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Canisius in the News

Conversations Magazine featured an article written by President John Hurley and Lee C. Wortham, chair of the college’s Board of Trustees, entitled “The Mission Leadership Challenge for Trustees.” Read the full article on page 21 here.

Charles Brady, late professor of English at Canisius, was featured in the latest issue of Gilbert!, the magazine of the American Chesterton Society. The article, written by Karen Brady, shares her father’s memories of G.K. Chesterton’s visit to Buffalo. Read the full article here.

David Goodwin, graduate assistant in Communication Studies, wrote an article for Another Voice in The Buffalo News about the importance of a leadership course project he completed for students enrolled in Peaceprints of WNY’s Hope Campus Initiative. Read more here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Hockey Hosts Sports Hall of Fame Event

The annual Canisius Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place during the second of two men’s hockey games. Canisius hosts Bentley University tonight, January 25 at 7:35 p.m. and tomorrow, January 26 at 4:35 p.m. at the HARBORCENTER.

The weekend is highlighted with the induction of five former athletes, one athletic administrator and the former assistant director of Campus Ministry being inducted into the Hall of Fame.

The group will be officially inducted at Pearl Street tomorrow, January 26 at 1:30 p.m.  For more information, call (716) 888-2703. The seven inductees will also be recognized at the conclusion of the first period of the hockey game on Saturday 26. Tickets for the game may be purchased in advance by calling (716) 888-8499.

This year’s class includes:

Whitney (Card) Buchli ’08 – women’s lacrosse

Matt Mazurek ’07 – baseball

Katie (Miranto) Burd ’08 – softball

Jessica Stackhouse Bramer ’08 – volleyball and softball

Dana “Binky” Johnson ’94 – men’s basketball

Pete Koehneke – athletic trainer – 1979 – 2017

Joe Van Volkenburg ’88 – recipient of the Rev. Paul J. Dugan Award.

There will also be a post-game autograph session with the Griffs hockey team following the game.

For additional information, visit

Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics

Swim and Dive Hosts Senior Meet

The final regular season home meet for the Canisius men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will take place tomorrow, January 26 at 3:00 p.nm against Gannon University at the Burt Flickinger Center located in downtown Buffalo.

This will be the Griffs final tune-up before the MAAC Championships which will be held Wednesday, February 13 – Saturday, January 16 at the Flickinger Center.

For more information on Canisius Swimming and Diving, visit

Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics

Institute for Medieval and Classical Studies Events

The spring 2019 calendar is filling up with events hosted by the Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies (ICMS). Throughout the next three months, the lunchtime Brown Bag seminars will discuss the following topics:

Wednesday, January 30 – Tomb vessels from the early Chinese Bronze Age

Thursday, January 31 – Lifelong Learners series six-week class on the evolution of the Hero

Thursday, January 21 – Lost and Unknown Gospels: The Search for Jewish Writings on Jesus

Tuesday, January 26 – University at Buffalo’s Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology will team up with ICMS to present a talk on the effect of digital technologies on modern archaeology

Wednesday, March  6 – Second course of the Lifelong Learners spring semester begins with a look at early Medieval art

Wednesday, March 27 – “Dolos and the Heroic Virtue of Dishonesty”

For more relaxing fare, Classics Tea@2 is held every Friday at 2:00 p.m. in Old Main 219 throughout the semester. All are welcome to enjoy hot drinks, cold snacks, warm fellowship and interesting conversation.

Visit the ICMS website or Facebook page at “ICMSCanisius” for times and locations of all events.

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