Category / College of Hospitality & Tourism

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 →

President's Society

Eleven Students Inducted into President’s Society

March 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President’s Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 22, 2015, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Congratulations to the following students: Brooke Boutwell (TESOL and Spanish/Baldwinsville, N.Y.) Shannon Chowaniec (Marketing/West Falls, N.Y.) Kathryn Dickie (English/Cadyville, N.Y.) Steven Foulis (Biology/Lockport, N.Y.) Sarah Hanson (TESOL... Read on →

EntrepreNU Logo

Guest Judges to Help Determine Winner of NU’s $10,000 Entrepreneurship Competition

March 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A Shark Tank-inspired event on March 30 will help determine the winner of EntrepreNU2015, Niagara University’s poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition – and $10,000 in startup funds. An esteemed panel of political leaders, business owners, and sustainable farming and foodservice executives will convene next Monday at 3 p.m. in the Leary... Read on →

‘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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