Category / College of Hospitality & Tourism

‘International Bites and Delites’ Fundraiser Set for April 9

March 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The annual fundraiser for Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management –“International Bites and Delites” – is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens (6461 Transit Rd., Depew). The event helps fund experiential learning opportunities for NU students. The College of Hospitality and Tourism Management... Read on →

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Niagara University CMAA Student Chapter Best in Nation for Sixth Straight Year

March 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America has been named the best in the nation for a sixth consecutive year. The announcement was made during the 88th World Conference on Club Management, held March 9 in San Antonio. The recognition indicates that Niagara University has... Read on →

Career Expo

Career Expo Set for March 25

March 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is hosting a Career Expo on Wednesday, March 25, from 1-3:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Center gym. More than 70 employers will be on campus looking to hire college students, new graduates and young professionals for full-time, part-time, internship and summer opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and... Read on →

NU Partnering with Catholic Charities to Develop Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute

March 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, in partnership with Catholic Charities of Buffalo, will provide employment retention skills, job preparation and transition services through a new Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute (HTTI) for unemployed refugees in economically challenged areas. The move is part of an overall strategy put in place by Niagara’s president, the... Read on →

New Trustees - 2015

Brennan, Hutchinson, Klass Named to Board of Trustees

March 4, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Edward J. Brennan, ’78, Kathryn T. Hutchinson, Ph.D., and Cheryl A. Klass, RN, ’77, have been named to the Board of Trustees of Niagara University. Their elections were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university. Brennan is the retired chairman of DFS Group and founder... Read on →

Niagara Global Tourism Institute

Niagara Global Tourism Institute Advisory Board Announced

February 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A 15-member advisory board formed to oversee a Niagara University-led initiative to transform the regional tourism industry was announced today. The Niagara Global Tourism Institute Advisory Board will be co-chaired by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, and Christopher Schoepflin, president and CEO of USA Niagara Development... Read on →

Father James J. Maher, C.M.

Biz First: Father Maher Among Western New York’s ‘Most Influential’

February 11, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s leader wields a significant amount of influence throughout Western New York, according to rankings published today in Business First. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was included among the weekly newspaper’s 2015 “Power 250” – a list of the 250 men and women who (in... Read on →

Sport Management Students

Sport Management Students Offer Recreational Programs at Niagara Charter School

February 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students enrolled in a class on sport-based youth mentoring continue to offer ongoing outreach programs to inner-city children. As part of the course, NU students volunteer weekly at Niagara Charter School (Niagara Falls, N.Y.), serving as sport and recreation leaders and mentors to the children in kindergarten through... Read on →

Elizabeth George and Jimmy Smith, Ph.D.

Seahawks Fan Professor Leads NU Students to Super Bowl 49

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The nameless “12th man” the Seattle Seahawks frequently refer to just may be a Niagara University professor. Shortly after Dr. Jimmy Smith began working as a professor in NU’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the fall of 2013, he was asked to chaperone the college’s annual experiential learning... Read on →

myNU

Redesigned myNU Launches Feb. 2

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A redesigned myNU will be unveiled to Niagara University students and employees this Monday, Feb. 2. The platform has been significantly enhanced to improve usability and organization, and provide a better overall user experience. Users will notice many requested updates, perhaps most importantly the new drop-down navigation menu that replaces the... Read on →

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