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SAVE THE DATE: Annual MLK Celebration

The Canisius College community is asked to mark their calendars for Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. in the Regis Rooms for the annual MLK Celebration sponsored by the ALANA Student Center.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah, CEO and founder of TMJ Consulting.

More details about the event will come as we get closer to the date. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the ALANA Student Center at asc@canisius.edu.

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Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, assistant dean of students, ALANA Student Center

Minority Faculty/Staff Affinity Group

Employees of the college that identify as BIPOC (black/indigenous people of color) are invited to a meeting with the Minority Faculty/Staff Affinity group on Thursday, November 10 at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Ministry Conference Room (OM 219). The group will meet to check in with each other, talk about the organization’s goals, and plan some upcoming engagement opportunities for the campus community. Refreshments will be provided. Please sign up to attend here.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to co-chairs Bennie Williams at willi100@canisius.edu or Wil Green at green50@canisius.edu.

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Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, Assistant Dean of Students, ALANA Student Center

Celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month with Some Salsa Dancing

Today, Wednesday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge, the ALANA Student Center will host a Salsa dancing class in recognition of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month.

Sarah Haykel, from Love is Real LLC, will join us in teaching us some traditional dance moves. Authentic food and refreshments will be available. The first 25 people in attendance will receive a free ALANA Student Center T-shirt.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the ALANA Student Center at asc@canisius.edu.

Submitted by: D. Williams, Assistant Dean of Students, ALANA Student Center

ALANA Student Center Meet & Greet

If you have not seen the ALANA Student Center’s (ASC) new space, you are invited to the office’s Meet & Greet this Thursday, September 22 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.  The new office is located in the Student Center, room 003.  There will be free food, prizes and games. Representatives from Ernest & Young LLP will be present from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. to discus the many opportunities that exist for students.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact ASC at asc@canisius.edu.

Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, Assistant Dean of Students, ALANA Student Center

Student of Color Reception

The Student of Color Reception is an opportunity to for ALANA students to meet students from across grade levels, as well as faculty and staff. Food will be served and there will be an opportunity to win great prizes.

You can RSVP by clicking here.

This event is being sponsored by Citi Bank. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the ALANA Student Center at asc@canisius.edu.

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Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, assistant dean of students, ALANA Student Center