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Canisius in the News

Buffalo News Reporter Robert McCarthy wrote a brief commentary about former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s visit to Canisius College last week. Click here to read his analysis.

Counseling Honor Society Induction

On Saturday, May 7, 17 graduate students from the School Counseling and the Mental Health Counseling programs were inducted into Psi Chi Gamma, the Canisius Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, which is the international honor society for counseling. All inductees earned a GPA of 3.5 or better and engaged in significant community service as part of the requirements for eligibility. Chi Sigma Iota is dedicated to high standards of professional competence and service to others.

Submitted by: Department of Counseling and Human Services

Commencement Volunteers Needed!

We are thrilled to get back to our usual commencement ceremonies this year and ask that you consider volunteering for either or both of the following celebrations:

Graduate CeremonyWednesday, May 18, 2022 KAC7:00 p.m.

This is a three hour time commitment.  Volunteers should arrive in the Patrick Lee Center by 5:30 p.m.  A light meal will be available in KAC LL Room G21 at 4:30 p.m.

Undergraduate CeremoniesSaturday, May 21, 2022 KAC 10:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.

This is a 6.5 hour time commitment. Volunteers should arrive in the Patrick Lee Center by 9:00 am.  There will be coffee service in the morning and lunch will be available between the two ceremonies.

To volunteer, click  HERE.  If you have a special graduate you wish to marshal, please indicate this on the form.  Please note that accommodations will be made whenever possible.

We have scheduled the following Volunteer information session:

Please see detailed information on these events as well as volunteer guidelines HERE.

Faculty who wish to be part of the procession should complete this brief form (

This event celebrates the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and the perseverance of our students who are filled with pride, hope and the promise of a bright future.   We have all played a part in the transformation of these students and it is our hope that you want to be part of the excitement of their special day. Watching our graduates and their families is a great reminder of what we work for each day.

Thank you for volunteering!!

Submitted by: Academic Affairs