Monthly Archives / October 2011

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“Glow Night,” Rugby, Halloween and More in Newest ‘Ridge Report’

October 28, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Mary Boatman, ’12, anchors the newest edition of The Ridge Report, Niagara University’s student-produced newscast. With help from show co-creator Anna Hoffmann, Boatman updates the university community on “Glow Night,” NU Theatre’s production of The Women of Lockerbie, the Men’s club rugby season, a forum and dinner on bullying... Read on →

Dr. Roselind Gullo Bogner has been awarded the Career Achievement Award from the New York State School Counselor Association.

Dr. Roselind Gullo Bogner Receives Career Achievement Award

October 28, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University is pleased to announce that Dr. Roselind Gullo Bogner, associate professor of school counseling, is receiving the Career Achievement Award from the New York State School Counselor Association. The award is being presented to Dr. Bogner at the Statewide Conference of the New York State School Counselor... Read on →

Gary Praetzel, dean of NU's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management; Michael D. Gehrisch, president and C.E.O. of Destination Marketing Association International; the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., NU president; and Kevin Kelly, president of Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts.

Niagara University Convocation Honors Leaders in Tourism Industry

October 28, 2011  |  by Michele DeLuca

Kevin Kelly flashed his Stanley Cup championship ring at the students of Niagara University to prove to them that the hospitality and tourism business can be very exciting. Kelly, president of Delaware North Company’s Parks and Resorts Division, was given the ring because his company provides hospitality services to the... Read on →

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Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society Earns Repeat Recognition

October 26, 2011  |  by NU Staff

For the second straight year and the fourth time in five years, Niagara University’s American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter has been recognized by The Society Committee on Education. Dr. Mary McCourt, chair of Niagara’s biochemistry/chemistry department, received a letter in late September from the society notifying her that... Read on →

Noted philosopher Peter van Inwagen delivered this year's Albertus Magnus Lecture at Niagara University on Oct. 20, 2011.

Philosopher Peter van Inwagen Delivers 2011 Albertus Magnus Lecture

October 23, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Peter van Inwagen, an expert on metaphysics and philosophical theology, addressed a crowd of about 150 Niagara University students, faculty and staff in the Castellani Art Museum Oct. 20, 2011. His presentation on the coherence of the Judeo-Christian and Islamic doctrine of the resurrection of the body constituted this... Read on →

Shannon Hardy, a 2011 Niagara University graduate, is teaching English in Çanakkale, Turkey, as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant.

Hardy Becomes First NU Student to Receive Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

October 21, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Niagara University is pleased to announce that Shannon Hardy, ’11, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Scholarship, making her the first student to receive the honor while enrolled at NU. (Other Niagara graduates have received awards but did so while pursuing advanced degrees at other institutions.) “We are... Read on →

Candice Lymburner, '11, recently had a paper that she co-authored as an NU undergrad published in the Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness.

Niagara University Student Published in Marketing Journal

October 19, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Candice Lymburner, a 2011 Niagara University graduate currently pursuing an MBA at her alma mater, recently had an article published in the Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness. The paper, The Future of the Music Industry, appears in Volume 5 of the peer-reviewed journal, which covers the marketing arena... Read on →

Deborah Brevoort, playwright of The Women of Lockerbie, will offer a talk back after NU's matinee presentation Oct. 23.

The Women of Lockerbie Opens 2011-2012 Theatre Season at NU

October 17, 2011  |  by NU Staff

From Oct. 20 – 24, Niagara University Theatre begins its 2011-2012 season of productions with The Women of Lockerbie by Deborah Brevoort, an unforgettable drama inspired by true events and real people. Within the rolling green hills of Lockerbie, Scotland, seven years after the crash of Pan Am Flight 103,... Read on →

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Senior Brett Baldeck Anchors ‘Ridge Report’

October 14, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Brett Baldeck, ’12, anchors the Oct. 14, 2011, installment of The Ridge Report, Niagara University’s student-produced newscast. The Caledonia-Mumford High School graduate provides updates on NU initiatives related to Breast Cancer Awareness Month; the Apocalyptic Comedy Night starring Jamie Lissow; a progress report on the Purple Eagles women’s volleyball team’s... Read on →

Steve Braddock is Niagara University's new director of theatre.

Braddock, Dwyer Take Lead Roles in Niagara University Theatre Department

October 13, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Steve Braddock admits it’s a good thing that he’s fond of puzzles. As Niagara University’s new director of theatre, he’ll be responsible for ensuring that the classical and contemporary performances he selects are compatible with and challenging to his students. Braddock will also have to make sure that the... Read on →

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