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Campus Candid

 More than 200 students from 15 local high schools were on campus Thursday, to participate in the 43rd annual Model UN Conference. The event was a great experience for students to practice debating and sharing ideas in a professional setting. The high school students were all over campus, from the Montante Cultural Center to the Regis rooms, all dressed in business professional clothes and eagerly waiting their turns to speak.

A special thank you is owed to all the staff for organizing the event and all the Canisius students who were helping the high schoolers!

Submitted by: College Communications.

Canisius in the News

Canisius is excited to share the news that Kevin Hardwick, PhD, associate professor of political science and Erie County legislator, was elected Erie County Comptroller on Tuesday, November 2. And the campus community isn’t the only one talking about it. Click on the links below to view the various news outlets that reported on Hardwick’s win.  

To read more at The Buffalo News click here.

To read more at WKBW-TV (Channel 7) click here.

To read more at WIVB-TV (Channel 4) click here.

To read more at  WGRZ-TV (Channel 2) click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Canisius Recognizes First-Generation Students with Series of Special Events

Canisius College is celebrating its first-generation of students with a series of special events and activities leading up to and following National First-Generation College Student Day on November 8.  The celebrations are being organized by the ALANA Student Center at Canisius, with support from the Griff Center for Student Success, Student Life and Event Services.  They are aimed at recognizing students who come from families where their biological parents did not complete a four-year college degree.

To learn more about the series, which continues through November 15, click here .

Submitted by: College Communications

Volunteers Needed for Food Giveaway

Please consider volunteering on Saturday, November 20 to distribute turkeys and produce boxes to our neighbors.  The event begins at 10 a.m. at the Spillman Lot, corner of Jefferson Ave. and Florida St. (behind the KAC).   A drive-through process will be in place and volunteers will help load the cars that come through the line.  Please contact Mary Rockwell,, if you are interested in participating.

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



Medieval Music in the Montante Cultural Center

ArtsCanisius and the Institute of Classical and Medieval Studies present the professional debut of the musical trio Pavana. Join us for an evening of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music in the Montante Cultural Center on Tuesday, November 9, at 7:00 p.m.

All in-person attendees must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Donations are being requested at the door to continue to bring events like this to the community.

Submitted by: Kristina Laun, social media & website administrator, ICMS