the article here.

In his “Unknown Stories of WNY,” WGRZ-TV Daybreak co-anchor Pete Gallivan did a feature story on former Canisius chemistry instructor and DuPont researcher Dr. Joseph Shivers. Shivers will be inducted into the National Inventors’ Hall of Fame on May 3 for his groundbreaking invention of Lycra, generically known as Spandex. Joesph Bieron, PhD, professor emeritus of chemistry was interviewed for the story.

Watch the story here.

The Sun published four short stories by Mick Cochrane, PhD, chair and professor of English. The stories are based on the All-College Honors “Last Lecture” he presented in March 2015.

Cochrane’s lecture was part of a series inspired by Randy Pausch’s book The Last Lecture. Pausch was a computer-science professor at Carnegie Mellon University who, while facing a terminal diagnosis, spoke directly to his students and colleagues about the things that matter most.

The Sun is an national, independent, ad-free magazine that publishes personal essays, short stories, interviews, poetry and photographs which explore the challenges we face in life and the moments when we rise to meet them.

Read Cochrane’s stories here.

Candidates for the Dean of the Wehle School of Business

All faculty and staff are invited to attend the open forums for the search for the dean of the Wehle School of Business. The presentations are 30 minutes, followed by a Q&A session.

The first two candidates are:

  • Bruce R. Rosenthal, PhD, on Monday, February 26 at 4:15 p.m. in HO 107
  • Denise M. Rotondo, PhD, on Thursday, March 1 at 4:00 p.m. in HO 107

Cover letters and CVs, including surveys for each candidate, are in the navigation menu along the top of your myCanisius home page. Click on the DEAN OF THE WSB SEARCH link.

Mary Ellen Carver, executive associate, Wehle School of Business, Office of the Dean

Men’s Basketball Earns Share of the MAAC Regular Season Crown

The Canisius men’s basketball team beat Marist by a score of 98-74 Sunday afternoon in the regular-season finale in the Koessler Athletic Center. With the win, coupled with Rider’s win over Iona, Canisius earned a share of the 2017-18 MAAC regular-season championship, the program’s first since 1993-94. Canisius will return to action on Friday, March 2. The team plays the winner of the Quinnipiac-Siena game at 9:30 p.m. in the second quarterfinal contest of the 2018 MAAC Basketball Championship in Times Union Center in Albany, NY. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN3, with the radio broadcasts available on Buffalo’s WECK 1230-AM and 102.9-FM, and the TUNEIN app.


Read more here.

Submitted  by: College Communications


High School Hoops

Koessler Hosts Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association Basketball Championships

On Tuesday, February 27, the Koessler Athletic Center will host the Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association Basketball Championships. Large crowds are expected for these games. The schedule is:

  • Class B Championship Game at 6 p.m.; Class A Championship Game at 7:45 p.m.

Please note that these are ticketed events and not controlled by Canisius College. If you wish to attend, tickets (available at the door) are $7.

Submitted by: Tim Seil, assistant Director, Athletic Facilities