Monthly Archives / October 2016

NU Theatre Opens ‘Stage Door’ Nov. 3

October 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

From Nov. 3-13, the stage will be set for possibilities and promises as NU Theatre presents Stage Door by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Directed by Amanda Lytle Sharpe, adjunct professor of speech for the actor, Stage Door is a legitimate valentine to the theatre, paying tribute to those... Read on →

Niagara University’s Education Programs Praised by Corporation for National & Community Service

October 28, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

When the Corporation for National and Community Service named Niagara University to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the 10th straight year, it also recognized NU for its commitment to improving educational outcomes for children and youth in pre-kindergarten through college. The Honor Roll recognizes performance in... Read on →

Finance Students Attend CFA Society October Luncheons

October 27, 2016

The CFA Society Buffalo hosted Niagara University students for two lunches in October. Ed Hutton, associate professor of finance, has challenged his students taking Finance 350: Fundamentals of Investments, to not only supplement any rigorous exam grades for extra credit, but also gain exposure to the most popular career pathway to those... Read on →

Niagara University ROTC

Niagara University ROTC Program Places in Top 10% on Outcome Metrics List

October 27, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Army ROTC program placed in the top 10 percent on the National Accessions Outcome Metrics List, based on results released Oct. 20 by the United States Army Cadet Command. The Outcome Metrics List ranks each of the country’s nearly 5,500 Army senior cadets on academic performance, leadership and... Read on →

Niagara University education majors carried out children's literacy activities during the New York Power Authority's 2016 Halloween Spooktacular.

College of Education Offers Literacy Activities During Power Authority ‘Halloween Spooktacular’

October 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Family Literacy Center provided free literacy activities to more than 260 children ages 4-12 during the New York Power Authority’s Halloween Spooktacular, which was held Oct. 22 at the Niagara Power Vista. Members of Niagara University’s Future Teachers Association (NUFTA) planned the activities and shared their teaching skills... Read on →

Steve Ingraham, IRS liaison, presents to business students at an event sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants and Beta Alpha Psi.

IRS Provides Insightful Talk to Beta Alpha Psi Members

October 25, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

With the fall semester in full swing, it was time for the annual dinner and meeting co-sponsored by the Niagara University chapters of the Institute of Management Accountants and the international honor society, Beta Alpha Psi. Over 40 people were in attendance Oct. 19 in Bisgrove Hall, including members of Beta Alpha... Read on →

Niagara University Receives Highest Federal Honor for Community Service

October 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

For the 10th consecutive year, Niagara University has achieved the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement. Niagara is the only college or university from Western New York to have been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every... Read on →

Zonta Club of Niagara Falls, N.Y., representatives Kyle Patterson and Bonnie Crogan-Mazur present the Safe at Home Conference Award to Niagara University students Tanya Lefabvre and Karissa Briggs.

Niagara University Social Work Majors Receive Zonta Club Award

October 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University social work majors have been selected for the 2016 Safe at Home Conference Award by the Zonta Club of Niagara Falls, N.Y. Thanks to the award, Tanya Lefabvre, of Welland, Ontario, and Karissa Briggs, a native of Niagara Falls, N.Y., will attend the Niagara County Family Violence... Read on →

Niagara University Reintroduces Minor in Africana/Black Studies

October 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A reconfigured academic minor at Niagara University focuses on the study of the diaspora of African-descended people and cultures. Launched this fall, the sequencing of courses for the Africana/Black studies minor includes areas of study on the History of Africa, The African-American (USA and Canada) experience (both historically and in... Read on →

Hundreds of students attended a 'Take Back the Night' event that Niagara University held in April. NU will hold another domestic violence awareness event, this time in conjunction with the Red Flag Campaign, on Oct. 27.

Niagara University Hosting ‘Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art’

October 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A viewing of artwork created by survivors of domestic violence will serve as the centerpiece of an Oct. 27 event at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum called “Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art.” The event, which is being held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, begins at 5... Read on →

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