Alumna among HuffPost's most purposeful leaders

January 24, 2018

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ALUMNA NAMED TO HUFFPOST'S SUPERMODELS 3.0

Bolz ᾽85, MBA ᾽90 is an LGBT+ Woman in Charge

Cathy Bolz ᾽85, MBA ᾽90, global head of benefits at Bloomberg LP and a Canisius College Regent, is among HuffPost’s Super Models 3.0: LGBT+ Women in Charge. The list of women in management roles celebrates strength and purposeful leadership in their professional lives.

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CONACHER᾽11 RECALLED BY TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING

Returns to winning style of play

Cory Conacher ᾽11 was recalled from the Syracuse Crunch by the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning in early December.  Eager to make an impact, Conacher is battling in the corners and has returned to the style of play that made him successful early in his professional hockey career.

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HASSETT ᾽64, PHD, PENS ARTICLE FOR THE WASHINGTON POST

Shows how precedent set by Ulysses case enabled publishing of Fire and Fury

Joseph M. Hassett, 64, PhD, wrote an article for The Washington Post. In it, he shows how President Donald Trump’s effort to halt publication of Fire and Fury, the unflattering account of his presidency by Michael Wolff, failed in part because of legal precedents based on cases concerning James Joyce's Ulysses.

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ST. JUDE CONTINUES LEGACY OF DONALD PINKEL ’47, MD

Research led to groundbreaking treatments for childhood cancer

Donald Pinkel ’47, MD, the first medical director of  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, developed groundbreaking treatments for childhood cancers which saved the lives of countless children.

The hospital recognized Pinkel’s pioneering work by renaming its principal research tower in his name. It is the first building on the St. Jude campus to be named in honor of a physician or scientist.

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POETRY COLLECTION INCLUDES ALUMNI WORKS

Book features young writers with Buffalo connections

My Next Heart: New Buffalo Poetry, a new book published from BlazeVOX, prominently features the works of Janet McNally ᾽01, associate professor of English and creative writing at Canisius and Justin Karcher ᾽07, a blogger for Mainstreethost.com. The book includes 54 poems from influential young writers with roots in Buffalo.

Aidan Ryan ᾽14, a communications specialist at Goldberg Segalla and editor of Foundlings magazine, served as the managing editor of the collection.

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ALUMNA NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RED CROSS

Murello ᾿05 previously was director for American Diabetes Association

Alexandra Murello ᾽05 is the new executive director for the Western New York Chapter of the American Red Cross. She is responsible for overseeing Red Cross services across the eight-county region.

Murello was previously Western New York area director for the American Diabetes Association.

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ALUMNAE JOIN WOMEN'S LACROSSE STAFF

Daley '11, MSA '13; Michalak '13 return to alma mater

Canisius alumna and former women's lacrosse player Allison Daley '11, MSA '13, is the new head coach of the Golden Griffin women's lacrosse program. Daley replaces Scott Teeter, who accepted the head coaching position at Louisville on November 20.

During her time at Canisius, Daley was an All-MAAC goalie for the Golden Griffins.

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Caroline Michalak '13 is the team's new director of operatioms. Most recently she helped organize the championship village for the World Juniors in Buffalo and worked in customer service for the Buffalo Bills. Michalak is pursuing her master's degree in sport administration at Canisius.

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ADAMEC MSED ᾽08 HONORED WITH STATE AWARD

Alumna is Assistant Principal of the Year

The School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS) selected Theresa Adamec MSEd ᾽08 of Lancaster High School as the 2018 New York State Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year. The award is given annually by SAANYS to an assistant principal who sets the pace, character and quality of education for the students in his or her school.

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