Monthly Archives / October 2013

Joseph Hotchkiss

NU Senior to Receive Second Community Service Award for Niagara Falls Park Revitalization

October 31, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University senior Joseph Hotchkiss will soon receive his second award based on his ongoing efforts to rebuild and transform Hydraulic Park, located on the corner of Niagara and Third streets in Niagara Falls. Hotchkiss, a business management major from Binghamton, N.Y., received the Member Award from the Niagara Beautification... Read on →

Fr. Maher

NU Welcomes Vietnamese Delegates to Campus

October 30, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Hung Le, vice president for international relations at Niagara University, is leading a management development program on public administration reform for a delegation of human resource administrators and directors from the Ministry of Home Affairs in Vietnam. The Ministry of Home Affairs is responsible for all aspects of human... Read on →

Niagara University Purple Eagles

Purple Eagles Excelling in the Classroom

October 29, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of Niagara University student-athletes is 6 percent higher than the Division I national average, according to figures released Thursday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Purple Eagles posted a cumulative GSR of 88 percent. In addition to the overall department score, five programs... Read on →

Financial Crimes Expert Presented at IMA Dinner

October 28, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. the Niagara chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) held its fall 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... Read on →

Fallon Lapp

Purple Eagles Put Smile on Face of Seven-Year-Old Superfan

October 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Meet Fallon Lapp, a 7-year-old dinosaur enthusiast who loves to ride his bicycle and cheer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. At first glance, Fallon looks like any other young boy, but still, there is one critical difference between Fallon and his fellow comrades. He has Autism Spectrum Disorder, a disorder of... Read on →

Turkey Trot

C.E.O. Club’s Fifth Annual Turkey Trot Fundraiser Set for Nov. 17

October 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s C.E.O. club (Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization) is holding its annual Turkey Trot fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Heart, Love and Soul food pantry in downtown Niagara Falls. Since 2009, the Turkey Trot has donated over $7,000 toward making the... Read on →

Rosario Family Ofrenda at Mariachi de Oro Mexican Grill, 2011. Photograph by Leonel Rosario.

Dia de los Muertos: Castellani Art Museum to Host Programs in honor of Day of the Dead

October 24, 2013  |  by Susan Clements

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is hosting a week-long celebration in honor of El Día de los Muertos, a Mexican and Mexican-American festival in which participants remember those who have died and entice their souls to visit by building ofrenda, altars decorated with photos of deceased loved... Read on →

Bat Boy

‘Bat Boy: The Musical’ Hits the NU Stage This Fall

October 23, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Just in time for Halloween, from Oct. 31 through Nov. 10, NU Theatre will present Bat Boy: The Musical by Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming and Laurence O’Keefe. The production will be directed by associate professor/associate director of NU Theatre Doug Zschiegner, with music direction by music adjunct Jason Bravo... Read on →

Convocation Honorees

Jacobs, Rath, Zucchetti Honored During Niagara University Convocation

October 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its 13th annual convocation Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in the university’s Alumni Chapel. Sponsored by the Maid of the Mist Corporation, the convocation is the college’s showcase event, during which it annually honors national and international leaders in the hospitality... Read on →

Caraballo, Matthew

Freshman Receives Overcoming Obstacles Award, $10,000 Scholarship

October 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Enuel “Matthew” Caraballo, a Niagara University freshman from Brooklyn, will receive the 2013 Overcoming Obstacles Student Achievement Award from the Community for Education Foundation at an Oct. 24 dinner to be held at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.. Along with the honor, Caraballo will receive a $10,000 scholarship... Read on →

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