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Student-Athletes Awarded Wilson Scholarships

Pictured (l-r): Daniel Bowen, Emily Blake, Grace Van Buren, Mary Wilson, Michael Maurer, Alexander Hiltbrand and President Steve Stoute

Mary Wilson, from the Ralph Wilson Scholarship Fund, visited campus this week to award scholarships to five student-athletes from the Canisius College swimming team. The Ralph Wilson Scholarship Fund was started by the former Buffalo Bills owner in 1995. He funded the annual scholarships, which were to be awarded to students from Western New York who are participating in or interested in athletics. For a number of years now the Athletic Department has designated these grants for members of the varsity swimming program. Ralph Wilson endowed this scholarship program with a charitable bequest in his will.

His wife, Mary has come to campus annually to visit with the scholarship recipients, continuing a tradition her husband initiated when he started the program.

Submitted by: J. Patrick Greenwald, director, Principal Gifts

Campus Candid

Pictured (l-r): Rev. Dr. Jonathan D. Lawrence, Dan Starr ’68, Canisius President Steve K. Stoute, Jim McNicholas ’68, MS ’97

Canisius College saluted two alumni on Veterans Day last Friday, November 11. James McNicholas ’65, MS ’97 and Dan Starr ’58 received “Hero Boxes” from Senior Wishes, a local organization that grants life-enhancing wishes to local senior citizens.

Jonathan Lawrence organized the brief ceremony and Canisius President Steve Stoute attended to personally recognize McNicholas and Starr for their service to the country. Members of the Canisius chorale also performed.

Submitted by: College Communications

Veterans Day

On this Veterans Day, we extend a sincere “thank you” to the brave men and women who are serving or have served our country.

To commemorate the day, Canisius College will recognize two alumni for their service to the country.

James McNicholas ’65, MS ’97 and Dan Starr ’58 will receive “Hero Boxes” from Senior Wishes, a local organization that grants life-enhancing wishes to local senior citizens.

The brief ceremony and reception takes place at 11:00 a.m. in the Library Instruction Room. All are invited to attend this salute to these alumni veterans.

Submitted by: College Communications

K.O. Influencers Interview President Stoute

The K.O. Influencers are back with a new podcast. This time, Drs. Karl Kozlowski and Shawn O’Rourke welcome special guest Steve K. Stoute, the 25th president of Canisius College. On the podcast, President Stoute shares stories about the people who influenced his life and how he hopes to influence others. Click here to listen.

Submitted by: Karl Kozlowski, PhD, professor, Kinesiology