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Canisius in the News

Spectrum TV interviewed members of the women’s basketball team, as they partnered with First Fruits Food Pantry to help combat food insecurity in the area.  To watch the story, click here

Submitted by: College Communications. 

Playoff Hockey Returns to Buffalo

The Canisius hockey team opens its best-of-three Atlantic Hockey quarterfinal series this Friday, March 11 at 7:05 p.m. when the Golden Griffins host Mercyhurst at LECOM Harborcenter.

Game two of the playoff series is set for Saturday, March 12 with an 8:05 p.m. face-off Game three will be played Sunday at 7:05 p.m., if necessary. 

Tickets can be purchased by calling the Canisius Ticket office at 888-TIXX, at the gate on game night or online by clicking here.

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



Canisius Named a Top School for Online Master’s in Sports Management

Canisius College has been ranked fifth in the nation for its online master’s degree in sports management by the website 

The organization researched and analyzed more than 7,700 accredited schools using data from the Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and from the schools themselves.  Canisius’ recognition comes at a time when enrollment in master’s degree programs is on the rise.  The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) reported a 7.3 percent increase in first-time graduate student enrollment.  The CGS report cites the growth of online and hybrid options as the primary driver of these trends.  

To see where Canisius’ sports administration master’s program ranks among the top schools, click here.

Submitted by: College Communications

Bill Davis Scholarship

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities’ Conference on Diversity and Equity (CDE) is happy to open the application for the 2022 Bill Davis Scholarship. This scholarship is named in honor of the late Bill Davis, director of the Upward Bound program at Loyola University Chicago from 1969-1990.  He is also one of the founding members of CDE. This scholarship, awarded annually, commemorates his commitment to education, public image and student of color motivation.

The ALANA Student Center is hosting information sessions about the scholarship every Thursday from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the center. The ALANA Student Center is located in the lower level of Frisch Hall, Room 008. Staff will be available to assist with the application process, which includes an essay.

Please consider making eligible students aware of this opportunity and encourage them to submit an application. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Bennie Williams at

Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, assistant dean of students, ALANA Student Center


First Generation Student Honor Society

Canisius College is now the home of the Delta Gamma chapter of the Tri-Alpha First Generation Student Honor society. We will be inducting our first cohort of members this semester. Please visit this site for more information. Faculty and staff are asked to encourage eligible and qualifying students to apply.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mark Harrington at or Bennie Williams at

Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, assistant dean of students, ALANA Student Center