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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 →

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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