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Jeanne DuBois, strategic advisor of the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation, presents the conference's keynote address.

Third Annual Poverty Conference Examines Economic Development Solutions to Alleviating Poverty

March 31, 2015

More than 160 individuals attended the third annual Poverty Conference titled “From the Ground Up: Economic Development Solutions to Alleviating Poverty.” The daylong conference was held March 13 in Niagara University’s Dunleavy Hall, and was presented to stress the connection between economic development and its role in lifting people out... Read on →

Drs. Kevin Blair and Corey Bower present a $10,000 check to EntrepreNU2015 winners Maggie Hempel, Victoria Swider and Mackenzie Kutzuba.

The Community Kitchen Wins NU’s $10,000 Entrepreneurship Competition

March 31, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The winner of Niagara University’s first-ever poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition is The Community Kitchen. The student team of Maggie Hempel, Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider were chosen by a panel of esteemed guest judges Monday afternoon to gain access to up to $10,000 in startup funds as part of EntrepreNU2015.... Read on →

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 →

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 →

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 →

EntrepreNU Logo

Guest Judges to Help Determine Winner of NU’s $10,000 Entrepreneurship Competition

March 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A Shark Tank-inspired event on March 30 will help determine the winner of EntrepreNU2015, Niagara University’s poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition – and $10,000 in startup funds. An esteemed panel of political leaders, business owners, and sustainable farming and foodservice executives will convene next Monday at 3 p.m. in the Leary... Read on →

All American Rejects

NU Concert at Rapids Theatre Features All-American Rejects with Special Guest MKTO

March 19, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association and the Campus Programming Board have booked The All-American Rejects with special guest MKTO for an April 26 performance at the Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. It is part of the university’s annual Ridgefest celebration. Tickets go on... Read on →

Career Expo

Career Expo Set for March 25

March 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is hosting a Career Expo on Wednesday, March 25, from 1-3:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Center gym. More than 70 employers will be on campus looking to hire college students, new graduates and young professionals for full-time, part-time, internship and summer opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and... Read on →

NAF Workshop

High School Students Trained in ‘Soft Skills’ During Trip to NU

March 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A majority of the students who participate in the National Academy Foundation have their academic competencies in order. Brushing up on their so-called “soft skills” was the focus of a series of workshops held at Niagara University yesterday. The 275-plus high school students in attendance engaged in seminars on business... Read on →

Employee Appreciation Day

NU Celebrates ‘National Employee Appreciation Day’

March 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 75 Niagara University employees were treated to free Tim Hortons coffee and tea in celebration of National Employee Appreciation Day, held March 6. The event was intended as a small way for the university’s administration – especially the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president – to express their appreciation... Read on →

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