Monthly Archives / November 2012

Photo of Amy Morgan by Michele DeLuca, Niagara Gazette

Short Story by Amy Morgan Featured in ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Series

November 29, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

“My mind drifts to six months ago, “My 9-year-old asked, “Can we go to church? I’ve never been.” “Neither have I,” I replied. “Do you believe in God,” he asked. “I don’t know,” I replied. A story about Amy Morgan, office coordinator in NU’s Health Services, and her son’s quest for God has made it into... Read on →

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Castellani Art Museum Presents “CAM’s 6th Annual Holiday Bash!”

November 29, 2012  |  by Susan Clements

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host its 6th Annual Holiday Bash on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. Celebrate the holidays with friends in the beautiful central gallery of Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. Dance to live music by the popular local band... Read on →

Free Emergency Preparedness Workshop Offered for Western New York Boy & Girl Scouts

November 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is offering a free Emergency Preparedness Workshop for all Western New York Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. The workshop will take place at Niagara University on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program is from 9 a.m. – 3:30... Read on →

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Niagara University, Niagara Falls Schools Selected for Investing in Innovation Grant Program

November 27, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and 12 partners, including the Niagara Falls City School District, have been awarded an Investing in Innovation (or “i3”) grant of $3 million from the U.S. Department of Education. The federally funded program is designed to advance student achievement in high-need schools in grades 3-6 mathematics and... Read on →

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Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., Passes Away

November 23, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, after a long illness. Brother Augustine was 75 years old. Brother Augustine had a long and distinguished history with Niagara University and his impact on Monteagle Ridge will be remembered forever. Brother Augustine is credited with developing Niagara University Theatre... Read on →

Danyelle Moore, instructional support specialist, Dr. Jennifer Herman, director of instructional support, and Dr. Tim Downs, vice president for academic affairs, welcomed visitors to an Open House for the Center for the Advancement of Scholarship, Teaching and Learning.

Center for the Advancement of Scholarship, Teaching and Learning to Offer Resources for Professors

November 20, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Current and future Niagara University faculty members have something else to be thankful for this holiday season. During an Open House held yesterday, the Office of Instructional Support formally unveiled the Center for the Advancement of Scholarship, Teaching and Learning, CASTL. The resource room will serve as a welcoming location... Read on →

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RR: Open Mic Nite, ‘Rumors,’ Men’s Hoops, Daniel Gomez and Tuesday Nite Live

November 16, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Vince Schiano takes another turn anchoring The Ridge Report, Niagara University’s student-produced newscast. The senior from Gates, N.Y. covers topics that include Open Mic Nite, NU Theatre’s production of Rumors, men’s hoops, a presentation by a 22-year-old multimillionaire and Tuesday Nite Live. A new episode of The Ridge Report airs bi-weekly... Read on →

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Reading and Interpretation of a 19th Century Comic Masterpiece

November 16, 2012  |  by Susan Clements

Dr. Robert Giannetti will present a reading and interpretation of the 19th century comic masterpiece, The Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque, at the Castellani Art Museum on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, from 2 to 4 p.m. Dr. Giannetti’s talk is the final in the series of... Read on →

Warren S. Marcus, Ph.D., president of Healthcare Executive Forum Inc., addresses the audience at Wednesday's healthcare symposium.

NU Hosts Healthcare Symposium on Community Benefits

November 15, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

The Castellani Art Museum served as the site for a symposium concentrated on discussing how nonprofit healthcare providers can demonstrate community benefit activities. The Nov. 14 event was sponsored by the Healthcare Executive Forum Inc., the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Catholic Health, and Niagara University. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M.,... Read on →

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of Niagara University, signs the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment as Dr. Steve Petersen, a member of NU's sustainability task force, looks on.

Father Levesque Signs American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment

November 15, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

With a few flicks of the pen, the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., affirmed Niagara University’s vow to do its part in helping the United States achieve climate neutrality. On Nov. 15, 2012 – America Recycles Day – Father Levesque, NU president, signed the American College & University Presidents’ Climate... Read on →

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