Category / Communication Studies

Dr. Mark Barner and 20 NU students had the opportunity to tour the BBC's headquarters during a recent study abroad experience in London.

Communication Studies Students Take in London Media, Sites

June 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Twenty Niagara University students took part in a nine-day trip to London in May to immerse themselves in British media and explore how it differs from its counterpart in the United States. Led by Dr. Mark Barner, chair of NU’s communication studies department, “Mass Media in the U.K.” (CMS 360)... Read on →

Niagara University faculty members earning tenure and promotion include, clockwise from top-left, Dr. Shannon Hodges, Ed Hutton, Dr. Anna McNab, Dr. Douglas Tewksbury, Dr. Christopher Wright and Christopher Aquino. Not pictured: Dr. Jinyan Huang, Dr. John Keller, Dr. Shannon Risk and Dr. Joseph Scarcelli.

Faculty Members Granted Tenure and Promotion

May 20, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty members during a meeting held May 6, 2015. Shannon Hodges, Ph.D., and Jinyan Huang, Ph.D., both faculty members of Niagara’s College of Education, were promoted to full professor. Dr. Hodges also earned tenure. The following... Read on →

Day of Recognition

35th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The 35th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 24, 2015. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was presided over by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president. The 2015 Day... Read on →

Carrie Teresa, Ph.D.

Dr. Carrie Teresa Tallies Third Award from American Journalism Historians Association

April 13, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., will soon complete her second semester as an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University. When she does, Dr. Teresa will have already won three prestigious awards from the American Journalism Historians Association, following Thursday’s announcement that she was selected for the 2015 Margaret A.... Read on →

Lambda Pi Eta

Eleven NU Students Inducted into Communication Honor Society

March 26, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held Monday, March 23, in St. Vincent’s Hall. The following students are the newest members of Lambda Pi Eta: Trey Boone (Roanoke, Va.) Alanna Cedrone (Grand Island, N.Y.) Maura Christie (Troy,... Read on →

Pandolfis

Torn ACL Doesn’t Tear NU Junior from Biking Cross-Country for Cancer

March 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Jake Pandolfi is rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament by riding a bicycle 4,000 miles across the United States. Truthfully, overcoming the shredded ACL suffered while skiing last winter isn’t the Niagara University junior’s primary motivation for pedaling from Baltimore to Seattle this summer. Raising as much money as possible... Read on →

Buffalo News reporter Lou Michel

Buffalo News Crime Reporter Speaking at Niagara University on Nov. 12

November 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Lou Michel, an award-winning crime reporter for The Buffalo News and co-author of a best-selling book on Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, will offer a presentation on crime reporting and the role of journalistic ethics at Niagara University on Nov. 12. The event, part of the Communication Studies Department’s 2014-15... Read on →

AJHA

Dr. Teresa Earns Awards from American Journalism Historians Association

October 31, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Carrie Teresa, Ph.D., an assistant professor of communication studies at Niagara University, was presented with two awards during the American Journalism Historians Association conference in St. Paul, Minn., held Oct. 9-11. The Lynching that Must Not Succeed': A Narrative Analysis of the Central Park Jogger Story in The New York... Read on →

Residence Life

Residence Life Building Community at NU

October 21, 2014

At most colleges, Residence Life staff members are referred to as resident assistants, or RAs for short. Here at Niagara University, these critical employees are known as community advisors because, as supervisor Kim Fenton said, “We want to focus on the community-building piece and getting to know every individual... Read on →

Media Panel

Local News Reporters Give Lawyers Inside Look at Today’s Media

October 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Local newspaper and television reporters congregated on the banks of the Niagara River Gorge earlier this month to provide attorneys with an “insider’s look” at today’s media. The media panel, which included popular WGRZ Channel 2 news anchor (and Niagara University alumna) Maryalice Demler, was assembled as part of NU’s... Read on →

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