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‘Hamilton’ Writer, Pro Football HOFer, Nat’l Teacher of the Year Headline Commencement 2017 at NU

May 15, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Back in the fall of 2013, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., shook hands with hundreds of doe-eyed freshmen, the first class of students that he welcomed to campus as the newly minted president of Niagara University. Last week, Father Maher shook hands with them again, this time to congratulate... Read on →

Christine Bacon

NU Grad Receives Award for Study of Jane Porter Relics Found in County Courthouse

May 11, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Christine Bacon, a recent graduate of Niagara University’s master’s degree program in interdisciplinary studies, received the Best Capstone Award during a brief ceremony on May 11 in the Dining Commons at NU. The Williamsville resident’s capstone examined a facet of the power industry’s history that was, quite literally, hidden away... Read on →

Pictured, from left: Janice Laurie; Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad recipient Kathryn Rose Gould; Dr. Sharon Watkinson, chair of Niagara University’s theatre department; and Donald Laurie.

Kathryn Rose Gould Awarded Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad

May 5, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Kathryn Rose Gould, a junior theatre major at Niagara University, has been awarded the Tara Laurie Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad. Gould, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, was notified of the award today, which will be used toward a study abroad experience this summer at Anglo-American University in London, England. Gould was... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, smiles with students and scholarship supporters.

2017 Scholarship Celebration: ‘You Plant a Tree and It Grows’

April 27, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Supporters, students, faculty, and staff came together for Niagara University’s annual Scholarship Celebration, held Saturday, April 22, in the Clet Hall Dining Commons. Nearly 100 people were in attendance for the program, which included remarks from Danny Belmona, a junior pre-med student, Dr. Derek M. Wesley, vice president for institutional... Read on →

Jason Lammers

Jason Lammers Named Niagara University Hockey Head Coach

April 24, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University has named Jason Lammers the third head coach in the history of the Niagara University hockey program. Lammers is currently the head coach and general manager of the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United States Hockey League (USHL). Lammers will remain in his position with the Fighting Saints... Read on →

Rocco A. Surace, a partner with The Bonadio Group, is presented with the award for Distinguished Accounting Alumnus by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, and Dr. Tenpao Lee, interim dean of NU's College of Business Administration.

Community Leaders Honored at Niagara University’s 27th Annual Business Banquet

April 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration recognized five area business leaders during its 27th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 20 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. The AACSB-accredited college honored Ingram Micro (Corporate Leadership Award); Kraftwerks Inc. (Family Business of the Year); Rocco A. Surace, ’77 (Distinguished Accounting Alumnus); William... Read on →

Niagara University’s Food Marketing Center of Excellence Hosting Innovation Summit

April 18, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will host “Innovation Summit: Innovations and Strategies for Food and Consumer Packaged Goods” on Thursday, April 20, at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. The summit, which is being presented by NU’s Food Marketing Center of Excellence, will feature presentations from industry leaders in food marketing and consumer packaged... Read on →

College of Business Dinner

NU’s Annual Business Awards Banquet Slated for April 20

April 12, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will hold its 27th Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 20. The AACSB-accredited college will honor Ingram Micro (Corporate Leadership Award); Kraftwerks Inc. (Family Business of the Year); Rocco Surace, ’77 (Distinguished Accounting Alumnus); Robert H.... Read on →

Niagara University’s MBA programs are among the best in the world.

CEO Magazine: Niagara University’s MBA Program Among Best in World

April 6, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s MBA programs are among the best in the world, according to rankings released yesterday by CEO Magazine. The British-based magazine listed NU’s MBA programs in its Top Tier of North American institutions, a distinction earned by only 68 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Results... Read on →

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 →

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