Entries by Gianna Pelosi

WBFO reaches out to CPD Executive Director, Jennifer Patrick, who talks about anti-bias training in light of the nationwide training today by Starbucks.

If you’re looking for a cup of coffee to help keep you going after a long holiday weekend, you can forget about going to Starbucks. More than 8,000 company-owned stores are closing Tuesday for anti-bias training. It follows the recent arrests of two African-American men who asked to use the restroom in a Philadelphia Starbucks […]

Berlin: The City Experience in May, 2018

Canisius’ own, Visiting Assistant Professor and Program Director, Yvonne Widenor, will be leading another exciting arts tour abroad.  Join adult learners, students, faculty, alumni and enthusiasts of all kinds interested in exploring arts and history in Berlin.   Tour Number: 1956218HV Group Leader: Professor Yvonne Widenor Dates: 5/23/2018 – 5/29/2018 (Subject to change) Enroll now to secure your place! […]

June 2018 – Faith, Tradition and Modernization in Central America

Please join Canisius College President John J. Hurley and Dr. Timothy Wadkins, Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Institute for Global Engagement for a “Road Less Traveled” alumnae/life-long learner seminar in El Salvador and Guatemala. This seminar will include visits to: Mayan ruins; Catholic and Mayan spiritualities in the ancient villages along Lake […]

CPD Renews HR Certification Institute’s Approved Provider Program for 2017

Buffalo, NY, April 23, 2012, Center for the Professional Development at Canisius College, a leading provider of training programs, today announced they have renewed their HR Certification Institute™ (HRCI™) Approved Provider status. The agreement enables Center for the Professional Development at Canisius College to offer re-certification credits to HRCI certification holders when they complete the […]


  BUFFALO, April 26, 2017 – The Center for Professional Development at Canisius College in Buffalo has registered with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) to provide a new online financial planning certificate program. An independent certifying organization, CFP Board owns the CFP® and Certified Financial PlannerTM certification marks, which it awards […]

Patrick is New Executive Director of the CPD at Canisius

Jennifer M. Patrick, MBA ’00 is the new executive director of the Center for Professional Development (CPD). Patrick is responsible for project management, quality management and resource allocation for both custom and open enrollment programs. She develops and implements strategy for open enrollment programs and marketing for increased promotion and visibility of Canisius College to the […]