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Reminder: Town Hall Meeting

All Canisius faculty and staff members are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting with President Hurley on Monday, March 11 in the Regis Room from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

President Hurley will provide an update on a number of topics and respond to any questions you may have. Faculty and staff are also welcome to submit questions in advance of the meeting online by clicking here. Submissions are completely anonymous and are due by close of business today, Friday, March 8.

Click here to add this event to your calendar.

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

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Search Continues

Cary Anderson, EdD, the first candidate for the vice president for student affairs and dean of students position, was on campus Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5. If you had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Anderson, we ask that you complete the evaluation located on the portal here.

If you were not able to attend the campus forum, a video of Dr. Anderson’s presentation is available on the portal as well.

On behalf of the search committee, I am pleased to announce that next week we will hold two on-campus interviews for Daniel Dentino, PhD and Anne-Marie Dobies, EdD.

Information about each finalist has been posted on the myCanisius portal under the “VP for Student Affairs Search” tab located on the blue navigation bar across the top of the page.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the process and attend the open forum with each candidate:

  • Daniel Dentino, Wednesday, March 13, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Grupp
  • Anne-Marie Dobies, Friday, March 15, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Regis

The vice president for student affairs and dean of students will play a critical role in the life of the college. Please consider attending the open forums and participating in the search.

On behalf of the Search Committee,

Peg McCarthy

Chair/Search Committee

Basketball Teams Compete for Conference Championships

The men’s and women’s basketball teams will travel to Albany this weekend to compete for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) championships with the hopes of earning a spot to compete in March Madness when the NCAA announces the tournament fields later this month.

The second seeded Golden Griffin men’s team will compete against Manhattan tonight, Friday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. A Friday night win would move the Griffs to the Sunday, March 10 semifinals.

All men’s games can be heard on WECK 1230 AM. The men’s game tonight, March 8 will be televised on ESPN3. If they advance to the semifinals on Sunday, the game will be televised on ESPNU at 8:30 p.m. The men’s championship game on Monday, March 11 is at 9:00 p.m. on ESPN2.

The fifth seeded Golden Griffin women’s team will battle fourth seeded Monmouth University tomorrow, Saturday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m. A win would move the Griffs to the Sunday, March 11 semifinal at 11:00 a.m.

The women’s afternoon games tomorrow, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 (should they advance) will be on ESPN3. The women’s championship game is on Monday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m. on ESPNU.

On the men’s side, Takal Molson ’21 was named first team all-conference earlier this week and Malik Johnson ’20 was selected to the third team. On the women’s side, Sara Hinriksdottir ’19 earned second team kudos, while D’Jhai Patterson-Ricks ’20 was named to the third team.

For up to date tournament info, visit To purchase tickets in the Canisius section call (716) 583-0378 or email Todd Hummel, ticket office manager, at

Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics

ticket office manager, at

Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics

Canisius Introduces New Integrated Marketing Communication Major

Canisius College will launch a new bachelor of science degree in integrated marketing communication (IMC) in fall 2019. It is one of a very few such interdisciplinary programs of its kind in the nation.

Working with professors from the college’s Communication Studies, Digital Media Arts and Marketing departments, students will engage in a blend of coursework, including advertising, communication, consumer behavior, marketing, traditional and new media, promotions, public relations, research and sales.

Click here to read the full release.

Submitted by: College Communications