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Niagara University Unveils ‘Niagara Global Tourism Institute’

September 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

A Niagara University-led initiative to transform the regional tourism industry is officially underway. A grand opening of the Niagara Global Tourism Institute was held today in the institute’s headquarters, which are housed in the historic Power City Building, at the corner of 3rd and Old Falls streets in the heart... Read on →

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Buffalo’s Fall 2014 Theatre Season Stars NU Students, Alumni, Faculty

September 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will be well-represented onstage as the curtain rises on Buffalo’s fall theatre season. Below is a list of performances (announced as of Sept. 14) featuring NU Theatre students and alumni: The Drowsy Chaperone (Sept. 10-Oct. 12, MusicalFare Theatre) Diane DiBernardo-Blenk, ’89 Renee Landrigan, ’13 Alan Trinca, ’13 All Quiet on the Western Front... Read on →

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NU Launching Poverty-Focused Social Entrepreneurship Program

September 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is launching a poverty-focused social entrepreneurship program that aims to address some of the most significant problems facing Niagara Falls area residents. For its inaugural competition, EntrepreNU 2015, a Vincentian Community Enterprise Project, challenges NU students to become directly engaged in finding new, self-sustaining, innovative solutions to the... Read on →

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Scholarship Established in Memory of Two in NU’s Mental Health Counseling Program

September 9, 2014  |  by Lisa McMahon

The Rev. Michael T. Mazurchuk, C.M., and Dr. Morgan C. Brooks made significant contributions to Niagara University’s clinical mental health counseling program. Father Mazurchuk, a student, was a skilled clinician who was quick to befriend everyone he met. Dr. Brooks, a professor, was an innovative educator who fostered deep... Read on →

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Professor Pikas Elected to Buffalo Institute of Medical Research Board

September 2, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Bo Pikas, a marketing professor at Niagara University, has been elected to serve a three-year term as a board member of the Buffalo Institute of Medical Research. The seven-member board reviews and approves the conduct of medical research at the VA Western New York Healthcare System. Pikas, who has taught at... Read on →

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NU Welcomes Class of 2018 with New Student Convocation

August 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Michael Barnwell has a penchant for connecting with students. It’s a major reason why he was selected as the 2013 recipient of Niagara University’s Excellence in Teaching Award. So it shouldn’t have come as too big of a surprise when the Yale-trained philosophy professor related his remarks during Friday’s... Read on →

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Niagara University Names 2014 Teaching Award Winners

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Two Niagara University faculty members were recognized this morning for the outstanding quality of their teaching. Ed Hutton, assistant professor of finance, was presented with the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award, while Stefanie Wichhart, Ph.D., associate professor history, received the Innovation in Teaching Award. Candidates for the honors are nominated by... Read on →

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NU Welcoming Students with Convocation, Concert, Comedians, TED-style Talks, More

August 27, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is going to great lengths to ensure that its freshman class of students remembers its first week on campus for a long time. The institution is rolling out the purple carpet beginning Aug. 29 with a full slate of activities that includes a comedic performance by the Wayans... Read on →

Alegre and Taylor Present at Regional Teaching Conference

August 22, 2014

Mitchell Alegre and David Taylor, Ph.D., presented a concurrent session at SUNY Fredonia’s 8th annual Teaching and Learning Conference, held Aug. 18. The theme of the conference, “Framing the Future: Teaching, Learning, Advancing,” focused on reimagining higher education so as to improve student engagement and learning across the disciplines. Alegre and... Read on →

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Niagara University Theatre Announces 51st Season

August 18, 2014

From October through May, Niagara University Theatre’s 51st season of theatre productions promises an exciting array of entertainment options to suit a variety of tastes. Steve Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre said, “We’ve chosen an eclectic and engaging array of productions and are delighted to start the season off... Read on →

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