Monthly Archives / April 2014

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Niagara University Holding Community ‘Garage Sale’ May 15-16

April 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second year in a row, Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center on Thursday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Instituted by members of... Read on →

Niagara University Hosting Empowering Volunteers Conference

April 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is hosting a free community preparedness conference on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The Empowering Volunteers Conference is designed to provide training opportunities and workshops detailing best practices in personal and community preparedness initiatives. The event is for community volunteers and leaders in Niagara... Read on →

Sigma Alpha Sigma

Twenty-Six Inducted Into Sigma Alpha Sigma Honor Society

April 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 81st annual tapping ceremony on April 26, 2014, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 26 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

Day of Recognition

34th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The 34th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 25, 2014. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was also the first that the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will preside over.... Read on →

Professor Ian Burt

Accounting Professor Ian Burt Earns Two Prestigious Awards

April 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

It’s been a heckuva spring semester for Ian Burt. The Niagara University accounting instructor learned in March that a dissertation he authored earned the 2014 Michael J. Barrett Doctoral Dissertation Award from The Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation. That distinction comes with an award of $10,000. This month, Burt found... Read on →

Dr. Shannon Hodges

Dr. Shannon Hodges Named Chair of American Counseling Association Committee

April 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, an associate professor of counseling at Niagara University, has been named chair of the American Counseling Association’s international committee. His three-year term commences July 1. Along with serving as an associate professor, Dr. Hodges also coordinates NU’s new graduate program in clinical mental health counseling, as... Read on →

Ridgefest

Ridgefest Celebrated on Monteagle Ridge

April 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

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

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

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

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 →

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