Monthly Archives / September 2012

Vincentian Heritage Convocation

Five Honored at Vincentian Heritage Convocation

September 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Campus Events, President's Office, Staff

Five individuals were honored during Niagara University’s annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Sept. 27, 2012. The event, which takes place during the university’s celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of university employees, alumni and community leaders. Inducted into the Niagara Legacy Alumni of Distinction was Dr. Melvin B.... Read on →

College of Education Awards Luncheon Scheduled During Alumni Weekend

September 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Campus Events, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling

As it typically does each spring, Niagara University’s College of Education is prepared to honor the contributions of top educational leaders, counselors, teachers and community members from Western New York and Ontario. However, this year, the college will hold its annual professional recognition awards ceremony as part of the university’s... Read on →

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Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project Graduates Second Cohort

September 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling

In January, the first cohort of 10 child care centers graduated from the Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project’s professional development certificate program. This past Wednesday (Sept. 26), 10 more joined them, becoming Niagara QIP Ambassador Centers in the process. “Quality care begins with them,” said Lynnette Haley O’Stewart,... Read on →

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Hospitality Students Provide Food Service During International Symposium

September 26, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Students

Several students from Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management served lunch to approximately 45 members from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Sept. 24, 2012. The luncheon was part of a symposium on refugees that brought delegates from all over the world to... Read on →

Troops to Teachers

Retired Army Col. to Speak About Troops to Teachers Program

September 26, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Campus Events, College of Education, Graduate Education & Counseling, Veterans

Retired Col. Vanessa D. Barron, a 31-year veteran of the United States Army and 1978 Niagara University graduate, will return to her alma mater Oct. 4 to speak about the federally-funded Troops to Teachers program. Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a national program designed to transition eligible military personnel to... Read on →

Andrew Hart

NU Alumnus Speaks About Volunteer Work in New Orleans During Vincentian Heritage Week

September 25, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Communication Studies, Community Outreach, Students

Talk about an uncomfortable situation. Andrew Hart, ’12, spent most of his summer in New Orleans asking people to do just that – explain what it was like to have their homes washed away by Hurricane Katrina. On Monday, Hart returned to Monteagle Ridge to discuss his experience as an intern with the... Read on →

Molly Carroll

Learn More About Lace at the Castellani Art Museum

September 25, 2012  |  by Susan Clements
Castellani Art Museum, Uncategorized

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University presents “Show and Tell: An afternoon with lace collector and restorer Molly Carroll” on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 from 2–4 p.m. This presentation is given in conjunction with the museum’s current folk arts exhibition, Re-)Making Irish Lace . The program is free... Read on →

The Picturesque and War: Visual and Literary Aspects of 19th Century Niagara Tourism

Castellani Art Museum Presents Lecture Series on the Art and History of Niagara Region Tourism

September 21, 2012  |  by Susan Clements
Castellani Art Museum, College of Arts & Sciences, History, Uncategorized

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will present a series of Sunday afternoon lectures in conjunction with its exhibition, The Picturesque and War: Visual and Literary Aspects of 19th Century Tourism. These free, public programs will be held in the Castellani Art Museum on the campus of Niagara... Read on →

NU Names Associate Deans for Academic Colleges

September 20, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Advancement, Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty

Niagara University is pleased to announce that four professors have been named associate deans, new positions created to allow faculty members to continue their exceptional work in the classroom, while at the same time provide expertise in the day-to-day operations of each of Niagara’s academic colleges. The new associate deans... Read on →

St. Vincent de Paul Statue

Niagara University Celebrates Vincentian Heritage Week

September 20, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, Community Outreach, President's Office

Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University’s rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 24-28, 2012. Also known as Founder’s Week, Vincentian Heritage Week is a way for the university community to pay homage to St. Vincent,... Read on →

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