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The Office of Mission & Ministry donated turkeys today for the Upper Room Church of God in Christ’s food pantry. The Church, located on Florida Street and Jefferson Avenue, and directed by Pastor Daniel Benning HON ’18, will distribute turkeys to those in need in the community starting tomorrow. The pantry serves over 200 people each week. Happy Thanksgiving! 

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


Canisius in the News

The Buffalo News quoted Daniel Dentino, PhD, vice president for student affairs, regarding the college’s plan for contact tracing, isolating and quarantining.

Click here to read the full story.

Submitted by: College Communications

DJ Khaled to Present at Canisius College

Fans of DJ Khaled will want to tune in on Thursday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m. when the renowned songwriter, producer and media personality speaks (virtually) at Canisius College.  In his talk, titled “How I Came Up,” Khaled will share his personal story of success and impart on students how they too can make successes of themselves.  

DJ Khaled’s visit is made possible by Canisius’ Opportunity Programs for Education (COPE) and the Office of Academic Talent Search.  His talk will be made available to students and faculty via a private Zoom connection.

Click here to learn more.

Submitted by: College Communications

Western New York (WNY) Prosperity Fellowship

The WNY Prosperity Fellowship  is currently recruiting for the next academic year (2021-22).  Two information sessions are currently scheduled via Zoom.  We ask that professors share the above information on the flyer with their students.

The Canisius College Western New York (WNY) Prosperity Fellowship is an innovative program for students in their junior or senior years or graduate business students who have an entrepreneurial drive and want to make a difference in Western New York.

The Fellowship combines scholarship assistance with credit-bearing internships, networking, and skill-building to provide students with academic and practical experiences in their intended professions. Students receive significant financial assistance based on need, so they can fully focus on making the most of their internships, educational experiences, and networking and skill building opportunities. In return, students commit to working and giving back economically to Western New York for at least two years within a 10-year period upon graduation.

Submitted by: Robyn Brouer, PhD, chair, Department of Management; director, WNY Prosperity Fellowship

Employee Resource Groups Survey

Are you looking for ways to connect with your colleagues and feel supported at work? If so, join an Employee Resource Group.

Employee Resource Groups are voluntary, employee-led groups that aim to foster a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with the organizations they serve. Canisius would like to offer a selection of resource groups to employees in order to foster community and social connections.

Take this anonymous survey and let us know what resource groups you would like to see offered at Canisius. Click here to access the survey.

If you have any questions about Employee Resource Groups, please contact Mary Braun, human resources generalist, at Ext. 2247.

Submitted by: Mary Braun, human resources generalist