Category / College of Business Administration

Student Lobby Day

NU Students Visit Albany to Lobby for Financial Aid

February 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Advocating for student financial aid isn’t easy. Just ask Matt Nadler and Kalene Faricellie. Last week, the Niagara University Student Government Association representatives, clad in their Sunday best, were excused from a day of classes – okay, that part wasn’t that bad – to traverse 300 miles to the state... Read on →

BASIC

NU Students Spend Christmas Break Performing Community Service Stateside and Abroad

January 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

In its simplest sense, Niagara University’s Brothers and Sisters in Christ program is a mission in support of the mission. B.A.S.I.C., as it’s more commonly known, requires students to abdicate their typically restful winter or spring breaks in order to work side-by-side with the poor in urban or rural areas... Read on →

VITA Program

NU’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Returns for 2014

January 13, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

If being taxed is one of life’s only certainties, receiving free tax preparation assistance from Niagara University isn’t far behind. For a 33rd year, students from NU’s College of Business Administration will help members of the Niagara Falls community file their state and federal income taxes this spring. In 2013, student... Read on →

Students with their basket

Vincentian Mission Inspires Business Students to Service

January 9, 2014  |  by Lauren Agnello

During the fall 2013 semester, students enrolled in Dr. Anna McNab’s Operations and Information Management classes not only learned about the importance of information systems for the world of business, they also had an opportunity to practice helping those in need. The students participated in a service-learning project that... Read on →

Levesque Institute Appoints Faculty Service-Learning Liaisons

December 19, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement announces the appointment of four faculty service-learning liaisons for the 2013-2014 academic year. Professors volunteering to serve as the points of contact and facilitate service-learning communications within their respective colleges are Drs. Rachel Madsen (College of Hospitality and Tourism Management),... Read on →

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NU_Finance Members Visit Toronto’s Financial Industry

December 18, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

In November, the NU_Finance club traveled to Toronto for a day of learning and networking. Typically, members of NU_Finance travel to three financially prominent cities throughout the school year, including Toronto in the fall and Chicago and New York City in the spring semester. Professor Hutton, assistant professor of finance... Read on →

Prof. Edward Hutton with his guide at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Kilimanjaro spurs micro financing portfolio

December 13, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

Under the guidance of Edward Hutton, assistant professor and Financial Services Lab director, NU_Finance has focused their community service hours to creating a portfolio for micro financing called the Niagara Global Micro Finance Fund. Micro financing incorporates different financial services such as loans, insurance, and savings to entrepreneurs in... Read on →

Turkey Trot

5th Annual Turkey Trot Aids Heart, Love and Soul

December 9, 2013  |  by Lauren Agnello

On November 17, Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its fifth annual Turkey Trot fundraiser. Participants could choose from a one-mile family walk, a one-mile grade school fun run (K-8), or a 5K fun run across Niagara’s scenic campus. Proceeds from the race went to the Heart, Love and... Read on →

Maher - Asia

Father Maher Spends 13 Days in Asia, Eyes Expansion of NU’s Global Presence

December 9, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

When the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was appointed as the 26th president of Niagara University, he made it an immediate priority to establish a worldwide presence for the Catholic and Vincentian institution. His escalating frequent flyer miles indicate that he is a man of action. One month prior to being... Read on →

Commerce Chairs

Seven Former Chairpersons Present for Ceremonial Final Adjournment of Commerce Department

December 5, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

An important reorganization is occurring within the College of Business Administration as a result of the increased interest in its offerings. In a transition supported by its 20 faculty members, the venerable commerce department is being divided into three new departments: management, marketing and finance/economics. The commerce department’s roots date back... Read on →

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