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Campus Candid

Members of the campus community satisfied their international food cravings during a visit from Ms. Judi’s Food Truck on Wednesday, July 11.  Pictured here (l-r) are members of the Institutional Advancement team, Terry Nusstein, Ginny Dadaian, Sandy Miller and Kate Lockhart.

Submitted by: College Communications

Call the Ball

Know a young girl who wants to be ‘queen of the court?’  If so, consider signing her up for the annual summer skills volleyball camp, which runs next week, July 23 – 26, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Koessler Athletic Center.

Hosted by the Canisius volleyball team, this fun and interactive four-day camp is open to all girls entering 6th-12th grade and will cover all the fundamental skills of the game. Also available, a single day camp option which will be held on Thursday, July 26 for girls entering 10th – 12th grade.

For more information or to register, visit or contact a member of the Canisius coaching staff at

Submitted by: Chris Krueger, assistant volleyball coach, Athletics



Take a Break from Your Busy Schedule

If you haven’t already, make plans now to attend the college’s second annual Appreciation Picnic. Set for Tuesday, July 31, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in the Economou Dining Hall, the event serves as a great opportunity to enjoy lunch with friends and colleagues from across campus. Prior to lunch, a Mass in honor of the Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola will be offered by Rev.

Fr. Lynch will offer a short mass prior to the lunch at 11:30 a.m. on July 31 in honor of St. Ignatius Loyola in Christ the King Chapel.

This year, guests will be treated to a unique menu that offers hints of Hawaiian flare and includes Huli Huli chicken, homemade pineapple coleslaw, potato salad and fresh corn-on-the-cob.  For dessert?  Everyone’s favorite – soft-serve ice cream!

RSVPs are kindly requested by today, Wednesday, July 25.  You can do so by choosing one of the following options below or by contacting Human Resources Assistant Mary Braun at Ext. 2240 (


Submitted by: Mary Braun, assistant, Human Resources

D2L Update


On August 8, D2L at Canisius will be getting a few new screens for quiz construction and an easier-to-use “question pool” alternative to random sections.  If you use quizzes in D2L, these new features will be fairly intuitive to figure out.   You can still opt out of these new screens, at least until December, but we think you will find them quicker to use than the old screens and random section operation.

If you haven’t tried building and using quizzes in D2L, now is a good time to consider it.  Click here to read the Center for Online Learning’s (COLI’s) latest blog and to see a new video tutorial, which shows how to set up a simple, low-stakes quiz for your students.

Submitted by: Mark Gallimore, Center for Online Learning & Innovation