Monthly Archives / May 2011

Border Community SERVICE to Host “Empowering Volunteers” Conference

May 31, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is hosting a free Citizen and Community Preparedness conference at Niagara University on Saturday, June 4, 2011. The “Empowering Volunteers” Conference is designed to provide training opportunities and workshops detailing “best practices” in citizen and community preparedness initiatives. The event is for community... Read on →

Co-founder Sarah Kim, ’11, Hosts Episode No. 5 of The Ridge Report

May 26, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Sarah Kim, co-founder of The Ridge Report, stepped to the mic to host the student-produced newscast for the first – and last – time as an undergraduate at Niagara University. The Denver, Colo. native returned home this week after graduating with a degree in communication studies, but not before... Read on →

Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Niagara University to Host Specialized K-9 Tactical Training Seminar

May 25, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University, in conjunction with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy and the Connecticut Police Working Dog Association, will host a four-day Canine Support Team and Tactical Training Seminar from May 31 through June 3, 2011. The main meeting area will be at the Niagara... Read on →

NU Presenting Summer Class on Preparing the Perfect Barbecue

May 25, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Just in time for Father’s Day, Niagara University is accepting registrations for an innovative, hands-on continuing education course that will teach participants how to cook competition-quality barbecue ribs from start to finish. The course, which will take place Saturday, June 11, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be... Read on →

Monica Romeo Elevated to Director of Counseling Services

May 24, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to announce that Monica Romeo has been promoted to director of counseling services following a national search. In her new position, Romeo will be responsible for the planning, development and supervision of the Office of Counseling Services, which makes professional mental health counseling services available to... Read on →

Acclaimed Author Richard Florida, Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson Address NU Graduates During 2011 Commencement Ceremonies

May 24, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Appropriately enough, if the 1,200-plus members of Niagara University’s Class of 2011 were seeking additional inspiration before receiving their diplomas this past weekend, all they had to was look up. Addressing them from the podium during commencement exercises on May 21 and 22 was an internationally-acclaimed author, an astronaut,... Read on →

Six in a Row: NU Again Named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service

May 23, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

For the sixth consecutive year, Niagara University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service to the community. The honor roll, established in 2006 by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for... Read on →

2011 Family Business of the Year

May 23, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Necessity is the mother of invention. No one knows this better than Joe Calato, who revolutionized the drumstick industry in 1958. That’s when Joe, a professional drummer and woodworker, stepped in. He decided to try to make a stick that would last longer and would offer a new, cutting-edge... Read on →

NU Students Place Third in National Competition Held by Media Watchdog Organization

May 20, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Uncovering one of the year’s underreported national news stories will, ironically, heap significant exposure upon a team of Niagara University students. A submission by NU students George Antzoulis, Vincent Caruso, John M. Curtin, Maria Rose and Molliann Zahm recently placed third in a nationwide competition for the 25 most censored/underreported... Read on →

Ernst & Young Makes $9,100 Matching Contribution to Niagara University

May 19, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Ernst & Young LLP, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, advisory services and strategic growth markets, presented Niagara University with a $9,100 contribution today, made possible through the company’s Matching Gifts Program. Today’s gift brings the total amount contributed to Niagara University this year by Ernst & Young, its... Read on →

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