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Students receiving awards during this year's NUSGA leadership gala were, from left, Kathryn Dickie, Janene Ennis, Kyra Rieker, Britini D’Angelo, Rebecca Wood, Jacey Diez, and Michael Kobito.

NUSGA Honors Seven During Annual Leadership Gala

May 3, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University Student Government Association held its sixth annual leadership gala May 1 at the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls. Honoring students who excel in service and leadership, and demonstrate the core values of the university, the event recognized the work of the NUSGA cabinet and legislative body,... Read on →

Micthell Alegre

Mitchell Alegre Trades Lecture Hall for Learning Community

December 9, 2015

Niagara University students were seated in rows as they awaited the start of their weekly class. The set-up was perfect for a lecture, but this course was anything but. The clock signaled the start of class and the students went into motion – seats started to move, desks were... Read on →

New Niagara University students recite the NU Creed during the 2015 New Student Convocation.

Class of 2019 Welcomed to NU with New Student Convocation

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University professors care about their students. That was at the heart of the message delivered by Ed Hutton during Niagara University’s 13th annual New Student Convocation, held today in the Gallagher Center. The New Student Convocation, a Niagara tradition, is considered to be a bookend to commencement, and an... Read on →

Alicia Sowinski, an NU senior majoring in accounting, received a PCAOB scholarship.

Sowinski receives PCAOB accounting scholarship

August 22, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Alicia Sowinski, a senior accounting major from Akron, who was recently awarded a merit-based scholarship by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies and broker-dealers, to promote investor protection. The board established the PCAOB... Read on →

Colley & Borgognoni

Dr. Debra Colley, Mary Borgognoni Appointed to New Leadership Positions

August 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Debra A. Colley is the new executive vice president at Niagara University, while Mary E. Borgognoni transitions to senior vice president for operations and finance at the Catholic and Vincentian institution. The promotions, which were announced earlier this month to the campus community, are official today.... Read on →

NAF Workshop

High School Students Trained in ‘Soft Skills’ During Trip to NU

March 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A majority of the students who participate in the National Academy Foundation have their academic competencies in order. Brushing up on their so-called “soft skills” was the focus of a series of workshops held at Niagara University yesterday. The 275-plus high school students in attendance engaged in seminars on business... Read on →

Pikas and Sorrentino

Marketing Alumna and Professor Team to Publish Research on Effectiveness of Online Advertising

November 3, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Gabriel Sorrentino, ’13, was one of those go-getter type students. She was an Honors student who made the dean’s list every semester. She was involved in EAGLE (Experience and Growth in Leadership and Education) for four years, which focused on development of leaders with workshops and events, so when she heard... Read on →

Micthell Alegre

Professor Alegre Elected Vice Chair of WNY Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium

October 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mitchell Alegre, an adjunct faculty member in Niagara University’s College of Business Administration, has been named vice chair of the Western New York Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium. The consortium is a group of higher education professionals who seek to share expertise, leverage resources, explore best practices, provide student programming,... Read on →

Learn and Serve Honorees

Learn and Serve Niagara Celebrates 20 Years of Service Learning

October 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Learn and Serve Niagara, Niagara University’s flagship service-learning program, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Castellani Art Museum Learn and Serve Niagara was established at NU in 1994 through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The university was one of 64 campuses... Read on →

Alegre and Taylor Present at Regional Teaching Conference

August 22, 2014

Mitchell Alegre and David Taylor, Ph.D., presented a concurrent session at SUNY Fredonia’s 8th annual Teaching and Learning Conference, held Aug. 18. The theme of the conference, “Framing the Future: Teaching, Learning, Advancing,” focused on reimagining higher education so as to improve student engagement and learning across the disciplines. Alegre and... Read on →

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