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This beautiful bird was spotted hiding out in the greenery outside Bagen Hall. Do you think it’s an American goldfinch or a yellow warbler?

Submitted by: Gwen Ito, copywriter, Marketing


Canisius in the News

This morning’s Buffalo News references the latest edition of Western New York Economic News, published three times per year by Professors George Palumbo, PhD and Mark Zaporowski, PhD.  The article cites WNY Economic News as indicating the national economy appears to be at “full employment” and that the Buffalo region has had “sustained, though modest” employment growth since the end of the recession.

Click here to read the article in its entirety.

Submitted by: College Communications

President’s Convocation

You are cordially invited to attend John J. Hurley’s annual President’s Convocation on Monday, October 1 at 4:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.

Each year, President Hurley hosts this event to bring the campus community together to hear about the state of the college and the priorities for the year ahead.

All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. If you are unable to be present, President Hurley’s remarks will be recorded and posted online.

A cocktail reception will follow President Hurley’s remarks.

For more information, please contact the Office of the President at (716) 888-2100 or

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


This Week in the Griff Center


The Griff Center for Academic Engagement is ‘open for business’ and ready to help you get a head start on your coursework, class schedule and career options.  View the schedule above for more details about what’s happening this week in the Griff Center.

For more detailed information, checkout Handshake, the college’s platform for internship opportunities, full- and part-time job openings, or to sign up for on-campus interviews and register for information sessions, career fairs and more!

Submitted by: Dominique Gagnier, Griff Center

Brown Bag Seminar Series

The White Monastery; Egypt. Established AD 4th century

The Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies (ICMS) announces the first event in its Brown Bag Seminar Series. On Wednesday, September 19, Rebecca Krawiec, PhD, will deliver a talk entitled Female Men of God: Women and Christianity in Fourth-Century Egypt from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Student Center 207. Bring a lunch and engage in interesting conversation. Future speakers in the Brown Bag Seminar Series include Rev. Daniel Jamros, SJ, professor, Religious Studies and Theology, on October 18, and Stan Zolnowski, history honors student, in November. For more information visit the ICMS website.

Submitted by: Kristina Laun, staff, Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies