Category / College of Hospitality & Tourism

Instead of cutting the ribbon to denote the ceremonial opening of the new entranceway, the NU Express drove right through it.

NU, New York Power Authority Celebrate New Main Campus Entrance

April 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University and the New York Power Authority held an event today to celebrate the official grand opening of Campus Parkway, the university’s reconfigured entrance from Witmer Road. The project was completed last fall as part of a $5.5 million Shared Campus Initiative to upgrade and enhance the facilities, roadways... Read on →

Earth Day

NU Plans Series of Events to Celebrate Earth Day 2015

April 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will hold a series of events to increase awareness, appreciation, protection, and conservation of the natural environment in observance of Earth Day 2015. Sponsored by the university’s Sustainability Committee, NU has scheduled a variety of “green” activities and demonstrations, listed below, including the official opening of Niagara’s new... Read on →

NU Campus

NU Featured in ‘Princeton Review’s 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges’

April 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features NU in the 2015 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which was released yesterday. Niagara University and the University... Read on →

Keith Strudler, Ph.D.

NU Hosting Sport Management Symposium, Networking Events

April 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Sport Management Association will host two events next week featuring executives from high-profile collegiate and professional athletic organizations. Buffalo Bills Director of Analytics Michael Lyons will address attendees of a free event scheduled for 7 p.m. on April 21 in Dunleavy Hall, Room 127. Lyons conducts data-driven research... Read on →

William D. Frye, Ph.D.

Dr. William Frye Honored by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

April 16, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

William D. Frye, Ph.D., associate professor of hospitality and tourism management at Niagara University, is the 2015 recipient of the Anthony Marshall Award, presented by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute. The award recognizes an individual who has made significant long-term contributions to the hospitality industry in educating future... Read on →

Sigma Alpha Sigma

Sigma Alpha Sigma, ‘Who’s Who’ Honors Students for 2015

April 15, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 82nd annual tapping ceremony on April 14, 2015, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 32 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

James Mackey, '16

James Mackey Named 2015 Newman Civic Fellow

April 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

James Mackey, a junior hospitality major at Niagara University, has been named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating outstanding leadership and civic engagement. The Brigantine, N.J., native was among 201 students in the country to receive the award. Campus Compact is a national coalition of almost... Read on →

Kurt Stahura, Ph.D.

Dr. Kurt Stahura Named Dean of NU’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Management

April 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Kurt A. Stahura has been appointed dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Stahura succeeds Dr. Gary D. Praetzel, who retired last May after 35 years at Niagara, including 13 as dean of its world-renowned College of Hospitality and Tourism... Read on →

Graduate Week

NU’s First-Ever Graduate School Week a Success

April 1, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Graduate School Week (March 23-28) was a new initiative that targeted and encouraged undergraduate students to explore graduate school opportunities and post-grad options at Niagara University. This program also featured opportunities for current graduate students to connect to the university in an effort to further develop a graduate culture... Read on →

Drs. Kevin Blair and Corey Bower present a $10,000 check to EntrepreNU2015 winners Maggie Hempel, Victoria Swider and Mackenzie Kutzuba.

The Community Kitchen Wins NU’s $10,000 Entrepreneurship Competition

March 31, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The winner of Niagara University’s first-ever poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition is The Community Kitchen. The student team of Maggie Hempel, Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider were chosen by a panel of esteemed guest judges Monday afternoon to gain access to up to $10,000 in startup funds as part of EntrepreNU2015.... Read on →

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