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Ashley Jarkowski explains her study on the therapeutic effect of berry extracts on individuals suffering from oral cancer during Niagara University's Undergraduate Research Conference on April 29.

Undergraduate Research Conference Highlights Work of Niagara University Students

May 2, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Korinne Thorne investigated the use of curcumin-mediated photodynamic therapy in the treatment of cervical cancer. Shannon Chowaniec examined the impact of paid and unpaid YouTube brand endorsements on consumer purchase intentions. And Freddie Liederbach developed a mobile app that employs usage data from a bike-sharing system in New York City to... Read on →

William J. Chiodo accepts the Corporate Leadership Award on behalf of Acosta Sales and Marketing from Dr. Shawn Daly, dean of NU's College of Business Administration, and the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University.

NU’s 26th Annual Business Banquet Honors Community Leaders

April 26, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration recognized four area business leaders during its 26th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 25 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. The AACSB-accredited college honored Acosta Sales & Marketing (Corporate Leadership Award); West Herr Automotive Group (Family Business of the Year); Dominic C. Pino, ’70... Read on →

The Niagara University economics club visited the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C.

Economics Club Connects With Alumni While Exploring Washington D.C.

April 25, 2016  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s economics club recently enjoyed a two-day visit to Washington, D.C., as part of its second annual trip. Accompanied by Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, the group of seven students – Tohme Abounader, Adam Barnes, Heather Burley, Bridgette Ehrmann, Christian Lemke, Cory Piper, and Allyssa Wadsworth – made... Read on →

Twenty-eight Niagara University business students received membership in Beta Gamma Sigma during a ceremony held April 21.

NU Business Students Inducted Into Three Honor Societies

April 25, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration inducted students into three separate honor societies during a ceremony held April 21. Thirty-seven students became members of the Lambda Chi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honorary and service organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students at AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited universities.... Read on →

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, is pictured with Sigma Alpha Sigma officers Kelly Fitzpatrick (president), Amanda Karaszewski (vice president), and Kimberly Alexander (secretary).

Sigma Alpha Sigma, ‘Who’s Who’ Honors Students for 2016

April 18, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members during its 83rd annual tapping ceremony on April 13, 2016, at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., university president, inducted 20 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a selective society established by the Niagara Class... Read on →

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NU’s Annual Business Awards Banquet Slated for April 25

March 21, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will hold its 26th Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 25. The AACSB-accredited college will honor Acosta Sales & Marketing (Corporate Leadership Award); West Herr Automotive Group (Family Business of the Year); Dominic C. Pino, ’70... Read on →

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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 →

NU junior Allyssa Wadsworth presented a research paper at the SEA conference in New Orleans with Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics.

Analytical Course Inspires Student Research and Confidence

December 8, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a paper for a class and, instead, with faculty collaboration, turn an idea for a paper into a conference worthy presentation. Allyssa Wadsworth, a junior working towards a double degree in economics and mathematics, and... Read on →

NU students Bryan Smiley, Michael Brass, Allyssa Wadsworth and Cory Piper at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

NU Team Competes at Federal Reserve Challenge in NYC

November 13, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Niagara University was one of over 40 teams that competed at the preliminary rounds of the 2015 College Fed Challenge in New York City. The College Fed Challenge is a competition designed to bring real-world economics into the classroom. Teams play the role of monetary policymakers by analyzing economic conditions... Read on →

NU Announces New Faculty for 2015-2016 Academic Year

September 2, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University announced the appointment of new faculty members during its Fall Faculty Brunch, which was held Aug. 28. Dr. Michael Ackerman is an associate professor of nursing and associate director of the School of Nursing in the College of Arts and Sciences. He holds a B.S. in nursing from... Read on →

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