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Peg McCarthy moves into her new office in Churchill Tower. The former vice president for academic affairs stepped down on July 1, from the role she’s held since 2015, to return to the Canisius faculty.

Submitted by: Maggie Burkard, support manager, Academic Affairs

East West Community Garden

New additions to the East West Community Garden this summer include a meditation garden, pollinator garden, a hummingbird feeder and several insect barns. An array of painted rocks will be added soon. New additions to the garden currently being installed include a new garden sign, a sharing library box and a bulletin board.

Insect Barn
Insect Barn
Hummingbird Feeder
Hummingbird Feeder

Feel free to visit the community garden, sit on a bench and quietly enjoy its beauty and peacefulness in nature.

Meditation Garden
Mediation Garden
Pollinator Garden
Pollinator Garden

If you are able to help with the installation of these new additions, please contact Veronica Serwacki, executive associate to the dean for the College of Arts and Sciences, at Ext. 2154 or at

Submitted by: Veronica Serwacki, executive associate to the dean, College of Arts and Sciences

This Week’s Food Trucks

Maria’s Bene Cibo will be on campus tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17 in the Lyons Hall lot from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The truck will serve a variety of sandwiches and paninis. To add this event to your calendar, click here.

The Salad Bar will be on campus Thursday, July 18 in the Bagen Hall lot. The truck will serve a variety of build-your-own salads. To add this event to your calendar, click here.

Please contact Mary Braun, assistant for human resources, at Ext. 2240 with any questions.

Submitted by: Mary Braun, assistant, Human Resources

Qualtrics Training

The Center for Online Learning & Innovation (COLI) is conducting a training session covering Qualtrics for surveys, forms and online data gathering on Thursday, July 18 at 3:00 p.m. in Old Main 119. Participants will learn the basics of building online surveys or data collection forms using Qualtrics’ Survey Core toolset. Afterwards, users will be able to build, manage, operate and distribute simple forms and get the resulting data. They will also be ready to explore more advanced tools for enhancing survey and data-form procedures.

If you plan to build or manage data-gathering projects in Qualtrics during the 2019-20 year, this workshop is for you!

No RSVP or signup is required!

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