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Campus Candids

Autumn at Canisius is a beautiful time of the year! Mark Harrington captured this photo of the campus earlier in the week.

Submitted by: Mark Harrington, assistant vice president; director, Student Success Program; assistant professor, Higher Education & Student Affairs Administration; Department of Graduate Education & Leadership

Canisius in the News

Vice President for Enrollment Management Danielle Ianni, PhD, was one of several local higher education leaders interviewed by The Buffalo News for an article about the erosion of enrollment at local colleges and universities. Click here to read the story, titled “Covid-19 Pandemic Continues Enrollment Slide at Many WNY Colleges.”

The Buffalo News also interviewed Assistant Professor of Economics Julie Anna Golebiewski, PhD, about the Buffalo Niagara job market during the month of September. The article, titled “As Schools Reopened, the Rest of the Local Job Market Stalled,” can be read by clicking here.

Submitted by: College Communications

NYS Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Every employer in New York State is required to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention training on an annual basis. Canisius College is committed to maintaining a workplace free from sexual harassment and is partnering with CypherWorx to provide online Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Training. This interactive training will:

  • include an explanation of sexual harassment consistent with guidance issued by the Department of Labor in consultation with the Division of Human Rights
  • include examples of conduct that would constitute unlawful sexual harassment
  • include information concerning the federal and state statutory provisions concerning sexual harassment and remedies available to victims of sexual harassment
  • include information regarding filing a complaint and all available forums for adjudicating complaints
  • include information addressing conduct by supervisors and any additional responsibilities for such supervisors

We ask that you complete Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (NY) by Friday, October 30.

To access the online course click here:

Username: Your Canisius College Email

Password: If you took this training last year, you will have created your own password. If this is your first time taking the training, use the “Forgot Password” button. If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it using the “Forgot your password?” button.

The self-paced, interactive course takes most people about 30 minutes to complete. You may leave the course as often as you would like and your progress will be automatically saved. You will receive reminders of your assignment until you have completed it. In addition, you will receive an Email confirmation once the training has been completed.

If you are a part-time employee with the college and have received this training from your full-time employer, you may supply us with proof of your completed training at your other employer in place of taking this training.

If you have any questions about this required course, please contact the Human Resources Office at 716-888-2240.

If you need assistance logging into the online course, contact CypherWorx customer support at 1-888-685-4440.

Submitted by: Linda M. Walleshauser, associate vice president, Human Resources and Compliance


Saunter and Spirituality

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Join the Office of Mission & Identity on Sunday, October 18 for the third-part of the “Saunter and Spirituality” series.  The group will meet at Reinstein Woods at 10:30 a.m.  Feel free to arrive anytime between 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Come alone or bring a family member for a self-paced walk. The group will reflect on “the sacrament of letting go” and ponder themed reflection questions while sitting, walking or running along the trail. Return to the parking lot for some optional sharing.

If you would like to attend, please register with Sarah Signorino at

To register, please Email Sarah Signorino at

Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, Office of Mission & Identity

Sign Up for Ignatian Yoga

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The Office of Mission & Identity invites you to participate in a virtual, four-part Ignatian Yoga series focused on “The Teachings of Autumn.”

Ignatian Yoga is a sponsored ministry by Jesuits Midwest and incorporates practices from both yoga and Ignatian Spirituality.  It is open to participants of all levels and experience of yoga. Each session will include an opening reflection by instructor Pat Cassidy, 30-minute practice and closing small group reflections. Click here to register for one or all of the sessions.

See the above flyer for dates and times. The material will build upon the reflections from earlier sessions.

Contact Sarah Signorino at with any questions.

Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, Office of Mission & Identity