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Jamie McKeon, vice president of marketing for Rich Products Corp., speaks during the Niagara University Food Marketing Center of Excellence's Innovation Summit on April 20.

Niagara University’s Inaugural Innovation Summit Is A Success

June 6, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

On Thursday, April 20, Niagara University’s Food Marketing Center of Excellence hosted its inaugural event, “Innovations and Strategies for Food and Consumer Packaged Goods,” for regional leaders in the food marketing industry. Held at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls (N.Y.), the summit was a sellout, with more than... Read on →

Niagara University Launches Online MBA Program

June 1, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration is now offering an online MBA program with a curriculum designed for individuals seeking an edge in understanding and competing in the digital economy. The strategic management concentration, which focuses on business analytics and creative problem solving, will begin this fall. “Business is increasingly conducted... Read on →

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International.

Niagara University Extends Prestigious AACSB International Accreditation

May 31, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration has had its accreditation extended by AACSB International, a hallmark of excellence in business education earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business schools. Having first received AACSB accreditation in 2001, Niagara has continued to expand the quality of its teaching environment... Read on →

Business Honor Societies | 04.25.17

NU Business Students Inducted Into Honor Societies

May 1, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration inducted students into three separate honor societies during a ceremony held April 25. Twenty-six 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 →

Rocco A. Surace, a partner with The Bonadio Group, is presented with the award for Distinguished Accounting Alumnus by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University, and Dr. Tenpao Lee, interim dean of NU's College of Business Administration.

Community Leaders Honored at Niagara University’s 27th Annual Business Banquet

April 21, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration recognized five area business leaders during its 27th annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, held April 20 at the Conference Center Niagara Falls. The AACSB-accredited college honored Ingram Micro (Corporate Leadership Award); Kraftwerks Inc. (Family Business of the Year); Rocco A. Surace, ’77 (Distinguished Accounting Alumnus); William... Read on →

College of Business Dinner

NU’s Annual Business Awards Banquet Slated for April 20

April 12, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration will hold its 27th Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 20. The AACSB-accredited college will honor Ingram Micro (Corporate Leadership Award); Kraftwerks Inc. (Family Business of the Year); Rocco Surace, ’77 (Distinguished Accounting Alumnus); Robert H.... Read on →

Niagara University’s MBA programs are among the best in the world.

CEO Magazine: Niagara University’s MBA Program Among Best in World

April 6, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s MBA programs are among the best in the world, according to rankings released yesterday by CEO Magazine. The British-based magazine listed NU’s MBA programs in its Top Tier of North American institutions, a distinction earned by only 68 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Results... Read on →

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 →

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