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The Dome Takes a Brief Break

Just a reminder that everyone’s favorite employee E-letter will be going on a brief break for the Thanksgiving holiday. Today, Monday, November 21, is the last day The Dome will publish. There will be no Dome on Wednesday, November 23, Friday, November 25 or Monday, November 28. Publication will resume on Wednesday, November 30.

All submissions to The Dome must be received by 2:00 p.m. of the day prior to publication.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Submitted by: College Communications

Early Closure Thanksgiving Holiday


As graciously announced by President Stoute, the college will close at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23. All but essential operating personnel are included in this early closure. The college will also be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 and will reopen on Monday, November 28. We wish you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving holiday and a wonderful weekend with your families!

Submitted by: Linda M. Walleshauser, SPHR-SHRM-CP, Associate Vice President for Human Resources & Compliance


Thanksgiving Dessert Reception Tomorrow

Canisius President Steve Stoute will host a Thanksgiving dessert reception for faculty and staff on Tuesday, November 22, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge of Old Main.

To attend, please RSVP today, by clicking here.

Submitted by: Bethany Voorhees, executive associate, Office of the President

Free Holiday Anxiety Webinar

MHA’s Child & Family Support program joins Parent Network of Western New York and NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities to sponsor an online workshop to help families cope with the stressors brought on by the holidays.

The holidays are a time for special moments and new memories. But they can also STRESS US OUT.  This workshop will give you the tools to help you and your family “Let It Go” so you can feel more empowered to enjoy and experience the joy of the holiday season.

Presented by Joe Clem, a licensed marriage and family therapist and behavior analyst, the live Zoom event will be held Thursday, December 1 from 6:00-8:00pm. Registration is free. To register Email, or call 716.332.4170, or go online to Once registered you will be sent a link for the event.

Submitted by: Bethany Voorhees, executive associate, Office of the President

ITS Banner Upgrades Scheduled

ITS will be applying Banner upgrades to its production environment, on Sunday November 27, 2022 from 5:00 –11:00 a.m. During this maintenance window, the Banner Application, Self-Service Banner (Student Profile, registration, timesheets, leave balances, etc) will be unavailable.


The ITS systems status page, found in dark blue top section of the portal, will be updated accordingly.


If you encounter any issues post upgrade, please contact the help desk at or at 888-8340.

Submitted by: Michele Folsom, Director of Administrative Computing, ITS