Young Alumni Sign-on to a Year of Service

September 30, 2011


BUFFALO, NY – Sixteen members of the Canisius College Class of 2011 have committed to a year of post-graduate service work. The students will dedicate the next year to living simply, working for social justice and serving those who live on the margins of society, with such organizations as the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, AmeriCorps, the Mercy Volunteer Corps and Brethren Volunteer Corps. The 16 Canisius alumni are: 

    • Phylicia Brown, AmeriCorps ABLE (Western New York)
    • Emily Doscher, AmeriCorps (Texas)
    • Jonathan Montero, AmeriCorp (Texas)
    • Molly Evans, AmeriCorps (Pennsylvania)
    • Alyssa Harpst, Erie Benedictine Community (Pennsylvania)
    • Carrie Parsons, Erie Benedictine Community (Pennsylvania)
    • Michelle Ip, Jesuit Volunteer Corps - Northwest
    • Michael Knott, AmeriCorps Vista (Western New York)
    • Patrick McMahon, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (Northwest)
    • Brit Meli, Mercy Volunteer Corps (Detroit, MI)
    • Dylan Menguy, Brethren Volunteer Corps
    • Andrea Nugent, Maggie’s Place (Arizona)
    • T.J. Rogers, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (Detroit, MI)
    • Marie Schuster, Brethren Volunteer Corps (Germany)
    • Kaimeesa Stevenson, Mercy Volunteer Corps
    • Amber Villacrusis, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (New York City)

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, communities and service to humanity.