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Campus Candids

Griff Fair 2022 was held in Science Hall Commons on Thursday March 31.  More than 50 employer organizations were on hand to speak with students and alumni about full-time, part-time, summer job and internship opportunities.  Over 150 students and alumni participated.  Employers and students were happy to be back to an in-person fair!  Many thanks to the campus community for their support!

Submitted by: Eileen Abbatoy, Director, Career Development, Griff Fair for Student Success

Last Call: Get Your Exclusive Giving Day T-Shirt!

#CanisiusGivingDay is this Wednesday, April 6th!

There’s still time to make your gift early and receive this Canisius branded t-shirt, designed exclusively for Giving Day by Sydney Carlo ’22, president of C-Block and an enthusiastic supporter of the blue & gold. 

Make your gift today!

Faculty and staff who make their Giving Day gift by the end of today (Monday, April 4) will receive this specially designed t-shirt. Those who have made an early gift can stop by the George Martin House and pick up their t-shirt tomorrow (Tuesday, April 5), between 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

You can make your gift to the Canisius Fund or the area that fuels your passion at or via payroll deduction by clicking here.
(Please Note: Only new payroll deduction gifts will count as a Giving Day gift.)

Don’t forget to wear your new t-shirt or blue & gold this Wednesday, April 6th and show your Canisius spirit!

If you have any questions, e-mail or call the Canisius Fund Office at x2712.

We can’t wait to celebrate the spirit of the Canisius community with you!

Submitted by: The Giving Day Team

Community-Based Learning Coffee and Conversations

Join a special Coffee and Conversations discussion of Community-Based Learning opportunities with Mary Rockwell, director of the New Buffalo Institute, and Dr. Secil Ertorer, associate professor of sociology, on Tuesday, April 5 at 10 a.m. in the Faculty Lounge.

In addition to this conversation, we have three more Coffee and Conversations scheduled for the spring semester:

·         Friday, April 22 at 9:00 a.m.

·         Tuesday, April 26 at 10:00 a.m.

·         Wednesday, May 4 at 9 a.m.

As with all our Coffee and Conversations opportunities for community connection, no RSVP is required and all are welcome. Don’t forget to stop by the Academic Affairs Office in Bagen 103 to pick up your Tim Horton’s voucher before you head over to the Faculty Lounge for our conversation!

Submitted by: Tyler Kron-Piatek, Academic Technologist, COLI

Virtual Tour of Corning Museum of Glass

Students in Honors 340. Desire and Conquest: Urban Landscapes of Old Spain, taught by Dr. Margaret Stefanski and Dr. Davide Salvo, participated in a virtual group tour at the Corning Museum of Glass

The students had the opportunity to see the permanent exhibitions of Roman and Islamic glass.

Katherine Larson, the curator of the Ancient Glass collection, answered several questions asked by students regarding the process of glass making, the diffusion and use of glass in the Roman Empire and Islamic World, the colors of glass, etc. Yvonne Widenor facilitated the contacts with the Museum.

Submitted by: Davide Salvo, adjunct professor, Classics

Ideology and Archaeology

Canisius College presents a talk by archaeologist Alessandro Sebastiani, PhD, on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 6:00 p.m in Regis Room.

His talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Ideology and Archeology between the Third Rome and Mussolini’s Propaganda.”

The event, sponsored by the Department of History and ArtsCanisius, will also be livestreamed here.

Submitted by: Davide Salvo, adjunct professor, Classics