Monthly Archives / February 2013

Niagara University Celebrates Women’s History Month

February 28, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

March is Women’s History Month, and Niagara University is set to recognize the many contributions that women have made to society. The university will celebrate the collective and individual strength of women with a schedule of panel presentations, speakers and a documentary screening. Below are the scheduled events: Brown Bag Lunch on... Read on →

CFA Challenge

NU Earns Silver Medal at CFA Institute Research Challenge

February 28, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

A four-student team from Niagara University claimed the silver medal at the CFA Investment Research Challenge, held Feb. 19, 2013, at Canisius College. Seniors Peter Pane, Brandon Gallegos and Steven Boyle teamed with MBA student Ling Zhou to finish second out of nine colleges and universities in the annual competition,... Read on →

Memories of War

Buffalo News, Weekly Standard Review Book by Dr. Chambers

February 27, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Thomas A. Chambers, chair of Niagara University’s department of history, recently published his second book, Memories of War. Within the last six weeks, the publication has been reviewed by The Buffalo News and The Weekly Standard. In Memories of War, Dr. Chambers recounts America’s rediscovery of its early national history through... Read on →

Four Graduates Pass CFA Level 1 Exam

February 27, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

Four recent Niagara University graduates – David Lemieux-Sarassin, Jack LePage, Robert Martini and Daniel Schasel – have been notified that they successfully passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 Exam that was taken in December 2012. According to the CFA Institute website, only 37 percent of the December 2012 participants passed... Read on →

CAA Award

Niagara University Advertising Campaign Receives National Award

February 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s “What’s On Your Mind?” advertising campaign garnered a silver medal in a national competition of college and university marketing materials. Niagara’s 2012-2013 advertising strategy earned the Collegiate Advertising Award among competing colleges with between 2,001 and 5,000 students. “What’s On Your Mind?” comprised a seven-part series of 15-second commercials... Read on →

NCLEA Corrections Graduation

NCLEA Holds 15th Graduation for Basic Corrections Course

February 20, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

On Feb. 13, the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy awarded certificates of completion to the 14 men and women who comprised the 15th and most recent graduating class of the NCLEA’s Basic Corrections Course. The event was held in Dunleavy Hall on the campus of Niagara University, headquarters of the... Read on →

Father Levesque

NU Recognizes 61 Employees During Annual Awards Luncheon

February 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Bonnie Rose, executive vice president, handed out certificates to 61 faculty and staff members during Niagara University’s Employee Service Awards Luncheon, held Feb. 18, 2013, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. The event celebrated men and women who had reached five-year milestones in their employment at... Read on →

Sharon Green giving the award to Jessica Yagoda

Felser, Yagoda Presented with Susan B. Anthony Writing Awards

February 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

It was Valentine’s Day, and that gave a couple dozen members of the Niagara University community an excuse to share their love for writing. It was also an opportunity to celebrate the life of Susan B. Anthony, the famous women’s rights reformer after whom a writing a contest facilitated... Read on →

Kelsey Grady

RR: Men’s Hoops, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, Mr. & Mrs. Niagara, Music and Comedy

February 15, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

It’s sophomore Kelsey Grady at the helm of the Feb. 15, 2013, installment of The Ridge Report, Niagara University’s student-produced newscast. This week’s edition offers a midseason update on the men’s basketball team, chats with Niagara junior Emmy Read about her bake sale fundraiser, provides highlights of a musical performance... Read on →

NU Club Hockey

Men’s Club Hockey Team Gears Up for ACHA National Tournament

February 14, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

For the first time ever, Niagara University’s men’s club hockey team clinched an automatic bid to the American Collegiate Hockey Association Men’s Division I National Championships. The team learned late Wednesday night that it will take on the University of Central Oklahoma at 11:30 a.m. on March 1 to... Read on →

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