Monthly Archives / February 2014

NU_Finance Members Tour Citi Getzville Offices

February 28, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Twelve members of Niagara University’s Finance Club enjoyed a unique opportunity in January, when they spent the day visiting Citi’s Getzville office in the Crosspoint Business Park. They started off the day with a site tour led by Ken Potts, senior vice president. He provided background information on Citi’s history... Read on →


Tom Burns Running to Raise Funds for Heart Health

February 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For once, Tom Burns is the news. Within the last week, Niagara University’s associate vice president of communications has been featured in The Buffalo News and the Metro Source, and on WGRZ Channel 2, WKBW Channel 7 and Time Warner Cable News. Burns’ run of airtime comes nearly a year after... Read on →

NU Students Administer Point-In-Time Homeless Survey

February 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Ten Niagara University students fanned out across Niagara County in late-January to assist in the administration of the Point-in-Time survey, the annual national count of people experiencing homelessness. Data collection in Niagara County is managed by Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. NU’s involvement was coordinated by Jackie Freeman in... Read on →


Alegre Receives Leadership Award from Hyde Park Business & Professional Association

February 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mitchell Alegre, a faculty member in Niagara University’s College of Business Administration and coordinator of the EAGLE program, was presented with the Hyde Park Business and Professional Association’s Leadership Award during the organization’s Installation and Awards Banquet, held Feb. 12 in the Como Restaurant. The award was in recognition of... Read on →


Flanagan, Nguyen, Chiampou Named to Board of Trustees

February 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Patrick Flanagan, C.M., Ph.D., ’87, the Rev. Michael M. Nguyen, C.M., and Charles W. Chiampou, C.P.A., J.D., ’76, have been named to the Board of Trustees of Niagara University. Their elections were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Father Flanagan is an... Read on →


Awards Bestowed, New Program Announced During NU’s 24th Annual Business Banquet

February 20, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration presented awards to four area business leaders and alumni during its 24th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held Feb. 19 at the at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. In addition, Dr. Shawn Daly, dean of the College of Business Administration, announced that a new master’s program... Read on →

Career Fair

Hospitality and Tourism Career Fair Offers Students Pre-Graduation Networking Opportunities

February 20, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Close to 50 employers attended the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s annual Career Fair at Niagara University on Feb. 19. Companies ranging from Darien Lake Theme Park and Resorts to the world-famous Waldorf=Astoria Hotels & Resorts and New York Athletic Club were on campus to discuss job opportunities... Read on →

Elizabeth Cotten

Master Makers and Players Series Debuts at the Castellani Art Museum February 23

February 19, 2014  |  by Susan Clements

Join the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, for an afternoon lecture given by Dan Franklin Ward, exploring the life of Elizabeth Cotten  and her impact on American music. The program is the first in the Master Makers and... Read on →

Niagara University Launches M.S. Program in Finance

February 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is set to launch a new master’s degree program intended to provide students with a rigorous, advanced course of study in the areas of corporate finance, investments and financial planning. Offered through Niagara’s AACSB-accredited College of Business Administration, the M.S. in finance program requires completion of 12 graduate-level... Read on →

Student Lobby Day

NU Students Visit Albany to Lobby for Financial Aid

February 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Advocating for student financial aid isn’t easy. Just ask Matt Nadler and Kalene Faricellie. Last week, the Niagara University Student Government Association representatives, clad in their Sunday best, were excused from a day of classes – okay, that part wasn’t that bad – to traverse 300 miles to the state... Read on →

Page 1 of 3123