Category / College of Hospitality & Tourism

Father Maher and Dr. Praetzel

Father Maher, Dr. Praetzel Deemed ‘Most Influential’ by Business First

February 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, and Dr. Gary Praetzel, dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, are among the 250 most influential people in Western New York, according to rankings published today in Business First. The weekly newspaper published its 2014 “Power 250” –... Read on →

Super Bowl

New Professor, 13 Students Head Downstate to Work Super Bowl

February 1, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

An avid sports fan, professor Jimmy Smith, Ph.D., was ecstatic last fall when the dean of Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management asked if he would chaperone its annual experiential learning trip to the Super Bowl. Dr. Smith’s anticipation grew exponentially on Jan. 19 when the Renton, Wash.,... Read on →

BASIC

NU Students Spend Christmas Break Performing Community Service Stateside and Abroad

January 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

In its simplest sense, Niagara University’s Brothers and Sisters in Christ program is a mission in support of the mission. B.A.S.I.C., as it’s more commonly known, requires students to abdicate their typically restful winter or spring breaks in order to work side-by-side with the poor in urban or rural areas... Read on →

Levesque Institute Appoints Faculty Service-Learning Liaisons

December 19, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement announces the appointment of four faculty service-learning liaisons for the 2013-2014 academic year. Professors volunteering to serve as the points of contact and facilitate service-learning communications within their respective colleges are Drs. Rachel Madsen (College of Hospitality and Tourism Management),... Read on →

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 →

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