Open Invite for the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner

November 8, 2011


BUFFALO, NY – The Canisius College Alumni Association will present itsDistinguished Alumni Award to four graduates of the college, during ceremonies on Saturday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the college’s Montante Cultural Center. The event is open to the public. For ticket information, contact the Canisius College Office of Alumni Relations at 1-800-201-4952 or register online

Presented annually, the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes Canisius graduates who have distinguished themselves as leaders in their chosen professions. The 2011 Distinguished Alumni recipients are: 

David M. Borowski ’79, director of new products in the Finance Division of Freddie Mac and founder of the Flicker of Hope Foundation; 

Peter D. Farstad ’80, chief administrative officer of Lifesource; 

Karen J. Freeman ’83, retired chief operating officer of Biologics Inc; and 

Charles E. Moran Jr. ’72, president and chief operating officer of Delaware North Companies Inc.

Canisius College is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders – intelligent, caring, faithful individuals – able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.