Category / College of Hospitality & Tourism

MLB Summit

Five NU Students Participating in Major League Baseball Diversity Business Summit

April 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Five Niagara University students are currently attending the sold-out Major League Baseball Diversity Business Summit in New York City. Accompanied by Dr. Jimmy Smith, assistant professor of sport management, students Jon Hibbard, Chris Kryszynski, Chris Norman, Brian Phillips and Mike Seaman are participating in what Major League Baseball calls “the... Read on →

Maher

Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Dining Clue (first place): Students Verena Krewerth and Svenja Janorschke are pictured with the competition judges.

Niagara University 2014 Business Pitch Winners Announced

April 1, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

In a spirited competition featuring a record six finalists, Dining Clue was chosen as the winner of the College of Business Administration’s 2nd Annual Business Pitch Competition held March 27, 2014. Three esteemed Niagara alumni (Bud Crumlish, ’76, Karen Howard, ’84, and Rocco Surace, ’77) graciously gave their time to... Read on →

CMAA

Niagara University CMAA Student Chapter Tops in Nation for Fifth Straight Year

March 31, 2014  |  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 fifth consecutive year. The announcement was made during the 87th World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo, held Feb. 8 in Orlando. The recognition indicates that... Read on →

NFMMC

NU Partners with Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to Develop New Food Service Experience

March 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is joining forces with Niagara University to deliver an exciting new food service experience for hospital visitors, staff, students and volunteers. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min, president of NU, and Joseph A. Ruffolo, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s president and CEO, announced that... Read on →

President's Society

Ten Students Inducted into President’s Society at Niagara University

March 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will officially be inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president on Friday, April 4. Last night, 10 high-achieving students were inducted into a prestigious society bearing his office’s name. The induction ceremony was held in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent’s Hall. Click here for... Read on →

HSD Founders

Niagara University Among Founding Members of Hotel Schools of Distinction

March 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Deborah T. Curtis, CMP, director of Niagara University’s Center for Events and Management Development, announced the official founding of Hotel Schools of Distinction (HSD) during the organization’s first meeting on March 18, held in Helsinki, Finland. Students from many of the 10 founding schools located around the world participated... Read on →

Jan van Harssel

Dr. Jan van Harssel Partners with National Geographic on Book

March 17, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

It isn’t every day that National Geographic comes calling to partner on an innovative geotourism book. Yet for Niagara University professor Jan van Harssel, Ph.D., that is exactly what happened. Dr. van Harssel, who has been teaching at Niagara for 25 years, recently completed a two-year project as lead author... Read on →

Career Fair

Hospitality and Tourism Career Fair Offers Students Pre-Graduation Networking Opportunities

February 20, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Close to 50 employers attended the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s annual Career Fair at Niagara University on Feb. 19. Companies ranging from Darien Lake Theme Park and Resorts to the world-famous Waldorf=Astoria Hotels & Resorts and New York Athletic Club were on campus to discuss job opportunities... Read on →

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 →

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