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Hutton and Downs

Niagara University Names 2014 Teaching Award Winners

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized this morning for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, while Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., associate professor history, received the Innovation in Teaching Award. Candidates for the honors are nominated by... Read on →

Walk to Whirlpool

NU Welcoming Students with Convocation, Concert, Comedians, TED-style Talks, More

August 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure that its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time. The institution is rolling out the purple carpet beginning Aug. 29 with a full slate of activities that includes a comedic performance by the Wayans... Read on →

Alegre and Taylor Present at Regional Teaching Conference

August 22, 2014

Mitchell Alegre and David Taylor, Ph.D., presented a concurrent session at SUNY Fredonia’s 8th annual Teaching and Learning Conference, held Aug. 18. The theme of the conference, “Framing the Future: Teaching, Learning, Advancing,” focused on reimagining higher education so as to improve student engagement and learning across the disciplines. Alegre and... Read on →

SPIN

‘SPIN Sessions’ Set to Showcase NU Faculty Talents

August 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Move over TED, Niagara University is putting a new spin on thought-provoking presentations. During New Student Orientation this fall, 10 NU professors will offer SPIN – Students, Professors and Ideas at Niagara – sessions, designed to spark the interest of the incoming class, and demonstrate the variety and depth of... Read on →

Anna McNab, Ph.D.

Dr. McNab Appointed Secretary Treasurer of AIS Special Interest Group

August 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Anna McNab, assistant professor of management at Niagara University, has been appointed secretary treasurer of AIS SIGHCI, the Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction that is affiliated with the Association for Information Systems (AIS), the highest level organization for information systems professionals around the world. The one-year appointment was... Read on →

NU Aerial

Niagara University Only WNY Institution to Make Princeton Review’s ‘Best in Northeast’ & ‘Green’ Lists

August 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is among the best and most environmentally friendly colleges in the entire Northeast, according to The Princeton Review. NU is one of 226 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Northeast” section of its website feature, “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” which posted Aug.... Read on →

Maher in Haiti

Father Maher, NU Faculty Members Visit Haitian School Founded by Alumnus

August 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University alumnus who spearheaded the development of a world-class school in Haiti is receiving reinforcements from his alma mater this week. In 2010, Ed Brennan sought to build a sustainable school complex for the children of Saint Marc, Haiti, an area that was devastated by a catastrophic earthquake... Read on →

English Summer Camp

New English Summer Camp Exposes International Students to NU, Western New York & American Culture

August 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve students and two chaperones from eastern Asia are taking part in a new summer camp at Niagara University intended to offer English language instruction along with immersion into American culture. Designed for nonnative learners of English, the experience provides four hours of language instruction each weekday. The instruction, which... Read on →

Ed Hutton

Hutton Scales South American Volcano

July 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

While many were reveling in the yearly celebration of America’s birthday, a Niagara University assistant professor was climbing one of the world’s tallest active volcanoes. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance and director of NU’s Financial Services Laboratory, reached the summit of Cotopaxi, a stratovolcano in Ecuador’s Andes Mountains, around... Read on →

NU students Jacob Ledyard and Jason Cutler recently earned MOS certifications.

Two Business Students Achieve Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certifications

June 9, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

While many students are on summer vacation, two industrious students in the College of Business Administration have been busy preparing for and passing the Microsoft Office Specialist certifications. Jacob Ledyard, a senior majoring in supply chain management, and Jason Cutler, a recent accounting graduate, have both successfully passed the Microsoft Office Suite... Read on →

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