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Canisius Welcomes Professor Robert Gross

The College of Arts & Sciences at Canisius presents a talk by award-winning author and professor emeritus at the University of Connecticut Robert A. Gross, PhD, on Monday, March 28 at 5:00 p.m.  The event will take place in the Grupp Fireside Lounge, located on the second floor of the Richard E. Winter ’42 Student Center.  It is free and open to the public.

Professor Gross will discuss his recently-published book, The Transcendentalists and Their World. A cultural study of major American writers and a deep social biography of a place and an idea, the book traces the impact of capitalism, democracy and social reform on 19th century Concord, MA

For more information about the event, click here

Submitted by: College Communications

P/HETE Hosts Western Zone Conference

The physical and health education/teacher education program (P/HETE) hosted the annual conference for the Western Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AHPERD) on Tuesday, March 15 at the Koessler Athletic Center. With more than 80 health and physical education professionals from the Western New York area, this marks the ninth year that the Canisius P/HETE program has hosted the conference.

Presenters and sponsors included Buffalo Curling and West Side Rowing Clubs, G&G Fitness, Runners Roost, and many local health and physical education professionals. Associate Professors of Teacher Education and Leadership, Drs. Jeff Lindauer and Clancy Seymour co-presented a session with P/HETE alum and Buffalo Public School health and physical educator Mr. Michael Ertel, entitled “The Tactical Games Model: Research and Best Practices“.

A special thanks to Dr. Greg Reeds (emeritus); Julie Marzolf, administrative associate for school of education; Pat Clarke, director of athletic facilities; Aaron Chambers, graduate assistant; Teacher Education and Leadership; Carey MacCormick, catering services, Chartwells; Matt Kochan, access services coordinator, Library; Scott Clarke, director, User Services; and the many P/HETE majors on hand for their efforts to make this conference so successful.

Submitted by: Dr. Clancy M. Seymour, associate professor and Director of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Pedagogy

Employee of Distinction Nominations

Nominate a co-worker for a job well done for the month of March 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 March submissions completed no later than Monday, March 28.

Submissions after that date will be considered for the month of April. Once a decision is made for March, 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.

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

Live Well, Work Well

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

  • Understanding your Kidney Health
  • The Science of Snacking
  • Preparing for Tax-filing Season

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