The campus community is invited to watch The Dome for special “Trivia Wednesdays”
which will be published throughout the school year in every Wednesday edition.
The first person to respond to firstname.lastname@example.org
with the correct answer will win Canisius “swag.” Additionally, once a month on
Wednesdays, there will be a special giveaway in which the winner will receive
some of the newly-designed Canisius Sesquicentennial gear.
Winners will be announced the following Wednesday of
each week along with the correct trivia answer.
week’s giveaway question is:
Canisius College has
hosted many elected officials throughout its history, including former
presidents and presidential candidates. Which of the following did NOT speak at
(a) Harry Truman (b)
Jimmy Carter (c) Woodrow Wilson (d) William Clinton
Congratulations to Mary Ellen Bakowski, development officer for institutional advancement, who was last week’s special Trivia Wednesday winner! See below for last week’s question and answer.
What was the name of
the predecessor to the now called Canisius Magazine? The Chronicle
Join the Career Development Team for holiday cheer as it hosts a faculty open house today, Wednesday, December 4 in Horan O’Donnell 014. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Learn about career services and how the Career Development Center can assist students. Hot cocoa and desserts will be provided.
Submitted by: Eileen Abbatoy, senior associate director, Career Development
Learn the basics of R, the free statistical program that is becoming one of the normative data analytic tools in many disciplines today, Wednesday, December 4 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Health Science 206.
The material will focus on applications rather than underlying math or programming and geared towards the individual who has never worked with R before, or is still getting comfortable with R and has taken one undergraduate-level statistics course. Ideally, individuals will come with a data set they want to work with, a question/hypothesis or two in mind about the data and some understanding of their discipline-specific best practices of how to approach the data.
6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Why we R (basics of best practices in transparency and open science, accessibility, etc.)
Installing R and RStudio
6:30 – 7:00 p.m.
7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
7:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Useful tools for doing more (Google, RMarkdown, online tutorials and forums)
These topics will be covered in the context of the data individuals bring with them. There will be an introduction on how to do each topic with time to implement the task and troubleshooting.
The event is open to all. Please encourage students to attend!
Submitted by: Jennifer Lodi-Smith, interim assistant vice president, Academic Affairs; associate professor, Psychology
Pictured (l-r): Craig Wise ’95; Sugar Ray Hall ’85; Bill Maher, athletic director; Kevin Downey ’05; Brian Dux ’03; Johnny McCarthy ’56; Darren Fenn ’01; Lyndon Yaple, representing his great uncle Andy Anderson ’67; Darrell Barley ’96; John Morrison ’67; Anthony Masiello ’69; Hank Nowak Jr., representing his father Henry Nowak ’57 and John Hurley, president
Unable to attend: Billy Baron ’14; Mike Meeks ’96; Mike Smrek ’85; Frank Turner ’10 and Bill O’Connor ’63
Canisius men’s basketball honored its all-sesquicentennial team during halftime at the Canisius versus St. Bonaventure basketball game on Saturday, November 23. The team defeated its long-time rival 61-57 in front of nearly 4000 fans.
The New York State
Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AHPERD)
elected Clancy Seymour, EdD, president during the organization’s 82nd
annual conference November 20-23.
Seymour is an
assistant professor of kinesiology at Canisius and director of the Physical and
Health Education Teacher Education (P/HETE) program. He currently teaches
capstone and student-teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate
levels. In addition, Seymour teaches classes in assessment and teaching
Click here to read more about his new role as president
the Canisius P/HETE program made a big splash at the NYS AHPERD Conference from Thursday, November 21 –
Saturday, November 23. Students from the Physical and
Health Education/Teacher Education (P/HETE) program attended the 82nd
annual New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation
and Dance (NYS AHPERD) conference in Verona, NY. Teacher candidates Gianna
Marcantonio, Jacob Slade and Geoff Blake were honored as P/HETE Major Award
Winners during the Amazing Persons Ceremony on Thursday, November 21st.
Shawn Parkhurst and Johnathan Connelly alongside Kate Huber (counselor education),
alumni of the P/HETE program, were also honored for their contributions to the
health and physical education profession.
Seymour, EdD, assistant professor/assistant director of the Physical and Health
Education Teacher Education, presented
the new proposed version of the Physical Education Learning Standards to the
Higher Education Teacher Education Academy and the general membership on
Wednesday and Thursday at the conference.
The Western Zone Chapter of the association and the Canisius College P/HETE program hosted a joint social for zone members, current teacher candidates and former alumni of the college with over 100 members in attendance. A special thanks to Joe Evans, adjunct professor of kinesiology, for his efforts to coordinate P/HETE attendance along with Dr. Seymour and Lauren Kicak, associate director for graduate admissions for her co-sponsorship of the event.