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The CrescenDON’ts perform at a benefit concert for the Buffalo City Mission.

The Canisius Music Scholars, an organization consisting of students who are recipients of music scholarships at the college, presented a concert on Friday, March 16 at the Montante Cultural Center. The performance consisted of a varied program of popular and classical music to benefit the City Mission and raised enough money to cover more than 100 meals for individuals who use the services of the Buffalo City Mission.

Submitted by: Richard Falkenstein, PhD, chair, Fine Arts Department

PA Director Candidate – Renee A. Andreeff

All members of the campus community are invited to an open forum on Monday, March 26, 2018  from 9 ‒ 10:00 am in Old Main 403 by Renee A. Andreeff, EdD, PA-C, DFAAPA, a candidate for the founding director of the Physician Assistant Studies program at Canisius.  Dr. Andreeff will present on the current and future roles of physician assistants in US healthcare, with an emphasis on Western New York and developing a Canisius PA program infused with the Jesuit mission.  The community will have the opportunity to ask questions after the presentation.

Submitted by: Sara R. Morris, PhD, associate vice president, Academic Affairs

2018 Commencement Volunteers Needed

Save the date and join in the celebration of our students’ successes at the 2018 Canisius College commencement ceremonies. Please consider volunteering at one or both of these memorable events for our students:

Graduate Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
7 p.m.
Koessler Athletic Center

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies
Saturday, May 19, 2018
10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Koessler Athletic Center

We are counting on our veteran volunteers and looking forward to working with all newcomers. For more information about commencement opportunities and to access the online volunteer form, please go to myCanisius and look for the link in the Need to Know section

If you have any questions, please contact the Academic Affairs office at Ext. 2121.

Submitted by: Kathy Peter, executive associate, Academic Affairs

#CanisiusGivingDay is Coming

On Wednesday, April 25, the Canisius Community will once again come together to make a collective impact for our students. This year’s Giving Day will celebrate the students who live and learn at 2001 Main Street by striving to reach a goal of 2,398 donors in 24 hours. That equals one donor for every undergraduate student.

We need your help to make Giving Day 2018 a success. Please consider signing on as a Giving Day Ambassador and help us spread the word about #CanisiusGivingDay! You can sign up by completing our  Giving Day Ambassador form or by emailing Kim Walkow at

What is a Giving Day Ambassador? 
Giving Day Ambassadors have a simple, yet very important mission – spread the word about #CanisiusGivingDay!

What do Ambassadors do? 
Spread the word about #CanisiusGivingDay via social media and email.  Wondering what to post? We’ve got you covered! Giving Day Ambassadors will have access to our Ambassador Toolkit, which provides easily customizable, click and paste social media posts and graphics, as well as a communication timeline (we’ll send you reminder emails along the way, too). Giving Day Ambassadors help build the #CanisiusGivingDay movement through actively sharing and recruiting new Giving Day Ambassadors and encouraging others to participate in and donate on Giving Day.

Thank you so much for helping to make #CanisusGivingDay 2018 the most impactful yet! Together WE CAN, again!

Submitted by: Summer Handzlik, director, Canisius Fund

The Dome

Just a reminder that The Dome publishes three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Submissions must be received by 2:00 p.m. the day prior to publication. Please submit flyers only when accompanied with additional copy. If you need to submit a PDF, email it directly to Kristin Etu at It will appear as a link within the copy.

When submitting an event, please be sure to include the date, time and place. Lectures should include the title for the speaker.

If you have any questions regarding submissions to The Dome, please contact Kristin Etu, associate director, College Communications, at Ext. 2795 or

Submitted by: College Communications