Monthly Archives / November 2011

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster speaks during the kickoff of the “Creating a Healthier Niagara Falls: A Neighborhood Empowerment Approach” program. The initiative will hold its first meeting Dec. 3 at the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center.

“Creating Healthier Niagara Falls” Partners to Host Neighborhood Vision Meeting December 3

November 30, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Community Outreach

A Niagara University facilitated initiative aimed at improving the health of Niagara Falls residents received a significant boost in the form of a $10,805 grant from the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York (CHFWCNY). The funding will supplement a $300,000 grant that was awarded for the... Read on →

Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M. (1922-2011)

Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M., Passes Away at Age 89

November 30, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Faculty

Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M., who served in a variety of capacities at Niagara University over the course of 42 years, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, at St. Catherine’s Infirmary in Philadelphia, Pa. He was 89. Born in New York City, Father Tumulty entered the Congregation of the Mission in... Read on →

Niagara University Hosting Graduate School Information Session December 8

November 29, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Graduate Admissions

Niagara University will host a Graduate School Information Session Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, on campus in the Glynn Family Atrium of Bisgrove Hall. The free event takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Attendees will be apprised of Niagara’s array of advanced degree programs, including: Master of Business... Read on →

Getting the Green Light | 11.28.11

Dr. Mark Gallo Talks Sustainability in ‘Green Light’ Video

November 28, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Sustainability

Dr. Mark Gallo, an associate professor of biology, discusses how sustainability relates to his profession, his personal life and Niagara University in the third installment of the Getting the Green Light series. By appearing periodically on the university website, the video series, which debuted on Feb. 3, 2011, is intended to highlight ongoing sustainability... Read on →

Al Oddo, center, was formally introduced as a professor emeritus during a reception held Nov. 15, 2011. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, NU president, and Timothy Downs, vice president for academic affairs, congratulated Oddo on his recognition.

Al Oddo Named Professor Emeritus of Accounting at Niagara University

November 28, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Accounting, College of Business Administration, Faculty

When Al Oddo retired in June, members of the Niagara University community agreed it would be difficult to imagine a faculty roster that didn’t include the accounting professor of 38 years. Now they won’t have to, as Niagara’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved Oddo as a professor emeritus of... Read on →

The Ridge Report | 11.22.11

RR: International Week, Invisible Children Documentary, Men’s Hoops Opener, Farber’s Diet & the Giving Tree

November 22, 2011  |  by NU Staff
Ridge Report

Leanne Stuck, a freshman communication studies major, anchors the Nov. 22, 2011, episode of The Ridge Report.  Featured stories in this installment of the student-produced newscast include International Week at NU, a screening of a documentary by Invisible Children, the men’s basketball team’s home opener, junior Sean Farber’s diet to... Read on →

Back row, l-r: Jeannine Alsous, Marc Skill and Daniel French. Front row, l-r: Sarah Augostini, Sara Kates, Rebecca Immer and Logan Jensen.

Students Pitch In to Support Niagara Falls Food Pantry at Thanksgiving

November 22, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Community Outreach, NUSGA

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Niagara University’s Student Government Association (NUSGA) was challenged by the Office of Student Affairs and the Campus Ministry Office to assist a Niagara Falls food pantry at one of its neediest times of year. The class representatives from the classes of 2013, 2014, and... Read on →

Junior Brianna Lanoye is among the several Niagara University students who introduce interactive map viewers to key locations on Monteagle Ridge.

Interactive Map Gives Prospective Students First Glimpse of Monteagle Ridge

November 16, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements

Prospective Niagara University students from across the globe can now take a tour of Monteagle Ridge just by logging onto the Internet. NU’s offices of Public Relations and Information Technology have partnered to construct an online interactive map that allows people to view the Niagara University campus from anywhere in... Read on →

Finance Honorees: Alex Schmitt, William Mitchell III, David Lemieux-Sarrasin, Dariusz Kaczowka, Christopher Rensel and Dr. Daniel Tompkins, Professor of Finance

College of Business Administration Holds Everett W. Ockerman Awards Ceremony

November 15, 2011  |  by Melissa Heidt
College of Business Administration

On Saturday Oct. 22, 2011, the College of Business Administration held its 36th annual Everett W. Ockerman Awards Ceremony at the Barton Hill Hotel in Lewiston, N.Y. This event honors all College of Business seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence. Everett W. Ockerman was the chair of the commerce department... Read on →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, president of Niagara University, holds up the gift that was presented to 2011 President's Dinner chair-couple Jim and Mary Boldt.

Four Distinguished Community Members Honored at Niagara University’s President’s Dinner

November 12, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman
President's Office

Four distinguished members of the Western New York community were honored during Niagara University’s President’s Dinner, which was held Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center. The individuals recognized with the St. Vincent de Paul Award at this year’s event were Pamela Jacobs-Vogt and... Read on →

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