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Virtual Service Week

Thank you to all who participated in Virtual Service Week!  Approximately 125 people registered for the week’s activities.  We appreciate all of the work of faculty, staff and students who helped plan the week, provided collaborative opportunities such as films and panel discussions, and who engaged in service.    

Virtual Service Week is not over!  Since many of the activities are virtual, individuals can still participate at any time. 

Click here to get involved!

Submitted by: Mary Rockwell, PhD, director, The New Buffalo Institute

Borders and Migrations Panel: Covid-19 and Migration


Join the Canisius Borders and Migrations Initiative on Monday, November 9 for an online panel discussion, titled “Covid-19 and Migration.” The discussion will cover the relationship between the pandemic, refugees and migration. Panelists include experienced specialists in refugee and immigrant affairs:

  • Caitlin-Marie Ward, of the Jesuit Conference Office of Justice and Ecology
  • Carra Stratton of Justice for Migrant Families
  • Jaret Ornelas of the Kino Border Initiative

The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

Submitted by: Richard D. Reitsma, PhD, chair, associate professor, Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Download and Save Zoom Recordings

Videos recorded to and saved within Zoom’s cloud storage space are subject to deletion 30 days after the date and time of recording. Develop a regular routine of downloading these videos soon after recording and, if they need to be shared (with students, or colleagues), uploading them to another suitable web location.

Google Drive is ideal for this. Click here to find tutorials to host and share videos using Google Drive. 

Submitted by: Mark Gallimore, COLI 

Connecting with Canisius: A Lunch and Learn Webinar Series

Connect with Canisius during the second of a three-part virtual lunch and learn series. 

The second webinar, titled “Canisius College’s New PA Program: The Inside Scoop with Director Aimee Larson,” will take place on Thursday, November 19 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 

The webinar will feature Aimee Larson, MPAS, PA-C, clinical assistant professor and program director of the newly-accredited physician assistant (PA) studies program at Canisius. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Click here to register.

Submitted by: College Communications

Guest Lecture on Greek and Modern Ethnography

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Joseph Skinner, PhD, lecturer of Greek history at Newcastle University, UK delivered a virtual guest lecture in CLS 216: Race and Ethnicity in the Ancient World, taught by Davide Salvo, PhD, adjunct professor in the Department of Classics.

Skinner spoke about ethnographical theories and visual representations of foreign people in ancient Greece and the origins of modern ethnography. After the lecture, Skinner led a class discussion on ancient texts and images depicting the “other” and answered questions from the students.

Submitted by: Davide Salvo, PhD, adjunct professor, Classics