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Exhibition Opening of Kyla Kegler’s “Feel Me in the Library”

“Feel Me in the Library” is an experiential installation that reflects on the conditions of feeling. The gallery will be visible in the Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library from today, November 7 – January 25. Through interactive tools and how-to guides, the work advocates finding feeling as a radical practice. In a moment in which we are ever-more distracted from intuitive feeling by traumatizing news headlines, increasing virtual mediation and the mindfulness industry’s commodification of self, “Feel Me in the Library” offers a means of resisting apathy and enhancing empathy. The installation plays on its unique context within Canisius’s library, serving as a haven where students and other members of the campus community may retreat from their cerebral activities for some moments of somatic exploration.

On Friday, November 16 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. join the Fine Arts Department for a reception and talk in the Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library with the artist Kyla Kegler.

For more information on this and other Canisius Art Gallery exhibitions, please visit the ArtsCanisius website.

Submitted by: Emily Mangione, gallery director, Fine Arts

Fourth United Way Winner Announced

Congratulations to our fourth United Way basket winner, Lisa Zuchlewski! Lisa is the administrative associate for the dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

The United Way committee will feature a basket raffle each Friday. When you donate to the 2018 campaign, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of the baskets listed below.

The remaining prize baskets include:

ROTC donation: Cooler, draw-string backpack, pad-folio, coffee mug, tumbler, water bottle and t-shirt

United Way Committee donation: Fall-themed basket: wine glasses, oven mitts, table runner, glass platter, kitchen towels, candle and a straw tumbler

Our campaign has now been extended and will run through Monday, November 19.  You can access the donation button on your MyCanisius portal page. Your pledge does not carry over from last year, so please take the following steps to make your pledge:

    2. Click [Forgot User ID or Password?]
    3. Enter Work Email
    4. Enter Verification Code
    5. Click [Email My Information]
    6. Check your Work Email inbox for an email from
    7. Click the reset password e-Pledge link in the email (will expire within 24 hours)
    8. Create a new password and click [Save]
    9. Click the [Continue] button

If you have any questions about the process of making your e-pledge, please contact one of the following members of the United Way Committee: Linda Walleshauser, associate vice president, Human Resources & Compliance (Ext. 2244); Mary Braun, human resources assistant (Ext. 2240); Maggie Burkard, academic affairs support manager (Ext. 2120); Emily McGorry, executive assistant, Academic Affairs (Ext. 2121); and Sharon Federico, assistant to the vice presidents, Student Affairs and Business & Finance (Ext. 2130.)

Submitted by: Mary Braun,  assistant, Human Resources

Dads and Daughters Dollar Day

Calling all dads and daughters! The Athletic Department’s 3rd annual Dollar Day is Friday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Koessler Athletic Center. The Canisius women’s basketball team opens its season under new coach Scott Hemer. The Griffs host Miami of Ohio at 7:00 p.m. All tickets and selected items at the merchandise store and concession stand are $1.

For additional information on the game and this year’s Griffs, led by all-MAAC performer Sara Hinriksdottir, visit For additional ticket information, call (716)-888-8499.

Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics

Thomas M. Banchich Annual Classics Lecture

In honor of his retirement and in celebration of his years of service and innumerable contributions to Canisius College, the Classics Department is pleased to announce the inaugural Thomas M. Banchich Annual Classics Lecture on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge.

In partnership with the Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies, the Thomas M. Banchich Annual Classics Lecture will kick off with The Classics in the Footsteps of Byzantium, delivered by Anthony Kaldellis, PhD, professor of classics and history at Ohio State University.

Partners for this event include the All-College Honors Program, the History Department and the Religious Studies and Theology Department. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the talk.

Click here to add this event to your calendar.

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