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Canisius in the News

Canisius economics professor, Julie Anna Golebiewski, PhD, was quoted in The Buffalo News in a recent interview with David Robinson. Golebiewski commented on the current economic status in Western New York, as well as what employment may look like following vaccine distribution.

Click here to read the article.  

Submitted by: College Communications

Canisius Welcomes Activist and Entertainer, Michael Santiago, to Celebrate Black History Awareness

Canisius College presents “Excellence Within Reach – Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of the Academic Talent Search/Trio Program.” The virtual summit will be held on Friday, March 26 at 3:00 p.m. In celebrating Black history awareness, the college has invited rapper, actor and activist Michael Santiago Render, better known by his stage name “Killer Mike,” to speak at the event.

The summit is sponsored by the Academic Talent Search (ATS) program, and is free and open to the public.

Click here to learn more.

Submitted by: College Communications

Lean into Lent

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“Lean into Lent,” a scriptural reflection series, continues this week on Wednesday, March 17 at 12:30 p.m.

Bridget Brogan ’21 will give the first reflection. Darby Ratliff ’16, MS ’18, will deliver a second reflection at 7:00 p.m.

Please contact Sarah Signorino, director of Mission & Identity, at with any questions. All are welcome!

Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, Mission & Identity



Women & Gender Studies 2021 Lorch Awards Ceremony Happy Hour

The Women & Gender Studies program invites you to the annual Lorch Award celebration. The Dr. I. Joan Lorch Award for Women & Gender Studies honors a person who has made a significant contribution to women and who exemplifies the pursuit of liberation and justice regarding sex, gender, and sexuality.  The award ceremony happy hour will take place on Friday, March 19 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Zoom.  This event is open to the public. Email Dr. Loughead for a digital invite.

This year we celebrate four outstanding award winners in the following categories:

(1) Canisius Student Award 2020: Morgan Morris

(2) Canisius Student Award 2021: Olivia Miller

(3) Canisius Colleague Award: Matthew Kochan, Librarian

(4) Community Award: Luanne Firestone of Family Promise

At this event, each of the award winners will deliver a brief speech on the importance of gender equality.  Congratulations to our award-winners and we welcome everyone to join us in feminist solidarity and camaraderie on March 19.

Submitted by: Tanya Loughead, director, Women & Gender Studies; professor, Philosophy