Monthly Archives / October 2008

Julie Budrick Scholarship

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

October 30, 2008  |  by NU Staff

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 →

Stacie Barco

College Of Business Administration Student Stacie Barco Named Mcgowan Scholar For 2008-2009

October 30, 2008  |  by NU Staff

Stacie L. Barco, a student in Niagara University’s College of Business Administration, has been awarded the William G. McGowan Scholarship for the 2008-2009 academic year. A native of Webster, NY, Barco is an economics and finance major, who is scheduled to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce... Read on →

NU Takes Part In “Cans Across America” Food Drive

October 29, 2008  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University’s Sodexo hospitality services is taking part in “Cans Across America” through Nov. 12. The drive, part of Sodexo’s nationwide STOP Hunger initiative, aims to collect nearly 400,000 pounds of food nationwide. Donations can be made from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. at bins located near the Gally Market... Read on →

Niagara University To Host Panel Discussion On Presidential Election

October 27, 2008  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University will host a debate and discussion titled “McCain or Obama: Who Will Better Serve America” on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in Dunleavy Hall, Room 127. Light refreshments will follow. Panelists include Dr. Todd Bindig, visiting assistant professor of philosophy, and Dr. C. Gerald Carpenter, professor of... Read on →

Michael Lavin Named NU’s October Employee Of The Month

October 26, 2008  |  by NU Staff

Michael Lavin, part-time reference librarian in Niagara University’s library, has been named employee of the month for October 2008. A native of Buffalo, Lavin, has been an employee since September 2004. Lavin can be counted on to provide excellent reference service at the library, according to a Buffalo State College... Read on →

Culton Discusses NU Sociology Program On Purple Podcast

October 23, 2008  |  by NU Staff

Dr. Kenneth Culton, assistant professor of sociology at Niagara University, recently sat down to talk about the sociology program on the latest edition of the “Purple Podcast.” Culton, who has been at Niagara since 2005, discusses the benefits of a degree in sociology as well as job opportunities once that... Read on →

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bruno of Grand Island and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lettieri of Getzville are serving as co-chairs of the Niagara University President's Dinner, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel Event Center in Niagara Falls. Proceeds from the dinner, which begins at 6 p.m., will benefit the university's scholarship fund. Pictured with the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University, are, from left, Anna Bruno, Mark Bruno, Susan Lettieri and Mark Lettieri. Mark Bruno and Mark Lettieri are both graduates of the university.

Glynn, Joy Families To Be Honored At NU President’s Dinner

October 21, 2008  |  by NU Staff

Two prominent local families and two institutions that recently celebrated centennial anniversaries will be recognized at the Niagara University President’s Dinner Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel Event Center in Niagara Falls. James and Mary Glynn and their five children and Paul and Alice Mary Joy and... Read on →

College Of Hospitality And Tourism Management To Honor Four At Annual Convocation

October 20, 2008  |  by NU Staff

John M. Scott, president and chief executive officer of Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, and John Doherty, executive chef at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York, N.Y., are among the honorees at the Niagara University College of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s annual convocation Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Alumni... Read on →

Brother Augustine Towey’s Collected Poems to be Published

October 16, 2008  |  by NU Staff

The collected poetry of Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., is being published for the first time by Arthur McAllister Publishers of Harpswell, Maine. The volume, entitled “The Poem You Asked For and Other Poems,” is due out Nov. 3. It contains almost the entire body of his previous work, plus... Read on →

NU Grad Contributes $10,000 To Scholarship In Son’s Name

October 15, 2008  |  by NU Staff

Benedict A. Salamone of Whippany, N.J., a 1960 graduate of Niagara University, has donated $10,000 to establish a scholarship in memory of his son, John, who was killed in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The John P. Salamone Memorial Scholarship Fund will benefit students from New Jersey... Read on →

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