Category / College of Hospitality & Tourism

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 →

Santa and Monte

Holiday-Themed Community Open House Comes to Niagara University Dec. 6

November 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Santa Claus, meet Monte the Eagle. Jolly Old St. Nick is coming to Monteagle Ridge on Friday, Dec. 6 – St. Nicholas Day, no less – for a holiday-themed community open house. The free event commences at 3 p.m. but festivities will continue throughout the evening. Prospective Niagara University students are... Read on →

Maley - Peru

NU Junior Reflects on Summer Working Abroad in Peru

November 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

One of the primary reasons that Erin Maley decided to attend Niagara University was so that she could study in Peru. Yes, we’re talking about the Niagara University, the Catholic and Vincentian institution that resides on Monteagle Ridge, just less than 4,000 miles away from Lima, Peru’s capital city. Truth be... Read on →

Samantha Elliott

Alumna Credits Undergraduate Training for Life-Saving Actions in Monroe County

November 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

On May 5, Samantha Elliott, while working the overnight shift as a night auditor at the Renaissance Del Monte Lodge Hotel & Spa in Pittsford, N.Y., responded to the room of a guest who had suffered an apparent heart attack. Upon her arrival, she took immediate and lifesaving actions... Read on →

Convocation Honorees

Jacobs, Rath, Zucchetti Honored During Niagara University Convocation

October 22, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its 13th annual convocation Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in the university’s Alumni Chapel. Sponsored by the Maid of the Mist Corporation, the convocation is the college’s showcase event, during which it annually honors national and international leaders in the hospitality... Read on →

Teaching Kitchen

NU Accepting Reservations for Fall 2013 Student Chef Series

October 8, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is now accepting reservations for this fall’s edition of its highly-popular Student Chef Series, which showcases the culinary skills of student managers in the university’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Hosted in conjunction with Niagara University’s Office of Continuing Education, the fine dining events are an opportunity... Read on →

Play Day

NU Students Hosting Third Annual ‘Play Day’ for Area Children

September 25, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students are once again inviting children in grades 3-6 to take part in a day full of fun and games this Saturday, Sept. 28, on the playing fields outside of the Kiernan Recreation Center. Events and activities will include kickball, soccer, street hockey, arts and crafts, and... Read on →


U.S. News & World Report Ranks NU Among Region’s Best Colleges, Values

September 11, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is again listed among the best colleges and universities in the North, and also designated as a “Best Value” institution in the region, according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. NU is listed 54th (up from 70th a year ago) among the 139 colleges and... Read on →

NU Collaborates with Niagara Catholic to Form Hospitality and Tourism Academy

September 10, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management has joined with Niagara Catholic to establish of a Hospitality and Tourism Academy at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School. Students accepted to the program will obtain a solid understanding of the Hospitality and tourism profession, as well as gain industry experience. The... Read on →


NU Welcomes Students Back to Monteagle Ridge

September 7, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

On the morning of Friday, Aug. 30, freshmen and transfer students began making their way to Monteagle Ridge. Upon entering campus, they were greeted by their peers and university staff members anxious to ease any anxiety felt by the newest Purple Eagles as they nestled into their new “homes.” After... Read on →

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