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Ash Wednesday Masses

The 2020 Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday, February 26.  Mass will be held that day at 12:05 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.  Ashes will be distributed from 1:00 – 5:30 p.m., also in the Chapel.

The campus community is invited to join Campus Ministry for lunch in the undercroft following the 12:05 p.m. Mass.  Grilled cheese and vegetarian soup is on the menu.  Proceeds will support Canisus students traveling internationally to El Salvador and the U.S./Mexico border.

Click here to add the 12:05 p.m. Mass to your calendar.

Click here to add the 8:30 p.m. Mass to your calendar.

Submitted by: Mike Hayes, director, Campus Ministry

Free TIAA March Webinars

Learn how to manage all aspects of your finances from a variety of free webinars provided by TIAA.  Click here to schedule them online.

Submitted by: Bethany Voorhees, assistant, Human Resources

February Brown Bag Teaching Lunch

Inspired by a recent piece in Inside Higher Ed, we invite you to share your pro tips on efficient grading with your colleagues on Wednesday, February 26 at 12:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge of Old Main.

Submitted by: Jennifer Lodi-Smith, interim assistant vice president, Academic Affairs; associate professor, Psychology

Canisius’ Employee Assistance Program

As a reminder to all faculty and staff, Canisius College offers an Employee Assistance Program through Integrated Behavioral Health. This service provides free confidential counseling, assessment and referral services to employees.  The information sheet above goes further into detail about the services available to you. To connect to a counselor for free support services, you can do one of three things:

  1. Send an Email to
  2. Call at 1-800-386-7055 (available 24/7)
  3. Log into the Integrated Behavioral Health website at
    • Username: Matters
    • Password: wlm70101

The well-being and quality of life for you and your family is important. Don’t be afraid to get the help you need.

Submitted by: Bethany Voorhees, assistant, Human Resources