Monthly Archives / April 2013

Dr. Debra Colley

College of Education Playing Lead Role in Statewide Faculty Development Program

April 30, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education is playing a prominent role in a new statewide faculty development initiative affiliated with New York’s Race to the Top federal program. On April 25, the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) unveiled the program, which also includes similar initiatives at City University of... Read on →

A&S Day

33rd Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 30, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences held its annual Day of Recognition for the 33rd time on Friday, April 26. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the Day of Recognition, which was also the last that the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M.,... Read on →

Schiano Award

Schiano Takes Top Poster Prize at RIT’s Undergraduate Research Conference

April 29, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Vincent Schiano, a senior communication studies major at Niagara University, received the Top Poster Award during the Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication, held April 16 at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Schiano’s winning poster was titled “Young Adult Cancer Awareness: A Public Relations Presentation.” “The opportunity offered a lot of... Read on →

Business Awards

Awards Bestowed, News Shared During 23rd Annual Business Banquet

April 29, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration presented awards to five business leaders, alumni and students during its 23rd Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 25 at the at the Buffalo Marriott. More than 230 people attended the event, which was emceed by WGRZ-TV anchor and 1986 NU graduate... Read on →

IMA Meeting Focuses on Sustainability

April 27, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

On Wednesday, April 17, the Niagara chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) held its spring semester dinner meeting at Niagara University in Bisgrove Hall. IMA’s mission is to provide a forum for research, practice development, education, knowledge sharing, and the advocacy of the highest ethical and best business... Read on →

Dr. McGrath

Dr. Kathleen McGrath Receives Service to Reading Award

April 27, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kathleen McGrath, an assistant professor of education at Niagara University, recently received the Service to Reading Award from the Niagara Frontier Reading Council, a local affiliate of the International Reading Association. The honor is given to “a person involved in literacy education who has made a significant contribution to... Read on →


‘Experience NU’ Living Up to Its Name

April 26, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

“Experience NU.” The program’s concept is as straightforward as its name. Organized by Niagara University faculty and staff members participating in the Vincentian Mission Certificate program, “Experience NU” offers inner city elementary and middle school students a taste of the college experience. For seven Tuesdays beginning February 26, 10 young people... Read on →


College of Business Inducts 34 Students into Honor Society

April 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

On April 24, Niagara University’s College of Business Administration inducted 34 students into Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society for students enrolled in collegiate business and management programs at schools accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). The event took place in Bisgrove Hall, the... Read on →

Shave to Save

‘Shave to Save’ Raises $7,200 To Support Young Cancer Patients

April 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Trying to raise cancer awareness and a little bit of cash for the fight, the Gallagher Center at Niagara University was filled with the sounds of hair clippers Wednesday evening. Senior communications major Vince Schiano has a passion for fighting the killer disease through action. As part of his honors... Read on →

Students Heading to State Business Competition After Winning Regional Event

April 24, 2013  |  by Melissa Heidt

Alex Cleveland, ’14, and Kevin Walders, ’13, winners of the NU Business Pitch Competition, recently took second place at the WNY Business Pitch Competition, held April 18, 2013. They were among a field of 40 teams from UB, Canisius, Fredonia, Buffalo State and Niagara who entered the competition. This regional... Read on →

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