Yearly Archives / 2014

AJHA

Dr. Teresa Earns Awards from American Journalism Historians Association

October 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, was presented with two awards during the American Journalism Historians Association conference in St. Paul, Minn., held Oct. 9-11. The Lynching that Must Not Succeed': A Narrative Analysis of the Central Park Jogger Story in The New York... Read on →

Brennan and Students

Business, Marketing Students Learn Commodification on Farm of NU Alumnus

October 30, 2014

A group of Niagara University MBA students joined members of the Niagara University Marketing Association (NUMA) for a “field trip” to the family farm of 1978 alumnus Ed Brennan on Oct. 24. Brennan, the retired CEO of DFS Group and founder of Hand in Hand for Haiti, manages the farm... Read on →

Sweeney Todd Takes the NU Stage in November

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Just perfect for the dark nights of autumn, from Nov. 6 to 16, NU Theatre presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. Sweeney Todd, a barber unjustly exiled from his home and family, returns to London seeking retribution against the unscrupulous judge... Read on →

Leadership Niagara

Leadership Niagara Establishing Offices at Niagara University

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Leadership Niagara’s executive offices will be housed at Niagara University beginning this fall, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed by the institutions Monday. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of NU, and Molly Anderson, executive director of Leadership Niagara, signed the agreement that will provide Leadership Niagara with... Read on →

Purple Eagles Logo

Niagara Athletics Ties Highest Graduation Success Rate

October 29, 2014

The Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of Niagara University student-athletes is seven percent higher than the Division I national average, according to figures released Tuesday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for the 2004-07 cohort. Niagara posted a cumulative GSR of 91 percent, which is tied for its highest... Read on →

Car Crash Simulation

Car Crash Simulation Illustrates Consequences of Driving While Impaired

October 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Impaired drivers are involved in nearly 60 percent of all Halloween highway fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration. To illustrate the seriousness of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a group of Niagara University students coordinated a DUI car crash simulation on campus Oct. 27. The... Read on →

Accounting Students

Accounting Society, Alumni and Faculty Promote Accounting Careers to Local High School Students

October 28, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Accounting Society, led by Dr. Lei Han, assistant professor of accounting, has taken on a new task this semester in its endeavor to visit local high schools to provide students with a better understanding of the availability of careers in the field of accounting. There is an expected 15.7 percent growth for... Read on →

Hungary

In Hungary, Father Maher Presents Caritas Medal, Establishes Alumni Chapter

October 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar. The young, Hungarian-born medical doctor had been practicing ophthalmology in Buffalo for years yet remained concerned about his birth country’s capacity to establish an effective democratic government. In 1994, Dr. Forgách and... Read on →

Daniel Miller and Dr. Tenpao Lee

Finance Student Presents Research Paper at IABE Conference in Las Vegas

October 23, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

While most students were busy preparing for midterm exams, senior finance major Daniel Miller was presenting a research paper at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) conference in Las Vegas, Nev., last week. Dr. Tenpao Lee, professor of economics, accompanied him and co-authored the paper along with Dr.... Read on →

President's Dinner

NU to Honor Glynn, Demler and Bennett at President’s Dinner

October 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has made access and affordability to excellent education hallmarks of his second year as president of Niagara University. Raising critical scholarship dollars – the impetus behind NU’s President’s Dinner – will allow even more students to afford the comprehensive education, founded in the Catholic,... Read on →

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