Category / Economics

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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 →

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 →

Professor Christopher P. Aquino, center, received Niagara University's 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award during this morning’s Faculty Welcome Back Brunch. Aquino is pictured with his wife, MaryBeth , and Dr. Timothy Downs, NU provost.

Chris Aquino Receives NU’s 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award

August 28, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Christopher P. Aquino, ’85, MBA’94, associate professor of accounting, received Niagara University’s 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award during this morning’s Faculty Welcome Back Brunch. Candidates for the honor are nominated by their peers and then chosen from a committee comprised of the award’s last three recipients. As this year’s awardee,... 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 →

Participants of Niagara University's Global Trade Mission are welcomed to Vietnam by representatives from Dong Nai Technology University.

NU Students Experience ‘Life-Changing’ Global Trade Mission to Vietnam

June 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Twelve Niagara University graduate students recently participated in a 13-day international experience that reinforced their MBA curriculum and furnished them with knowledge of another country’s business practices, customs and culture. The 2015 MBA Global Trade Mission brought participants to Vietnam this May 15-27, the first time the annual venture had... Read on →

NU to Offer B.A. in Economics Starting Fall 2015

June 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will soon be offering an undergraduate economics curriculum for students seeking to study the theory of business in the context of a broader liberal arts education. The B.A. program in economics, beginning this fall, will qualify graduates for similar careers as the university’s existing B.S. program in economics,... Read on →

Students Perform Admirably at Business Research Consortium Conference

May 21, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

The faculty at Niagara University has a history of encouraging students to think beyond writing a simple research paper to fulfill a course requirement but to look instead to creating research that has value, value to society, value to education and, in this case, value to applied econometrics. Dr. Jay... Read on →

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