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Canisius in the News

Bob Klump, director of the Raichle Pre-Law Center, was interviewed on Wednesday May, 4 on WBEN-AM RadioHe appeared on A New Morning with Susan Rose and Brian Mazurowski, to discuss the leaked SCOTUS draft report, the impact on justices and changes to how future draft reports are disseminated.

To listen to the full show on WBEN-AM Radio, click here. 

Submitted by: College Communications

Award-Winning Author Visits Magic Realism Class

On Wednesday evening, May 4, award-winning author and television producer Sheri Holman visited HON 378: Magic Realism on Zoom with Richard Reitsma, PhD, associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures.  Holman joined remotely from Brooklyn, NY, while Reitsma managed the class from Warsaw, Poland.

The class discussed her last novel Witches on the Road Tonight and talked about writing novels versus writing for TV, dealing with trauma and finding inspiration.  The class recording is available but please contact Dr. Reitsma at if you are interested in the YouTube link.

For more on Sheri Holman’s career as a writer and as a TV producer click here.

Submitted by: Dr. Richard D. Reitsma, chair, associate professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Kappa Delta Pi Initiation

The Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), an education honor society, recently recognized current and new KDP inductees.  A total of 15 students participated in the ceremony with 10 new honorees inducted at the KDP Induction Ceremony on Saturday, April 30, 2022. 

KDP is the champion for future and new teachers from campus to classroom. KDP is a reliable and research-based resource of best practices for teaching, and delivers guidance and solutions to the particular issues facing teachers across the United States, while maintaining a global perspective.

Congratulations to the KDP Honorees!

Bottom row (left to right): Matthew Hein (Treasurer), Taylor Behlmaier (Historian), Renae Fisher; Middle row (left to right): Erika Eyssen (Vice President), Katie Bray, Jaime Bennett, Erin Tzetzo, Catherine Russo; Back row (left to right): Jacob Lewis, Alex Silfies, Courtney Allen, Theresa Bienko, Eamon Wallace, Keith Powers, Emma Maxson (President), Dr. Jeff Lindauer (KDP Counselor)

New initiates not pictured: Alexandra Fazio, Emilie Puzzella, Mary Banks, and Jenna Rybarczyk

Submitted by: Jeff Lindauer, associate professor of Teacher Education and Leadership