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Canisius in the News

WBFO reported on the effort to help grow multicultural businesses in the area via a partnership between M&T Bank and Canisius College. The Multicultural Small Business Innovation Lab is a six-week pilot program that will help about 30 Black, Indigenous, Latinx, LGBTQ and other multicultural businesses learn how to create a business plan, establish credit and network.

The in-person classes will be held at Canisius College.  To read more on WBFO click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Navigating a New Normal

Eileen Niland, director, Counseling Center at Canisius College, will be part of a virtual panel presentation today, October 13, titled Back to School: Navigating a New Normal.  

The panel presentation is being hosted by Buffalo Toronto Public Media, as part of WBFO’s Mental Health Initiative. Niland will be part of a three-person panel discussing mental health and wellness resources and student support on college campuses.

To register for the webinar, click  here

Submitted by: College Communications

Connecting with Canisius

The Office of Alumni Engagement is starting up its  Connecting with Canisius Webinar Series this fall.  The first event will take place on October 27, 2021 and will feature Bill Maher ‘89, director of athletics at Canisius College.  The webinar, titled “Game Plan: A Discussion with Bill Maher ’89” will start at 12:00 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.  To register for the webinar, click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Live Well, Work Well – October Newsletter

The newsletter above, from Lawley Insurance Group, covers the following topics:

  • Coping tips for reducing financial anxiety
  • With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month: breast cancer warning signs & preventative measures
  • The importance of getting your flu shot this year

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


Memories of Flight: Archiving Refugee Histories Video Available

If you were unable to attend the hybrid in-person and broadcast webinar on Memories of Flight: Archiving Refugee Histories, the video is now available featuring our speaker Montserrat Canela Garayoa, from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.  The video of her presentation, along with Q&A is now available via the Borders & Migrations youtube channel

Previous talks are also available by clicking here. 

Be sure to stay tuned for the 3rd Borders & Migrations Initiative Fall 2021 conversations:

Health Care and Community Health:  Treating, caring for and developing community health for marginalized people, the recently released, those who are released with health (physical and mental) challenges, the impact of trauma on health, and hunger strikes and health care. October 28, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Local Networks and what they do, on November 15, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

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