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Canisius in the News

President John J. Hurley was quoted in The National Catholic Reporter in its April 25 edition, about the Movement to Restore Trust and its recent recommendations for Bishop Richard Malone on how the Buffalo Diocese can address the ongoing sex abuse crisis.

Click here to read the story, entitled “Buffalo Bishop, Lay Reform Group Agree on Proposals to Address Abuse.”

WBEN-930 AM interviewed Political Science Professor Robert Klump on its morning program Thursday, April 25. Klump provided insight about Joe Biden enter the 2020 race for president.

Click here to listen to the interview.

Submitted by: College Communications

Congratulations Canisius CFA Team!

Pictured (l-r): Alexandra Pfeifer ’19 (team captain), Michael Maiorana ’19, Jennifer Keefer ’19 and Allison Jennings ’19

Canisius was one of only five universities, worldwide, to advance to the Global Finals of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge held in New York City on Thursday, April 25. The Canisius team competed against Ateneo de Manila University, Instituto Tecnologico de Mexico, Moscow University and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.  Ateneo de Manila University, our Jesuit partner in the Philippines, won the global competition.

The Canisius team was comprised of Alexandra Pfeifer ’19 (captain), Allison Jennings ’19, Jennifer Keefer ’19 and Mike Maiorana ’19. The team competed against 1,100 universities from approximately 90 countries to secure a spot at the Global Finals.

This marks the second time that Canisius competed in the CFA Global Finals.  In 2015, a five person team from Canisius beat teams from 865 universities in 70 countries to take home the CFA World Championship. 

Click here to read more about the CFA Challenge and the amazing accomplishments of the Canisius team.

Submitted by: College Communications

Serious Games Meetup Today, April 26

The Digital Humanities Group is sponsoring a Serious Games Meetup today, Friday, April 26 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. in Old Main 400.

All Canisius faculty, staff and students are invited to bring their favorite games that go beyond just entertainment and provide educational and therapeutic benefits. If you don’t have a game in mind, join the Digital Humanities Group and learn how games can support learning and therapy. If you don’t play video games at all but want to know why so many people do, let gamers tell you all about it!

This is an informal gathering and those in attendance will get the chance to play games. Refreshments will be served.

Click here to add this event to your calendar.

Submitted by: Mark Gallimore, Center for Online Learning & Innovation

Softball Hosts Four Games

The Canisius softball team will host four Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) games this weekend at the Demske Sports Complex. The Griffs compete against both Manhattan and the University at Buffalo tomorrow, Saturday, April 27 in a doubleheader beginning at 12:00 p.m. Click here to add this event to your calendar. The Griffs will then host St. Peter’s on Sunday, April 28 in double header beginning at 12:00 p.m. Click here to add this event to your calendar.

Game times are 12:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. both days.

For additional information, visit

Submitted by: John Maddock, Athletics