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Reminder: President’s Convocation

All Canisius faculty and staff are invited to attend John J. Hurley’s annual President’s Convocation today, Monday, September 30 at 4:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.

The Convocation is an opportunity for President Hurley to bring the campus community together and give his state-of-the-college address. A cocktail reception will follow President Hurley’s remarks.

Everyone is encouraged to attend but if you are unable to be present, President Hurley’s remarks will be recorded and posted in “The Dome” along with a brief recap.

For more information, please contact the Office of the President at Ext. 2100 or

Click here to add this event to your calendar.

Submitted by: Erica C. Sammarco, associate vice president, Office of the President

Mass of the Holy Spirit

A longstanding Jesuit tradition continues on Wednesday, October 2 when Campus Ministry hosts the Mass of the Holy Spirit.

The entire campus community is welcome to gather and invite the Holy Spirit to guide us as we proceed through the new academic year.  Rev. Benjamin Fiore, SJ, will serve as the principal celebrant of Mass.

Faculty are asked to meet in the Faculty Lounge on the first floor of Old Main between 9-9:15 a.m. in their regalia.  All other participants and guests are asked to gather on the steps of Christ the King Chapel at 9:30 a.m.  From there, the group will process to the Montante Cultural Center for Mass beginning at 10:00 a.m. 

Please remember that there is a special break in the class schedule on this day so everyone is encouraged to attend.  This is a celebration of our solidarity as a school community and members of all diverse faith traditions represented on campus are warmly welcomed.

Following the Mass of the Holy Spirit, brunch will be served in the Student Center, at which time t-shirts and Sesquicentennial pins will be handed out. 

Submitted by: College Communications

Meditation Mondays at the Cura Personalis Corner

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Time to get your Zen on!

Beginning at 12:00 noon today, September 30, the Andrew L. Bouwhuis, SJ, Library will host Meditation Mondays, every Monday, in the new Cura Personalis Corner

Plan to start your week by taking a few moments to build mindfulness into your day with a chill guided meditation. Quiet your mind, settle and just breathe as you learn to take a moment to just be…

Submitted by: Emily Braun, Collection Services Associate, Andrew L. Bouwhuis S.J. Library

Looking for Chefs for the Chili Cook-Off

It’s time to put your cooking skills to the test and register for the annual Chili Cook-Off to benefit the United Way! The event is set for Thursday, October 17.  See the attached flyer for further details on how to register.

Submitted by: Bethany Voorhees, assistant, Human Resources


Discounted Bills Tickets – On Sale Now

Pegula Sports Entertainment is offering discounted tickets to the Buffalo Bills vs. Washington Redskins football game on Sunday, November 3.  Tickets are available for Canisius faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters.  The first 200 people to purchase tickets will receive a New Era Buffalo Bills cap. 

To purchase tickets, simply click here.   

Submitted by: College Communications