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Niagara University, Niagara Catholic, Buffalo Diocese Sign Memorandum of Understanding

May 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, Niagara Catholic and the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo held a signing ceremony today to enter into a formal memorandum of understanding. The MOU was signed by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University; Judith Nolan Powell, chair of the Niagara Catholic board of trustees; and... Read on →

Brittany Perry and Lauren Rutherford's site for Serve Those Who Serve You

E-Commerce Course Challenges Students to Create Online Businesses

May 7, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello

During the spring 2014 semester, students from Dr. Anna McNab’s MGT 308 class, E-Commerce Essentials, set out on a journey to not only learn about e-commerce, but to start online businesses of their own. An open-ended project description that unleashed students’ creativity led to several very interesting projects. Projects ranged from... Read on →

Tim Downs, Ph.D.

Dr. Tim Downs Named Provost & Chief Academic Officer

May 6, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Timothy M. Downs, Ph.D., has been named provost and chief academic officer at Niagara University. The appointment was announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Dr. Downs had been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Niagara since June 2011. “This new title reflects the... Read on →

Kappa Gamma Pi

Downs, Craig & Lisa Rivera Join 27 Students as New Inductees of Graduate Honor Society

May 5, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty-seven Niagara University students were inducted into Kappa Gamma Pi, the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society, during a ceremony held May 2, 2014, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Three honorary inductees – Tim Downs, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer; Craig Rivera, Ph.D., associate professor of criminal justice; and Lisa... Read on →

Alyssa Fazio, senior marketing major

Business Students Showcase Research at NU Undergraduate Research Conference

May 3, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Three College of Business Administration honors students showcased their research at Niagara University’s Undergraduate Research Conference, held Friday, April 11. The conference, sponsored by the University Honors Program, whose motto is Explore, Investigate, Achieve, is an occasion for honors students to display research in their field of study. Each... Read on →

Rev. John Gouldrick, C.M.

Father Gouldrick Speaks at Annual Institute of Management Accountants Dinner

May 2, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello

On April 22, 2014, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) held its spring semester dinner meeting in Niagara University’s Bisgrove Hall. The event was sponsored by Niagara University’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), an international honor society for accounting and financial information students and professionals. Presenting that evening was the... Read on →

NYSSCPA

Accounting Students Receive Awards at NYSSCPA Education Night Dinner

May 1, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello

The annual Education Night Dinner of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Buffalo chapter, was held April 22, 2014, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. This year’s speaker was John R. Koelmel, CPA, president of HarborCenter, and former president and CEO of Buffalo-based First Niagara Bank. The primary purpose... Read on →

Sigma Alpha Sigma

Twenty-Six Inducted Into Sigma Alpha Sigma Honor Society

April 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 81st annual tapping ceremony on April 26, 2014, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 26 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

Professor Ian Burt

Accounting Professor Ian Burt Earns Two Prestigious Awards

April 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

It’s been a heckuva spring semester for Ian Burt. The Niagara University accounting instructor learned in March that a dissertation he authored earned the 2014 Michael J. Barrett Doctoral Dissertation Award from The Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation. That distinction comes with an award of $10,000. This month, Burt found... Read on →

NU Team

Niagara Team Wins CSCMP International Logistics and Supply Chain Student Competition 2014

April 24, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University hosted the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Western New York Chapter 2014 International Logistics and Supply Chain Student Competition on Friday, April 11. John Hogg of Straight-Forward Consulting and president of the CSCMP advised, “Part of the mission of the CSCMP is to further education... Read on →

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