Monthly Archives / April 2009

Ronald Joyce

Former Tim Hortons Exec Joyce, Stanley Cup Winner Bowman Among Honorees At May Commencement Ceremonies

April 28, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Retired Tim Hortons chief executive officer Ronald Joyce will join nine-time Stanley Cup champion Scotty Bowman in receiving honorary degrees at Niagara University’s commencement exercises May 16 and 17. The graduate commencement will be held Saturday, May 16, in the upper level of the Gallagher Center on the NU campus,... Read on →

From left to right: Dr. Bonnie Rose, executive vice president/vice president for academic affairs; 2009 student employee of the year Lindsay Atkins; Dr. Timothy Osberg, professor of psychology.

Lindsay Atkins Named Niagara University Student Employee Of The Year For 2009

April 22, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Lindsay Atkins, an assistant in the College of Arts and Science’s clinical psychology lab, has been named Niagara University’s student employee of the year for 2009. A senior psychology major with a minor in statistics, the Depew native has worked in the lab for two years. Atkins was an integral... Read on →

Rodale, Inc. Wins 2009 Family Business of the Year

April 21, 2009  |  by NU Staff

On April 21, 2009, the Niagara University Family Business Center honored Rodale, Inc. as the 2009 Family Business of the Year at Niagara’s annual College of Business Administration Awards Dinner.  Vincent Agnello, the Director of the Center said, “Today, we honor a company that has become an integral part... Read on →

Rev. Kenneth Slattery, C.M.

Rev. Kenneth Slattery, C.M., NU’s 19th President, Dies At 87

April 21, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Kenneth F. Slattery, C.M., the 19th president of Niagara University, died early today (Tuesday, April 21, 2009) at St. Catherine’s Infirmary at the Vincentian motherhouse in Philadelphia. He had been a patient there for the last month of an extended battle against cancer. He was 87. A native... Read on →

Professional Development Training In Geographic Information Systems To Be Offered At NU

April 21, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

The Office of Continuing Education at Niagara University will offer a professional development training program in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) beginning May 11. GIS, or digital mapping, takes information from databases and spreadsheets and charts it on an interactive map. The U.S. Department of Labor has identified GIS technology as... Read on →

Heart, Love And Soul

Niagara University Partners with Heart, Love and Soul to Assist Community

April 7, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Heart, Love and Soul Inc. and Niagara University have signed a partnership agreement to better aid those in the local community. The agreement provides Niagara students and staff with opportunities for service learning and strengthens Heart, Love and Soul now and for the future. “We are excited about this partnership... Read on →