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Pictured (l-r) Library Director Kristine Kasbohm, Mary O’Sullivan, Vice President for Student Affairs Sara Morris, Bruce J. Dierenfield, Terrence P. Bisson, Christine Kinsey, Rev. Daniel Jamros, SJ, Coral Snodgrass, Ricardo Marable (for Michelle Marable), Edward C. Kisailus, George M. Palumbo, Canisius President John J. Hurley

The campus community turned out on Thursday, November 18 to recognize 13 Canisius College faculty members who have been awarded emeritus status. The ceremony took place in the Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library. A brief reception followed. The emeritus honorees included:

Terrence P. Bisson, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics & Statistics

Betsy M. DelleBovi, PhD

Professor Emerita of Teacher Education

Bruce Dierenfield, PhD

Professor Emeritus of History

Rev. Daniel Jamros, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies & Theology

L. Christine Kinsey, PhD

Professor Emerita of Mathematics & Statistics

Edward C. Kisailus, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Biology

Michele Marable, PhD

Professor Emerita of Teacher Education Posthumous Recognition

George M. Palumbo, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Economics & Finance

Mary C. O’Sullivan, PhD

Professor Emerita of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Richard A. Shick, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Economics & Finance

Coral R. Snodgrass, PhD

Professor Emerita of Management

Timothy H. Wadkins, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies & Theology

John Zeis, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Submitted by: College Communications

Canisius in the News

Julie Anna Golebiewski, PhD, associate professor of economics and finance, spoke with The Buffalo News regarding the high demand in the housing market as it relates to the “work from home” trend.  To read more click here.

Golebiewski also spoke with The Buffalo News about how higher wages in a scarce worker pool has affected how jobs are being filled and why that is causing the unemployment rate to be higher than pre-pandemic levels. To read more click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Festive Holiday Sweater Contest

The holidays are a time of joy and peace but sometimes a little competition is fun too! Let’s spruce things up this holiday season by wearing festive holiday sweaters on Friday, December 17.

Submit your photos as a department to Audrey Browka at, and the department that is selected for having the most festive showing of holiday sweaters will win a pizza party!

Submitted by: Bethany Vorhees, executive associate to the president

Preventing Harassment and Discrimination

Every employer in New York State is required to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention training on an annual basis. Canisius College is committed to maintaining a workplace free from sexual harassment and is partnering with Everfi to provide “Preventing Harassment and Discrimination.”

This course prepares our faculty and staff to cultivate and maintain a workplace culture resistant to discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Faculty and staff will be equipped with the information and skills that promote intervention, empathy, and allyship. This course includes a section specific to requirements under Title IX and the Clery Act.

To comply with the New York State deadline, we ask that you complete Preventing Harassment and Discrimination by December 31

Everfi Training Invitation

Your training invitation will be sent directly from Everfi later this week or you can use the “Everfi Training Platform” link in the portal, found in Human Resources Home, under Important Documents/Compliance.

The self-paced, interactive course takes most people about 45 minutes to complete. The Everfi support team is available here to provide assistance by phone, Email or chat. If you have any other questions about this required course, please contact the Human Resources Office at 716-888-2240.

Submitted by: Linda M. Walleshauser, associate vice president for Human Resources and Compliance


United Way Campaign Prize Winner – Sharon Federico

Congratulations to Sharon Federico, support manager for business and student affairs, who was our third United Way prize basket winner.

When you donate to the 2021 Canisius campaign, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize basket.  To make a pledge, simply click the United Way icon on the portal page and follow the instructions listed.

With generous support from people like you, the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County can serve under-resourced communities, make sure everyone has access to health care, receives a quality education and can build a financially stable path forward.

If you have any questions about the process of making your E-pledge, please contact one of the following members of the United Way Committee: Linda Walleshauser (Ext. 2244); Bethany Voorhees (Ext. 2100) or Maggie Burkard (Ext. 2120).

Thank you again, Sharon, for your donation to the United Way and congratulations!

Submitted by: Maggie Burkard, support manager, Academic Affairs