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Buffalo’s Best Grill & Catering Food Truck

Buffalo’s Best Grill & Catering Food Truck will be here tomorrow, July 21st in Bagen Hall Lot from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Click here to check out their menu.

If you have any questions, please contact Bethany Voorhees at Ext. 2100 or Lynn Incardona at Ext. 2246.

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

Summer Faculty Development Week

The Academic Affairs Office is organizing a Summer Faculty Development Week for August 15-19. This will be hosted on campus in Old Main. Each session will be approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes long.  Breakfast and lunch will also be served all five days in the Faculty Lounge.

Bookmark this page to stay tuned for more information and other events happening this week!

Submitted by: Tyler Kron-Piatek, Instructional Designer, COLI

Canisius Community Development Opportunities

New Policy on Academic Integrity

Academic Affairs and the Center for Online Learning and Innovation are organizing a series of great on-campus development events during the week of August 16 – 19, of interest to all Canisius College employees.  These sessions include such topics as practical web development skills, self-care, and efforts to create a more inclusive campus that promotes diversity and a supportive community for all students, faculty and staff.  Here’s some examples:  

Wednesday, August 17

Self-Care and Wellness 

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Dr. Jonathan Lawrence, associate professor, Religious Studies and Theology 

This session will introduce some of the health and wellness resources the college and our insurance providers offer, and will include a short walk in Forest Lawn Cemetery across the street (weather permitting; please wear comfortable shoes) 

WordPress for Research 

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Benjamin Dunkle, associate professor, Digital Media Arts 

WordPress is the most popular website management tool in the world. It’s also free and open-source. 

In this session, you’ll learn how to use it as a tool for publishing a variety of content types. No experience with WordPress is required. 

QPR Suicide Prevention Training 

2:30 – 3:45 p.m.

Eileen Niland, LMHC, director, Counseling Center 

Charita Price, LMHC, counselor, Counseling Center 

QPR, the “CPR” for suicide prevention, stands for Question the person about suicide, Persuade the person to get help and Refer the person to help. QPR is designed to increase your ability to recognize suicidal thoughts and behaviors and to refer a student who is at risk to campus and community resources.  In this session, counselors from the Canisius Counseling Center will offer QPR methods and resources for faculty and staff.   

For now, pencil these into your calendar.  Stay tuned to The Dome for updates and a sign-up sheet, since more sessions are in planning right now!   

Submitted by: Tyler Kron-Piatek, Instructional Designer, COLI