Category / College of Business Administration

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 →

Best Speeches Ever

Niagara University Places 11 Among NPR List of Best Commencement Addresses

June 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

With graduation season in full swing, NPR recently unveiled a collection of the 316 commencement addresses that its writers consider the best ever. Eleven of “The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever” were delivered at Niagara University. Mother Theresa (1982) Tim Russert (2000) Benjamin Carson Jr. (2003) John Roberts (2005) Michael Ignatieff (2006) Jennie Cyran (2007) Rev. Dennis H.... Read on →

Business Awards

College of Business Recognizes Faculty Excellence

May 21, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

The College of Business Administration recently celebrated the end of another academic year that was full of faculty research, successful teaching strategies and service to Niagara University and the community. In addition, three faculty members were recognized for excellence in research, service and teaching. According to Dr. Shawn Daly, dean... Read on →

Senior Medal

Senior Medal Awarded to Kimberly Vona

May 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

As part of Niagara University’s weekend commencement exercises, the university awarded the Senior Medal to Kimberly Sarah Vona. The Senior Medal is awarded annually to the student with the highest grade point average of the graduating seniors. Vona was presented with a bachelor of science in marketing during the commencement... Read on →

Commencement

Will, McManus, Elliott Highlight Commencement 2014

May 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The first Niagara University commencement exercises under the presidency of the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., were indeed memorable. The festivities kicked off Thursday, May 8 (view photos), with the awarding of advanced degrees to 364 students, including eight who were the first recipients of doctoral degrees from NU since... Read on →

MOU

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 →

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