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CFA Challenge

NU Earns Silver Medal at CFA Institute Research Challenge

February 28, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

A four-student team from Niagara University claimed the silver medal at the CFA Investment Research Challenge, held Feb. 19, 2013, at Canisius College. Seniors Peter Pane, Brandon Gallegos and Steven Boyle teamed with MBA student Ling Zhou to finish second out of nine colleges and universities in the annual competition,... Read on →

Four Graduates Pass CFA Level 1 Exam

February 27, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

Four recent Niagara University graduates - David Lemieux-Sarassin, Jack LePage, Robert Martini and Daniel Schasel – have been notified that they successfully passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 Exam that was taken in December 2012. According to the CFA Institute website, only 37 percent of the December 2012 participants passed... Read on →

Four Niagara University professors will have their innovating teaching methods profiled in "Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration," set to be released in February 2013.

Innovative Teaching Approaches of NU Faculty Highlighted in Forthcoming Book

January 24, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will be well represented in a new resource intended to illustrate best practices for incorporating learning technologies into higher education instruction. The first chapter of Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration, set to be released in February, features six case studies of professors who have... Read on →


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Returns for Year 32

January 7, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Starting in February, students from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will once again provide free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community. In 2012 – the 31st year that the university offered the program – Niagara students helped local residents file 479 tax returns, totaling more... Read on →

Kim Vona, NUMA V.P., Michael Cunningham, mantra contest winner, and Brittany Smykowski, NUMA President

NUMA Mantra Contest Announces Winner

December 20, 2012  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Niagara University Marketing Association (NUMA) held a mantra contest for the College of Business Administration this fall, accepting submissions from all business students. The idea for a mantra contest was brought to life after the dean of the College of Business Administration, Dr. Shawn Daly, presented the idea... Read on →

Marek Gawel

Alumnus Wins FCSI Junior Champion Award in Germany

December 18, 2012  |  by Melissa Heidt

Marek Gawel, an international student from Reutlingen University, Germany, graduated from Niagara University with his MBA in May of 2011. During his time at NU, he completed his thesis with the assistance of Dr. Ann Rensel, assistant professor of management, to fulfill his Reutlingen requirements. He is currently the general manager of... Read on →

Warren S. Marcus, Ph.D., president of Healthcare Executive Forum Inc., addresses the audience at Wednesday's healthcare symposium.

NU Hosts Healthcare Symposium on Community Benefits

November 15, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

The Castellani Art Museum served as the site for a symposium concentrated on discussing how nonprofit healthcare providers can demonstrate community benefit activities. The Nov. 14 event was sponsored by the Healthcare Executive Forum Inc., the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Catholic Health, and Niagara University. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M.,... Read on →

Entrepreneur Daniel Gómez Iñiguez speaks to the audience during a presentation held Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Castellani Art Museum.

22-Year-Old Multimillionaire Entrepreneur Shares Experiences with NU Students

November 15, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Senioritis? Not for Daniel Gómez Iñiguez, the soon-to-be Monterrey Institute of Technology graduate. Make no mistake, Gómez, like most college seniors, likes to enjoy himself long after the sun sets, but his sights are set on increasing his company’s 85 percent share of the biodiesel technology production market in Mexico... Read on →

Niagara Procurement Technical Assistance Center Coming to Niagara University

November 4, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

A new resource aimed at helping small businesses secure federal contracts will be housed at Niagara University. Thanks to a $299,955 federal grant secured by the World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, the Niagara Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will provide mentoring, training and technical assistance to help small businesses in... Read on →


MBA Program Offering Finance Tracks That Lead to CFP Certification

October 23, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman

Students who may be interested in careers in financial planning and investment management now have two more options to help them realize their goals. Niagara University’s MBA Office is offering tracks in financial planning and strategic wealth management, which, upon completion, will provide students with the educational requirements to sit... Read on →

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