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Lifelong learners from the Buffalo community engage in conversations about the evolution of the British monarchy with Julie Gibert, PhD, History Department (pictured far left). The Thursday, October 25 lesson discussed Henry II and the Angevin Empire.

This six-week course, which began Thursday, October 11, is part of the Lifelong Learners Center courses provided by the Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies (ICMS). Previous courses included discussions about the Seven Wonders of the World and the Persian Wars. Visit ICMS’s website for more information about the program and to see what spring 2019 has to offer.

Submitted by: Kristina Laun, staff, ICMS

Canisius in the News

WBEN-930 AM did a feature story on the college’s new Esports club during today’s morning news program.  Click here to listen to the story and hear interviews from Justin Rogers, director of undergraduate admissions, and Kiernan Ensor, coordinator of Esports at Canisius.

Spectrum News interviewed George M. Palumbo, PhD, professor of economics and finance, for a story about the record unemployment rate in Western New York.  Watch the full story here.


Submitted by: College Communications

Dr. George E. Schreiner ’43 Pre-Medical Center Distinguished Speaker Series

The Dr. George E. Schreiner ’43 Pre-Medical Center Distinguished Speaker Series at Canisius College will host Thomas J. Madejski, MD, on Monday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Science Hall Commons.

Madejski, president of the Medical Society of the State of New York, will speak on “The State of the Medical Profession in New York.”

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, click here or contact the Institutional Advancement Office at (716) 888-8207.

Submitted by: College Communications


Men’s Soccer Concludes Regular Season

The Golden Griffin men’s soccer team wraps up its regular season against Rider University on Wedesnday, October 31 at 4:00 p.m. at the Demske Sports Complex. Both teams entered the final weekend of conference play with hopes of grabbing a spot in the six-team MAAC playoffs. The contest will be the last home game for eight Canisius seniors.

For additional information, visit

Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics

Phi, Set, Spike!

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Phi Set Spike is hosting a volleyball tournament on Sunday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. in the Patrick Lee Gym located in the Koessler Athletic Center. The tournament will help raise money for The Kids in Need Foundation. Make a team of 4-9 players of your friends and play, eat, win cool prizes and have fun!

Submitted by: Caitlin Merkley, philanthropy chair, Phi Sigma Sigma