Alumni Events


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University of Pittsburgh vs. Canisius Men's Basketball Game and Tailgate

Saturday, December 9, 2023 | Tailgate starts at 4:30 p.m. | University of Pittsburgh

Petersen Events Center
3719 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, Pa 15261

Reception starts at 4:30 p.m.

Tip off is at 6 p.m.

Beer, wine, soft drinks, and heavy appetizers provided.

Two drink tickets are included with your purchase.

Game ticket and Reception: $60 per person


Additional Event Details:

Digital tickets will be released closer to the game date.

Reception location: Valasek Club

Parking: Soldiers and Sailors Garage or Towerview Garage.


Please register by Dec 5.

Price increases after Dec 1.

Register here!

Holiday party

Canisius University Alumni and Friends Holiday Party

Saturday, December 9 | 4 p.m. | Ciao Ciao on Hertel

1368 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14216


$35 per person

Included with your ticket:

One drink ticket and a buffet of heavy appetizers.

Cash bar is available.


Kindly register by December 2nd.

Space is extremely limited.

Please note: tickets increase to $40 per person after December 2nd and at the door.


Please consider bringing a winter clothing item (i.e gloves, hat, scarves) to be donated to Buffalo Public School PS 74.

Register here!


So Cal

Southern California Alumni and Friends Reception

Friday, Dcember 15 | 6- 8 p.m. | The Buffalo Club

1520 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404 

Reservation includes complimentary cocktails and appetizers.

Please register by Dec 12.


To register or for questions, please email @email.

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Past Presidents' Dinner- Invite only

Tuesday, December 19, 2023 | 6 p.m. | The Buffalo Club

388 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14202

Nick Fiume ‘01 will be hosting this event and Mike Kochczynski ’08, MS ‘12 will be recognized for his presidential leadership from 2022-2023.

$85 per person

Please register by Dec 12.


This event is invite only. 

Questions? Please reach out to @email

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Canisius Univeristy Alumni Buffalo Chapter- Sabres Game

Saturday, March 9 | 12:30 PM | KeyBank Center

1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza
Buffalo, NY, 14203

Cheer on the Buffalo Sabres against the Edmonton Oilers with fellow Canisius alumni!

Early Bird Price: $95

Price increase on December 16.


For more information and to register, please visit here.

Save the date for our upcoming events!

Niagara University Vs. Canisius Men's Hockey Tailgate

Friday, January 19


Alumni Family Day and Men’s Basketball Game

Saturday, February 10


Venice, FL Alumni Reception

Wednesday, February 28


Naples, FL Alumni Reception

Thursday, February 29


Distinguished Alumni Awards Presentation & Dinner (invite only)

Saturday, March 23 


DiGamma Honor Society Induction & Dinner (invite only)

Thursday, April 18 


Women of Canisius Pinning Ceremony (invite only)

Thursday, May 16

Not able to attend any upcoming events? Support Canisius and our students with a gift to the Canisius Fund – the area of greatest need – or the area of campus that means the most to you.