• Drs. Kevin Blair and Corey Bower present a $10,000 check to EntrepreNU2015 winners Maggie Hempel, Victoria Swider and Mackenzie Kutzuba.

    Drs. Kevin Blair and Corey Bower present a $10,000 check to EntrepreNU2015 winners Maggie Hempel, Victoria Swider and Mackenzie Kutzuba.

  • Congressman Brian Higgins watches as ConnectU's Robert De Jaray explains his team's proposal.

    Congressman Brian Higgins watches as ConnectU's Robert De Jaray explains his team's proposal.

  • Local businessman Craig Avery, center, poses a question from the panel that included Niagara Falls (USA) Mayor Paul Dyster, Sodexo general manager Deirdre Bartholomew, Field & Fork Network executive director Lisa Tucker, and Congressman Brian Higgins.

    Local businessman Craig Avery, center, poses a question from the panel that included Niagara Falls (USA) Mayor Paul Dyster, Sodexo general manager Deirdre Bartholomew, Field & Fork Network executive director Lisa Tucker, and Congressman Brian Higgins.

  • Maggie Hempel, left, responds to a panelist's question about the plan for The Community Kitchen. Also pictured are Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider.

    Maggie Hempel, left, responds to a panelist's question about the plan for The Community Kitchen. Also pictured are Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider.

  • Dr. Kevin Blair explains the premise behind the EntrepreNU competition while the judges deliberate on their decision.

    Dr. Kevin Blair explains the premise behind the EntrepreNU competition while the judges deliberate on their decision.

  • All of the EntrepreNU2015 finalists took the Leary Theatre stage to hear which team would receive the $10,000 award.

    All of the EntrepreNU2015 finalists take the Leary Theatre stage to hear which team would receive the $10,000 award.

The winner of Niagara University’s first-ever poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition is The Community Kitchen. The student team of Maggie Hempel, Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider were chosen by a panel of esteemed guest judges Monday afternoon to gain access to up to $10,000 in startup funds as part of EntrepreNU2015.... Read on →

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March 31, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

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March 31, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University graduate students are among eight selected by Kappa Delta Pi to facilitate leadership training this summer to students in grades 6-12 from 140 countries. Clark Davis, a... Read on →

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Niagara Law Center Hosts Inaugural Continuing Legal Education Course

March 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Judges, defense attorneys and prosecutors – including Niagara County District Attorney Michael J. Violante himself – assembled at Niagara University this month for a Criminal Procedure Practicum seminar. Designed to... Read on →

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Dr. Colley Presents Recommendations on edTPA to State Board of Regents

March 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley, dean of Niagara University’s College of Education, appeared before the New York State Board of Regents at its March 16-17 meetings to present recommendations from... Read on →