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Campus Candid

Students and faculty filled Science Hall on Wednesday, November 10, to partake in a Stress Less Day hosted by the Canisius Counseling Center.  Attendees were able to relax and rejuvenate with activities such as guided yoga, DIY face scrubs, essential oils and rock painting!

Submitted by: College Communications

Canisius in the News

Sara Morris, PhD, vice president for Academic Affairs, was interviewed by Buffalo Business First.  Morris spoke on the importance of adapting to students’ needs in an ever shifting job market and the struggles of training students for careers that may not exist yet. 

Click here to read the story.

Submitted by: College Communications

Episode 4 of the Magis Podcast

Students in Barbara Irwin, PhD and Jamie O’Neil’s communication classes are teaming up this semester to create episodes of “The Magis Podcast,” featuring student-faculty dialogues at Canisius College. 

In this week’s episode, student Hunter Lober-Cummins and Associate Athletic Director for Communications Matt Reitnour discuss the inner workings of NCAA athletics, specifically at Canisius College.

Students involved in the production are Giffin Della Penna (STC & JRN ‘23), Hunter Lobur Cummins (JRN & COM ‘23), Vinnie Christiano III (JRN & COM ‘22), Jon Skuza (JRN ‘22) and Wilson Vershay (COM ‘22).

The podcast is NOW AVAILABLE to listen to on Spotify!

Watch the Trailer:

 Listen to the Podcast:

Submitted by: Katie McMahon, graduate assistant, Communication Studies Department


Wear Your Gold to Support Canisius Hockey

Please wear your gold and support your Griffs tonight, Friday, November 12, as the Canisius hockey team plays host to RIT at LECOM Harborcenter. Please note – game time is set for 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase online HERE or at the gate.

The Griffs will close out their weekend set with RIT on Saturday. That game is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m., at LECOM Harborcenter.

Parking Notice for all fans – with the Buffalo Sabres having home games on Friday and Saturday, parking at the LECOM Harborcenter parking garage will reflect the garage’s special event rate ($20). Fans are encouraged to take the NFTA Metro to the game. Additional parking will be available at other lots within walking distance of the building, subject to their pricing for special events.

Submitted by: Matt Reitnour, associate athletic director for communications, Athletics


Employee of Distinction Nominations

Nominate a co-worker for a job well done for the month of November by completing the Employee of Distinction nomination form here.

The Employee of Distinction program provides an excellent opportunity to show appreciation and support for co-workers and to reward them for all they do. The application will request an explanation as to why a candidate is worthy of the award. A list of factors to consider when submitting a nomination include the nominee’s history of accomplishments, level of determination, motivation and interpersonal skills.

The information provided in the application will be used to make a fair and objective selection. Upon supervisor approval, the Employee Engagement Team reviews all nominations and votes each month.

Please have all November submissions completed no later than Monday, November 22.

Submissions after that date will be considered for the month of December. Once a decision is made for November, the Employee of Distinction will be featured in The Dome.  Contact the Human Resources Department at Ext. 2240 or Bethany in the President’s Office at Ext. 2100 with any questions.