Monthly Archives / July 2010

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Niagara University Named to Chronicle’s Honor Roll of “Great Colleges to Work For”

July 26, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

NU is also only WNY school named to Chronicle’s Honor Roll Niagara University ranks as one of the top colleges and universities to work for among medium-size institutions in the United States, according to a survey released by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Niagara is also the only Western New York... Read on →

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Niagara Alumnus Named Bishop of Trenton

July 16, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Pope Benedict XVI has named the Very Rev. David O’Connell, C.M., a Niagara University alumnus and former university administrator, the 10th bishop of the Diocese of Trenton, N.J. Father O’Connell will serve as coadjutor bishop-elect of the diocese until the Pope accepts the resignation of Bishop John Mortimer Smith... Read on →

Paper by NU Professor Cited by Forbes

July 16, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

A paper co-authored by NU assistant professor of economics Mikhail Melnik was recently cited in an article posted by Forbes.com. The paper, which was published in the National Tax Journal in June, examines sales tax compliance among eBay sellers. The study analyzed data on all consumer electronics sold on... Read on →

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College of Business Administration Recognizes Two Faculty for Excellence

July 15, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Al Oddo, professor of accounting, and Dr. Ann Rensel, assistant professor of management, were the 2009-2010 recipients of the College of Business Administration’s Excellence in Teaching and Research awards. Oddo, who received the Excellence in Teaching award, has been a faculty member at Niagara since 1972. He is a member... Read on →

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Niagara Hosts the 2010 Empire State Games

July 15, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University welcomes the Empire State Games, the largest multisport event for amateur athletes in the nation! Niagara is one of 24 venues throughout Western New York where an estimated 6,000 amateur athletes will compete in 28 Olympic-style sporting events. “We are excited to serve as one of the hosts... Read on →

Former NU Trustee Emeritus Rev. Joseph P. McClain, C.M., Passes Away

July 8, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Joseph P. McClain, C.M., Niagara University trustee emeritus, passed away on July 6, 2010. He was 87. Father McClain was elected to the NU board of trustees in 1976 and as trustee emeritus in 1995. Prior to his service on the board, Father McClain had been an instructor... Read on →

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Niagara Hosted Sabres Development Camp

July 7, 2010  |  by Michael Freedman

Forty-two Sabres prospects worked out at Niagara University’s Dwyer Arena July 5-9 during the Buffalo Sabres’ 2010 summer development camp. The team’s 2010 NHL draft picks, including first-round pick Mark Pysyk, attended the five-day camp. Camp participants took part in both on-ice and off-ice workouts, with one on-ice workout open... Read on →