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Do You Know a Senior Who’s Committed to a Year of Service?

Do you know a graduating student who has committed to doing a year of service after graduation with an organization such as Jesuit Volunteer Corps or AmeriCorps?

If so, we’d like to recognize them!

Students who have been accepted to a year of service -OR- are planning to do a year of service but are awaiting final placement details should Email Kaitlyn Buehlmann, associate campus minister, at, with the following details:

  • Name
  • The program they’ll be serving with
  • Their placement site (ex. Catholic Charities)
  • The city and state they’ll be serving in

All information should be submitted by Wednesday April 8.

Submitted by: Kaitlyn Buehlmann, associate campus minister, Campus Ministry

Canisius’ Employee Assistance Program


Canisius’ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Integrated Behavioral Health is here for you during these difficult times. This program provides free, confidential services, which include COVID-19 resources, short-term counseling via phone or video, online peer support groups, work/life balance resources, financial advisement and much more.

There are three different ways to contact them:

  1. Call at 1-800-386-7055 (available 24/7)
  2. Send an Email to
  3. Visit the website at (For login information, Email Bethany Voorhees at

Submitted by: Bethany Voorhees, assistant, Human Resources

February’s Employee of Distinction Winner

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The Human Resources Department is pleased to announce that Amy Beiter is the Canisius College Employee of Distinction for February 2020. At Canisius for a little over five years, Amy currently works as an administrative assistant for both the Political Science and Fine Arts departments.
Amy was selected for this award because she has been an incredible asset to the college through her strong organizational and time-management skills, which have kept both departments on track in all they need to accomplish. In addition to these strengths, Amy is an effective communicator, a creative problem solver and a proactive team player, as she is able to anticipate and complete the next task before anyone asks her to do it.
Through all of her diligent work, Amy manages to maintain a positive attitude in every situation, and is constantly challenging herself to learn new things and develop her own skills, setting a great example to all who come in contact with her.
Please join the Human Resources Department in congratulating Amy on this achievement!
Submitted by: Bethany Voorhees, assistant, Human Resources

Tune into “Crossroads”

Tune into “Crossroads” this Sunday, April 5 when Rev. Jack Mattimore, SJ, sits down with program host Rev. Patrick J. Lynch, SJ, to discuss Holy Week in the Catholic, Christian Tradition.”

Father Mattimore is an associate campus minister at Canisius College and also assists with the New Buffalo Institute. During the program, he’ll discuss the services that commemorate and celebrate the central events of Christianity including Palm Sunday, the Sacred Triduum, Good Friday and Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday.

In addition, Father Mattimore will share the latest initiatives underway with the New Buffalo Institute.

“Crossroads” is a monthly radio program produced by the Network of Religious Communities and hosted by Father Lynch, professor emeritus of religious studies and theology. It airs on the first Sunday of each month at 6:00 a.m. on MIX-96 (96.1 FM) and at 6:30 a.m. on JACK-FM (92.9).

If you miss the Sunday, April 5 broadcast, you can catch it starting Monday, April 6 on the Canisius SoundCloud.

Submitted by: College Communications

The Faces of DACA

This spring, the Supreme Court will announce its ruling on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  Thousands of DACA recipients will learn if they will continue to be protected from deportation and be able to work in the U.S.

Through the stories of DACA recipients, featured in “Faces of DACA,” the Ignatian Solidarity Network is helping the Jesuit and broader Catholic network to better understand the gravity of what is at stake in this moment for DACA recipients and for our country.

Later today, Friday, April 3, the Ignatian Solidarity Network will release a new set of DACA stories.  To view these stories, please follow this link.

Submitted by: Rev. Patrick J. Lynch, SJ, Jesuit associate, Mission & Identity