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The Comedy of Errorts

Vote for NU in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s Theatre Awards

December 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s production of The Comedy of Errors has been nominated for Best Play in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s 2014 theatre awards. Niagara University is one of only two colleges included among the professional community in the polling. A number of NU faculty and alumni were also nominated. Voting is now open... Read on →

Giving Tuesday Proclamation

NU Again Participating in #GivingTuesday

December 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

For the second straight year, Niagara University is joining a global movement dedicated to “giving back” in the spirit of the holiday season. NU is participating in #GivingTuesday, scheduled for Dec. 2, in congruence with its mission to make a difference in the community. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the... Read on →

Nursing Lab

NU Receives $100,000 Grant from Alden Trust for Nursing Simulation Center

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Plans to construct a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center at Niagara University have received a major shot in the arm, thanks to the generous support of the George I. Alden Trust. The Alden Trust’s $100,000 grant will cover architectural work and some construction costs for the center, which will be housed... Read on →

Falbo

Niagara University Alumnus Elected NYSSCPA President

November 11, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Joseph M. Falbo Jr., a 1991 graduate of Niagara University, was recently elected president of the 28,000-member New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He becomes the first NU alumnus – and only the second member from the Buffalo chapter – to chair the association since it was... Read on →

President's Dinner Honorees

NU President’s Dinner Raises Scholarship Dollars, Honors Glynn, Demler and Bennett

November 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 520 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2014 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 1, 2014, at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center. View the President’s Dinner Journal The purpose of the President’s Dinner is to... Read on →

Pikas and Sorrentino

Marketing Alumna and Professor Team to Publish Research on Effectiveness of Online Advertising

November 3, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Gabriel Sorrentino, ’13, was one of those go-getter type students. She was an Honors student who made the dean’s list every semester. She was involved in EAGLE (Experience and Growth in Leadership and Education) for four years, which focused on development of leaders with workshops and events, so when she heard... Read on →

Brennan and Students

Business, Marketing Students Learn Commodification on Farm of NU Alumnus

October 30, 2014

A group of Niagara University MBA students joined members of the Niagara University Marketing Association (NUMA) for a “field trip” to the family farm of 1978 alumnus Ed Brennan on Oct. 24. Brennan, the retired CEO of DFS Group and founder of Hand in Hand for Haiti, manages the farm... Read on →

Leadership Niagara

Leadership Niagara Establishing Offices at Niagara University

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Leadership Niagara’s executive offices will be housed at Niagara University beginning this fall, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed by the institutions Monday. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of NU, and Molly Anderson, executive director of Leadership Niagara, signed the agreement that will provide Leadership Niagara with... Read on →

Hungary

In Hungary, Father Maher Presents Caritas Medal, Establishes Alumni Chapter

October 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

As the Berlin Wall was being razed in the early 1990s, Dr. Péter Forgách was watching closely from afar. The young, Hungarian-born medical doctor had been practicing ophthalmology in Buffalo for years yet remained concerned about his birth country’s capacity to establish an effective democratic government. In 1994, Dr. Forgách and... Read on →

Honorees

Niagara University Recognizes Educational Leaders During 2014 Awards Dinner

October 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education recognized the contributions of seven educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 9. The event took place at the Niagara Falls Country Club. Dr. Roger J. Klatt (Educational Leader of the Year) currently... Read on →

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