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Gary Praetzel, Ph.D., Named to Darwin Martin House Board of Directors

March 26, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty

Dr. Gary Praetzel, dean of Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Darwin Martin House. The 22-member Board is responsible for the oversight of the multi-structure estate designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Darwin D. Martin and widely considered... Read on →

‘Toast of the Town’ Fundraiser Slated for April 12 at Statler City

March 14, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Advancement, Announcements, College of Hospitality & Tourism

“Toast of the Town,” an annual fundraiser for Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at Statler City (107 Delaware Ave., Buffalo). Attendees will be treated to wine and hors d’oeuvres upon entering the event. The remainder of the evening... Read on →

Graduate School Open House

Annual Graduate School Open House Scheduled for April 13

March 4, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Education & Counseling, MBA

Niagara University will host its annual Graduate School Open House Saturday, April 13, 2013, on campus in the Castellani Art Museum. The free event begins at 9:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be offered to all attendees. Graduate School Open House is an excellent opportunity for prospective students and their families... Read on →

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Niagara University Students, Alumni Score Big on ‘Super Sunday’

February 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Communication Studies, Community Outreach, Theatre

The Baltimore Ravens weren’t the only winners on Super Bowl Sunday. Niagara University also performed well on the world’s biggest sporting stage, with current students and recent graduates involved in three different projects associated with Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans. Eleven students enrolled in NU’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management were... Read on →

NU Expert-in-Residence Eddie Friel (second from left) is pictured with keynote speakers and members of the panel consisting of representatives from Eastern Europe, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Macau and members of the Chinese organizing committee. The panel was chaired by Vijay Poonoosamy (fourth from left) vice president of international and public affairs, Etihad Airways, UAE and Chair – IATA Industry Affairs Committee.

Eddie Friel Presents During Global Tourism Economy Forum in China

November 1, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty

Eddie Friel,  Expert-in-Residence in Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, served as a keynote speaker during the inaugural Global Tourism Economy Forum, held Sept. 9-11 in Macau, China. Friel presented on destination planning in front of an audience of approximately 1,000 delegates from 20 countries. The forum was established... Read on →

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Niagara University Fall Open House Slated for October 27

October 22, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Exploration Program, Admissions, Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Students

Niagara University is opening its doors to prospective students Saturday, Oct. 27, from 12 to 3:30 p.m. The university’s Fall Open House is an excellent opportunity for prospective students and their families to obtain information and ask questions relevant to their academic and extracurricular interests. Attendees will be able to... Read on →

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Johnson, Lieberman, Schweitzer Honored During Niagara University Convocation

October 18, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Hospitality & Tourism

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its 12th annual convocation Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, 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 and... Read on →

Sport Management Students Hosting ‘Play Day’ for Area Children

October 10, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Community Outreach, Students

Niagara University students are inviting children in grades 3-6 to take part in a day full of fun and games this Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Kiernan Recreation Center. Events and activities will include kickball, soccer, street hockey, arts and crafts, and much more. Activities will be held outdoors so... Read on →

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Hospitality Students Provide Food Service During International Symposium

September 26, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Students

Several students from Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management served lunch to approximately 45 members from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Sept. 24, 2012. The luncheon was part of a symposium on refugees that brought delegates from all over the world to... Read on →

NU Names Associate Deans for Academic Colleges

September 20, 2012  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Advancement, Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty

Niagara University is pleased to announce that four professors have been named associate deans, new positions created to allow faculty members to continue their exceptional work in the classroom, while at the same time provide expertise in the day-to-day operations of each of Niagara’s academic colleges. The new associate deans... Read on →

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