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Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and senior economics major Allyssa Wadsworth had their paper published in the Journal of School Choice.

Wadsworth and Walker Paper Published in Peer Reviewed Academic Journal

February 24, 2017  |  by Melissa Heidt

In the fall of 2015, Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and economics student Allyssa Wadsworth presented their paper, “Religiosity and the Impact of Religious Secondary Schooling,” at the Southern Economic Association meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana. The paper has now been published in the Journal of School... Read on →

Sierra Adare-Tasiwoopa api, Dr. Kris Principe, keynote speaker Dr. Neil Davidson, and Dr. Robyn Goacher are pictured at the CCTL 2017 Conference.

Cooperative and Collaborative Learning at CCTL 2017 Conference

February 17, 2017  |  by Melissa Heidt

The 16th annual CCTL Conference on Teaching and Learning was held Jan 10-11, 2017, in St. Vincent’s Hall on the Niagara University campus. This year’s theme, “Cooperative and Collaborative Learning,” explored pathways to deep thinking skills and expanding students’ abilities to solve problems. Over 115 people attended from 17... Read on →

Niagara University Again Providing Free Tax Help

February 13, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

It’s that time of year again. For the 36th straight year, accounting students from Niagara University’s College of Business Administration are providing free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season. In 2016, 86 student volunteers helped local residents file 891 tax returns, totaling more than $1.1 million... Read on →

Present at today's unveiling of the Niagara University Food Marketing Center of Excellence were, from left, John Persons, William J. Chiodo, William J. Chiodo, Jamie McKeon, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Dr. Peggy Choong, Drew Cerza, Shannon Chowaniec, Dr. Paul Richardson and Robert Denning.

Niagara University Partners with Industry Leaders to Establish Food Marketing Center of Excellence

December 1, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, with guidance from regional food industry leaders, has established a Food Marketing Center of Excellence within the university’s College of Business Administration. The center will work with these industry leaders to create, build and inspire transformative programs and partnerships within the Western New York community. In addition, the... Read on →

Professor Vince Agnello, Luella Kenny, Dr. Marilynn Fleckenstein, and the Rev. Patrick Flanagan, C.M., are pictured at the International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference.

Niagara Hosted 23rd International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference

November 16, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University hosted the 23rd International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference Oct 20-22, 2016, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y. The IVBEC is sponsored by the Vincentian universities in the United States: Niagara University, DePaul University and St. John’s University. Attendees came from across the U.S. and as far... Read on →

Senior economics and mathematics major Allyssa Wadsworth and Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, attended the New York State Economics Association Conference earlier this month.

Niagara University Professor, Student Present Research at NYSEA Conference

October 18, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and Allyssa Wadsworth, a senior in the College of Business Administration, attended the 69th Annual New York State Economics Association Conference  Oct. 7-8 at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, N.Y. Wadsworth’s presentation was the culmination of research she worked on during the summer for Dr.... Read on →

Speakers at this year's 'Rally in Gally' included, from left, Dr. Lisa Williams, Dr. Tenpao Lee, Scott Bieler, president and CEO of West Herr Automotive Group, Joe Winter, and Dr. Derek Wesley.

College of Business Administration Holds 2nd Annual ‘Rally in Gally’

October 11, 2016

The College of Business Administration’s second annual “Rally in Gally” took place Wednesday, Sept. 28. Approximately 350 business students, distinguished guests, advisory board members and faculty came together to celebrate their connections to one another and their Vincentian mission and heritage. Headlining the event as the keynote speaker was... Read on →

Pictured are accounting department faculty and student honorees.

Business Seniors Celebrated at 41st Annual Ockerman Award Presentation

September 28, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

The Niagara Falls Country Club was the beautiful setting for the College of Business Administration’s  41st annual Everett W. Ockerman Lecture and Award Presentation on Saturday, Sept. 24. Business faculty, staff and parents celebrated the success of seniors who have achieved a 3.5 overall GPA and are planning to graduate... Read on →

Niagara University Hosts Networking Event for Future Accountants & Finance Pros

September 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

A couple hundred aspiring accountants and finance professionals took advantage of Tuesday afternoon’s opportunity to network with representatives from local accounting firms, banks, insurance companies and government agencies. Niagara University’s annual Meet the Accounting and Finance Professionals Night was held in the Castellani Art Museum. The event is co-sponsored by... Read on →

Educators, Humanitarians, Alumni Celebrated During Niagara University Commencement

May 16, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University graduated 971 new alumni during a trio of commencement exercises held May 12-14, 2016. The celebration got underway Thursday, May 12, with the awarding of advanced degrees to 273 students, including 11 who received doctoral degrees in leadership and policy. Attendees heard remarks from Chantal Kreviazuk, one of... Read on →

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