Yearly Archives / 2014

Ridgefest

Ridgefest Celebrated on Monteagle Ridge

April 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Communication Studies, Students

Ridgefest, Niagara University’s annual end-of-the-school-year celebration, took place April 9-13. Coordinated by Campus Activities, it featured a variety of events and activities each day for the enjoyment of the entire Niagara University community. The events ranged from Black Light Dodge Ball on Wednesday to a festive Sports Day on the... Read on →

NU Theatre to Celebrate 50th Anniversary at Annual Gala

April 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

On May 3, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre will celebrate 50 years of Niagara University Theatre and the contributions of the theatre program’s late co-founder, Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., when they host the 29th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala. The festive event includes a 4 p.m. production... Read on →

Family Literacy Center

Niagara University Unveils Family Literacy Center

April 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Education, Community Outreach, Faculty, Graduate Education & Counseling, Institute for Civic Engagement, Students, Undergraduate Admissions

Niagara University’s College of Education held an event Wednesday, April 23, to officially unveil the Family Literacy Center. The center, which is housed in the university’s Academic Complex, is an on-campus educational opportunity for graduate students to demonstrate teaching while enhancing the literacy performance of at-risk readers and their families.... Read on →

NU Team

Niagara Team Wins CSCMP International Logistics and Supply Chain Student Competition 2014

April 24, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt
College of Business Administration, Faculty, Management, Niagara Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Students, Uncategorized

Niagara University hosted the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Western New York Chapter 2014 International Logistics and Supply Chain Student Competition on Friday, April 11. John Hogg of Straight-Forward Consulting and president of the CSCMP advised, “Part of the mission of the CSCMP is to further education... Read on →

Student-Vets Check

Student-Vets Plan Second Annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Fundraiser

April 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Announcements, Community Outreach, ROTC, Veterans

The Niagara University Student Veterans Organization will hold its second annual Memorial Day Disc Golf Tournament at Joseph Davis State Park on Saturday, May 24. All proceeds benefit the Sergeant Major Fred E. Kirtchen Memorial Scholarship Fund, which assists returning military veterans who are attending NU. Entry fees range from $20... Read on →

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences

Golisano Center Earns LEED Gold Certification

April 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Announcements, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, President's Office, Research

Niagara University is pleased to announce that the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification – Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized standard for evaluating the performance of green buildings,... Read on →

Green Colleges

Niagara University Listed Among Princeton Review’s ‘Green Colleges’

April 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Advancement, Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Community Outreach, President's Office, ReNU, Sustainability

Niagara University is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings, and guidebooks profiles NU in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book,... Read on →

Dorothy Boeck

Centenarian Speaks to Niagara University Gerontology Class

April 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences

Students in Dr. Susan Mason’s Introduction to Gerontology were in for a treat last Monday afternoon when 101-year-old Dorothy Boeck came to speak about her life and what it is like living in a world that she has seen change so drastically. The centenarian, mother of retired Niagara professor... Read on →

MBA Beta Gamma Sigma inductees

College of Business Holds Annual Honor Society Inductions

April 18, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello
Accounting, College of Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, MBA, Students

On April 10, 2014, the College of Business Administration recognized undergraduate and graduate business students for their outstanding academic achievements at the induction ceremony for two honor societies, Beta Gamma Sigma and Omicron Delta Epsilon. The program started with a welcome speech by Dr. Daniel Tompkins, chair of the economics... Read on →

Curtains

‘Curtains’ Caps NU Theatre’s Anniversary Season

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

Talk about ending Niagara University Theatre’s 50th anniversary season with a bang! From April 24 through May 4, the theatre will present the award winning John Kander, Fred Ebb and Rupert Holmes murder mystery musical, Curtains. NU Theatre director Steve Braddock will direct the production, while associate professor Terri Filips... Read on →

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