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Friendship Village

NU Community Raises Funds to Cover Tutoring Costs for Vietnamese Orphan

March 27, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A fundraising team at Niagara University recently raised enough money – $1,150 – to cover one year of tutoring costs for a 12-year-old Vietnamese orphan named Tan. The tutoring will help Tan, currently a resident of Vietnam’s Friendship Village organization, achieve his goal of returning to the mainstream classroom at... Read on →

Dr. Joseph Little

Dr. Little Donating Book Proceeds to Vietnamese Orphanage

March 25, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A disparity in earning power can make it more difficult for an English professor to financially support a cause than, say, a doctor, lawyer or C.E.O. Nevertheless, Joseph Little, Ph.D., may have found a way to circumvent those economics. The associate professor of English at Niagara University will donate all of... Read on →

NU CMAA

Niagara University CMAA Student Chapter Best in Nation for Sixth Straight Year

March 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara University student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America has been named the best in the nation for a sixth consecutive year. The announcement was made during the 88th World Conference on Club Management, held March 9 in San Antonio. The recognition indicates that Niagara University has... Read on →

NAF Workshop

High School Students Trained in ‘Soft Skills’ During Trip to NU

March 12, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A majority of the students who participate in the National Academy Foundation have their academic competencies in order. Brushing up on their so-called “soft skills” was the focus of a series of workshops held at Niagara University yesterday. The 275-plus high school students in attendance engaged in seminars on business... Read on →

NU Partnering with Catholic Charities to Develop Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute

March 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University, in partnership with Catholic Charities of Buffalo, will provide employment retention skills, job preparation and transition services through a new Hospitality & Tourism Training Institute (HTTI) for unemployed refugees in economically challenged areas. The move is part of an overall strategy put in place by Niagara’s president, the... Read on →

C.E.O. Club HR director Jessica Mullane, far left, and C.E.O. Club president and treasurer Robert Derrett, far right, deliver a check to Heart, Love and Soul guest James and executive director Sister Beth Brosmer.

NU Students Deliver Turkey Trot Proceeds to Heart, Love & Soul

February 17, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

In November, Niagara University’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (C.E.O. Club) held its sixth annual Turkey Trot to help raise money for the Heart, Love and Soul soup kitchen and food pantry. On Friday, Feb. 13, the C.E.O. Club delivered the proceeds – $500 – to Sister Beth Brosmer, executive director of... Read on →

Emily Bork receives the Susan B. Anthony Writing Award from Dr. James McCutcheon, associate professor of Spanish.

Winners of 2015 Susan B. Anthony Writing Awards Announced

February 13, 2015

Niagara University’s annual Susan B. Anthony birthday celebration was held Wednesday, Feb. 11, in St. Vincent’s Hall. Coordinated by the department of women’s studies, the hour-long event commemorated the 195th birthday of Susan B. Anthony, born Feb. 15, 1820. Anthony was a forerunner for women’s rights in America, and helped... Read on →

Sport Management Students

Sport Management Students Offer Recreational Programs at Niagara Charter School

February 9, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University students enrolled in a class on sport-based youth mentoring continue to offer ongoing outreach programs to inner-city children. As part of the course, NU students volunteer weekly at Niagara Charter School (Niagara Falls, N.Y.), serving as sport and recreation leaders and mentors to the children in kindergarten through... Read on →

Sister Anne Mary Dooley

Sister Anne Mary Dooley, SSJ, Passes Away

February 5, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Sister Anne Mary Dooley, SSJ, a longtime religious studies professor at Niagara University, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Sister Dooley was hired as a full-time instructor in NU’s religious studies department in September 1976 and retired as a full professor on May 11, 1996. During a portion of that time,... Read on →

Elizabeth George and Jimmy Smith, Ph.D.

Seahawks Fan Professor Leads NU Students to Super Bowl 49

January 30, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

The nameless “12th man” the Seattle Seahawks frequently refer to just may be a Niagara University professor. Shortly after Dr. Jimmy Smith began working as a professor in NU’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management in the fall of 2013, he was asked to chaperone the college’s annual experiential learning... Read on →

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