Canisius in the News

Cari Hurley ᾿18 writes about how the kindness of Canisius service workers embodies the college’s mission of men and women for others and deeply influences her experience.

Read the article here.

 

The lack of teacher diversity in Buffalo and Erie County was the topic of a forum hosted by WNED/WBFO and the Center for Urban Education at Canisius College. WBFO FM 88.7’s senior reporter Eileen Buckley examines how having a teacher of color could make a big difference for a student’s educational experience.

Listen to the story here.

Campus Candids

Buffalo was lit up in blue and gold in celebration of #CanisiusGivingDay 2018. The Peace Bridge, Electric Tower, City Hall, Phillips Lytle, LLP and One Seneca Tower all proudly displayed our school colors. WGRZ-TV Channel 2 gave a shout out on the illumination and mentioned #CanisiusGivingDay! Click on each image twice to make it appear full-size.

Submitted by: College Communications

Important Year-End Information

As we approach the end of the fiscal year, here are some important dates to keep in mind:

The LAST official business day of the fiscal year is Thursday, May 31, 2018.

Please note:  Checks will be processed on Tuesday, May 29 as this is our normal check processing day. All invoices and check requests must be in the Accounts Payable Office by the close of business on Friday, May 25 to allow for processing. Please keep in mind that the college will be closed on Monday, May 28 for the Memorial Day Holiday. The finance system will be shut down on Thursday, May 31 and rolled into the new fiscal year.

-REQUISITIONS AND PURCHASE ORDERS:

For Capital Items: The requisition cut-off date for capital items is NOON on Friday, May 18, 2018.  Please remember items must be received on campus by Thursday, May 31 to be charged against the 2018 budget. Items received after May 31 will be charged to the 2019 budget.

For Operating Expenses: The requisition cut-off date for operating expenses is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

Please allow appropriate time for the approval process. Invoices should be submitted to the Accounts Payable Office as soon as possible. Please contact Accounts Payable at Ext. 8525 with any questions.

-VISA/CENTRESUITE:

Visa charges that POST AT THE BANK by May 31, 2018 will be charged to the 2018 budget. Any charge that posts at the bank after May 31 will be charged to the 2019 budget. Please remember that it can take anywhere from one to seven business days from the time of purchase until the bank receives and posts the transaction to your account. Please contact JoAnn at ext. 8528 with any questions.

Submitted by: JoAnn Feary, office manager, Controllers Office

Alpha Sigma Nu Induction

Nearly 30 members of the college community were inducted into the Canisius chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit institutions of higher education. The society recognizes those students who distinguish themselves in scholarship, loyalty and service. Three faculty members were among the inductees. They are: Sandra Estanek, PhD, professor emerita of graduate education and leadership, Devonya Havis, PhD, associate professor of philosophy and Jamie O’Neil, associate professor of communication studies. Click each image twice to make it appear full-size.

Submitted by: College Communications

Dean’s Exceptional Achievement Awards

(L-R) Armand and Kim Petri and Laura and Troy Hillman, supporters and friends of the Institute for Autism Research; Dennis Koch, PhD, associate professor, Office of Professional Studies; Karl Kozlowski, PhD, associate professor, Kinesiology; John Breckner, PhD, adjunct professor, Counseling and Human Services; Michele Marable, PhD, professor emerita, Teacher Education; clinical supervisor, Office of Educational Partnerships; Shawn O’Rourke, PhD, assistant professor, Kinesiology and Elizabeth Turner, clinical supervisor, Office of Educational Partnerships.

Faculty, staff and community partners of the School of Education and Human Services gathered on Friday, April 20 in the Grupp Fireside Lounge to recognize the exceptional accomplishments of their peers.

Congratulations to the following individuals for their contributions to the School of Education and Human Services:

  • Full-Time Faculty Teaching Award: Dennis W. Koch, PhD, associate professor, Office of Professional Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award: John A. Breckner, PhD, adjunct professor, Counseling and Human Services
  • Outstanding Clinical Supervision Award: Elizabeth J. Turner, clinical supervisor, Office of Educational Partnerships
  • Faculty Scholarship Award: Karl F. Kozlowski, PhD, associate professor, Kinesiology
  • Service Award Faculty: Michele A. Marable, PhD, professor emerita, Teacher Education
  • Service Award Staff: Shawn M. O’Rourke, PhD, assistant professor, Kinesiology and director, Sport Administration Program
  • Community Partnership Award: Laura and Troy Hillman and Kim and Armand Petri, supporters and friends of the Institute for Autism Research

Submitted by: College Communications