KAC Building Hours Over Thanksgiving Break

The Koessler Athletic Center hours will be reduced during Thanksgiving Break. They are: Tuesday, November 21 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wednesday, November 22 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Thursday, November 23 – Saturday, November 25, closed; and Sunday, November 26 from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m.  Please note that open swimming will not take place when the building is closed.

Submitted by: Tim Sei, assistant director, Athletic Facilities

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Students in the capstone in kinesiology (KIN 494) course visited the Museum of DisABILITY History on Tuesday, September 26. Students took a tour of the facility, which included a comprehensive historical analysis of the disabled as a minority group from both a domestic and global context. The presentation closed with a discussion about the role that sport has played historically in the advancement of disability civil rights.

Submitted by: Clancy M. Seymour, EdD, assistant professor/director of physical and health education/teacher education


Canisius Hosts Fifth Annual Ibero-American Film Festival

Event Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

el-amparo-5-1200-600The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures is proud to sponsor the fifth annual Ibero-American Film Festival beginning Tuesday, October 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the Canisius Language Resource Center, Old Main 314.  Each week throughout the month of October, a different film will be shown. The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, and the Embassy of Spain in Washington D.C., and the Spain-USA Foundation. Special thanks to the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain.

October 3/El Emparo/Rober Calzadilla / Colombia, Venezuela / 2016 / 99 min
The festival is free and open to the public. For more information and a full schedule, contact me at stefansm@canisius.edu or click here.

Submitted by: Margaret Stefanski, PhD, associate professor of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Men’s Soccer Meets Niagara on Red, White and Blue Day

Show off your spirit and support the Griffs

m-soccer-324The annual Battle of the Bridge men’s soccer battle takes place Wednesday, October 4 when your Golden Griffins host Niagara at 7:00 p.m. at the Demske Sports Complex. It’s Athletes for Athletes Night with all fans encouraged to show their USA spirit by wearing red, white and blue. In addition, the hockey team will be honored at halftime by receiving their Atlantic Hockey Conference championship watches.

Canisius was 6-2-1 heading into this past Saturday’s game at Fairfield.

For additional information, visit www.GoGriffs.com. There is no admission charge for soccer

John Maddock, associate athletic director, external events






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On September 23, the Dr. George E. Schreiner ’43 Pre-Medical Center hosted Mock Interview Day.

Eileen Abbatoy, associate director for the Griff Center for Academic Engagement, and 11 young alumni representing three medical schools and one dental school, helped our current students prepare for their professional interviews. Students practiced three interview formats (one-on-one, multiple mini and group) and then received feedback and interview tips.

Submitted by: Allyson Backstrom, Director, Dr. George E. Schreiner ’43 Pre-Medical Center Pre-Medical Center

2017-18 Annual Security and Fire Report

The 2017-18 Annual Security and Fire Report is now available online.  The report, which  includes 2014-16 crime and fire statistics, is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Click below to view the report.


Submitted by: Wil Johnson, director, Public Safety