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(L-R) Director of Campus Ministry Mike Hayes with Cat Gallagher ’21, Rebecca Praetzel ’21 and Bridget Brogan ’21, who served as altar servers for the Sesquicentennial Celebration Mass on Saturday, September 14 at St. Joseph Cathedral. Photo credit: Mike Hayes.

Rev. Patrick J. Lynch, S.J., professor emeritus of religious studies and theology.

St. Joseph Cathedral was filled with Canisius alumni, faculty and staff and friends of the college to celebrate the Sesquicentennial Mass.

The Very Rev. John J. Cecero, S.J., USA Northeast Provincial, served as the celebrant for the Mass. Rev. David S. Ciancimino, S.J., president, Canisius High School; Rev. Michael P. Corcoran, S.J.. campus minister, Canisius High School and Rev. Thomas R. Slon, S.J., rector, Canisius College were concelebrants.

President John Hurley did the first reading at Mass, which was from Exodus.

(L-R) Gift bearers Abby Hughes ’20, USA president; Marissa Brandel ’23 and James Garvey ’20. Photo credit: Mike Hayes.

Submitted by: College Communications

Canisius Fund 150

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For 150 years, Canisius College has educated tens of thousands of women and men through vigorous academics, life-changing opportunities and the Jesuit values that separate a Golden Griffin from any other individual. To celebrate its Sesquicentennial anniversary, and to pave the way for the next 150 years, Canisius is kicking off the Canisius Fund 150 campaign. 

Canisius Fund 150 will bolster the Canisius Fund – with an ambitious $2.2 million goal. The Canisius Fund provides crucial current-use funding for our students’ greatest needs – most notably direct tuition assistance, academic support, and student services.

This special fundraising campaign celebrates the rich traditions of Canisius and all that it has provided our 48,000 alumni family. As a Canisius education, and the life-changing experiences that come with it, continue to be one distinguished from any other college, Canisius Fund 150 will celebrate our past and create the ultimate investment in securing our future.

Gifts to Canisius Fund 150 will ensure that a Canisius education remains vibrant and strong and will continue to expand the transformational alumni family that showcases the power of Canisius College.

To learn more about this special campaign, click here.

Submitted by: The Canisius Fund Team

Women’s Soccer Returns to the Demske

Your Canisius women’s soccer team returns to the Demske turf Wednesday, September 18 for a non-conference clash against Delaware State. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.

For additional information, visit There is no admission charge. The game will be televised live on ESPN3.

Submitted by: John Maddock, senior associate director, Athletics

TIAA Representative Appointments

Molly Amos, financial consultant for TIAA, will be on campus Friday, October 18 in Science Hall, Room 035 and Monday, November 11 in the KAC Conference Room for individual counseling sessions.  She will meet with individuals to review and discuss current investments, answer questions and review their options to help meet retirement goals.

To schedule an appointment, contact the TIAA Service and Scheduling Group at 1-800-732-8353 or click here to schedule your appointment online.

Submitted by: Dawn Rotterman, benefits manager, Human Resources

TIAA Digital Challenge

Would you like to get access to the latest tools that can help you manage your contributions, set goals and plan for the future?  If so then participate in the TIAA digital challenge and learn more about online tools available to you and also earn a chance at winning a $100 American Express card!

Click here to begin the challenge.

Submitted by: Dawn Rotterman, benefits manager, Human Resources