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Canisius University on Social Media

Just a reminder to any academic department or extra curricular area that supports a social media page affiliated with the institution and includes “Canisius College” in the profile name, page name or username:

Please change this to reflect the institution’s official transition to Canisius University.

Only administrators on the social media accounts can make these changes, so be sure to have the Email, username and password associated with the account(s) handy before you start.


To change your Facebook Page name: click here

*Please note, Facebook needs to approve a change to a page name, which may take 2-3 days.

To change your Facebook Username: click here


To change your Instagram profile information (including name and username): click here


To change your Twitter username: click here

The Office of University Communications would also like to encourage all employees who maintain personal social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn, to also change your place of employment (if listed) to reflect Canisius University.

Submitted by: Audrey R. Browka, University Communications

The Dome Goes on Break for Thanksgiving Holiday

Just a friendly reminder that due to the Thanksgiving holiday, The Dome will not publish this Friday, November 24 or Monday, November 27. The employee E-letter will resume its regular schedule on Wednesday, November 29. All submissions must be received by 2:00 p.m. on the day prior to publication.

Thank you … and have a blessed Thanksgiving.

Submitted by: University Communications

Veterans Day

Ahead of Veterans Day tomorrow, Saturday, November 11, Canisius University would like to extend a sincere “thank you” to the brave men and women of our campus community – and beyond – who are serving or have served our country.

Submitted by: University Communications

A Farewell for Chief Beaty

As many of you know, Chief Kim Beaty will depart Canisius to assume a new role at the University at Buffalo next week. Please join me in wishing Chief Beaty well in her future endeavors on Monday, November 13, 2023, from 3:30 -4:30 p.m. in the faculty lounge in Old Main. We are appreciative of Chief Beaty’s service to the Canisius.

The search for our next Director of Public Safety has commenced.  The search committee is being chaired by Shana Richardson, director of the New Buffalo Institute and Mark Piatkowski, associate director of student life.

In the interim, Public Safety will be led by Lt. John Hach.  Lt. Richard Miller will assume oversight of parking enforcement efforts.  We appreciate their willingness to support their colleagues and our campus during this transition.

Submitted by: Dr. Harold Fields, Vice President, Student Affairs

ArtsCanisius Hosts Fall Student Ensemble Concerts

Please join us and celebrate the musical talents of our students, faculty, and staff as our traditional end-of-semester ensemble concerts begin on Friday, November 17 with the Jazz Ensemble directed by Russell Scarbrough.

Next up will be the Chamber Orchestra on Sunday, December 3 led by Director Ansgarius Aylward.

Finally, the Canisius University Chorale, under the direction of Brad Wingert, will perform on Monday, December 4.

All of these concerts take place at 7:30 PM in Montante Cultural Center and are free and open to the public. For more information about these and other ArtsCanisius events, please visit or  Email Yvonne Widenor, director of ArtsCanisius at

Submitted by: Yvonne K. Widenor, Assistant Professor and Program Director, Art History and Music Programs, MLLC Department, Director and Studio Art Galleries Director, ArtsCanisius

Family Day: Women’s Basketball vs. St. Francis (PA)

A great day of basketball and family fun with free inflatable games is scheduled for Saturday, November 11 at the women’s basketball game.

The women return to the Koessler Athletic Center at 1:00 p.m. for their home opener against St. Francis (PA).

Tickets for faculty, staff and their children (10 and younger) are $5 each.

Submitted by: Mike Kochczynski, Assistant Athletic Director, Department of Athletics