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Canisius in the News

Buffalo Business First mentioned Canisius College’s physician assistant graduate program in a recent article about the shifting landscape of health care education. Aimee Larson, MPAS, PA-C, noted the hybrid learning methods that give students both hands-on and telemedicine experience.

Read more here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Board of Trustees Highlights

The Canisius College Board of Trustees met from April 26-May 3, 2021.  Read the highlights, above.

Submitted by: Bethany Voorhees, executive associate, President’s Office

Sesquicentennial Magazine Receives Platinum Award


The Canisius Magazine team received a Platinum 2021 Hermes Creative Award for the 150-page sesquicentennial edition. Hermes is an international competition administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP).

Congratulations to Eileen Herbert, executive editor; Audrey Browka, managing editor; and Cody Weiler, former art director for Creative Services. Click here to view the Sesquicentennial Magazine.

Entries are judged on concept, story development, writing and design. AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

Vaccine Pop-Up Open to All

Canisius College is hosting a pop-up vaccination clinic today, Wednesday, May 12, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The pop-up site is located at the Spillman Lot, located on the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Florida Street (behind the Koessler Athletic Center). The Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be distributed to anyone in need, including those at Canisius, friends and neighbors.  It is customary to bring an insurance card and photo i.d. if you have one but if you do not, just show up. No appointment is needed.

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


James Lyon Memorial Service

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Campus Ministry will hold a Memorial Service for James Lyon ’21 on Thursday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.  James passed away on April 26.  A senior student, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honor Society) and Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society).  He planned to attend law school in the fall. .

If you would like to help in planning the service, please contact Campus Ministry at or Ext. 2420.

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