And when you left this world, naked on a cross, you were vulnerable, too. “There have been some tears and frustration from our student teachers that kids don’t log on or don’t seem to be paying attention,” explained Grande to Canisius alumni who follow her on Facebook. Examples include icebreakers, creative projects and reactions to course material and are taken from art history courses but can be applied to many other disciplines. Thanks again, Dr. Stowe, for a great discussion! Hoffman is an associate professor in the Animal Behavior, Ecology and Conservation and Anthrozoology departments. ADD TO BAG. margin-top: 10px; In this workshop, we’ll explore how to build, operate and grade assessments using the Quizzes tool. Grande called upon her 150-plus alumni followers to consider adopting a Griff by sending a student-teacher an encouraging message of support or words of advice. Michael Garanzini, SJ, secretary of higher education, Society of Jesus This session will cover some tips and tricks for organizing courses on D2L so they are clear, efficient and easy to use for both faculty and students. Learn to use the Quizzes tool in D2L to build online exams and quizzes. You may hear a new voice on the other end of the phone when you call the ITS Help Desk. And as always, you can make an appointment with us if you’d like to discuss more comprehensive changes to your grading structure in D2L. Mark Bosco, SJ, vice president for mission integration, Georgetown University All that and more information can be exported from D2L should you choose. Confusion over deadlines, where to find things and instructions causes frustration for both students and faculty and can result in a lot of extra time on Email trying to sort things out. 37,817 were here. } Fatima Johnson-Rodriguez, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Emma Switzer, ’21, Dr. Richard Reitsma, Chair and Associate Professor, Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Dr. Joshua Russell, Director, Anthrozoology Program. During the month of December, the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States invited Jesuits and Ignatian collaborators to share a different Ignatian spiritual gift each day. The participants include Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville, TX, who is chair-elect of the Committee on Doctrine of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy, executive director of the Catholic Mobilizing Network; Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, a leading American advocate for the abolition of the death penalty; and Rev. Export student Email addresses, which is a way to easily share a file or folder on Google Drive if needed. Dr. Marya Grande, Professor of Special/Childhood Education. The Ignatian Solidarity Network will offer two virtual Advent resources, a Virtual Posadas and an Advent Simplicity Challenge. When Professor of Teacher Education Marya Grande, PhD, put a call out to her former students for help, the response was overwhelming. “We have done our best to prepare them but as you know, we have all been learning as we go and this is not how they pictured student teaching.”. Inclusion must be a central principle within Ignatian pedagogy. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. See our COVID policy here. Click here to watch a tutorial to enter final grades in D2L at the end of the semester. At the end of the semester, you need only make a final letter-grade determination (consulting D2L’s calculations) to enter into the Final Grades screen outside D2L. In it, the assistant professor of economics weighs in on new data that shows the local job market recovery was about three-quarters of the way back until the second wave of the cornavirus prompted orange- and yellow-zone limits. Skip To Main Content. This feature may be useful if you are trying to get students to accomplish some form of self-assessment or another type of assessment. 8340. We ask that professors share the above information on the flyer with their students. Submitted by: Tyler Kron-Piatek, Academic Technologist, Center for Online Learning and Innovation. Metz used an angled mirror and sketch paper to copy a sculpture. Any submissions for Monday’s edition should be received by 2:00 p.m. today, Friday, November 20. Learn about the tools, resources and employer partnerships available to our students and alumni for career success. To view the discussion and learn more about the project, check out the information page here: https://tinyurl.com/MLKBookDiscussion. Your colleagues will appreciate sessions that collect tips easy to implement. As part of Canisius College’s Center for Urban Education’s year-long community conversation series on Dr. Martin Luther King’s book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community, School & Community Partnerships Director Wil Green was able to sit down with Erin McDonald, from the University at Detroit Mercy and Rev. If you have any questions please call Katie Huck at Ext. Submitted by: Sarah Signorino, director, Mission & Identity. Additionally, we’ll explore tips for making your D2L course easier for students to navigate. This is because, while D2L does keep those grades for the five-year minimum, it becomes more difficult to access those grades after a student graduates. League. The virtual Honors Convocation ceremony will be available on the Canisius College YouTube channel on Thursday, November 26 at 12:00 p.m. To watch the ceremony, please click here. Canisius College Established by the Jesuits on July 1, 1927 until now more than 90 years have been working and innovating continuously in the education of future leaders. The third webinar, titled “Diversity and Inclusion at Canisius College,” will take place on Thursday, December 10 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Submitted by: Mary Rockwell, PhD, director, The New Buffalo Institute. The college retains the right to correct errors within the copy of this catalog. Thursday, December 10 at 12:00 p.m. will feature a Meditation on St. Joseph. November 28 Canisius College Writing Center. John Beilein has always been thankful for Canisius College, even though it took the folks under the Golden Dome five years to come around and give him the job as their men's basketball coach. Comments and conversation with the Senior Director for Global Migration at Church World Service, Andrew Fuys, will follow. Jordan Henderson, a junior guard on the Canisius men’s basketball team, is one of 11 student-athletes and head coaches from MAAC-member schools to take part in the first wave of the “MAAC Time Out for Black Lives” reading initiative. 