Monthly Archives / April 2015

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, received Leadership Niagara's Emerging Leader of the Year Award on April 29. Pictured are Maureen Wendt, board chair of Leadership Niagara, Molly Anderson, LN executive director, Lowe, and Seth Piccirillo, director of community development in Niagara Falls.

Tom Lowe Named ‘Emerging Leader of the Year’ by Leadership Niagara

April 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Tom Lowe, director of ReNU Niagara, was named Leadership Niagara’s Emerging Leader of the Year during the organization’s annual awards luncheon, held yesterday at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Lowe was presented with the award by Molly Anderson, executive director of Leadership Niagara, and Seth Piccirillo, director of community development... Read on →

Fulbright Teaching Assistant Shares Culture With Students

April 29, 2015  |  by Lisa McMahon

On a sunny April afternoon, students in Dr. Esteban Mayorga’s Introduction to Latin American Studies class participated in a discussion about Che Guevara. What made this particular discussion unique was the guest lecturer: Florencia Yuvero, an Argentinian who spent the spring semester at Niagara University as a Fulbright Foreign... Read on →

NU student Marlen Krause smiles with the award she received during this year's Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference.

Dual Degree Student from NU Recognized at International Hospitality Conference

April 29, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Marlen Krause, a student matriculating toward a dual degree from Niagara University and the International University of Applied Sciences in Germany, was recognized during the 2015 Korea America Hospitality and Tourism Educators Association Conference, held April 17-18 in Las Vegas, Nev. Krause won second place in the Undergraduate Student Research Forum... Read on →

NYSSCPA award winners Benjamin Dinehart, Shannon Truty and Tyler Popiela.

Accounting Students Receive Awards at NYSSCPA Annual Education Night Dinner

April 28, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Buffalo chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants held its annual Education Night dinner on April 21, 2015, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens in Depew. The primary purpose of the dinner is to honor the outstanding junior, senior and graduate accounting students at local colleges and universities, and... Read on →

Eta Sigma Delta

Thirteen NU Students Inducted Into International Hospitality and Tourism Honor Society

April 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Thirteen Niagara University students were inducted into Eta Sigma Delta, the international hospitality and tourism management honor society, during a ceremony held April 24 in St. Vincent’s Hall. Eta Sigma Delta is open to hospitality, tourism and sport management students who have completed at least 50 percent of the credit... Read on →

STEM Camp

Children’s Summer STEM Camps Returning to NU

April 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education, for several years, has sought to provide access to quality science, technology, engineering, and math education for children – especially girls and low-income youths, who studies show enter the STEM fields at the lowest rates. This summer, the college’s Institute of Applied Learning will offer a... Read on →

Walk A Mile

NU Community ‘Walks a Mile’ to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

April 27, 2015

On Thursday, April 23, Niagara University held its first-ever Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event. The event drew a total of 125 students, including members of NU’s Army ROTC program, men’s club rugby and a variety of student-athletes, in addition to faculty, staff and coaches. The one-mile walk around... Read on →

Day of Recognition

35th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 35th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 24, 2015. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2015 Day... Read on →

Niagara University’s Academic Exploration Program received the National Academic Advising Association's Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award today. Pictured is AEP director Stephanie Currie.

NU’s Program for Undeclared Students Receives National Advising Award

April 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s innovative program that helps undeclared students find a major that best suits their needs and talents – while making sure they graduate on time – is being honored by the National Academic Advising Association. NU’s Academic Exploration Program, or AEP, is one of only four programs nationwide to... Read on →

ROTC Awards Ceremony

ROTC Cadets Recognized During Spring 2015 Awards Ceremony

April 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University ROTC program held its annual spring awards ceremony at the Castellani Art Museum on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Congratulations to the following cadets: Niagara County Service Officer Award: Andrew Kurtzhalts Niagara County American Legion Auxiliary Award: Tyler Martin and Kathleen Malloy Tonawanda American Legion Auxiliary Unit 264 Award: Marie Olszewski Stephen Sikora American Legion... Read on →

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