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NU Theatre Presents ‘9 To 5: The Musical’

November 24, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

You just can’t keep a good woman down, even in a man’s world! NU Theatre gives chauvinism in the workplace a real kick in the pants from Dec. 3-13 with 9 To 5: The Musical, by country superstar Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick, directed by adjunct professor Amanda Lytle Sharpe... Read on →

Dr. Harlan Beckley

Dr. Harlan Beckley Lectures on ‘Rethinking Poverty and Inequality’

November 23, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Ronald Reagan infamously said, “We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.” The implication of that statement, according to Dr. Harlan Beckley, executive director of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, is that “poverty is stubbornly intractable, at least unresponsive to public policy initiatives.” Dr. Beckley cautions, however,... Read on →

Dr. Robert St. Hilaire, associate professor of religious studies, recites a submission on 'Eros' to students and faculty members during an informal symposium held in the Village of Lewiston.

NU Professors Engage Students in Literature Discussion at Lewiston Coffee House

November 19, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University faculty members continuously strive to intellectually engage students in a variety of unique ways. That philosophy was evidenced yet again earlier this month when students from Dr. Robert St. Hilaire’s course on Christian Visions of the Human Person (two sections, one of them Honors) met with professors... 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 →

Celebrating Niagara University's first place finish in Smith Travel Research’s Market Study Competition are, l-r, Carl Bailey, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Dr. Kurt Stahura, Adam Zarczynski, Jenna Roberts, Fabian Lehmann, Dr. William Frye and Dr. Chang Huh.

NU Students Earn Top Honors at Inaugural Smith Travel Research Competition

November 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Four students from Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management captured first place at Smith Travel Research’s inaugural Market Study Competition. The competition was held Nov. 8 at the HX: The Hotel Experience conference (formerly the International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show) in New York City. Niagara seniors Jenna Roberts,... Read on →

A Niagara University student assists a boy at the Francis Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y. NU students have provided support to the nonprofit organization all semester as part of a course on management principles.

NU Students Apply Classroom Learning to Assist Children’s Center in Niagara Falls

November 9, 2015

Niagara University students have many opportunities to help the community while receiving their education. This semester, students in Professor Mitchell Alegre’s Management Principles course (MGT271A) have been doing just that. The students have been working at the Francis Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y., a not-for-profit organization that educates underprivileged children... Read on →

Bart F. McGloin, partner at Dopkins & Company, addresses the topic of occupational fraud during an Institute of Management Accountants event held on campus Oct. 21.

IMA/BAP Sponsors Informative Talk on Occupational Fraud

November 4, 2015  |  by Melissa Heidt

Close to 50 accounting and finance students were in attendance as presenters Bart F. McGloin, CPA, CFE, and Jonathan Willcox, ’09, from Dopkins & Company, a full-service accounting and consulting firm in Buffalo, spoke about occupational fraud and abuse, and described it is a large and growing problem in... Read on →


Dr. Shannon Hodges Publishing Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual for Grad Students

November 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, a professor of counseling at Niagara University, will soon publish the second edition of a best-selling guide to the practicum and internship experience, written expressly for graduate counseling students. The Counseling Practicum and Internship Manual, Second Edition, is set to be released in November. It is... Read on →

M.S.Ed. students Jessica Bialkowski and Andrea Nicolia accepted the Literacy Alive! gold award on behalf of a collaborative Halloween program that was presented by Niagara University and the New York Power Authority.

Niagara University, New York Power Authority Program Receives National Literacy Award

November 3, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A Halloween-themed children’s literacy program organized by Niagara University students and the New York Power Authority has been honored with one of five national Literacy Alive! gold awards from Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education. Andrea C. Nicolia, president of NU’s Alpha Alpha Beta chapter of Kappa... Read on →

Fridays on the Frontier

National Heritage Program Offers Students Interactive Experience at Old Fort Niagara

November 2, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

More than 5,000 local students have been exposed to the historical sights and sounds at Old Fort Niagara during the last month, thanks to a program sponsored by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area. “Fridays on the Frontier” took place weekly during October, immersing fourth and seventh graders in the... Read on →

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