Monthly Archives / May 2014

Kiernan Youth Camp

Niagara University Accepting Registrations for 2014 Summer Youth Camp

May 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s recreation department is now accepting registrations for its popular Summer Youth Camp, which will be held on campus from June 30 to August 15. Geared toward children ages 6 to 12, the camp is conducted in a safe, fun environment by an experienced and friendly staff, and features... Read on →

Niagara Catholic to Recognize Niagara University with Community Service Award

May 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s longstanding commitment to community service will be recognized during Niagara Catholic High School’s Baccalaureate Mass this Thursday at 6 p.m. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president, will accept the Deus, Domus, et Patria (God, Home and Country) Community Service Award on behalf of Niagara University from Judith... Read on →

NU to Offer B.A. Program in Early Childhood Development and Cognition

May 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education has received state approval to offer a bachelor’s degree program in early childhood development and cognition. The B.A. program is intended to provide graduates with the skills necessary to assume leadership positions when working with young children in child care centers and human service agencies... Read on →

Women of Distinction

Borgognoni, Diez Feted as ‘Women of Distinction’

May 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mary Borgognoni, Niagara University’s associate vice president of operations and outreach, and Jacey Diez, a junior TESOL major, were recognized as “Women of Distinction” by the Niagara Gazette during an awards dinner held last night at the Como Restaurant. The women were chosen for their achievements, public service and entrepreneurial... Read on →

Business Awards

College of Business Recognizes Faculty Excellence

May 21, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

The College of Business Administration recently celebrated the end of another academic year that was full of faculty research, successful teaching strategies and service to Niagara University and the community. In addition, three faculty members were recognized for excellence in research, service and teaching. According to Dr. Shawn Daly, dean... Read on →

Gray

Simon Gray Named Director of Athletics

May 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to announce that Simon Gray has been appointed as the new director of athletics for the Purple Eagles. Gray has more than 15 years of experience in athletic administration, and most recently served as the acting director of athletics at Eastern Kentucky University. “We are very... Read on →

Graduate Viewbook

Graduate Viewbook Chosen for American Inhouse Design Award

May 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University viewbook developed to recruit graduate students has won a 2014 American Inhouse Design Award. The nationwide competition is held by Graphic Design USA, a news magazine for graphic designers and creative professionals. It is open to corporations, associations and other institutions with in-house design departments and honors... Read on →

Best Paper Award

International Tourism Association Awards NU Student, Names NU Professor President

May 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University was well-represented at a conference held in Las Vegas for an international association of hospitality and tourism educators. Eileen Roehrle, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from NU and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, received the Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award at the 2014... Read on →

Madsen

Sport Management Students Offer Recreational Programs for Underserved Children

May 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students enrolled in a class on sport-based youth mentoring took on several community-oriented projects during the spring semester. Led by Dr. Rachel Madsen, an assistant professor in NU’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, the initiatives were undertaken in an effort to bring sport and recreation opportunities to... Read on →

Eta Sigma Delta

Twenty NU Students Inducted into Hospitality Management Honor Society

May 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty students studying in Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management were inducted into Eta Sigma Delta, the international hospitality management honor society, during a ceremony held April 29. The following students are the newest members of Eta Sigma Delta: Krystina Andersen (of Trumansburg, N.Y.) Carl Bailey (Boonville, N.Y.) Katharina Barthel (Bonn,... Read on →

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