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Campus Candids

Advice & a Slice and Let’s “Taco-bout” LinkedIn are only two out of the many events hosted by Career Development. Make sure to check out Handshake for future events!

The LinkedIn photo booth is available on a drop-in basis every week during Resume Wednesday (10:00 am noon, and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) and by appointment.

Submitted by: Eileen Abbatoy, Director, Career Development, Griff Center for Student Success

 

Canisius in the News

The Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Canisius was the focus of a feature story on Spectrum News, during its Thursday, October 26 broadcast. The story highlighted National Women’s Small Business Month. Sara Vescio, director of the WBC weighed in, explaining how far society has come in its support of women-owned small businesses but also how far it has to go. The story also featured Colleen Kitchens, owner of Snyder General Store, and a WBC client who has utilized the center’s services to grow her small business. Click here to view the story.

Buffalo News Business Reporter Dave Robinson interviewed Julie Anna Golebiewski, PhD, for his latest story on the region’s unemployment. The associate professor of economics/finance responded to the latest numbers revealing that the Buffalo Niagara job market has fallen into a stalemate. Click here to read The Buffalo News story.

Submitted by: University Communications

Interpreting & Translation Services

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is partnering with the International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) to provide language services to the university.

The IIB provides language interpretation for more than 100 languages in person, by video or by telephone.  The services can also be accessed through Interpret Manager, a platform that allows for on-demand or scheduled interpreting.  Interpretation services may be requested at any time, 24 hours per day, and seven days a week.  In addition, the Institute translates written documents in more than 60 languages.

On Tuesday, October 31 at 1:00 p.m., colleagues from the Offices of Admissions, Academic Talent Search, ALANA Student Center, International Education, New Student Orientation, and Student Records and Financial Aid will meet virtually with the International Institute of Buffalo to learn about the services, best practices for working with interpreters and training in the use of the platform, Interpret Manager.

If you are interested in joining the Zoom session, please email Amy Beiter at beiter5@canisius.edu  for the link.

Submitted by: Fatima Rodriguez Johnson, Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion

AI & Coursework Faculty Discussion

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The AI and Society Initiative and the College of Arts and Sciences will be holding a discussion on AI in the classroom on Thursday, November 16, at 3:00 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge. This is an opportunity for faculty to take stock of where we are so far with generative AI in our courses, assignments, pedagogy, and plans.

Please register using the QR code on the flier or the link tinyurl.com/2yk4m27h

Submitted by: Dr. Jennifer Desiderio, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

 

 

Cuba Trip Information Session

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If you have additional questions/concerns regarding the Canisius University trip to Cuba January 2-14, with Dr. Reitsma (open to faculty, staff, students, alumni), please consider attending an information/orientation session on Thursday, November  2 at 7:00 p.m. in Old Main 314.  You can also join via zoom: Join Zoom Meeting

https://canisius.zoom.us/j/94637034358.

Please contact Dr. Reitsma at reitsmar@canisius.edu

Submitted by: Dr. Richard D. Reitsma, DMLLC