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John and Maureen Hurley Make Gift to Science Hall

BUFFALO, NY - Canisius’ first couple, President John J. Hurley and Maureen O. Hurley, recently underscored their commitment to Science Hall with a $250,000 gift, designated to the interdisciplinary science center project. Planning is currently underway to develop the next phase of Science Hall, which will include the departments of Biology and Chemistry, the Animal Behavior, Ecology and Conservation Program, and its companion graduate program, Anthrozoology.

Canisius completed Phase 1 of the $68 million project in fall 2012. Renovations to the first and lower levels created new state-of-the-art space for the Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics departments, as well as for the Institute for Autism Research and the George E. Schreiner ’43, MD, Pre-Medical Center.

A 1978 alumnus of Canisius, John Hurley became president in 2010. Maureen Hurley is executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Rich Products Corporation.

To learn more about the Science Hall project or to make a gift, contact Dianna Civello, associate vice president for advancement, at 716-888-8220.