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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 →

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Powerful TV Spots Net Niagara University National Award

March 16, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Earlier this month, it was an accolade for Niagara University’s undergraduate viewbook. Today, the spotlight has turned to NU’s television advertising campaign. Niagara’s TV spots won silver recognition in the TV Series category of the Higher Education Marketing Report’s 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards, which is touted as the largest... Read on →

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NU Theatre Presents ‘Mother Hicks’

March 16, 2017

Mother Hicks, by Suzan Zeder, from March 23-27 is earth, and fire, and water, and blood, and tears… Directed by Steve Braddock, director of NU Theatre, Mother Hicks is the inspiring folkloric story of three Depression-era outsiders: Girl, an orphan who is passed from home to home; Tuc, a young... Read on →

Averl Harbin is the director of multicultural affairs at Niagara University.

Averl Harbin: Unifying the University One Step at a Time

March 7, 2017

Deep in the corners of the Gallagher Center are an array of offices that offer amazing opportunities for students, faculty and staff. This is exceptionally true for one office: The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), and the woman in charge – Averl Harbin – are making enormous changes throughout... Read on →

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Sharon Green Honored by National Association for Developmental Education

March 3, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in Niagara University’s Office of Academic Support, is the 2017 recipient of National Association for Developmental Education’s (NADE) Gladys Shaw Outstanding Service to Developmental Students Award. Green was presented with the award, which recognizes long-term service to developmental education students, during NADE’s March 2... Read on →

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management hosted its annual Career Fair Feb. 22

College of Hospitality and Tourism Management Holds Career Fair

March 1, 2017

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management hosted its annual Career Fair Feb. 22 in the Castellani Art Museum. More than 140 students attended the event to speak with representatives from the 48 regional and national companies that were in search of interns and employees. “I was looking for a... Read on →

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Niagara University Student Viewbook Earns National Award

March 1, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

The power of Niagara University’s undergraduate viewbook was apparent to a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals. NU’s undergraduate student recruitment publication – the centerpiece of its “Power of Niagara University” branding campaign, launched last fall – received a gold medal in the... Read on →

Dr. Hope Russell teaches women's studies at Niagara University.

Dr. Hope Russell: Addressing the Importance of Women’s Studies at Niagara University

February 28, 2017

Dr. Hope Russell knows a thing or two about the history of women. So much, in fact, that she teaches courses all about it at Niagara University. Dr. Russell is an adjunct professor of women’s studies at Niagara, and has spent over 12 years educating students on past and present... Read on →

Denise Gonez-Santos, executive director of the Erie 1 BOCES Regional Bilingual Education-Regional Network, speaks in front of an enthusiastic crowd during the Multilingual Matters conference Feb. 11 at Niagara University.

Multilingual Matters Conference Stresses Importance of TESOL Teachers

February 28, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 180 school district and school administrators, teachers, teaching assistants and instructional support staff spent the day at Niagara University on Feb. 11 for a Multilingual Matters conference. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, welcomed and praised the room of committed educators – some of whom came... Read on →

Pictured at the opening of 'Kid Victory' are, from left, Greg Pierce, librettist for 'Kid Victory,' acclaimed composer John Kander, Dr. Sharon Watkinson, chair of Niagara University’s theatre department, and Steve Braddock, director of NU Theatre.

NU Theatre Leaders Reconnect with Composer John Kander in NYC

February 28, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Steve Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre, and Dr. Sharon Watkinson, chair of NU’s theatre department, were recently in New York City to support the opening of acclaimed composer John Kander’s new musical, Kid Victory. Kander is a longtime friend of Niagara University Theatre. The Broadway legend received an honorary... Read on →

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