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Campus Candid

Members of the college community gathered on Monday, April 9 in the Regis Rooms to recognize the contributions of the following faculty members (from L-R): Bruce J. Dierenfield, PhD, professor of history ‒ Faculty Scholarship Award; Tanya M. Loughead, PhD, professor of philosophy ‒ Faculty Service Award; Johanna M. Fisher, adjunct professor of English and German (accepted by Sr. Pat Brady, director, Center for Service Learning) ‒ Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award and Peter Boehm, PhD, professor emeritus of German (posthumously) (accepted by Kevin Heffernan ᾿08 and Zhasmina Tacheva ᾿14) ‒ Faculty Teaching Award.

Submitted by: College Communications

Mission Examen Forum is Today

The faculty/staff Mission Examen forum is today, Wednesday, April 11 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Regis Rooms.  Please join your colleagues in structured conversations around three general questions related to the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the college. The questions are:  What does the mission mean to you? How have you experienced the mission? What is missing or what could we do better?  The feedback from this forum will be utilized in the Jesuit Mission Examen self-study the college is currently conducting. Dessert will be served.

If you have any questions, please contact Sandy Estanek, PhD, chair of the Mission Examen Steering Committee, at or Ext. 2760.

Submitted by: Sandra Estanek, PhD, professor emerita, Graduate Education and Leadership and chair of the Mission Examen Steering Committee

President’s Town Hall

All Canisius faculty and staff members are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting with President Hurley on Thursday, April 19 in the Regis Rooms from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

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

CrescenDON’Ts Perform with BPO

The CrescenDON’Ts, Canisius’ student a cappella group, performs with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) on Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m. in Kleinhans Music Hall. The group will sing If I Ever Fall in Love by Shai with the Buffalo Gay Men’s Choir and Broadway vocalists Michele Ragusa and George Brown. The group’s appearance with the BPO is part of Buffalo Sings, the BPO’s celebration of everyone’s favorite songs.

The CrescenDON’Ts spring concert is Sunday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Marie Maday Theatre. The performances are free and open to the public.

Submitted by: College Communications

Ignatian Scholarship Day

The 11th annual Ignatian Scholarship Day takes place on Wednesday, April 18 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  This event highlights the achievements of more than 130 undergraduate and graduate students in various forms of expression.

Plan your participation in the activities by viewing schedules available online under the Ignatian Scholarship Day tab through the Academic Affairs community page.  Please click here to log in to the Portal. You can then see the schedules and compilation of abstracts.

We hope to see you on April 18.

Connie Pileri, assistant dean of students/director, Event Services