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Leadership for the Future

Inauguration day is just about at hand. Tomorrow, Saturday, October 22, Canisius College will install Steve K. Stoute as the institution’s 25th president. The entire Canisius community is invited to attend and celebrate this historic moment in the college’s history.

The event starts at 11:00 a.m. at the Koessler Athletic Center and a post-inauguration reception will immediately follow the installation.

Submitted by: College Communications

A Canisius Community Event for President Stoute

Don’t forget that today is the Canisius Community Event for President Stoute. Faculty, staff and students are invited to this special luncheon, which runs from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Bart Mitchell Quad.

In honor of President Stoute’s heritage, the luncheon will feature Caribbean fare offered by KT’s Caribbean Cuisine and entertainment by Caribbean Extravaganza. There will also be games and giveaways for all to enjoy.

Submitted by: College Communications

Cheer on Ice Griffs with President Stoute

Join President Steve Stoute and his family at 7:00 p.m. tonight, Friday, October 21, in cheering on the Ice Griffs hockey team as it faces off against the RedHawks of Miami (Ohio) at LECOM Harborcenter.

Canisius faculty and staff are encouraged to bring their family and friends to this inaugural event and take advantage of a special $10 faculty and staff ticket option. Faculty and staff can show their Canisius ID cards at the ticket office in the Koessler Athletic Center in advance of the game, or at the ticket window at LECOM Harborcenter on the night of the game, to secure their discounted tickets.  Canisius faculty and staff can also purchase a season ticket plan for hockey, with pricing starting as low as $110.  For more information on that offer, call Todd Hummel in the ticket office at (716) 888-TIXX, or click on the TICKETS tab at the top of

Friday’s game against Miami (Ohio) has been designated as the program’s annual “Pink the Rink” night, and all fans are encouraged to wear pink as Canisius joins with Kaleida Health and the American Cancer Society to raise funds and raise awareness for breast cancer screening. There will be a special raffle available to all fans, with all donated funds going directly to head coach Trevor Large’s “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign. A raffle ticket costs $10 (or three tickets for $25), and the winner will receive an official, game-worn Canisius hockey jersey.

For tickets, or more information, please call the Canisius ticket office at (716) 888-TIXX.

Submitted by: Matt Reitnour, Associate Athletic Director for Communications, Athletics

“More than a Game”

On Wednesday, October 12, Canisius athletics announced the launch of the More than a Game campaign which supports the Blue & Gold Fund, and each of our 20 varsity athletic programs.

This annual campaign has seen nothing but growth year-over-year thanks to the support of alumni, friends and family, and faculty and staff supporters of Canisius athletics.

This year, our sights are set even higher. With an overall campaign goal of $300,000, we need your participation in this important endeavor. Your support allows us to continue to craft our vision of creating champions in the community, champions in the classroom, and champions in competition.

Consider participating in this important initiative by visiting,!

We appreciate your support for Canisius Athletics.

Go Griffs!

Submitted by: Brandon Bielecki, assistant director, Annual Giving & Stewardship

International Lunch Hour

The International Relations Program and the Political Science Department invite you to the talk by Rear Admiral Carl  A. Lahti (Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Japan/Commander, Navy Region Japan).

The talk will take place on Thursday, October 27, at the Andrew L. Bouwhuis – Instructional Room, at 11:30 a.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

For information, contact Dr. Fajardo-Heyward at

Click here to add this event to your digital calendar.

Submitted by: Paola Fajardo-Heyward, Chair Political Science