Yearly Archives / 2008

Niagara University Receives Teagle Foundation Grant To Assess Community-Based Learning

December 19, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Advancement

Niagara University and two other colleges have been awarded a $281,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation to develop methods for assessing community-based learning programs. NU will join with Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., and Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., in implementing a plan that was developed last year... Read on →

Cummings Foundation Commits $100,000 To NU Science Center

December 17, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Advancement

The James H. Cummings Foundation of Buffalo, an organization created to further medical science, medical research and medical education, has awarded a $100,000 grant to Niagara University for construction of its new science center. The grant, which will be paid in equal installments over two years, will be applied to... Read on →

NU Names 3 New Trustees, 5 Advisors

December 3, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Staff

Niagara University has added three new members to its board of trustees and four other persons to its presidential advisory board. Elected to four-year terms as trustees were the Rev. Michael J. Carroll, C.M., superior of the Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians); Pamela R. Jacobs-Vogt of... Read on →

NU Named Featured Education Sponsor for Music is Art

November 26, 2008  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, Staff, Students

Niagara University has entered into a partnership with Music is Art (MiA) to be the featured educational sponsor for the 2008-2009 academic year. Founded by Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls, MiA seeks to enlighten and ignite a personal connection to the artistic merit and acceptance of all forms... Read on →

Michael Jeswald

Michael Jeswald Named November Employee Of The Month

November 25, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Staff

Michael Jeswald, training manager in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s Hospitality Training and Research Center, has been named employee of the month for November 2008. An employee of at NU since Sept. 2005, Jeswald helps hospitality based businesses operate more efficiently and effectively through research and employee training... Read on →

NU Joins Network Of New York State Technology Commercialization Clinics

November 17, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Announcements, College of Business Administration

Niagara University has joined a network of technology transfer and commercialization clinics located at higher education institutions throughout New York state. The clinic will be established in the College of Business Administration on the Lewiston campus. Modeled after the highly successful Technology Commercialization Research Center at Syracuse University College of... Read on →

Niagara University Students

NU Joins Network of New York State Technology Commercialization Clinics

November 17, 2008  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Business Administration, Community Outreach, Faculty, President's Office

Niagara University has joined a network of technology transfer and commercialization clinics located at higher education institutions throughout New York state. The clinic will be established in the College of Business Administration on the Lewiston campus. Modeled after the highly successful Technology Commercialization Research Center at Syracuse University College of... Read on →

Michael Beam, curator and collections and exhibitions at the Castellani Art Museum (left) and Fred Heuer, assistant vice president for marketing at NU (right), welcome Music is Art founder Robby Takac to Niagara University.

NU Named Featured Education Sponsor For Music Is Art

November 6, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Announcements

Niagara University has entered into a partnership with Music is Art (MiA) to be the featured educational sponsor for the 2008-2009 academic year. Founded by Robby Takac of the Goo Goo Dolls, MiA seeks to enlighten and ignite a personal connection to the artistic merit and acceptance of all forms... Read on →

NU Class Project: ‘Tackling Hunger One Meal At A Time’

November 4, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Students

Students in an event-planning class at Niagara University have undertaken an ambitious project to support the Food Bank of Western New York. The project, “Tackling Hunger One Meal at a Time,” will include a series of activities on the NU campus Nov. 16-18. The goal is $7,300 in cash and... Read on →

Julie Budrick Scholarship

Niagara University Theatre Names First Recipient Of The Julie Burdick Memorial Scholarship

October 30, 2008  |  by NU Staff
Theatre

Dr. Sharon Watkinson, chair of Niagara University’s department of theater and fine arts, announced today that theater studies senior Preston Cuer is the first recipient of the Julie Burdick Memorial Scholarship, named after alumna Julie Burdick, ’03. Burdick passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 27, 2007, and her parents, Dr. James... Read on →

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