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Ryan Thompson, Esq.

Niagara Law Center Hosts Inaugural Continuing Legal Education Course

March 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Judges, defense attorneys and prosecutors – including Niagara County District Attorney Michael J. Violante himself – assembled at Niagara University this month for a Criminal Procedure Practicum seminar. Designed to educate criminal law practitioners, the “Criminal Procedure Practicum: From Arraignment to Appeal” was the inaugural Continuing Legal Education, or CLE,... Read on →

Debra Colley, Ph.D.

Dr. Colley Presents Recommendations on edTPA to State Board of Regents

March 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley, dean of Niagara University’s College of Education, appeared before the New York State Board of Regents at its March 16-17 meetings to present recommendations from the statewide task force on the edTPA. The recommendations resulted from the deliberations of the appointed edTPA Task Force, which was... Read on →

Kennedy and Mason

NU Student Overcomes Adversity to Win National Fellowship Award in Gerontology

March 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

“Nontraditional” doesn’t even begin to describe Niagara University student Kimberly Kennedy. The 32-year-old senior has already withstood more trials than many people endure in a lifetime. Kennedy grew up in Centralia, Wash., without the presence of a father. When she was 13, her mother was brutally murdered, leaving Kennedy and... Read on →

Friendship Village

NU Community Raises Funds to Cover Tutoring Costs for Vietnamese Orphan

March 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A fundraising team at Niagara University recently raised enough money – $1,150 – to cover one year of tutoring costs for a 12-year-old Vietnamese orphan named Tan. The tutoring will help Tan, currently a resident of Vietnam’s Friendship Village organization, achieve his goal of returning to the mainstream classroom at... Read on →

NU Theatre Logo

Friends of Niagara University Theatre Celebrating Annual Gala May 2

March 27, 2015

On May 2, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre will celebrate 51 years of Niagara University Theatre when they host the 30th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala. The festive event includes a 4 p.m. production of Guys and Dolls at the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune... Read on →

Phi Alpha

Sixteen NU Students Inducted into Social Work Honor Society

March 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen Niagara University students were inducted into Phi Alpha, the national social work honor society for undergraduate social work majors, faculty and local practitioners, during a ceremony held Friday, March 20. The following students are the newest members of Phi Alpha: Lindsey Allen (Rochester, N.Y.) Rachael Campbell (South Ridgeway, Ont.) Morgan Clark (Fairport,... Read on →

Lambda Pi Eta

Eleven NU Students Inducted into Communication Honor Society

March 26, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held Monday, March 23, in St. Vincent’s Hall. The following students are the newest members of Lambda Pi Eta: Trey Boone (Roanoke, Va.) Alanna Cedrone (Grand Island, N.Y.) Maura Christie (Troy,... Read on →

Printup

Printup Receives Buffalo Bandits Scholarship

March 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Paige Printup, a Niagara University senior studying criminology and criminal justice, was chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Native American Scholarship from the Buffalo Bandits. Printup, of Niagara Falls, N.Y., was notified of the $1,000 award during the March 21 National Lacrosse League game between the Bandits and the... Read on →

Dr. Joseph Little

Dr. Little Donating Book Proceeds to Vietnamese Orphanage

March 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A disparity in earning power can make it more difficult for an English professor to financially support a cause than, say, a doctor, lawyer or C.E.O. Nevertheless, Joseph Little, Ph.D., may have found a way to circumvent those economics. The associate professor of English at Niagara University will donate all of... Read on →

President's Society

Eleven Students Inducted into President’s Society

March 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 22, 2015, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Congratulations to the following students: Brooke Boutwell (TESOL and Spanish/Baldwinsville, N.Y.) Shannon Chowaniec (Marketing/West Falls, N.Y.) Kathryn Dickie (English/Cadyville, N.Y.) Steven Foulis (Biology/Lockport, N.Y.) Sarah Hanson (TESOL... Read on →

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