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WordCamp Buffalo ’23

From the official website,

“WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other.”

WordCamp Buffalo 2023 will be held May 6 at KEN-TON Elmwood Commons, 3200 Elmwood Ave Suite 110, Kenmore, NY 14217. It runs from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with a gathering featuring food and beverage vouchers to be held immediately afterward at a nearby location (TBD).

Tickets to this year’s conference are $20 and include an entire day filled with presentations, swag, lunch and refreshments.

For more information, Email Ben Dunkle at or visit

Submitted by: Ben Dunkle, Professor, Digital Media Arts

Lend a Paw for Autism

Come support the Institute for Autism Research at the 7th Annual Lend A Paw for Autism Fundraiser: Disney Dogs, on Saturday, April 29 on the SUNY Fredonia campus.

The event is hosted and organized by Hail Fredonia Records and the SUNY Fredonia’s Music Industry Program.

Enjoy listening to local and student artists perform live all afternoon.  Food and drink will be available for purchase as well as tickets for raffle baskets.  Special Pup Cups (dog safe and friendly treats) will be available for all dogs in attendance! 

If you can’t make the walk or the festivities, you can still support us through the virtual dog walk. All entrants for the Virtual Dog walk will be entered for a chance to win a signed picture of Dee Wallace from the movie Kujo, or a signed copy by Linnea Quigley, of the DVD The Return of The Living Dead! All proceeds will be donated to the IAR. For more information or to register, click here or scan the QR code (right).

Submitted by: Marcus Thomeer, Professor, Psychology Department

Web Resources for Graduate Students

Whether face-to-face or online, graduate students at Canisius make extensive use of internet tools and services.  Come learn about the core information technologies you will use at Canisius.  Begin the semester confident in your use of Canisius Gmail, D2L, the MyCanisius Portal, and other tools for your success!

Each of these sessions covers the same content.  The on-campus session features a light dinner for all attendees.  The online sessions are via Zoom web conferencing.  Choose the session that is most convenient for you.

Session for spring 2023 Semester:

Online Sessions

RSVP for a Zoom link.

Wednesday, April 19th, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Thursday, May 11th, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Wednesday, May 24th, 2023 at 6:00 PM

On Campus Session

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023 at 6:00 PM in OM 119. Refreshments will be served

Please RSVP for the session you plan to attend. Before the event, you will receive a Google Calendar invite via email.