Monthly Archives / February 2011

NCLEA Announcement

Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Now Offered at Niagara University

February 25, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is the new home of the county’s approved training program for law enforcement officers. The university, along with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office and the Niagara Falls Police Department, announced today that the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy (NCLEA), which provides extensive training opportunities for active police officers,... Read on →

Exhibition at the Castellani Art Museum Highlights Collaboration with Art Collector Gerald Mead

February 24, 2011  |  by Susan Clements

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is pleased to announce the opening of a major exhibition in collaboration with one of Western New York’s most prominent art collectors. PUBLIC/PRIVATE: Pairings with Works from the Gerald Mead Collection brings together two important art collections—one defined and developed publicly and... Read on →

Dr. John Wang

Niagara University Physics Professor Selected as Kavli Institute Scholar

February 22, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to announce that John Wang, Ph.D., an assistant professor of physics at NU, has been selected as a scholar by the prestigious Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics at the University of California at Santa Barbara. The institute is one of the major think tanks for... Read on →

The Ridge Report

Now Online: Episode No. 2 of ‘The Ridge Report’

February 21, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

The second installment of The Ridge Report includes a recap of the senior class’ trip to the Bahamas, a winter service initiative that took students to three states, an overview of the men’s hockey season and the January debut of Tim Horton’s in the Gallagher Center. The Ridge Report is... Read on →

Panel Discussion

Niagara University Hosted Panel Discussion on Social and Political Revolution in Egypt

February 21, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was the site of a panel discussion addressing the social and political revolution in Egypt and the United States’ involvement on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 12:15 p.m. The standing-room-only event took place in the Under the Taps Club of the university’s Gallagher Center The public was invited to... Read on →

Niagara Nursing

Niagara University’s Partnership with Catholic Health Represented at Prestigious Nursing Conference

February 14, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s innovative partnership with Catholic Health was on display during a recent national conference on Enhancing Nursing Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting. The conference, which was hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, widely recognized for its leadership in healthcare and nursing initiatives, and the... Read on →

Green Bowl Contest Winners

NU Wins Contest to Receive Funding for Community Vegetable Garden

February 11, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Sometimes, as the saying goes, it’s not the size of the dog that matters. Niagara University, with an undergraduate enrollment of around 3,000 students, garnered more votes than the University at Buffalo (29,000 undergrads), Buffalo State College (9,000) and SUNY Fredonia (5,400) to take the top spot in a... Read on →

Old Fort Niagara

NU Hosting Summer Residential Program Focused on History of Old Fort Niagara

February 7, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is now accepting applications from K-12 teachers nationwide for a summer program entitled Crossroads of Empire: Cultural Contact and Imperial Rivalry at Old Fort Niagara. The week-long residential sessions, which take place July 11-15 and July 18-22, 2011 at Old Fort Niagara and Niagara University, have been... Read on →

NU Again Offering Free Tax Preparation Assistance to Niagara Falls Community

February 6, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Continuing a tradition that has become nearly as inevitable as taxes themselves, accounting students from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will again provide free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season. Sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, the program, called Volunteer Income Tax... Read on →

‘Getting the Green Light’ Series to Focus on NU Sustainability Topics

February 3, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Not many people know that Niagara University has a dedicated funding source that enables the university to purchase recycling bins, rain barrels and other sustainability-enhancing products. Or that all of the new and renovated buildings on the university’s campus were constructed to meet LEED specifications. Some may not have... Read on →

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