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Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The 58th induction class of the Canisius College Sports Hall of Fame will be honored Saturday, September 17 with a 3:00 p.m. dinner and ceremony in the Montante Cultural Center.

Please register by September 9.

Hall of Fame Day is always a special occasion at Canisius. This year’s class will bring the number of individual inductees up to 215 and Mark G. Evans ’83 will be the 8th recipient of the Rev. Paul J. Dugan, SJ, Award.

Our seven inductees are: Cory Conacher ’11 (Hockey)Allison Daley ’11, MS ’13 (W. Lacrosse)Shane Davis ’11  (Baseball)Adam Jones ’11 (M. Lacrosse)Alan McGreal ’10 (Soccer)Cameron Norton ’09 (Softball), and Frank Turner ’10, MS ’11 (Basketball).

Read more about the induction class, here.

Don’t wait! Register here today!

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Submitted by: Sarah Sterzinger, assistant director, Alumni Engagement

Women of Canisius Induction Pinning Ceremony

On May 17, the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Women of Canisius Leadership Council held their annual pinning ceremony.

This tradition welcomes female graduates into the alumni affinity group. Alumnae Catherine Niederpruem ’17 spoke about how her life was forever impacted by her Canisius education and the importance of being true to yourself following graduation. Congratulations to the newest inductees!

Submitted by: Sarah Sterzinger, assistant director, Alumni Engagement

Women of Canisius Annual Pinning Ceremony

On Tuesday, May 17 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center all female-identifying members of our Canisius community are invited to attend the annual Women of Canisius pinning ceremony.   All female graduates are welcomed into the Canisius College alumnae community. The ceremony will be followed by a reception with light refreshments. (Please note that all genders are welcome to join us at both the ceremony and the reception.) We encourage our 2022 graduates to invite their mom, sister, grandma, etc., to join us for this special occasion.
To register for the event click the link below.

Register here!

Submitted by: Sarah Sterzinger, assistant director, Alumni Engagement

Women of Canisius Annual Pinning Ceremony

On Tuesday, May 17 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center all female-identifying members of our Canisius community are invited to attend the annual Women of Canisius pinning ceremony in which  female graduates are welcomed into the Canisius College alumnae community. The ceremony will be followed by a reception with light refreshments. (Please note that all genders are welcome to join us at both the ceremony and the reception.) We encourage our 2022 graduates to invite their mom, sister, grandma, etc., to join us for this special occasion.
To register for the event click the link below.

Register here!

Submitted by: Sarah Sterzinger, assistant director, Alumni Engagement

Distinguished Seniors and Distinguished Faculty

The Office of Alumni Engagement is proud to announce the 2022 selection for Distinguished Faculty and Distinguished Seniors.

The 2022 Distinguished Faculty recipient is Shawn O’Rourke, PhD, co-chair, Kinesiology. This award is presented to full-time faculty members of the college who are distinguished for contributions to the academic world and teaching excellence.  Congratulations to Dr. O’ Rourke!

The 2022 Distinguished Seniors are:  Jordan Chatelle ’22, Alyssa Deacon ’22, Rosalia Sedano ’22 and Jasmine Thomas ’22.  These awards are presented to seniors who have distinguished themselves through academic excellence and leadership roles at the college.  Congratulations to Jordan, Alyssa, Rosalia, and Jasmine!

Submitted by: Sarah Sterzinger, assistant director of Alumni Engagement