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New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Professor Christopher P. Aquino, center, received Niagara University's 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award during this morning’s Faculty Welcome Back Brunch. Aquino is pictured with his wife, MaryBeth , and Dr. Timothy Downs, NU provost.

Chris Aquino Receives NU’s 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Christopher P. Aquino, ’85, MBA’94, associate professor of accounting, received Niagara University’s 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award during this morning’s Faculty Welcome Back Brunch. Candidates for the honor are nominated by their peers and then chosen from a committee comprised of the award’s last three recipients. As this year’s awardee,... Read on →

Alicia Sowinski, an NU senior majoring in accounting, received a PCAOB scholarship.

Sowinski receives PCAOB accounting scholarship

August 22, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Alicia Sowinski, a senior accounting major from Akron, who was recently awarded a merit-based scholarship by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies and broker-dealers, to promote investor protection. The board established the PCAOB... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning tenure and promotion include, clockwise from top-left, Dr. Shannon Hodges, Ed Hutton, Dr. Anna McNab, Dr. Douglas Tewksbury, Dr. Christopher Wright and Christopher Aquino. Not pictured: Dr. Jinyan Huang, Dr. John Keller, Dr. Shannon Risk and Dr. Joseph Scarcelli.

Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 6, 2015. Shannon Hodges, Ph.D., and Jinyan Huang, Ph.D., both faculty members of Niagara’s College of Education, were promoted to full professor. Dr. Hodges also earned tenure. The following... 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 →

Beta Alpha Psi Executive Board Members Alicia Sowinski, Caton Charleston, Brian Meindl and Matthew Peterson, with Prof. Aquino, Dr. Shawn Daly, dean, and Prof. Joe Winter

Twenty Inducted into Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society

April 24, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Twenty students were inducted into Niagara University’s Lambda Chi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honor society and service organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students, on April 21, 2015, at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi provides opportunities for the development of technical... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, presents the Family Business of the Year Award to Reid Group CEO Paul Reid. Also pictured are Vince Agnello, director of NU's Family Business Center, and Dr. Shawn Daly, dean of the College of Business Administration.

NU’s 25th Annual Business Banquet Recognizes Community Leaders

April 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration recognized four area business leaders and alumni during its 25th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 21 at the at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. Earlier in the day, the AACSB-accredited college organized a symposium focused on how technological innovation is changing the face of... Read on →

Accounting Society members Elizabeth Raby and Khadijah Smith visit Rich Products in Fort Erie, Canada.

Accounting Society Members Tour Rich Products

April 8, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

On March 27, the Accounting Society and its faculty advisor Dr. Lei Han, assistant professor of accounting, visited the facility of Rich Products in Fort Erie, Canada. Rich Products, established in 1945, sells more than 2,000 products in 112 countries and ranks No. 140 on Forbes’s list of America’s Largest Private Companies.... Read on →

Pictured are Anthony Casilio, of IMA, NU professor Chris Aquino, Brian Krauss, IMA, and Phil Anthony, of CPAexcel CPAReview.

Accounting Students Attend Certified Management Accountants Information Session

March 31, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Lisa Beaudoin, CMA, director of educational partnerships for the Institute of Management Accountants, presented an informational session on discussing the CMA designation and the importance of what it can mean to a career in business to Niagara University Beta Alpha Psi and Accounting Society members on March 25, 2015. The... Read on →

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