Yearly Archives / 2010

John P. Davanzo

College of Business Appoints John P. Davanzo Professional-in-Residence

December 20, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

John P. Davanzo, a former CEO and president of four Western New York hospitals, has been appointed as a professional-in-residence in Niagara University’s College of Business Administration. Davanzo will teach and mentor MBA students interested in careers in health care administration. Since 1988, Davanzo has served as chief administrator at... Read on →

NU to Offer Ph.D. in Leadership & Policy

December 15, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to announce that, beginning August 2011, its internationally-accredited College of Education will be offering a doctoral degree in leadership and policy. The Ph.D. program, which will start accepting applications in January, will prepare leaders to implement systemic change in an effort to further community goals... Read on →

Standards for Santa

Education Majors, Area Schoolchildren Interact During Standards for Santa Week

December 14, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Dear Santa, Skip the cookies! Eat apples. From, Aiden Such was the type of sentiment conveyed on the hundreds of ornaments adorning the Christmas trees in the Glynn Family Atrium of Bisgrove Hall from Dec. 6-22, 2010, all of which were designed by youngsters from West Street Elementary School. “Helpful Healthy Hints for Santa”... Read on →

Delaware North Companies Named 2010 Family Business of the Year

December 10, 2010  |  by NU Staff

Lou Jacobs, Delaware North Companies, accepts the 2010 Niagara University Family Business Center of the Year Award from Vincent Agnello, director of the center and Fr. Joseph Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University. Niagara University’s Family Business Center is committed to strengthening the viability and enhancing the value of private... Read on →

Rob Healy

NU Names Robert Healy Veterans Services Coordinator

December 8, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Robert H. Healy, a 30-year member of the United States Air Force, has been named veterans services coordinator at Niagara University. In this role, Healy will be responsible for developing and implementing university strategy for increasing and retaining current and former military students and their family members, and developing... Read on →

ReNU Niagara Receives Grant to Implement Leadership Development Program

December 7, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

ReNU Niagara, a community outreach program of Niagara University, is adding to its repertoire of programs thanks to a $27,374 grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. The grant will enable ReNU Niagara and its community partners, the Niagara Falls Housing Authority, Sustainable Earth Solutions and Niagara Falls... Read on →

Tim Hortons

NU Perking Up with Spring 2011 Addition of Tim Hortons

December 1, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with one of North America’s most prominent cafes, Tim Hortons. When students arrive for the spring semester, the current Jazzman’s Cafe location in the Gallagher Center will have been transformed into a limited menu Tim Hortons Café & Bake... Read on →

Dr. Debra Colley

NU’s College of Education Earns National Accreditation

November 22, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s commitment to hold itself to the highest national and international standards in education has reached a historic milestone. The university is pleased to announce that its College of Education has received unconditional continuing accreditation from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The college first... Read on →

Chris Zukas

NU Student Government Association Announces Endowed Scholarship

November 17, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association is pleased to announce that, as of Oct. 22, 2010, an endowed scholarship has been established in its name. The Niagara University Student Government Association (NUSGA) Scholarship will assist an undergraduate student who is a demonstrated leader in his or her community and/or... Read on →

Father Levesque

Gacioch and Williams Families, Father Levesque Honored at 2010 President’s Dinner

November 16, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

A jubilant, record-setting crowd converged upon the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y. on Nov. 13, 2010 to attend Niagara University’s annual President’s Dinner. The event was headlined by the celebration of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque’s 10th anniversary as president of NU and... Read on →

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