Monthly Archives / July 2011

The Rev. Jimmy Rowe, co-founder of the Applied Urban Ministry Program at Niagara University, teaches a course in Project Thesis/Congregational Action Plan Development as part of NU's advanced certificate curriculum.

Niagara University Introduces Advanced Certificate Program in Applied Urban Ministry

July 27, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Pastors and lay people seeking to expand the breadth of knowledge they obtained from Niagara University’s ministerial leadership development program will now have the opportunity to do so. The university announced today that its Office of Continuing Education will be offering an Advanced Certificate Program in Applied Urban Ministry,... Read on →

Wendy Reyes, '12, is the recipient of the 2011 Ronald H. Brown Memorial Scholarship.

NU Tourism Major Receives Ronald H. Brown Memorial Scholarship

July 26, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Another day, another national scholarship earned by a student in Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Wendy Reyes, an NU senior from El Paso, Texas, is the lone recipient of this year’s Ronald H. Brown Memorial Scholarship, awarded to an undergraduate minority student committed to the pursuit of... Read on →

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NU Named to Chronicle’s Honor Roll of “Great Colleges to Work For” for 4th Straight Year

July 25, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

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 today by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Niagara was also the only Western New York institution named to the Honor Roll of “Great Colleges... Read on →

Niagara University, Samaritan Counseling Center Offer Course on Spirituality in Counseling

July 25, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University’s College of Education and the Samaritan Counseling Center of Western New York are pleased to announce a new graduate course designed to integrate training for “faith-based” healing in counseling education. The course, Spirituality in Counseling and Vocation, will commence this fall and take place at Niagara University’s... Read on →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University, reads a story to children participating in the Primary Enhancement Program.

PEP Campers Celebrate Reading Achievement at Niagara University

July 21, 2011  |  by NU Staff

The Academic Complex is noisy on this warm July morning. A group of 32 children, ranging from six to eight years old, is having a party. When they’re not exchanging high fives or having their pictures taken with Monte the Eagle, they’re nibbling on pastries and gulping down orange... Read on →

The Flagship Niagara, a replica of a flagship from the War of 1812, will serve as a floating campus for five NU students this summer.

NU Students Taking Higher Education to the High Seas

July 20, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Five Niagara University students will be among the 20 taking higher education to the high seas later this month when they participate in an educational program that takes place aboard an authentic 19th century wooden sailing ship. Jason Davis, ’13, Danielle Graham, ’14, Joe Grenga, ’12, Lauren Kapus, ’13, and... Read on →

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Students Awarded $6,000 Scholarships from NYS Hospitality & Tourism Association

July 14, 2011  |  by NU Staff

When the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association’s (NYSH&TA) Education Foundation announced its student scholarship winners earlier this week, the select group of recipients included a Niagara University junior and another student on her way to Monteagle Ridge. Nicolas Zachary Barth, a student in NU’s College of Hospitality and... Read on →

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Niagara Lands 114 On MAAC Academic Honor Roll

July 13, 2011  |  by NU Staff

One hundred fourteen Niagara student-athletes were honored for their academic and athletic accomplishments by being named to the 2010-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the conference on July 11, 2011. Of the 1,123 student-athletes from the 22 full-time and associate members of the MAAC, Niagara... Read on →

(L-R): Al Frosolone, treasurer of the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Niagara District; James Byron, president of the Western New York Society of St. Vincent de Paul; Mike Skowronski, corporate relations developer in NU’s Office of Career Services; Barbara Skowronski, president of the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Niagara District; the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, president of NU; Madelyn Manganiello, secretary of the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Niagara District; Mark Zirnheld, executive director of the Western New York Society of St. Vincent de Paul; and Monica Saltarelli, a campus minister at Niagara University.

Father Levesque Blesses New St. Vincent de Paul Store in Niagara Falls

July 12, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, president of Niagara University, officiated the blessing of the St. Vincent de Paul Store’s new location in the former St. Joseph’s School building (Tronolone Place off Pine Avenue) on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Since 1950, the thrift store has offered gently-used clothing and glassware... Read on →

Buffalo-born actress Carmen Ruby Floyd, ’00, who has appeared on Broadway, will be among the cast for NU's July production of "The World Goes 'Round."

“The World Goes Round” Spins into NU with Broadway alumna Carmen Ruby Floyd, ’00

July 12, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Broadway alumna Carmen Ruby Floyd, ’00, and eight of her NU theatre peers will electrify Niagara University’s Leary Theatre stage this summer with an exciting all-alumni production of the musical revue by John Kander and Fred Ebb, The World Goes ‘Round, from July 21 through 31. The cast of The... Read on →

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