Monthly Archives / March 2013

Joe Mihalich

Niagara’s Mihalich Named NABC District Coach of the Year

March 29, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara head coach Joe Mihalich has been named National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) District 1 Coach of the Year, as announced by the NABC on Friday. This is Mihalich’s seventh coach of the year honor and second by the NABC. Mihalich was named Coach of the Year in District... Read on →

Father Levesque - Chamber Award

Niagara USA Chamber Tabs Father Levesque ‘Community Advocate of the Year’

March 29, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, president of Niagara University, was presented with the Community Advocate of the Year Award by the Niagara USA Chamber during the organization’s Chamber Honors Gala, held March 22. To cement Father Levesque’s impactful legacy on the residents of Western New York, the chamber announced... Read on →

Enough is Enough Logo

Niagara Joins National Anti-Violence Campaign

March 27, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will be hosting events April 2-5 in conjunction with “Enough is Enough,” a national campaign focused on stemming violence in society. The “Enough is Enough” campaign is coordinated across the country by NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. The campaign grew out of a call to action... Read on →

Gary Praetzel, Ph.D.

Gary Praetzel, Ph.D., Named to Darwin Martin House Board of Directors

March 26, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Gary Praetzel, dean of Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Darwin Martin House. The 22-member Board is responsible for the oversight of the multi-structure estate designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Darwin D. Martin and widely considered... Read on →

McNulty Lecture Series

McNulty Lecture Series: Dr. Vincent Miller Addresses NU Audience

March 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Vincent J. Miller, Ph.D., the Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture at the University of Dayton, delivered an address on “The Church and Work for Justice in the World: From Vatican II to Today” to a full Alumni Chapel on March 20. The prominent Catholicism expert spent just over... Read on →

The Ridge Report | 03.22.13

RR: Men’s Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse, Casino Night and Media Awareness Week

March 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

This installment of The Ridge Report checks in with the NU men’s hockey team, kings of the Atlantic Hockey Association’s regular season, highlights a thrilling, come-from-behind victory for women’s lacrosse, recaps CPB’s ever-popular Casino Night, and takes a look at the communication studies department’s Media Awareness Week. Anchoring this edition of... Read on →

Career Expo 2013

Students, Businesses Show Up in Droves for Career Expo 2013

March 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

It turns out there was a positive to the temperature peaking at 34 degrees on the first day of spring: Attendance was up significantly at this year’s Career Expo, as compared to 2012 when students were basking in the glow of a surprise stretch of summery weather. Students, dressed to... Read on →

Student Curated Art Exhibition

Dr. Nancy McGlen Recognized During Reception for Student-Curated Exhibition

March 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Laura Brownlie is a liberal arts major. Gina DelGreco is mere months away from graduating with a degree in history. So why were the two Niagara University seniors hosting a reception Wednesday evening for an art exhibit they curated? The aspiring museum managers were the first students to enroll in courses... Read on →

Dr. Greg Duke

Dr. Gregory Duke Promoted to Director of Advancement Services

March 20, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Think of Gregory Duke, D.Phil., as the new Howard Morgan, ’86, because, as of Feb. 18, Dr. Duke is Niagara University’s director of advancement services. Dr. Duke will take over the management of the office’s informational technology, constituent research and donor stewardship, donor tracking, gift processing and accounting. Morgan, meanwhile, was... Read on →

Summer Academy Helps Students Get Head Start on College

March 19, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is presenting high school students and incoming NU freshmen with an opportunity to begin working on their college degrees early. The NU Summer Academy is a program designed for students entering the 11th and 12th grades in fall 2013, as well as incoming NU freshmen, who want to... Read on →

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