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VITA Program

NU Ramps Up Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program for 2015

January 26, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

If being taxed is one of life’s only certainties, receiving free tax preparation assistance from Niagara University isn’t far behind. For a 34th year, students from NU’s College of Business Administration will help members of the Niagara Falls community file their state and federal income taxes this spring. In 2014, 82... Read on →

Ndaba Mandela

Mandela Address, Community Service Activities Highlight MLK Celebration at NU

January 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A presentation by Ndaba Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, underscores a week’s worth of activities coordinated by Niagara University in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mandela’s keynote address – set for 6 p.m. on Jan. 20 at the Castellani Art... Read on →

Community Service

Carnegie Foundation Cites NU for Outstanding Community Engagement

January 7, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a national policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, has again selected Niagara University for inclusion in its Community Engagement Classification. NU is among 240 colleges and universities nationwide, and 14 in New York state, selected for... Read on →

Hanna

Niagara University Student Reenlists in U.S. Army

December 23, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Hanna reenlisted in the United States Army during a ceremony held Dec. 19 at Niagara Falls State Park. Hanna is an instructor in the Army ROTC program at Niagara University, where he is also studying criminal justice. He reenlisted into “indefinite” status, which means that he... Read on →

MOS logo

12 Students Successfully Gain Excel Certification

December 18, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Twelve students in MGT 351, Advanced Excel and Business Modeling class successfully gained the industry-recognized Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in Excel 2013 during the fall 2014 semester. This class is designed to both enhance the actual skills in using Excel as a business tool along with learning how... Read on →

The Comedy of Errorts

Vote for NU in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s Theatre Awards

December 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s production of The Comedy of Errors has been nominated for Best Play in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s 2014 theatre awards. Niagara University is one of only two colleges included among the professional community in the polling. A number of NU faculty and alumni were also nominated. Voting is now open... Read on →

Nursing

Niagara University Nursing Programs Reaccredited

December 8, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University received notification today that its nursing programs have been reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. CCNE accreditation is a nongovernmental peer review process that operates in accordance with nationally recognized standards established for the practice of accreditation in the United States. The 10-year accreditation (through 2023) pertains to... Read on →

Brian Higgins

Discussion on Buffalo’s ‘Renaissance’ Coming to NU

December 3, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

How real is the Buffalo “renaissance?” Much has been made about the rebirth of Buffalo, yet questions remain about the scope and timetable of the plan for the city’s revitalization. Niagara University will host a panel discussion addressing those questions at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, in the Gallagher Center’s... Read on →

Fed Challenge

Business Students Partake in College Fed Challenge Competition in NYC

November 17, 2014  |  by Melissa Heidt

Three College of Business Administration students – Alexander Carruthers, Daniel Miller and Allyssa Wadsworth – recently returned from New York City where they competed in the College Fed Challenge on Oct. 31. This was the first round of competition at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Dr. Jay Walker, assistant... Read on →

Adrian Jr.

NU Students Partner with IRS to Investigate Fictional Fraud Cases

November 17, 2014

The “Adrian Jr.” workshop set up its interactive fraud investigation experience on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Dunleavy Hall. The 2.5-hour event – named after the 2002 pilot held at Michigan’s Adrian College – targets accounting, business and criminal justice majors who are interested in forensic accounting, a growing field... Read on →

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