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English Summer Camp

New English Summer Camp Exposes International Students to Niagara University, Western Culture

July 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Eleven students and two chaperones from eastern Asia are taking part in a new summer camp at Niagara University intended to offer English language instruction along with immersion in Western culture. Designed for nonnative learners of English, the experience provides four hours of language instruction each weekday. The instruction, which... Read on →

Our 2014 Sigma Tau Delta inductees.

English Department Inducts 12 Students Into Honor Society

April 14, 2014  |  by Erin Karper

Niagara University’s English department inducted 12 students into the  Alpha Alpha Zeta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, on April 11. New members were inducted  by Dr. Jamie Carr, faculty advisor, and  current members Allison Radley, Allison Schultz and Andrea Nicolia. After the induction ceremony, visiting professor Dr. Chad Parmenter... Read on →


Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Dr. Joseph Little

Faculty-Student Research Findings Accepted for Presentation at International Writing Conference

February 18, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A study conducted by a Niagara University professor and five of his students has been accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Writing Research, one of the foremost writing conferences in Europe. Dr. Joseph Little will travel to the University of Amsterdam this August to present the group’s findings... Read on →

Professor Chad Parmenter Wins Snowbound Chapbook Award from Tupelo Press

July 9, 2013  |  by Erin Karper

Professor Chad Parmenter’s Weston’s Unsent Letters to Modotti has been selected by Kathleen Jesme as winner of the 2012 – 2013 Snowbound Chapbook Award from Tupelo Press. The Snowbound Chapbook Award includes a cash award of $1,000 and 25 copies of the book, in addition to publication by Tupelo Press, a... Read on →

Ireland, Timothy

Dr. Ireland Appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Timothy Ireland has been appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Niagara University, effective June 1. Dr. Ireland succeeds Dr. Nancy McGlen, who will retire in June after serving for 15 years in the position. As dean, Dr. Ireland’s primary responsibility will be the general administration of... Read on →

picture of the sigma tau delta logo on a cake

English Department to Induct New Members Into Sigma Tau Delta

March 18, 2013  |  by Erin Karper

Each year, Niagara University’s Alpha Alpha Zeta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, allows members opportunities to share their love of literature and to get to know their professors and their fellow English majors better outside of the classroom. The English department is pleased to announce that... Read on →

English Department Presents Mini-Conference on Shakespeare’s Comedies

November 15, 2012  |  by Erin Karper

On November 27, Niagara University English students from this year’s Senior Seminar will present a mini-conference on Shakespeare’s comedies, with a special guest presentation from Nick Hoffman, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Buffalo. Hoffman will present on “Gulling the Social Network: Fashioning Social Evidence in Much Ado About... Read on →


NU English Department Presents Shakespeare Conference

November 10, 2011  |  by NU Staff

To go or not to go, that is the question… Niagara University’s English department is pleased to present a mini-conference featuring papers from students in Dr. Philip Collington’s senior seminar English class on William Shakespeare’s romantic comedies. The free event will take place Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at 5:30 p.m.... Read on →

Dr. Jamie Carr receives the 2011 Excellence in Teaching Award from Dr. Tim Downs, NU's vice president for academic affairs.

Dr. Jamie Carr Receives the 2011 Excellence in Teaching Award

September 2, 2011  |  by NU Staff

Dr. Jamie Carr, an assistant professor of English, was named the recipient of Niagara University’s 2011 Excellence in Teaching Award during the 2011 Faculty Welcome Back Brunch. This award, presented to only one faculty member per year, is determined by nominations from fellow faculty and a committee of past winners.... Read on →