Category / College of Business Administration

Great Turnout for KPMG Presentation

December 10, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Beta Alpha Psi, a very active honor society on campus for accounting, finance and computer science majors, offered its members and interested accounting students an opportunity to attend a presentation on campus by KPMG. KMPG is one of the largest audit, tax and advisory firms in the world. Dr. Ian Burt,... Read on →

Nanette Harmon, coordinator of Niagara University's ASL and Deaf studies program, speaks with Sonja Opper about her presentation on deafness in healthcare.

Students from All Majors Signing Up for ASL & Deaf Studies Minor

December 9, 2015

At Monday’s American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Academic Demonstration, Niagara University students demonstrated their mastery of the scope of ASL and Deaf studies and how it will impact their careers. The students, who represented a variety of majors, displayed portfolios they created, which are to be utilized as usable... Read on →

Micthell Alegre

Mitchell Alegre Trades Lecture Hall for Learning Community

December 9, 2015

Niagara University students were seated in rows as they awaited the start of their weekly class. The set-up was perfect for a lecture, but this course was anything but. The clock signaled the start of class and the students went into motion – seats started to move, desks were... Read on →

NU junior Allyssa Wadsworth presented a research paper at the SEA conference in New Orleans with Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics.

Analytical Course Inspires Student Research and Confidence

December 8, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a paper for a class and, instead, with faculty collaboration, turn an idea for a paper into a conference worthy presentation. Allyssa Wadsworth, a junior working towards a double degree in economics and mathematics, and... Read on →

Daniel S. McMann, facility planner, introduces the panelists for a Nov. 18 sustainability forum at Niagara University.

NU Holds Interdepartmental Forum on Sustainability

December 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sustainability, in its most basic definition, means the ability to continue on indefinitely. For humans, it typically means to live in a manner that is cognizant of the interconnectedness of economy, society and environment. Many societies are grappling with sustainable development and the intersection of forces and constraints that have... Read on →

Dr. Harlan Beckley

Dr. Harlan Beckley Lectures on ‘Rethinking Poverty and Inequality’

November 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Ronald Reagan infamously said, “We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.” The implication of that statement, according to Dr. Harlan Beckley, executive director of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, is that “poverty is stubbornly intractable, at least unresponsive to public policy initiatives.” Dr. Beckley cautions, however,... Read on →

Vietnam War veteran Bob Wieland is pictured with members of Niagara University's Student Veterans Organization.

Double Amputee Bob Wieland Stands Tall on Veterans Day at NU

November 18, 2015

Why would God send a man with no legs to encourage people to take a step of faith? It’s a pretty awesome question. At least that’s the question that Vietnam War veteran Bob Wieland asked the audience packed inside the Castellani Art Museum this past Wednesday (Veterans Day). Before joining the... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., delivers his address during this year's President's Dinner.

Niagara University President’s Dinner Honors Four, Raises Student Scholarship Dollars

November 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 540 Niagara University alumni, students and friends came together in the name of educational access and affordability during the institution’s 2015 President’s Dinner, held Nov. 13, 2015, 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 →

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Niagara University to Celebrate International Week Nov. 16-20

November 13, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s annual celebration of International Week will take place Nov. 16-20. International Week is a joint initiative of the United States Departments of State and Education. It is intended to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and... Read on →

NU students Bryan Smiley, Michael Brass, Allyssa Wadsworth and Cory Piper at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

NU Team Competes at Federal Reserve Challenge in NYC

November 13, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University was one of over 40 teams that competed at the preliminary rounds of the 2015 College Fed Challenge in New York City. The College Fed Challenge is a competition designed to bring real-world economics into the classroom. Teams play the role of monetary policymakers by analyzing economic conditions... Read on →

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