Monthly Archives / October 2009

Restaurant Table

Hospitality and Tourism Management, Continuing Education to Host Dining Events for Community

October 15, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

From October through December, Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, in cooperation with the university’s Office of Continuing Education, will host a series of fine dining events for the community. This is the ninth year of the interactive dining series, showcasing the culinary skills of students in the... Read on →

Dr. Mary McCourt Award

Niagara University Receives Grant for Breast Cancer Research

October 14, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Mary McCourt, chairperson and associate professor of chemistry at Niagara University, has received a $150,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women to conduct research exploring the development of a new, noninvasive test for breast cancer that may replace the annual mammogram. McCourt’s research will examine if biomarkers collected... Read on →

Niagara to Honor Five at Annual President’s Dinner on Nov. 14

October 13, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Frank and Barbara Layden, along with the Brannen and Montani families and Joyce Fink, will be honored at the annual Niagara University President’s Dinner Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel Event Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls. The event, which will be held from 6 p.m. to... Read on →

U.S. Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Rep. Louise Slaughter Emphasizes Importance of the Arts at Castellani Art Museum Gala

October 13, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

U.S. Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) addressed an enthusiastic audience of museum patrons at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University’s Seventh Annual Gala, “15 Minutes of Fame! The Andy Warhol Experience” on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009. Rep. Slaughter, one of Congress’ most outspoken and effective advocates for the arts,... Read on →

Seven Years' War Depiction

NU to Co-Host Conference on Seven Years War

October 12, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont. will co-host the Contest for Continents: The Seven Years’ War in Global Perspective conference, Oct. 22-24. Sessions will be held at Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown, Niagara University, and Brock University. Distinguished scholars from around the world will be in... Read on →

Niagara Announces Major Increases to Academic Scholarships

October 12, 2009  |  by Michael Freedman

Responding to concerns about the rising cost of higher education, Niagara University recently announced major increases to all of its academic scholarships for freshmen and transfer students entering NU in the fall 2010 semester. Specific increases to the scholarship program include freshman awards that range from $7,500 to $15,000 per... Read on →