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Leadership Niagara

Leadership Niagara Establishing Offices at Niagara University

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Leadership Niagara’s executive offices will be housed at Niagara University beginning this fall, thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed by the institutions Monday. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of NU, and Molly Anderson, executive director of Leadership Niagara, signed the agreement that will provide Leadership Niagara with... Read on →

Car Crash Simulation

Car Crash Simulation Illustrates Consequences of Driving While Impaired

October 28, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Impaired drivers are involved in nearly 60 percent of all Halloween highway fatalities nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration. To illustrate the seriousness of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a group of Niagara University students coordinated a DUI car crash simulation on campus Oct. 27. The... Read on →

Accounting Students

Accounting Society, Alumni and Faculty Promote Accounting Careers to Local High School Students

October 28, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Accounting Society, led by Dr. Lei Han, assistant professor of accounting, has taken on a new task this semester in its endeavor to visit local high schools to provide students with a better understanding of the availability of careers in the field of accounting. There is an expected 15.7 percent growth for... Read on →

President's Dinner

NU to Honor Glynn, Demler and Bennett at President’s Dinner

October 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., has made access and affordability to excellent education hallmarks of his second year as president of Niagara University. Raising critical scholarship dollars – the impetus behind NU’s President’s Dinner – will allow even more students to afford the comprehensive education, founded in the Catholic,... Read on →

MSABC

NU Students Walk to Support Breast Cancer Research

October 21, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Nearly 200 Niagara University students participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk in downtown Buffalo this past Saturday. Participants for the event included members of the Campus Programming Board, Niagara University Student Government Association, Greek organizations Alpha Sigma Alpha and Phi Sigma Sigma, the Student Nurses Association,... Read on →

Respect Life Mass

NU Students Participate in Respect Life Mass

October 17, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen Niagara University students participated in the Diocese of Buffalo’s Respect Life Mass, which was held Sunday, Oct. 5, at St. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo. Bishop Richard J. Malone was the main celebrant and homilist for the Mass, during which NU students Rachel Ziarnowski, Matthew Carman and Veronica Grande served... Read on →

EntrepreNU Logo

EntrepreNU Competition Exceeds 100 Participants and 30 Teams

October 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students truly care about the challenges related to food, hunger and nutrition faced by so many residents of the City of Niagara Falls. They have responded in almost overwhelming numbers to the opportunity to find new and innovative ways to aid these residents. Registration for EntrepreNU2015 has closed... Read on →

Niagara University Hosting Free CERT Training

October 15, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is hosting a free CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training course this fall on the NU campus. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training is a community preparedness course that includes academic and hands-on instruction as well as a disaster training exercise that is designed... 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 →

Honorees

Niagara University Recognizes Educational Leaders During 2014 Awards Dinner

October 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Education recognized the contributions of seven educational leaders from the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities during its annual professional recognition ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 9. The event took place at the Niagara Falls Country Club. Dr. Roger J. Klatt (Educational Leader of the Year) currently... Read on →

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