8530, if you have any questions. Meet the Career Development team and discover how we collaborate with faculty to support students’ career readiness through classroom presentations, individualized assignments and more. The award, presented annually, recognizes a faculty member for teaching excellence and outstanding contributions to the academic world. The WNY Prosperity Fellowship is currently recruiting for the next academic year (2021-22). According to Hoffman, “Older participants were more likely to bed share with their dogs, as were singles and individuals who had small dogs rather than medium- or large-sized dogs. Submitted by: Tyler Kron-Piatek, academic technologist, COLI. Virtual Scriptural Reflections, lasting 20-30 minutes, will be led by members of our Canisius community on Saturday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. on the following dates: The college’s employee E-newsletter will be on holiday throughout Christmas and into the New Year, and resume its normal publication schedule on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. I teach in a wildly different environment that now includes parent/student entitlement, mega money, a curriculum I struggle to understand (think Plato in 2nd grade), and parents thinking that their kid shouldn’t fail even when they don’t do work or attend class. If you have students write a lot, here’s a chance to revisit fundamentals to make the process better for students, and for you. Through Doyle’s eyes, nothing is dull. Most smartphones have recording capabilities that produce high-quality videos. Director, ArtsCanisius. The College of Arts and Sciences, the Richard J. Wehle School of Business, and the School of Education and Human Services offer more than 47 academic majors and special programs. The World Bank and the UN estimate there will be at least 140 million more people displaced by climate change by 2050. January 11 – 15 will be a week of fantastic opportunities for faculty development! Please call the Payroll Department at Ext. Heaney also reported his story on WGRZ-TV Channel 2. At Canisius, you’ll be inspired, challenged and supported. Stella Porto, Knowledge, Innovation and Communication Division, Inter- American Development Bank I look forward to hearing back from you soon. December 3 (Annunciation) border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; In this workshop we will discuss the basics of teaching writing, including effective assignment development, variations on grading, and in general strategies for writing-to-learn. A new study by Associate Professor of Animal Behavior Christy L. Hoffman, PhD, finds that nearly 70% of pet parents co-sleep with their dogs. I taught in the Buffalo Public Schools as a HS Inclusion, Self-Contained and Resource teacher for 11.5 years. Jennifer Lodi-Smith, PhD, assistant vice president, Academic Affairs. She asked that we “adopt a Griff”, so I jumped at the opportunity. Services take place Monday – Friday at 12:05 p.m. at Christ the King Chapel. If so, join an Employee Resource Group. As a ten year vet, I know that I craved more feedback and more exposure than what I got from my cooperating teacher when I student taught, so I would like to be that option for you. December 10 is International Human Rights Day. Patrick Lynch, SJ: The information can also include grades, which must be kept for five years minimum for ease of access. If you missed any or all of these meditations and reflections, they are now available on the Mission & Identity resource page, which you can find by clicking here. Javier Nó, dean, Universidad Loyola Andalucía To watch Henderson read the book “Cool Cuts”, written and illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe, click here. This tutorial will show you how to use this feature. Additionally, the team will discuss the newly formed student success teams, the process of submitting academic and behavioral concerns, and the cura personalis team. Students appreciate having their grades reported through D2L. Look for more Connect with Canisius events when the series continues in the spring semester. From a “born storyteller” (Seattle Times), this playful and moving bestselling book of essays invites readers into the miraculous and transcendent moments of everyday life. Hoffman is an associate professor of animal behavior at Canisius. Best American Essays honors about 150 essays each year. I am very proud that Canisius has been a long-standing participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program, which provides tuition benefits for veterans, and that Canisius is consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the North for veterans by U.S. News and World Report (#9 for 2021). It will include information on getting students connected to the office, the intake process, faculty notifications and providing reasonable accommodations. Systems like Perusall and Hypothes.is make it easy for classes to discuss PDF-based texts, websites and even videos. Stay Golden, Griffins: Academic Supports for Student Success, Mark Harrington, EdD, assistant vice president for Student Success / HESAA program director / assistant professor of Graduate Education & Leadership, Jennifer Herrmann, associate dean, Student Success, Tracy Callaghan, associate director, Academic Achievement, Lindy Feider, assistant director, Academic Achievement, Monika McFoy, assistant director, Support Services. I have had great success this year and last with virtual teaching (I teach 3rd grade, and my students have made incredible gains). Find these videos and targeted recordings here. This is an ongoing policy that helps the college to ensure the gift is recorded and the donor is provided with a charitable gift receipt. Experience the benefits of studying in a city that’s on the rise—from affordable recreation to a powerful career network. Submitted by: Bennie D. Williams, assistant dean of students, ALANA Student Center. It will include information on getting students connected to the office, the intake process, faculty notifications, and providing reasonable accommodations. Ready to take the next step? Click here to read the article, titled “Sleeping Next to a Dog is Better for You than Snoozing Next to Another Human.”. It will also mention some tips in testing and previewing how this feature will work for your students as well. #CanisiusGivingDay is a 24-hour online fundraising campaign that harnesses the pride and generosity of the Canisius community far and wide to support areas on campus that mean the most to them. It’s no wonder Buffalo is one of the top 20 midsize cities for college in the US. Submitted by: Matt Reitnour, associate athletic director, Athletic Communications. This year’s conference is titled “Justice in the World” and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the World Synod of Bishops’ prophetic vision by examining the justice issues proclaimed by the Gospel and addressed by modern Catholic social thought. Opening draw is slated for 7:30 p.m. at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y. Fan safety is our priority. Take a virtual tour today. This session will offer tips on ways to keep students actively involved in course content and building class community. WNY Economic News is published by Economics Professors George Palumbo and Mark Zaporowski, and Assistant Professor Julie Anna Golebiewski. Please join us to watch a few short videos to introduce the topic and then to discuss how these approaches could be used in our teaching during this difficult time.