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Business Pitch Competition

Niagara University Business Pitch Competition Winners Announced

April 22, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

From a field of 10 initial applicants, Niagara University’s College of Business Administration recently awarded cash prizes to three student start-ups in its inaugural Business Pitch Competition. Dr. Shawn Daly, dean of the college, recognized the winners on April 2 after they successfully made presentations in front of an inspired audience and... Read on →

pikas award

Professor Bohdan Pikas Receives American Legion Award

April 15, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

Bohdan Pikas, professor of marketing, was recently honored with the “Legionnaire of the Year” award for 2012. He was presented the award by Fred Warmick, post commander of Grand Island Post #1346, on March 27, 2013. The award was in recognition of outstanding leadership and service as a member... Read on →

Dr. Abdiweli Ali

Dr. Ali to Reflect on Time as Somali Prime Minister at April 22 Event

April 11, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Abdiweli Ali, the Niagara University economics professor turned Somali prime minster, will reflect on his time as the leader of the impoverished, war-torn East African nation during a special event on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum. Building a New Somalia:  Reflections from the Former... Read on →

Robert B. Engel

CoBank’s Robert Engel Named to Board of Trustees

April 9, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Robert B. Engel, president and chief executive officer of CoBank, has been named to the Board of Trustees of Niagara University. His election was announced by the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., president of the university. Engel graduated magna cum laude from Niagara University in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree... Read on →

Who's Who

Sixty-One NU Students Named to ‘Who’s Who’ List for 2013

April 9, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

High-achieving Niagara University students were recognized for their scholastic and community achievements on Friday, April 5, at the Castellani Art Museum. The 61 young men and women received certificates representing their selection for Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, a nationwide accolade that dates back to... Read on →

Sigma Alpha Sigma

Sigma Alpha Sigma Honor Society Holds 80th Tapping Ceremony

April 8, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members from the Classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015 at its 80th Annual Tapping Ceremony on April 5, 2013, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., university president, inducted 36 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma,... Read on →

Shawn Daly, Ph.D.

College of Business Presents Awards Banquet, Healthcare Symposium on April 25

April 2, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will be taking care of a lot of important business at the Buffalo Marriott on April 25. The AACSB-accredited college hosts its 23rd Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at 5:30 p.m., during which four business leaders and organizations are set to be honored. Corporate... Read on →

Graduate School Open House

Annual Graduate School Open House Scheduled for April 13

March 4, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will host its annual Graduate School Open House Saturday, April 13, 2013, on campus in the Castellani Art Museum. The free event begins at 9:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be offered to all attendees. Graduate School Open House is an excellent opportunity for prospective students and their families... Read on →

Finance club Toronto trip Fall 2012

Students Embrace Business Clubs

March 2, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

The College of Business Administration student organizations had a very active fall 2012 semester. Thirteen Niagara University’s Finance Association members, accompanied by Ed Hutton, assistant professor and director of the Financial Services Lab, traveled to Toronto to meet with executives of several banks, including Bank of Montreal, CIBC and Citibank. While in Toronto, the... Read on →

Busy Fall for College of Business Faculty

March 2, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

The College of Business Administration faculty was busy this past fall semester with site visits, guest speakers and participating in Western New York events that will benefit their students. Many of the faculty, including Dr. Ann Rensel and Mr. James Ingham, have enhanced their lectures with guest speakers who... Read on →

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