Monthly Archives / August 2009

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Niagara’s Learning Environment Exceeds National Benchmarks

August 28, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

A nationwide study of effective educational practice has once again found that Niagara University students rate their institution higher than the national average on five key measures of student engagement. The 2009 report from the National Survey of Student Engagement, which surveyed freshmen and seniors at 643 four-year colleges and... Read on →

Niagara Ranked Among the Best by U.S. News & World Report

August 28, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is again listed among the best colleges and universities in the North, according to annual rankings released Aug. 20, 2009, by U.S. News and World Report. NU is listed 54 among 171 colleges and universities in the northeastern United States that provide a full range of undergraduate and... Read on →

Catholic Health and Niagara University Launch Unique Nurse Scholars Program

August 28, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Program allows registered nurses to earn bachelors degree to advance their careers Catholic Health is teaming up with Niagara University’s Department of Nursing to offer a unique “RN to BSN” degree pathway for its registered nurses who want to advance their careers. The Catholic Health Nurse Scholars initiative, scheduled to... Read on →

Dr. Peggy Choong

Niagara University and Catholic Health Partner to Train Health Care Leaders

August 28, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and Catholic Health are teaming up on an educational initiative designed to prepare professionals for leadership positions in the health care industry. The partnership, which begins in the fall semester, will enable MBA students in Niagara’s newly established health care administration concentration to gain valuable work experience... Read on →

Father Levesque, Ben, '81, and Kathleen Tarantino, '80

Niagara Opens Arms to New Students, Families

August 28, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University kicked off its 153rd year by hosting a convocation for new students and their families. The event, now in its seventh year, was held in the Gallagher Center on the Lewiston campus. New students entered the event to the cheers of Niagara faculty, staff and administration. Sophomores, juniors,... Read on →

Andy Warhol's "Last Supper"

Warhol Gets More Than 15 Minutes of Fame at Castellani

August 27, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Iconic pop artist Andy Warhol, well known for his interpretations of images from advertising and the news media, as well as his paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures, will be featured during a six-month exhibition titled “Andy Warhol: A Photographic Legacy” at the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara University... Read on →

St. Vincent's Hall

NU to Offer Project Management, Certified Associate in Project Management Exam Prep Training

August 26, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Office of Continuing Education, in partnership with Journey Consulting, will offer preparation courses this fall for the Project Management Professional and Certified Associate in Project Management exams.  The 10-week classes, which begin Sept. 15, will be offered on the Lewiston campus. Participants will discuss the five process groups... Read on →

Daniel Otto, Rochelle Greek, Jessica Schirmer and Al Oddo

NU Accounting Students Win Two National Awards

August 21, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Accounting students from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration were honored with two national awards at the annual meeting of Beta Alpha Psi in New York, N.Y., Aug. 6-8. One award was given for the most federal income tax returns prepared; a second was for the number of volunteers... Read on →

Opportunities Unlimited Graduation

Niagara University, Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Hold Graduation Ceremony

August 17, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen individuals with special needs from Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara participated in a work readiness program at Niagara University’s College of Education this summer. The six-week, prevocational skills program made classroom, real-world and hands-on experiences available to individuals with developmental disabilities who are enrolled in prevocational and day programming... Read on →

Carly Simon, by Andy Warhol

Museum Announces Acquisition of Warhol Photographs

August 16, 2009  |  by Susan Clements

Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is Recipient of Significant Gift from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is proud to announce a significant acquisition to its permanent collection. The museum has received 158 original Andy Warhol Polaroid photographs and gelatin... Read on →

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