Monthly Archives / March 2017

Joseph Winter, assistant professor of accounting, and adjunct professor William Kennelly, '93, who also serves as an assistant vice president at M&T Bank, presented at the BN 360 Skills for Success session on March 7.

Kennelly and Winter present on Generational Diversity at BN 360 Conference

March 31, 2017

BN 360, a program of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, held its latest Skills for Success session in downtown Buffalo in March. BN 360 is a partnership of young working professionals in the Western New York region and the program is presented by Niagara University. The topic of the March session... Read on →

Viewbook Cover

Niagara University’s Student Viewbook, TV Advertising Campaign Earn National Awards

March 30, 2017

The power of Niagara University’s undergraduate viewbook and its television advertising campaign was apparent to a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing, and advertising professionals. Both the broadcast TV spots used to promote the university’s new “Power of Niagara” branding campaign, and its undergraduate student recruitment... Read on →

NU Students Receive a High Return on Their College Investment

March 30, 2017  |  by Lisa McMahon

Niagara University students receive an education that delivers exactly what employers and the world are looking for—it’s the reason graduates are very successful at finding employment or enrolling in graduate school than their peers nationwide. Niagara’s Career Outcomes Percentage is 97%, which is 11.5% higher than the national average, according... Read on →

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart: A Love Story – with History

March 29, 2017

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart sees history in the story of her life. The associate professor of history at Niagara University has spent 20 years in her academic career and has had a passion for history since her childhood. “When I went to college, I took a Middle Eastern course and I said... Read on →

Sabrina Kahwaty, '17

Theatre Major Sabrina Kahwaty Takes a Seat in the Director’s Chair

March 28, 2017

The Niagara University theatre department presented its student-produced show, The Effect of Gamma Rays on The Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds, Feb. 24-26. The Niagara University Players show was also student-directed, a position fulfilled this year by senior Sabrina Kahwaty. “The process was incredible,” Kahwaty explained. “Getting to work with an all-student cast... Read on →

Niagara University alumna Allison Turck is pictured with her fourth grade 'Niagara University' class at Success Academy Crown Heights in Brooklyn (each classroom at the school is named after the teacher's alma mater). The students are shown are displaying the Valentine's Day cards they wrote to Turck's brother, who’s serving in Afghanistan.

2016 Niagara University Grad Earns Award for Teaching Excellence

March 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Allison Turck, a 2016 Niagara University graduate, recently won Success Academy Charter Schools’ Academic Achievement Award, which recognizes the teachers who inspired their scholars to perform at the highest academic level across all 41 Success Academy schools. Turck, originally of Queensbury, N.Y., earned an undergraduate degree in elementary education and... Read on →

Residents & Local Organizations Invited to the Third Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair

March 23, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Congressman Higgins & ReNU Niagara hosting event designed to match volunteers with local organizations and encourage community engagement Congressman Brian Higgins, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster and Niagara University’s president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., announce the Third Annual LiveNF Volunteer Fair, coordinated by the university’s ReNU Niagara program. This... Read on →

Lambda Pi Eta Inductees 2017

Niagara University Inducts Nine into Communication Honor Society

March 23, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Nine Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held March 21 in St. Vincent’s Hall. The following students are the newest members of Lambda Pi Eta: Dawn Bystrzak Bridget Cauley Britini D’Angelo Matthew Kersten Michaela McGrath... Read on →

Dr. Carrie Teresa and the staff of the Niagara Wire visit WIVB News Channel 4. From left to right: Dr. Teresa, Gabi Jackson, Ferrah Staley, Matthew Vizzi, James Burns, Jacqueline Dellaneve

Dr. Carrie Teresa Helps Create the Niagara Wire, Despite Uncommon Path to Communications

March 22, 2017

Many people at Niagara University know Dr. Carrie Teresa. A communication studies professor, Dr. Teresa helped start Niagara’s student-run newspaper, the Niagara Wire. Despite her accomplishments in communications, many might be surprised to find out that it wasn’t her original plan to teach, work or study in the field. “I... Read on →

leven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society.

Eleven Students Inducted into President’s Society at NU

March 22, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 19, 2017, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Congratulations to the following students: Christine Burke (English and Philosophy) Anna Eckhardt (Nursing) Emma Fermier (Supply Chain Management) Claire Hull (English) Nadine... Read on →

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