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Canisius President John J. Hurley poses with his daughter, Caroline ’11, MS ’17 (left) and wife, Maureen, after receiving the St. Thomas More Award.

The St. Thomas More Guild of Western New York recognized Canisius President John J. Hurley on Tuesday, May 7 during its annual luncheon at the Buffalo Convention Center. President Hurley received the St. Thomas More Award for his outstanding contributions as a Catholic lawyer.

The St. Thomas More Guild is an association of Catholic lawyers officially recognized by the Diocese of Buffalo. The organization supports lawyers in applying their faith to the challenges of professional and personal life.

In addition to his leadership of Canisius College, President Hurley is a founding member of the Movement to Restore Trust.

President Hurley congratulates Nick Spinosa ’20 upon receiving a scholarship from the St. Thomas More Guild of Western New York, during the organization’s annual luncheon on Tuesday.

The St. Thomas More Guild also recognized Nicholas J. Spinosa ’20, a math and economics dual major. Spinosa received a scholarship from the Guild for an essay he authored about faith and the law.

Submitted by: College Communications

A Remarkable Evening for the Regents Ball

Nearly 450 guests gathered to help raise money for the Canisius College
Board of Regents Scholarship Fund at the 53rd annual Regents
Ball on Saturday, May 4. Proceeds from the gala provide financial support
to promising young students who otherwise would not be able to take advantage of a Canisius education. 

Click here to view a video recap from the event.

The Board of Regents also conferred its Distinguished Citizen Award upon Hon. Anthony M. Masiello ’69, HON ’96 during the annual Regents Ball. The
former Buffalo mayor and president of Masiello, Martucci, Calabrese and
Associates was recognized for his contributions to the economic, civic and
cultural well-being of Western New York. 

Click here to watch a video highlighting Masiello’s accomplishments.  

Submitted by: College Communications

Commencement 2019 Student Speakers

The following students will deliver the commencement addresses for the graduate and undergraduate classes of 2019:

Mohamed Diyani, MBA program, will address the graduate class on Wednesday, May 15.

Saturday, May 18:

Thomas J. Karins, sports management major, will address the School of Education ceremony.

Cameron T. Rosenecker, accounting, finance and management triple major, will address the Richard J. Wehle School of Business ceremony.

Joshua P. Canavan, biochemistry major, will address the College of Arts & Sciences ceremony.

Please join in congratulating our student speakers in receiving this great honor.

Submitted by: Connie Pileri, assistant dean, Student Affairs; director, Event Services

The Western New York Prosperity Fellowship 2019-20 Class

The Western New York Prosperity Fellowship (WNYPF), sponsored by the Prentice Family Foundation, is proud to announce the fellowship recipients for the 2019-20 year. The WNYPF combines scholarships, pay for unfunded internships and network and skill-building opportunities throughout the year. This is designed to enhance fellow connections to the business world, allowing them to develop skills, find mentors and create lasting connections that will keep them in WNY upon graduation. Click here for more information about the WNYPF and to see the students of the 2019-2020 fellowship class.   

Submitted by: Diane Kelly, administrative associate, Management

Help Desk – Summer Hours

The ITS Help Desk will begin its summer hours schedule on Monday, May 13. The Help Desk will be open Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. These hours will be in effect through Friday, August 23. The Help Desk will close at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays, beginning Friday, May 24 – Friday, August 2.

Submitted by: Grant Guzda, help desk manager, ITS