Monthly Archives / March 2009

Dr. Mathew N. Schmalz

NU to Host “On Faith” Columnist Mathew Schmalz as part of McNulty Lecture Series

March 30, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Mathew N. Schmalz, an associate professor of religious studies and director of the College Honors Program at the College of the Holy Cross, will deliver the Henry and Grace McNulty Lecture on “Religion in the Modern World” April 29 at 5 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum of... Read on →

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NU Cited for Distinguished Marketing, Admissions Campaigns

March 30, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Work produced by Niagara University’s marketing and admissions offices received awards recently in national competitions. Television commercials produced in 2008 and themed “Education That Makes a Difference” received a bronze Telly Award, while a package of printed recruitment materials produced for the admissions office received a bronze medal in... Read on →

NU to Welcome Acclaimed Musician Wendell Rivera

March 25, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Award-winning percussionist Wendell Rivera will present a free program for the community on April 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower level of the Gallagher Center on Niagara University’s campus. The event is sponsored by the university’s department of modern and classical languages, the Latin American... Read on →

Special Olympics’ Shriver, Canadian Broadcasting Icon Peter Mansbridge To Speak At May Commencement Ceremonies

March 23, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Timothy Shriver, chairman of the Special Olympics Inc., and Peter Mansbridge, veteran news anchor of the Canadian Broadcasting Co.’s “The National,” will speak at Niagara University’s commencement exercises May 16 and 17. Shriver will deliver the undergraduate commencement address Sunday, May 17, in Alumni Arena on the State University at... Read on →

Lenovo Among Six to be Honored at College of Business Administration Dinner

March 18, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Tom Looney, vice president and general manager of Lenovo North America, will give the keynote address at the 19th annual Niagara University Business Appreciation Dinner on April 21 at 7 p.m. at Conference Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St. Looney will also accept the Corporate Leadership Award. Dennis... Read on →

ReNU Niagara COPC, UB Law School Partner for Gardening Workshop on March 28

March 17, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

ReNU Niagara, Niagara University’s Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), and the University at Buffalo Law School will offer a gardening workshop titled “Growing a Green Niagara” on March 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster... Read on →

NU Professor Awarded Third Fulbright Scholarship

March 17, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Tenpao Lee, professor of commerce in the College of Business Administration, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialists grant for study this summer at Blantyre International University in Malawi, Africa. A Fulbright Senior Specialist since 2002, this is Dr. Lee’s third Fulbright scholarship. Dr. Lee will be assisting Blantyre... Read on →

NU’s Green To Hold Series Of Book Discussions In Lewiston From March Through June

March 9, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Sharon Green, reading coordinator in the Office of Academic Support and chair of Niagara Reads at Niagara University, will hold four book discussions, on the theme “Rights Denied” at the Lewiston Public Library, 305 South 8th St., from March through June. The discussions, held on Tuesdays from 6:30 to... Read on →